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21st annual Spokane International Film Festival | Feb 1 - 8, 2019

Emerging Filmmaker Program & Panel – 2016

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February 5, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
Washington Cracker Co.

Tickets are $10.00

Tickets may be available at the door.

US / Canada / Mexico / 2015 / 64 mins

Hosted by: Adam Boyd, Director of SpIFF

Filmmakers scheduled to attend: Andrew Beyer (Slide), Ben Thompson (Litter Bugz) and Travis Lien (Trio) are scheduled to attend

Whether there’re young, students, or just new to film scene, the Emerging Filmmakers Showcase presented by Terrain and SpIFF features several short films by artists just begining their filmmaking careers. Q & A to follow the screening.


Litter Bugz

US / 2015 / 11 mins 

Directed by Benjamin Thompson

Conflict arises between Jaime and Guy, self-proclaimed litter artists, when Jaime tries to include Sophie, his girlfriend, in their artistic excursions


My Favourite Season

Canada / 2015 / 13 mins 

Directed by Liz Cairns

After kicking off Grade 7 with the first “F” of her life, Nell hopes to find solace in pancakes. She and her best friend Angie just need to track down one last ingredient.


Penny’s for Tea

Canada / 2015 / 8 mins 

Directed by Sophie Jarvis

A tea-time get-together between old friends reveals the seedy indiscretions within the group.



US / 2015 / 6 mins 

Directed by Andrew Beyer

One man faces his fears in an effort to overcome his insecurities.


The Teacher and the Flower

Mexico / 2015 / 9 mins 

Directed by Daniel Irabien

In a selfish and violent world, where everyone is against everyone, a teacher finds refuge taking care of a delicate flower, to which he tells his dreams and desires. Nevertheless, one day he stumbles upon a pretty young woman, and falls in love with her. Without money and not much else to offer, he decides to give this young woman his most precious possession in an attempt to win her heart.



US / 2015 / 7 mins 

Directed by Travis Lien

Three music students, one night in the practice rooms, zero soundproofing.



US / 2015 / 10 mins 

Directed by Samuel Wolfe

A young couple contracts a mysterious ailment, forcing them to make a difficult decision.



February 5, 2016
5:30 pm
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