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FLORIDA SHORTS 2

Showings – select to order tickets:
Mar 29th @ 4:00 pm
@ Sarasota Municipal Auditorium

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Florida Showcase 2 (Shorts)

A Latinx student yearns for homogeneity until an educator teaches her to embrace her cultural uniqueness.

  • Runtime:
    12 minutes
  • Language:
    English,Spanish
  • Country:
    United States
  • Director:
    Lizette Barrera
  • Screenwriter:
    Pamela Rodríguez
  • Cast:
    Noa Garcia, Kianna Jackson, Arnira Turney, Elvia Hill, Saul Cancel, Michael Ramon

(You'll Make It In) Florida

Florida Showcase 2 (Shorts) Comedy Musical

An exuberant magical guide whisks Pam away on a zany, musical, and very unexpected Florida tour!

  • Runtime:
    19:35 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    United States
  • Director:
    Phil Chernyak
  • Screenwriter:
    Phil Chernyak
  • Cast:
    Emily Cass McDonnell, Tricia Paoluccio, Danny Burstein

All the Wrong Things

Florida Showcase 2 (Shorts) Dramedy

Despite kind intentions, endearingly awkward Willy says literally all the wrong things when talking to Lucy.

  • Runtime:
    8:43 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    United States
  • Director:
    Chelsea Gonzalez
  • Screenwriter:
    Chelsea Gonzalez
  • Cast:
    Candace Hammer, Bernardo Cubrio

DIVA & ASTRO

Florida Showcase 2 (Shorts) LGBTQ African American Spotlight Drama Spotlight Films

Shot from atop a telephone pole, this one-take wonder watches a neighborhood’s day unfold.

  • Runtime:
    8:43 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    United States
  • Director:
    Angel Barroeta
  • Screenwriter:
    Angel Barroeta
  • Cast:
    Sharle Taule, Sabrina Salvador, Rob Gooman

La Visita

Florida Showcase 2 (Shorts) Thriller Horror Suspense

Despite hard fought battles, will Sergio lose the war for his stability to Lucifer himself?

  • Runtime:
    13:16 minutes
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Country:
    United States
  • Director:
    Pedro Cohen
  • Screenwriter:
    Pedro Cohen
  • Cast:
    Daniel Lugo, Pedro Pablo Porras

Landless

Florida Showcase 2 (Shorts) Drama Hispanic

“Immigrating”... “returning home”... Marco wonders if those he departs from just see him as “leaving”.

  • Runtime:
    6:38 minutes
  • Language:
    English,Spanish
  • Country:
    United States
  • Director:
    Joshwa Walton
  • Screenwriter:
    Joshwa Walton
  • Cast:
    Kenneth Trujillo, Jesselym Gonzalez

Man on the Beach

Florida Showcase 2 (Shorts) African American Spotlight

What hopes daily draw a homeless man’s gaze from his beachside camp out to the water?

  • Runtime:
    13:09 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    United States
  • Director:
    Zachary Murray
  • Screenwriter:
    Zachary Murray
  • Cast:
    Cleo Kelly, Merry Jo Cortada, Marc Bashoor, Noel Palacios

Saving Paradise: Artists with a Cause!

Florida Showcase 2 (Shorts) Party Activism History Preservation Social Change Historic Preservation Art as Activism Upbeat You Can Do It Positive Tourism Empowering

Protesting with paintbrushes, three women infuse activism with art to preserve Florida’s historic cottages.

  • Runtime:
    13:07 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    United States
  • Director:
    Lynn Marvin Dingfelder
  • Screenwriter:
    Lynn Marvin Dingfelder
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