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22nd annual Spokane International Film Festival | Feb 28 - March 6, 2020

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February 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
The Magic Lantern Theater

Tickets are $12.00

Online Tickets are sold out. Tickets may be available at the door pending pass holder demand.

Sponsored by Eastern Washington University, & SAG/AFTRA.

US / 76 min / Short Films

A wide variety of short films from across the U.S.A.

The Other Side of The Box

USA / 16 min

Directed by Caleb Phillips

A couple receives a mysterious package from an old friend.


USA / 7 min

Directed by Jennifer Blair

When a college sophomore returns home to share some important news with his parents, things don’t go exactly as he had expected… until they do.

Extended Stay

USA / 16 min

Directed by Ben Liguori, Lauren Rapoport, Luke Watkins, and Samantha DiFalco

Stories from Puerto Ricans who have relocated to New York City in the aftermath of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

Tear Jerker

USA / 15 min

Directed by 

Elliot can’t cry and he needs to. He’s recently been dumped by his ex-girlfriend, who has decided she wants to exclusively date “real” men. His mother is descending deeper and deeper into the progression of her Alzheimer’s disease. And the testosterone he takes regularly seems to have made his body forget how to grieve. “Tear Jerker” is a portrait of a transgender guy faced with difficult life circumstances trying to find new ways to express old and familiar feelings.


USA / 10 min

Directed by Kenya Gillespie

A high school football player is forced to confront his deepest fears after a strange encounter with a mysterious figure.


USA / 12 min

Directed by Justin Miller

Everything always seems to work out perfectly for Peggy, but her social graces are put to the test when she throws a birthday party for her eight-year-old son.


February 2, 2019
7:00 pm
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The Magic Lantern Theater
25 W. Main Ave
Spokane, WA 99201 United States
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