FIG SHORTS PROGRAM
5604 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA
"POPS" Directed by Graham High
Danny visits his estranged father to resolve their murky history, only to find his "Pops" a different man than he remembers.
POPS - Teaser from Graham High on Vimeo.
"GARDENIA" Directed by Caleb King
In the aftermath of a global crisis that has wiped out 95% of the population, Woman arrives to Los Angeles on the last leg of an arduous pilgrimage. Alone with her traumatized psyche, she must find the only destination left of importance: Happy’s Place. But the journey comes at a price - and when traversing the city streets, there are signs that a dark fate awaits her. Time is running out, but the life she once had drives her to the finish with no compromises.
Gardenia_IGClip.mp4 from hpifilmfest on Vimeo.
"NAVEL GAZERS" Directed by Kimmy Gatewood
In the inevitable future where everyone has a permanent curve in their spine from looking at their screens, one woman longs to break free of her screen and experience the world with her own eyes. After discovering an old chiropractic book from the past, her wish becomes a reality at a horrible cost.
"REPAIRMENT" Directed by Matthew Oquendo
A short documentary covering one week in LA during the controversial aftermath of George Floyd’s tragic death. REPAIRMENT is a time-capsule documentary showcasing daily life, protests, and perspectives from county locals and its visitors.
"SHELTER" Directed by Noah Harald
A widow trapped alone in her home under lockdown orders may not be alone. Shot by director husband and actress wife duo while under COVID lockdown in Los Angeles.
"EASTSIDE PUNKS EPISODE 3: STAINS" Directed by Jimmy Alvarado
For episode three of Eastside Punks, we turn our attention to East L.A.’s first, most notorious, punk band. Boyle Heights’ Stains were contemporaries, and friends, of Los Angeles first-wave bands Germs, X, Mau Maus, Screamers, and The Gears. Though they viewed themselves as apart from the more celebrated acts of East L.A.’s first punk wave, they were nonetheless the first; the band that members of The Brat, Thee Undertakers, and Los Illegals saw before those bands had gotten off the ground.
"LIVIN' FOR THE LIKES" Directed by Ko Massiah
When a middle aged Dad takes his son's phone away for the weekend he accidentally stumbles into the fast paced and addictive world of Zoomer social media and becomes an instant star.
"THE MONSTER OF THE DESERT" Directed by Adam Van Dyke
On Halloween night, a devastated woman with plans to end her life keeps being interrupted by some commotion outside. Pushed to the edge, she faces this disturbance head on, only to walk right into her worst nightmare.
"VOICES FROM THE VOID" Directed by Theo Burtis
Two shipwrecked astronauts fight over how to get rescued from an alien desert.
Followed by a Q&A.
Student Admission - MUST SHOW I.D.