Kiko Martinez – July 31, 2017
Day one of the 23rd annual San Antonio Film Festival features 15 short films made by college students from around the world, including one from the Alamo City. The shorts will be screened in two separate blocks, so choose wisely or buy tickets to both. At 6 p.m., the shorts screening include Driver’s E d (dir. Chase Norman), Rose Garden (dir. Rafael Nani), Residue Stew (dirs. Anastacia Valdespino, Dayhun Jung , Jack Kelley and Sanghoon Lee ), Capital (dir. Semih Bedir), Boundaries (dir. Alex Dagi), Strings Attached (dir. Katie Theel), Please Hold (dir. Jerell Rosales) and The Hunt (dir. Carlos Garcia, from SA). The Hunt, created by students from the University of the Incarnate Word, is a three-minute animation that tells the story of an 11-year-old kid who tries to hide from something lurking in the shadows.
The second block of shorts starts at 8 p.m. and includes Snap (dir. Rebecca Banks), Mind Your Body (dir. Silke Engler), Everyday Seems Normal (dir. Molly Beresford), 9:04 (dir. Ching Wang), Does a Bear Need Many Glasses? (dir. Wei Cui), I’m Free (dir. Edvard Karijord) and Unattended Item (dir. Filippos Vokotopoulos). $15 per screening block, 6pm & 8pm Tue, Aug. 1, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle, (210) 223-8624