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2019 BFF Screenings

Saturday, October 19
3:30 - 6 PM  International Film Crawl - The Tin Theater, Parallel Public Works, BeYoga, Marlaina's Back Room - up to 40 short films curated for each venue.
7 - 8:30 PM  Screen of Winning Films and Award Ceremony - The Tin Theater
Sunday, October 20 Special Presentations - The Tin Theater - Ticketed Events
Tickets Here:

12 PM - 12:45   Perspectives from Our Neighbors to the South -

“La Trifulca I, II, and III”  - Director Arturo Pulido Garcia AND "El Secadero (Dryland) - Director José Luis Aparicio -

"La Trifulca I, II, and III" are a trilogy of short films (3 min. each) showing the three different aspects of the crisis the the border between Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, California by Mexican director Arturo Pulido Garcia.

"El Secadero (Dryland)" is a short comedy by Cuban director Jose Luis Aparicio in which two police officers navigate the layers of corruption within the system.

1 PM - 2:45 PM   “The Art of Expression” - Three short films by local directors Ben Camp, Dan Schwert, Greg McCorkle. Short documentaries in three styles engaging a variety of personal expression through political protest to protest using different artistic media. Camp and Schwert, plus special guests for Q&A.

3 PM - 4:00 PM   Filmmaking in Africa & Eastern Europe w/ Ugo Maduka (Nigeria) & Giorgi Tkemaladze (Georgia). What is it like to create a film in Eastern Europe or Africa? Watch clips from Maduka's and Tkemaldze's films. Directors interviewed by BFF's Director Shelli Park with audience Q&A.

4 PM - 5 PM   Megan Griffiths - “Ask Me Anything” - 

Have you ever wondered what it's like to work with famous actors? How an episode of television is made? What a "best boy" does? Well, here's your chance to get all your burning questions answered by film and television director Megan Griffiths, an industry veteran who has directed six acclaimed feature films, including the Sundance film THE OFF HOURS, award-winning human trafficking drama EDEN, and crowd-pleasing LUCKY THEM, as well as episodes of TV for Netflix, Hulu, Fox, TNT,  HBO and USA Networks. This will be a candid, honest Q&A session that won't be recorded--you'll have to be there to get all the dirt. (More on Megan's work can be found at her website:

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