1st Annual Healdsburg Flix Mix Short Film Festival Program

Paul Mahder Gallery - 222 Healdsburg Avenue - Healdsburg CA

Friday/Saturday/Sunday - June 17th, 18th and 19th at 8 pm

Doors Open at 7 pm

27 International Films over 3 Nights

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Tickets $10 each evening (plus online fees) /  $10 at the door

$25 for all three evening screenings (plus online fees, online only, through June 10)


 

 

1st Prize Winner - Best of 2016 - "Fish" Directed by Saman Hosseinpuor - 2015 (Iran) - $500 Winner



Audience Choice Award for Friday June 17th - "Looking for Mr. Stieglitz" Directed by Steve Zeifman                                  - 2015 (USA) - $100 Winner

Audience Choice Award for Saturday June 18th - "The Gift" Directed by Mardig Sheridan                                                     - 2015 (USA) - $100 Winner

Audience Choice Award for Sunday June 19th - "California" Directed by Jeremy Sender                                                        - 2015 (USA) $100 Winner

Congratulations to all our Winners

 

Complimentary Refreshments



Opening Screening - Friday June 17 8P-

Total Running Time (TRT) 1:33:39



 

In The Past Tense - TRT 2:43  

Narrative: Directed by Ted Hardy-Carnac (France)

“I remember everything about that day with frightening precision. It was a somewhat Special day.”

 


 

Looking for Mr. Stieglitz -  TRT 15:00

Narrative: Directed by Steve Zeifman

“Modern Art meets the Harlem Renaissance at 291 Fifth Avenue.”

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Blade #1 - TRT 39:45 

Documentary: Directed by Zuzka Kurtz

“Struggling to make ends meet, five New York City dancers respond to a Craiglist ad looking for women willing to shave their heads for money.

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Trace and Remembrance -  TRT 2:40

Experimental Narrative: Directed by Carl Patow

“A trail of rose petals quickens the heart, wakes memories and stirs emotions based on perception and reality of the day past.”

 

 


 

Pet  - TRT 11:21

Narrative: Directed by Chris Moraitis (Greece)

“Dimitris the only child of a rich family, was only cared for by his now dead his grandmother. His sole companion now, his pet guinea pig. Dimitris’ parents decide to send him away to a

boarding school, Dimitris in order to survive, “cripples” the most pure side of himself.”

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Soul  -  TRT 5:06

Documentary: Directed by Ryan Freeman

“Canadian fine arts photographer, Jakob de Boer travels to the Pacific Northwest to capture the origins of myths and stories of the Haida and First Nation people through the landscape.”

 


 

Sprint To The Past - TRT 14:45

Narrative: Directed by Fedor Selkin (Russia)

“The film tells the story of one of the most beautiful sports, rowing. About the fate of the athletes and their memories of those days. The story of three friends, their sporting rivalry in the early 1980’s and about the situation of the sport today.”

 


 

Food To Ate  - TRT 3:39

Music Video: Directed by Randy Huling

“This is a video for the song FOOD TO ATE off the upcoming album release,

THE BROKE LEG EP.”

 

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Saturday Screening - June 18

 


 

AN SOBH (That Morning) - TRT 1:17

Narrative: Directed by Abbas Davoudi (Iran)

“A blind man tries to get forgiveness from a member of a victim killed by the blind man’s sole caregiver before the death penalty is carried out That Morning.”

 


 

Fish - TRT 3:41

Narrative: Directed by Saman Hosseinpour (Iran)

“An old woman changes the water in a fishbowl. It slips from her hands and breaks on the floor. They’ve run out of water, but with the help of her husband, the old man, they find some.”

 

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The Gift - TRT 14:47

Narrative: Directed by Mardig Sheridan

“In 1970 at the height of the Vietnam war, a career military officer faces a crisis when his 19-year old son receives a low number in the military draft lottery just as the country is turning against the war.”

 


 

River - TRT 10:07

Directed byStephanie Maxwell

RIVER presents a unique perspective on the exquisite beauty that is present in infinite abundance when one focuses attention on the intimate motions of river water and its animated reflections and refractions of sunlight and sky.”

 


Here And Now - TRT 17:32

Documentary: Directed by Andy Miller

“Every inch of what is now the Bay Area was once Native American land. Today Native Americans living in the Bay Area are relearning and applying their ancestor’s knowledge about plants, animals, and elements in large part through a unique partnership with land and conservation organizations.”

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The Ground Is Breathing - TRT 14:51

Directed by Ali Pour Issa (Iran)

“A film about traditional views toward single motherhood, generation gaps and hope.”

 

 


A Thousand Hands Ago - TRT 10:31

Documentary: Directed by Silje Ensby (Norway

“A short film about recalling the knowledge of long dead craftsmen.”

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Suicide Sam - TRT 17:41

Narrative/Black Comedy: Directed by Maurice Chauvet

“An advertising executive marketing a suicide machine for consumer use meets with the man set to be the first member of the general public to use the device.”

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UPWARD- TRT 2:08

Directed by Flora Skivington

"Sometimes seeing afresh requires a new angle of view."
 

 

 


 

Mende - TRT 6:00

Music Video: Directed by Begoña Colomar

“Music Video for Rich Bologna’s single KENTE from the KIROS EP.

 

 

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Closing Screening - Sunday June 19 TRT 1:28:25

 


 

Resting Places: A Ballet - TRT 9:03

Dance Film: Directed by Adam Stone

“When we stop believing our dreams, we die.”

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California - TRT 6:28

Narrative: Directed by Jeremy Sender

“June returns to her podunk hometown in the Central California mountains after spending years in New York City.”

 

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Where Is My Mother’s House? - TRT 15:08

Documentary: Directed by Selma Nayebi (Iran)

A story about elderly people in nursing homes who have been abandoned by their children and suffer from a lack of love. They look forward to seeing their families and despite the good conditions in the sanatorium, they would like to leave and return to the bosom of their families.”

 


 

Contra - TRT 20:00

Poetic Narrative: Directed by Begoña Colomar

CONTRA is a psychologically complex portrait of a man confronting the suicide of his young wife and the difficulty if not the impossibility of continuing on with life as he braves the elements head on.”

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Just A Place In The Sun - TRT 5:44

Observational Narrative: Directed by Andrea Gandini

“An American Desert. California motels. An obsessional trip between voyeurism and the praise of a woman.”

 


 

The Bondage Network - TRT 4:52

Dark Narrative Comedy: Directed by Santi Spadaro (Brazil)

“A short, dark comedy about Social Media and Vanity.”

 

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Lifever - TRT 14:00

Narrative/SciFi: Directed by Ted Hardy-Carnac

“Karine is 16 and lives with her mother. Every day she chats with her father on a webcam. Mixing social drama and science fiction, the movie dives into the day-to-day life of an almost normal family.”

 


 

The Other - TRT 1:50

Narrative/Social Commentary: Directed by Hadi Anani (Iran)

“A film about a couple who don’t care about their neighbor’s problem until it impacts them.”

 

 


Consume - TRT 12:00

Experimental Film: Directed by Dominic Angerame

“Angerame’s experiment with stroboscopic cinema, a kind of trance film inspired by

Theodore Roszak’s novel, FLICKER, interweaves eroticism and orientalism anew in the ecstatic performance of a dancer…”

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