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27/09/2018 16:00 - 27/09/2018 22:00 America/Los_Angeles
Schedule for Film, Music and Awards:
4pm-10pm - Private - VIP Only!
Downtown Viewing Party!
Announced Prior to Festival Week!.
5 hours of running films that are non- competing.
DJ Levi Miners - MC!
“Making it with Moraes – Wedding Cake” by Marcelo Silva in Best in Show -28:00 USA Watch Trailer
“Seven Minute Scrapbook: The 2016 Don Matthews CZ World Championships at E Street” by Uncle Tad Baker in Best Short Film -6:56 USA
“Hazel” (360/VR) by Bob de Jong -6:16 Netherlands Watch Trailer
“California’s Forgotten Children” by Melody C. Miller -1:33:37 USA Watch Trailer
Standing Rock: A Vision for Our Future by Ryan Schmidt, Featuring Michael Goodshield of Lakota Standing Rock Tribe, Rosebud. -33:00 USA Watch Trailer
”World Premiere Sneak Peak for VIP Only!
Full Circle” by Ryan Schmidt 25:00 USA
Special Secret Film! USA
Official Selections VIP Preview Party! - September 27th - VIP Only!
Private Film Viewing Party for Crew, Volunteers, Sponsors and Directors - 8 Films. Previews for VIP Only!
28/09/2018 09:00 - 28/09/2018 10:00 America/Los_Angeles
9am-9:30 am Introduction to Festival Weekend! Raffle and Prizes.
9:45am-11:30am The Reading USA Watch Trailer
11:45-12:45 Acha Acha Cucaracha: Cucano Strikes Again Argentina Watch Trailer
12:45-2:30 Films: “Two Pictures” by Director, Eric Stone from Seattle, Washington. In Attendance for Director’s Talk! USA Watch Trailer
2:30-2:50pm “The March for Freedom” - by Director, Devon Johnson 11:58 USA Watch Trailer
3:40pm-4:00pm “Rae Lakes Film Documentary” by Chris Smead in Best -20:39 USA Watch Trailer
4:05pm-5:40pm “California’s Forgotten Children” by Melody C. Miller -1:33:37 USA Watch Trailer
5:45pm Special Guest, Michael Goodshield of Lakota Tribe, Standing Rock - Camp Rosebud - Traditional Dance and Song until 5:30pm.
Raffle/Prizes following films.
5:45-10pm Films: “Independent Nature Series” by Director Ryan Schmidt, CSU “Chico Alumni Award!”
Chico, Ca From the Sky and other Shorts. USA
Chico Aerial Drone film! World Premiere for
“Full Circle” Watch Trailer
10pm-Close CIFF California Music Showcase:
Andrew Bryant and Chad Kelley - Multicultural Acoustic Music
29/09/2018 09:00 - 29/09/2018 23:00 America/Los_Angeles
Local Independent Day!
9am Raffle/Prizes following films. Independent Film - Local Only Series!
All Films from California and Chico!
Introduction to Local Independent Film History and Director's Talk.
Local Raffle and Prizes, 9am-9:15am
Locals Only! Films: 9:15am-4pm
9:20am-9:45pm “Faith’s Gambit” by Steven Zlotowski -23:56 USA Watch Trailer
10:15am-11am “The Littlest Undertaker” by Kevin Molohan in Best Short Film -24:54 USA Watch Trailer
11:10-12:50 “Occupants” by Russell Emanuel -01:20:35 USA Watch Trailer
1pm-1:15pm “Golden Age” by Jeremy Pair in Best Short Film -15:34 USA Watch Trailer
1:30-1:45 “Madicine Woman by Mark Vaughan” -11:44 USA Watch Trailer
3:05pm-3:45 “Pluto” by Tiger Ji in Best Feature Film, Best Soundtrack on Film -40:00 USA Watch Trailer
4pm-5pm “Zero-Zero” by and Producer/Director Randall Whittinghill with Director’s Talk. -14:53 USA Watch Trailer
5:25-5:35 “Darkroom” by Phillip E. Walker -8:44 USA Watch Trailer
5:35pm-6:30pm “Local World Premiere”, “A Real Gangster” Directed by Kyle Miller(Film Student, USC). USA Watch Trailer
6:35pm-7:30pm Local Social Mixer and Director's Talk from Mark Vaughan!
7:35pm-7:45pm ”Wallbangers” by Adele Franck -9:38 USA Watch Trailer
8:15pm-8:40pm “Women in Film Series”, Director’s Talk: Lorraine Dechter(NPR and Action News Network). USA
8:45pm-10pm “Chico Native Award” for Bill Carter, Director of “Miss Sarajevo” -33:00 USA Watch Trailer
10:15-Close - CIFF California Music Showcase, “America’s” Watch Trailer
30/09/2018 09:00 - 30/09/2018 12:00 America/Los_Angeles
International Independent Day! Local to Global! “Youth in Film Series”
Introduction to International Directors and Raffle/Prizes!
Raffle! Snacks and Zevia.com sodas, juices. Director's Talk. Local Youth Film Production!
“Youth in Film Series” @9:00-11am
11am-11:30am “African School of Dance!” Tanya Pillar, Leader
K-12 Youth Raffle/Prizes following.
Noon-3pm. “International, VR and Animation Series”!
“Hirvio” by Brian Kelso-Gillespie, Dan West -3:26 USA Watch Trailer
“The Servant” by Farnoosh Abedi-9:00 Iran Watch Trailer
“Sonaria” by Google Spotlight Stories in -4:00 USA Watch Trailer
“Lionhearted” by Ricarda Saleh in Best Virtual Reality -12:10 Germany Watch Trailer
3:15pm-6:30pm International Shorts Series
“The Hildebrandt Collection” - 3 Short Films Germany
“For the Children” Short by Redwulf Films -17:09 United Kingdom Watch Trailer
1:15pm-1:45pm “Gray” by Preet Singh -29:55 India Watch Trailer
1:50pm-2pm “Due Day” by Midia Kiasat -7:30 Iran Watch Trailer
2:05pm-2:10pm “Oh, Dear “ by Lauren Fogel -4:15 USA Watch Trailer
2:15pm-2:50pm “Creme Noir – Part II” by Marcin Kulwas -16:06 Poland Watch Trailer
2:55pm-3:10pm “Subluna” by Cambrils Emmeline -11:40 France Watch Trailer
3:30-3:45 “Tango Dreams” by Jessica Gomez -10:00 USA Watch Trailer
3:50-4:10 “Numbness” by Milad Jarmooz -12:30 Iran Watch Trailer
4:15-4:35 “The Observer Effect” by Garret Walsh -18:57 Ireland Watch Trailer
5:30-5:50pm “For Better, For Worse” by Tal Greenberg -19:00 USA Watch Trailer
6:30pm-6:50pm “Sisak” by Faraz Arif Ansari -15:00 India Watch Trailer
7pm-7:30pm “Free Fall” by Alexey Slinkin -28:36 Russian Federation Watch Trailer
7:55pm-9:10pm International Features Series & Awards Show!
8:45--10:10pm “The Magic Bomb” by Randy Gordon-Gatica -01:24:39 USA Watch Trailer
Local New Music Videos
“Delightful” by Katie Garibaldi -4:44 USA Watch Trailer
Awards Announcement and Raffle starts at 10pm-10:15(Quick)
CIFF California Music Showcase with "Sisterhood" from Chico, Ca. Official Website