August 12, 2023
Congratulations to this year’s winners!
Best Young Filmmaker
Explorava Explores: In Search or Amitus Solo
Best in Westchester
Best Animated Short
Jakub Bożydar Dolny
Great Little Giant
Best Narrative Short
What is Love?
Recent to the outlaw life, Reese a confused cowgirl finds herself being challenged to a duel by self proclaimed best in the west gunslinger Sally. This silly feud turns out to be nothing of the ordinary when Reese starts to struggle through her uncertain final moments and fate.
Silent Notes NYC
A misunderstood, deaf, white young man longs to join a black Baptist choir that he secretly admires, in hopes of becoming part of the community.
Hellweek Brewster, NY
It’s “Hell Week” for a community theatre production of “Mame,” and tensions are running high.
Just Ghost Me USA
Based on a true story, Just Ghost Me is a metafiction recreation of a humorously failed relationship performed by the original writer of the article.
Explorava Explores: In Search of Amitus Solo Katonah, NY
A young guy’s girlfriend dies during a sailing regatta. His grandfather comes to help him deal with this tragedy.
What is Love? Katonah, NY
Adapted from Shakespeare, a magical spirit awakens youthful sprites who race to find the meaning of love
Catch the Stupid Bird Brewster, NY
When Saddler’s pet bird escapes, he convinces his friend Braxton to help him chase it down. When they find themselves chasing it into a church, the boys share life tips and discuss the challenges of the world that they are growing up in.
Sha’ban’s father is dead and Sha’ban insist to donate his body to medical school as his father’s will. His mother and his sister are against him, because the medical school will not return the body to burry. But Sha’ban’s intention is not just to carry out his father’s will.
Great Little Giant Poland
An adaptation of the Irish legend of the Giant’s Causeway.
Finn McCool has been shouting with his Scottish rival for years about which of them is the biggest giant. When things get out of hand, Finn’s wife Ooanagh comes to the rescue.
The parallel daily life of two young women, a customer success manager and a shepherdess, in their work environment that everything seems to oppose.
A songwriter struggles to overcome writers block.
We Said on the 13th France
Jeff must recover something important for Alex but this one is petrified at the thought of it…
Ripe Fruit France
A couple goes to the sea in a magnificent villa. Not everything will go as planned with the owner.
Hearty Heart Mohegan Lake, NY
Cotter struggles to remember the night before while his best friend Benny tries to help him
We are thrilled to be partnering with Bedford Playhouse for the 4th year in a row. Come to the playhouse lawn for short films from Bedford, Westchester, New York, and the entire world! We even have a special program of young filmmakers to share with you.
Bring your lawn chair or blanket, a picnic, and the libation of your choice. Better yet, order food and drink from Bedford Playhouse to complete the film-going experience.
Join us under the stars on August 12th, 2023
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