National Film Festival for Talented Youth | Seattle Youth Film Festival | Student Film Festival

Opening Night Gala presented by Volvo Cars of North America

Thursday April 23, 7:30 pm

Cinerama
2100 4th Avenue

Arrive in style and walk the red carpet, enjoy an outstanding lineup of short films from some of the best young directors from around the world. After the screening jump in our free shuttle bus and head to the unforgettable after party at MOHAI. Mingle with Seattle’s finest, Hollywood industry members, and the young filmmakers of NFFTY. The after party is an all-ages event with hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

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Open-24-Hours

Open 24 Hours

Henry Chaisson – 22
California

A contract killer gets more than he bargained for after a pit-stop at the convenience store.

Two and a Quarter Minutes

Two and a Quarter Minutes

Joshua Ovalle – 15
California

What goes through one’s mind in the two-and-a-quarter minutes it takes on average for a person to drown?

magarwasi

Magarwasi

Varun Nair – 21, Kartik Gupta – 20, Bhanu Khandelwal – 22, Eshana Multani – 21
India

The film shows the story of Inspector Lobo and his encounter with the malicious ‘Magarwasi’ tribe.

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Charles Frank – 20, Andrew Hutcheson – 24, Ginny Kramer – 24, David Brickel – 23
Alabama

The lives of an athlete-turned-caregiver and a recently wheelchair-bound carpenter are woven together in a story about emotional captivity, struggle, and creative escape.

CopyThat

Copy That

Kingsley Hoskins – 23, Barbara McCormick Thomas, Ed Vijayavargiya – 22
United Kingdom

A photocopier with slightly special powers transforms the lives of two young office workers.

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