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2015 Spring Festival program dates -- April 22 - 26, 2015
Click here to view the flyer and  FULL SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS

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2015 Award-winning SHORT FILMS include:

FIRST PLACE / NARRATIVE
The Way of Tea (Les fremissements du thé), Marc Fouchard, director

FIRST PLACE / NON-FICTION
Boxeadora, Meg Smaker, director

FIRST PLACE / ANIMATION
Soar, Alyce Tzue, director

FIRST PLACE / EXPERIMENTAL
Migration, Fluorescent Hill, co-directors

STUDENT AWARD
Nabilah, Paul Meschuh, director

THE TEXAS AWARD
Master Hoa’s Requiem, Scott Edwards, director

NATIONAL JURY AWARDS
Speed Dating, Meghann Artes, director
War Within the Walls, Courtney Marsh, director
The Answers, Michael Goode, director
Against Night, Stefan Kubicki, director
Through the Breaking Glass (A través del espejo), Iván Mena Tinoco, director

LOCAL JURY AWARDS
In the Clouds (En las nubes), Marcelo Mitnik, director
Election Night, Tessa Blake, director
The Emissary, Rudy Dobrev, director
Caring for the Recently Deceased, Henry Davies, director
The Other Side, Scott Brown, director
Sophie, Alex Lombard
Run Fast, Anna Musso, director
Scrabble, Cristian Sulser, director
Deep Dance, Marco Erbrich, director
The Looking Planet, Eric Anderson, director
Day One, Henry Hughes, director
Mara, Yi Zhong, director
Between Times, Ru Kuwahata & Max Porter, co-directors

OFFICIAL SELECTION SHORT FILMS
Best Man Wins, Stéphane Dumonceau
The Fly, Olly Williams
The Bridge Partner, Gabriel Olson
To Be Delivered, Pierre Amstutz Roch
Sophie, Alex Lombard
Bandito, Evan Kelman
The Red House, Jiaqi Lin
Blades of Grass, Jason Fernandes
Sabre Dance, Ilya Rozhkov
Life Sentences, Jesse Rosenberg
For Ofelia, Christopher Loanzon
Hollow Victory, Peter Haig
Mt. Molehill, Jesse Stewart
A Band of Thieves, Fidel Ruiz-Healy
The Decisive Moment, Roy Yu Sun
Ray’s Big Idea, Steve Harding-Hill
Luna & Lars, Anna Zlokovic
Master Hoa’s Requiem, Scott Edwards
Mr. Plastimime, Daniel Greaves
Migration, Fluorescent Hill
T.P., Bob Blevins
Empty Page, Siavash Khodaie
Tilley and the Moon, Jamie Brindle
Between Times, Ru Kuwahata
Soar, Alyce Tzue
Shelter, J. Daniel Hanna
Miracle Maker, Kate Marks
Route Canal, Joe Ferrera
Sidekick, Puja Maewal
Before the Bomb, Tannaz Hazemi
Antoine, Cyrus Neshvad
Grounded, Alexis Michalick
The Crossing, Nathalie Biancheri
Minutes, Jim Rothman
Strangers, Eric D. Howell
I Am Sami, Kae Bahar
The End of War, Bernard E. James
This Way Up, Jeremy Cloe
Parables of War, Nina Seavey
Showfolk, Ned McNeilage
The Way of Tea (Les fremissements du thé), Marc Fouchard
Speed Dating, Meghann Artes
War Within the Walls, Courtney Marsh
The Answers, Michael Goode
Against Night, Stefan Kubicki
Through the Breaking Glass (A través del espejo), Iván Mena Tinoco
In the Clouds (En las nubes), Marcelo Mitnik
Election Night, Tessa Blake
The Emissary, Rudy Dobrev
Caring for the Recently Deceased, Henry Davies
The Other Side, Scott Brown
Run Fast, Anna Musso
Scrabble, Cristian Sulser
Deep Dance, Marco Erbrich
The Looking Planet, Eric Anderson
Between Times, Ru Kuwahata & Max Porter 

To view a list of PAST years winning short films,  click here

Dates for the 2016 spring festival program will be --
46th Annual USA Film Festival, April 20-24, 2016 

 


 

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32nd Annual
KidFilm
® Festival
 
January 23 - 24, 2016

To view a PDF of the
2015 KidFilm scheduleclick here

 







UPCOMING AND RECENT 2015 MEMBER SCREENINGS
(Click on the "Membership" tab above to see sample screenings from past years.)
Monthly Preview Screenings are FREE to Festival Members.

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In AUGUST -- THE PROPHET and A WALK IN THE WOODS
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In SEPTEMBER -- MEET THE PATELS
In OCTOBER/NOVEMBER -- THE 33
In NOVEMBER -- KINGDOM OF SHADOWS

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In July -- MISTRESS AMERICA with Greta Gerwig in attendance!

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In July -- SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE -- Kids can have their picture taken with Shaun!

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In June -- INSIDE OUT with Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera in attendance!

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In April and May:

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In February and March:

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WEBSITE CONTENT -- Our website contains historical and basic information about the organization and programs.

Filmmakers can locate information on how to submit works.
Film Fans can locate information on how to join the Festival and attend our programs.
Sponsors can locate information on how to support our Outreach Programs and Public Events.

A note regarding how your donation funds are spent:  We do not oversupply time and money to website graphics, etc.  Instead, those resources are spent supporting filmmakers by bringing films and filmmakers together with our audiences to present multicultural programs every month, throughout the year.


Recent photos from monthly events and program information can also be found at our Facebook page www.facebook.com/usafilmfestival



Photos
on this site have been provided by photographers and friends Lisa Stewart, Kristina Bowman, Tres Smith, Joe Laird, J. Alan Hansley, Andy Hanson, Wyatt Yates, Sandy Marak, Luer Nguyen, Rebecca Hudson, Knowshi.com, Julio Cedillo, Andrew Epps, Kent Kirkley, Stephanie Hastings and the SMU archives.

Special thanks to Chris Stein for the use of his 1975 "selfie" of early Blondie.  The image also appears in Chris' great book of photographs "Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk," published in 2014.  Our thanks to archivist Barry Kramer.  That is Gary Valentine sporting the USAFF T-shirt.






Major Funding

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The USA Film Festival is supported, in part, by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, the
Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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