Opening Night Celebration

6:45pm – 8:30pm

Our Opening Night slate of World Class Short Films. 

  • Sweet Maddie Stone
  • How Far She Went
  • Shy Guys
  • Yoga for Salvador
  • Boomtown
  • In a Nutshell

And So It Begins

11:30am  (89 mins) –  Starbright Theater

Drama & World Cinema

  • Noble Creatures
  • Crush
  • Dots
  • Halva (A kind of sweet for mourning ceremony)
  • No Name Maddox
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Next Gen Cinema

11:45am (84 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Student Filmmakers

  • Distress
  • If
  • How Far She Went
  • Gloria Talks Funny
  • Spark
  • My Pretty Pony
  • Head Above Water

The Rest of the Story

2:00pm (92 mins) – Starbright Theater

Drama, World Cinema

  • Three Skeleton Key
  • Kathmandude
  • Will and the Blue
  • Runaways
  • Spinosaurus
  • HashtagWill
  • Sibs
  • Five Minutes with Mary

A Conversation Away

2:30pm (86 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Drama

  • Gema
  • Half Smile
  • Speak
  • Mr. & Mrs. Kim
  • Pickle
  • Head Wound
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World Cinema One

4:30pm (80 mins) – Starbright Theater

World Cinema

  • Backstory
  • Halim
  • The Boy by the Sea
  • Numbness
  • Hide and Seek
  • For Better or For Worse
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Road Less Travelled

5:00pm (95 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Drama, World Cinema

  • What’s In The Box
  • Motel
  • Split Ticket
  • The Road Between
  • Heath Takes a Trip

The World Beyond

7:00pm (94 mins) – Starbright Theater

Science Fiction

  • The Rat’s Dilemma
  • Revelation: The City of Haze
  • Icarus
  • FTL
  • A Date in 2025
  • Haley

Make ‘em Laugh

7:30pm (85 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Farce

  • Fickle Bickle
  • State of Emergency Motherfucker!
  • Shy Guys
  • Rekindled
  • Love Me Madly
  • What’s In The Box
  • Exotic
  • Life In Other Words
  • The Accomplice
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NorCal Filmmakers

9:30pm (63 mins) – Starbright Theater

Sci-Fi, Animation, Drama

  • Real Artists
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Coin Operated
  • Breathe
  • Washed Away
  • T.B.P.
  • Weekends
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Dark & Stormy Night

9:45pm (84 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Crime, Comedy

  • Maki & Zorro
  • Brad Lee
  • Nocturne in Black
  • Life Saver
  • Pickup

Kids & Family

11:00am (62 mins) – Starbright Theater

Family Focused, Children’s Animation

  • Riceballs
  • Plank
  • T.B.P.
  • Roadside Assistance
  • The Lost Letter
  • Stars
  • Coin Operated
  • Everybody Else is Taken
  • Spark
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A Day in the Life

11:30am (86 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Drama, Comedy

  • One Halloween
  • Supers
  • Nibble
  • North & Nowhere
  • Penny & Paul
  • Spice Sisters

Meet the Filmmakers

1:30pm (80 mins) – Starbright Theater

Special Presentation

  • The Ningyo
  • L.A. Fadeaway

The Ink & Paint Club

2:00pm (97 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Animation

  • The Gurgle
  • Stars
  • Vows
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Coin Operated
  • T.B.P.
  • Weekends
  • Spark
  • Until Dawn
  • Revelation: The City of Haze
  • Plank
  • In A Nutshell
  • First Bloom
  • Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant
  • Scent of Geranium
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It’s A Kind of Magic

4:00pm (87 mins) – Starbright Theater

Fantasy, Drama, Horror

  • King Grandpa
  • The Faceless Man
  • Little Heart
  • A Dance of Lust and Calculus
  • Alfred J Hemlock
  • Girl of my Dreams
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World Cinema Two

4:30pm (93 mins) – Cinearts Theater

World Cinema

  • Sweet Maddie Stone
  • Laws of the Game
  • Disco Obu
  • Noora
  • My Fear
  • The Lost Letter

Hard DOCs Life

6:30pm (70 mins) – Starbright Theater

Documentary

  • Boomtown
  • Ramona
  • I Promise to Remember
  • House of Saints
  • The Tables

Family Matters

7:00pm (96 mins) – Cinearts Theater

World Cinema, Comedy, Drama

  • Break in the Weather
  • The Ravens
  • Yoga for Salvador
  • Spinosaurus
  • With Child and Gazpacho
  • Riceballs
  • How Far She Went
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World Cinema Three

9:00pm (92 mins) – Starbright Theater

World Cinema

  • The Last 2 Days
  • The Cherry Tree
  • Dem Dem!
  • Wild Dances
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It Was a Dark & Funny Night

9:30pm (87 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Dark Comedy

  • Zoe
  • Breakdown
  • It’s Complicated
  • Lost Dogs
  • Posers
  • Break Down

New Media Unleashed

11:30am (90 mins) – Starbright Theater 

Web Series, TV Pilots

  • The Ningyo
  • My Roommate’s An Escort Eps 1 – The Roommate Interview
  • My Roommate’s An Escort Eps 2 – Symptoms of Pregnancy
  • Twentyfiveish
  • Companion
  • Shoot Me Nicely
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Hard DOCs Life Two

11:45am (75 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Documentary

  • Land of the Wind
  • The Canoe
  • People of the Forest: Orang Rimba
  • Washed Away

Musically Inclined

2:00pm (89 mins) – Starbright Theater

Drama, Comedy, Music

  • Just Wanna Say I Love You
  • Chicago Toccata & Fugue
  • Rhythm
  • How You Look At It
  • Choose Love
  • La Lune Folle (Crazy Moon)
  • Marz
  • L.A. Fadeaway

Life Interrupted

2:30pm (94 mins) – Cinearts Theater

World Cinema, Drama

  • Love Examined
  • Don’t Think About It
  • Halim
  • Love, Song
  • Jessica
  • Small Steps
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Crimes and Misdemeanors

12:00pm (91 mins) – Winchester Mystery House

Thriller, Comedy, Crime, Drama 

  • Through the Haze
  • Breakdown
  • The Son, The Father…
  • Sure Fire
  • Consent
  • Crush
  • It’s Just a Gun
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I’ve Got a Bad Feeling About This

5:00pm (92 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Suspense, Drama, World Cinema

  • Lockdown
  • Frederick
  • Rabbit Punch
  • Sweet Maddie Stone
  • Pushing the Night Away

A Bump in the Night

2:45pm (97 mins) – Winchester Mystery House

Horror

  • Hush
  • Daughters of Virtue
  • Born of Sin
  • Creswick
  • Hag
  • Niles Canyon

Best of the Festival

7:30pm (90 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Audience Choice Screenings – Each year we are excited to present a sampling of the festival’s best films – as selected by our audiences. Films to be determined.

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Closing Night Screening

5:30pm (90 mins) – Winchester Mystery House

Awards Ceremony & Screening – Our Closing Night screening delivers many of the Award Winning films that were featured during our four days of cinema excellence, this will include a presentation of Awards and the announcements of the the Audience Award Winners as well. Films TBD.

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