APRIL 13TH
2:00PM-10:30PM

PLAYERS BY THE SEA THEATER
106 N 6th St, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

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2:00PM April 13th
Runtime: 1 Hour 12 Minutes
Category: Documentary Feature

WELCOME TO THE SMILING COAST

“Welcome to the Smiling Coast” offers a rare insight into the lives of 15 youngsters moving within the informal sector of the Gambian tourism industry. Although the smallest country on the African mainland, Gambia has become a popular tourist destination due to its warm climate, abundant wildlife and cheap intimacy. 

Directed by - Bas Ackermann

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3:13PM April 13th
Runtime 2 Minutes 27 Seconds
Category: Animation Short

WAR FOR KEYBOARD WARRIORS

The Keyboard Warrior seeks to use the power imbued in his 'weapon' to effect death and destruction upon his foes. In essence, the keyboard allows the keyboard warrior to manifest his true warrior nature in a safe and removed environment, from which no real-life repercussions.

Directed by - Lam Can-zhao

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3:17PM April 13th
Runtime 5 Minutes 48 Seconds
Category: Music Video

THIRSTY EYES - 838

“838” is a music-video taking place in its own dark & obscure Eastern European world, a constant escape from oneself in a schizophrenic nightmare. Triggered by a sudden encounter on a lonely road, the protagonist’s grasp of reality starts to fall apart — at a fast pace.

Directed by - Ioan Gavriel

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3:24PM April 13th
Runtime 1 Minute 50 Seconds
Category: Documentary Short

ABOUT STEVEN

Steven's reason to ride.

Directed by - M. Scholz

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3:27PM April 13th
Runtime 12 Minutes
Category: Live-Action Short

COPY SHOP

The Oscar-nominated classic with 37 international awards: a man copies himself until he fills up the entire world. Animated by Virgil Widrich using 18.000 xeroxed frames.

Directed by - Virgil Widrich

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3:40PM April 13th
Runtime 19 Minutes 26 Seconds
Category: Live-Action Short

BAD PEOPLE

After THE collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, presidential and oppositional forces confronted on the main avenue of the capitaL, Tbilisi. Gia is a soldier of oppositional forces during this civil war. He needs to get medicines for his ill son, meanwhile he occasionally meets a schoolfriend, who fights for the interests of presidential forces.

Directed by - Giorgi Tavartkiladze

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 20 MINUTE BREAK

FREE SNACKS AND REFRESHMENTS

4:00PM - 4:20PM

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4:20PM April 13th
Runtime 11 Minutes 12 Seconds
Category: Documentary Short

THE LAST OF HIS KIND

This is the story of Paul, a broken man. A man who has lost everything. A man whose home is now like a ghost town, attracting rubberneckers every day, from all over the world.  Since his birth, Paul himself has never gone farther than a few kilometres from this place, because his heart belongs here.

Directed by - Jánik von Wilmsdorff

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4:33PM April 13th
Runtime 24 Minutes 53 Seconds
Category: Documentary Short

MY FATHER’S GRASS

This documentary follows a local Georgia family as they discuss the struggles of small farmers in the African American community, and the importance of sustainable living.

Directed by - Jade Allen

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4:59PM April 13th
Runtime 15 Minutes
Category: Live-Action Short

THE VISIT

Klaus (60) works voluntary as a Santa Claus in a shopping mall. After an exhausting day, he considers to hang up his job. But then, he gets a call from the children's intensive care unit.

Directed by - Christian Werner

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5:15PM April 13th
Runtime 1 Minute
Category: Live-Action Short

NOT FUNNY!

Homophobia is not funny, everything else is! 

Directed by - Katharina Woll

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5:17PM April 13th
Runtime 9 Minutes 46 Seconds
Category: Live-Action Short

THE COLD SEASON

An ex-cop, tormented by his past, makes a final attempt at finding peace in the company of the man he never caught.

Directed by - Josiah Stendel

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5:28PM April 13th
Runtime 58 Minutes 40 Seconds
Category: Documentary Feature

FACTORY OF LIES

Russia has launched an information war - introducing a new weapon. Hundreds of young Russians are producing fake news from social-led "Troll Factories". From fake profiles, lies are spread by social media in THE U.S and Europe, trying to impact the public opinion. But some brave Russian journalists are fighting back. Meet them in the documentary: "Factory of Lies".

Directed by - Jakob Gottschau

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1 HOUR BREAK

FREE PIZZA AND REFRESHMENTS

6:30PM - 7:30PM

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7:30PM April 13th
Runtime 14 Minutes 4 Seconds
Category: Animation Short

FLATMAN

Flatman – a drawn character – comes to life, flees from his illustrator and falls in love with Caramelle. His longing for freedom clashes with the will of his creator. But is the designer’s will really as free as he believes? The boundaries between creator and creature fall apart and suddenly nothing is as it seems.

Directed by - Philipp Bürge

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7:46PM April 13th
Runtime 10 Minutes 42 Seconds
Category: Live-Action Short

SEVEN

Yohana, a teenage girl from a remote community in the Norwegian Arctic must decide the fate of the oil worker who has killed her father. In just seven seconds, she must make a life and death decision that will not only mark her forever, but also determine the very future of her people.

Directed by - James Morgan

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7:58PM April 13th
Runtime 8 Minutes 30 Seconds
Category: Documentary Short

HOAN ALONE

Milwaukee’s Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge is the crown over Summerfest and has become one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. But it’s also a popular site for suicides. This animated documentary explores the issues of the bridge and suicide through three intimate interviews. Follow animator, Aaron Johnson, as he shares the stories of Dave, John, and Mary.

Directed by - Aaron Johnson

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8:08PM April 13th
Runtime 1 Hour 22 Minutes 55 Seconds
Category: Live-Action Feature

LOVE POSSIBLY

A rom-com obsessed virgin finally finds a fiancee on a Russian bride site, but he soon realizes Hollywood rom-com rules don't apply when you're trying to make a mail-order bride love you.

Directed by - Michael Boccalini, Che Grant

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POST-SCREENING DISCUSSION

FREE SNACKS AND REFRESHMENTS

9:30PM - 10:00PM