2019 Schedule PDF

Short Film Blocks

Laugh Therapy

Being a woman is hard, and therapy is expensive, come laugh it off instead, you’ll be fine! 

  • This Bra is Killing Me
  • A Sari for Pallavi
  • A Period Piece
  • Summer Fridays
  • Anxiety’s Wilma
  • Nora Ephron Goes to Prison
  • Warm Whiskey in a Fancy Cup

Crazy, Sexy, Cute Comedy

These comedies are…well…crazy, sexy, or cute.  And most of all: FUNNY!

  • WHAM
  • Conspiracy Party
  • Come at Me, Bro
  • Greenkeeper
  • Donny and Clive
  • Cat
  • Crescent
  • If the Shoe Fits

Should I Be Laughing or Crying?

Oof. Dunno how I’m supposed to feel right now. This mix of drama and comedies will make your mood swing!

  • Compartmentalization Storage Facility
  • Signal to Noise
  • Third Wheel
  • The Good Death
  • Power Out
  • The Shallow End

Show Me Your World

These longer format shorts provide you with a slice of life from around the world that you can’t experience anywhere else.

  • BodyMore
  • Showtime
  • Peru
  • Échappé

A Shot in the Dark

From powerful subject matter all the way to chilling horror, these dramas explore the full range of darkness.

  • Hiding in Daylight
  • Trigger
  • A Prince is Not Respected in His Hometown
  • The Orchestra
  • Hannah for the Weekend
  • Violence
  • Gregory

Feel Something Real

These longer format shorts were selected to illicit a powerful response – center yourself and prepare to be engaged emotionally. 

  • Kaya
  • The Seal
  • Suncatcher
  • San Miguel

Let’s Deal With This Drama

These longer format shorts do a deep dive into heartbreak, so let’s deal with it.

  • The Clinic
  • The Pact
  • Washed Away
  • How Do You Type a Broken Heart

I Decide

These filmmakers explore the dramatic ways humans try to control one another, and how ultimately, it’s up to the individual to decide.

  • Little Texas
  • Change
  • Little Boy
  • Dakota
  • The Tattooed Heart
  • Jessica

Computer Love

Programmed for your exact love specifications, this block takes us through the dark future of human relationships.

  • The Wind Phone
  • The Helping Hand
  • Juniper
  • My Day // The Love Project

Tomorrow-ish Land

These filmmakers explored the “what if’s” of tomorrow—the films have us both excited and concerned for what’s to come!

  • Beachworld
  • Some of Her Parts
  • The Dendrite
  • Light

What the Heck?

These filmmakers play freely with time, space, and technique that result in a mixed genre that feels at once free form and intentional. You’ll leave with questions, which is exactly what they want.

  • Who’s With Me
  • Roots
  • I Taste Blood
  • In Dog Years I’m Dead
  • Wanting
  • Tina
  • Veiled Tractate
  • Poem

Experimental Jokes

Come explore the stranger side of comedy as these filmmakers experiment with what makes us laugh out loud or snort out our soda.  Be prepared to laugh in all new ways!

  • Old Hearts Cafe
  • Meat Eater
  • When You Get Carried Away Making A Sandwich
  • Sad Hour
  • Your Man
  • The Phantom
  • Dick Pics! (A Documentary)

Music Makes Me Dance

A new genre to AFF! This brand new block has a blend of Music Videos, Dance Films, and Musical Comedy.  Dancing in the aisle not required but allowed. 

  • The Basement
  • The Prophet
  • Prom Queens
  • Body Crashes
  • Don’t Fear the Healer
  • Thirsty Eyes
  • What the World Looks Like
  • Restless Legs
  • Reverb
  • Still Shaving After All These Beers

Tiny Expeditions

These longer format documentary shorts are designed to transport you to another time, place, and state of mind. Each one more different than the last. 

  • Into My Life
  • Retratos De Mi Madre – Portraits of My Mother
  • Chinese Breakfast
  • The Last Doll Lady

I (Heart) NY Docs

These documentary shorts were either filmed in NY or were created by an Upstate NY filmmaker.  Discover the diversity of talent and stories in our own region!

  • 500+ The Ride of a Lifetime
  • Home: The Children of the Interstices
  • Time-Out
  • Family Rewritten
  • Rebuilding Puerto Rico
  • Connie

I (Heart) NY

Location! Location! Location! These filmmakers either call NY their home or use our beautiful state for the setting of their incredible stories. 

  • Dementia
  • Pretty People, Inc.
  • Matter of Time
  • Between Upstate and Down
  • Museum
  • Where’s Lilli?!

Sweet & Sour

Yin and Yang, Hot and Cold, Dark and Light. In this block of comedies and dramas, you can’t have one without the other. 

  • The Amiss Advice of Anna Lou
  • Revelations
  • Crab Special
  • Entrance No Exit
  • Believin’
  • Super Sonic

Tasting Menu

For the person who wants it all, these selected works are a sampling course from comedy to drama to experimental and everything in between.  

  • Good Egg
  • Gentrified Rick
  • Sophie
  • Canada
  • Sombra City
  • We Are Totally Fine
  • The Gaze
  • Check Please