PBIFF2013 Saturday, April 6, 12:00 PM - Shorts package (152 min)
PBIFF2013 Saturday, April 6, 12:00 PM - Shorts package:
12:00pm (112 mins)
Where Do We Go From Here, USA- US PREMIERE (15 mins)
Directed by Michael Challenger
Cast: Corey Wright, Benard Addison, Karen Malina White, Monique Lea-Gall, Jaheem Toombs, Curtis C. Jackson, Matthew Marquez, Jordan Booner
A young man surprises his family with a deep dark secret that puts them in an uncompromising truth.
Elegy for a Revolutionary, South Africa, USA- WORLD PREMIERE (20 mins)
Directed by Paul van Zyl
Cast: Brian Ames, Martin Copping, Glen Anthony Vaughn, Tomas Boykin, Keston John, David Ross Patterson, Steve Humphreys ,Zack Yanni, Michael Enright, Marcia Battise
Two friends oppose the apartheid-era government in South Africa. Their choice to use violence tears their relationship apart.
A Better Place Than This, USA- WORLD PREMIERE (24 mins)
Directed by Daniel Grove
Cast: Reza Sixo Safai, Tania Nolan, Archie Kao, Alexandre Chen, Kamuela Kim, Kamil Haque, Jonathan Oldham
A lonely Singaporean death row guard tries to help a young Australian convicted of drug trafficking accept her fate despite a bizarre contradiction - he is her executioner. Inspired by the true life figure Darshan Singh, Singapore's Chief Executioner.
Sahasi Chori, Singapore- US PREMIERE (20:58 mins)
Directed by Erin Galey
Cast: Albina Dahal, Jeewan Adhikary, Tillotama Shome, Sheeba Chadha, Atanu Chettri, Kabita Ale, Anup Baral, Pushpa Adhikari
A dramatic thriller exploring con-artists of the sex industry, SAHASI CHORI follows BHUMIKA, a 13-year-old Nepali girl, traveling with her family friend KRISHNA from her Himalayan home to her first job in the city: working to supplement her brother's education by helping Krishna's pregnant sister at home. Leaving the village begins a fateful journey of unexpected events in an unfamiliar world. When Krishna suddenly asks her to cross the border with him to India, taking her further and further away from home, Bhumika must ask herself what she's willing to sacrifice for the good of both her family and Krishna's. This story is inspired by the director's firsthand experience traveling the roads of Nepal and India, and meeting survivors of sex trafficking.
Pareto Principle, USA- WORLD PREMIERE (16:23 mins)
Directed by Beneyam Wolde-Yohannes
Cast: Markiss McFadden, Theron Cook, Shishir Kurup, Monica Turner
It doesn't take too long to figure out that you've been given the short end of the stick in life if you grew up in poverty. It's an everyday struggle, a rat race if you will, all for one thing- the American Dream.
A Roof for My Country, Haiti-WORLD PREMIERE (16:10 mins)
Directed by Richard Burns
In this 15 minute documentary, A Roof Over My Head is a heartfelt story from the point-of-view of 9 American teenagers who learn a life-lesson about happiness from the impoverished spiritual Haitians during a mission trip to build three houses in a rural area.
Lake Worth Playhouse Stonzek Theatre (View)
709 Lake Avenue
Lake Worth, FL 33460
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