Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival 2018 – Shorts Programme 1

Shorts Programme 1

Wednesday 19th September, 5.45pm - 7.00pm
@Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave, Hollywood, CA 90038


The Noise of Light
Dir. Valentin Petit
France | 23 mins
Synopsis: Pablo and Marius make a disturbing discovery about their childhood friend Lou: she appears to be able to synthesise into sound the light she is exposed to. But as she soon becomes an instrument of their musical experiences, her gift turns into a sort of curse…


Laurie's Day
Dir. Josh Bevan
USA | 10 mins
Synopsis: An estranged brother and sister come together to make their terminally ill mother's final day a happy one. As the pair perform a dramatic stage performance centered around cherished family memories, the siblings must choose how to act in the face of an immeasurable tragedy.


Night Cadet - Never Fall
Dir. Jonathan Stroh
USA | 4 mins
Synopsis: Two musicians and a bear go on a road trip through the desert and beyond.


Angela Wilson: a butcher's story
Dir. Gaby Scott
USA | 7 mins
Synopsis: An intimate portrayal of Angela Wilson, a butcher and owner of Avedano's Holly Park Market located in San Francisco. The film ebbs between her identity, values and the currently shifting community of the the bay area.


Dir. Dorothee Briere
France | 3 mins
Synopsis: A mother on the phone with her daughter.


After each film there will be a minute-long break, during which we invite the audience to complete scorecards. The cards go towards the scoring of the films and are sent directly to the filmmakers to provide insight into the audience's response.

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