JFFLA 2014 Submission films

7 films screening  on May 10th. 6:15pm-8:30pm at  New Beverly Cinema

with all submission screening and directors will appear in person.  *We do not send ticket. Please print out your receipt, and bring  at will call desk.

The Revenge
revenge
Story
On a girls-night-out, Lucy finds out that her fiance, Alex, cheated on her with another woman. When she goes to his house to confront him, she meets his neighbor, Cody, who offters to help her ‘even the score’.

Director: Minami Moriyama
Cinematography: Takanori Yano
Cast: Maggie Oldham
10mins

Where We Belong
wherewebelong
Story
Ashley grew up in a single parent household. She and her good friend, Jake, exchange text messages often throughout the day. Jake tells her the importantce of a male figure in her family, and Ashley seems agree. One day, she discorvers her mother’s secret.

Director: Marsa Horibe
Cinematography: Yuichi Shiotani
Cast: Stephanie Brant
11mins

Dynamic Venus
dynamicvenus
Story
The mysterious super heroine? “Dynamic Venus”.  She is a housewife, receives the violence of her husband every day, but her real nature was an alien.

Director: Kaichi Sato
Animation
Produced:  Profile-me films
22mins

Judith
judith
Story
This is a silent short film based on the Book of Judith from the Old Testament of the Bible. When Assyrian army tried to seize the city of Bethulia, all the men decide to surrender without a resistance to a cruel general, Holofernes, except a widow Judith.

Director: Takahisa Shiraishi
Cinematography: Max S. Pham
Cast: Christina Gulick, Neyssan Falahi
9mins

Grandpa
grandpa
Story
Harry grew up with a lot of attention and care from his grandfather, but he’s been taking advantage of that love. One day, Harry stole Grandpa’s money to buy a new gaming sysytem. Only when Grandpa becomes ill does he realize the terrible mistakes he has made.

Director: Hiroshi Fujisawa
Cinematography: Koji Ishida
Cast: Conner Davis
15mins

A Little Love in the Pastoral
littlelove
Story
A little crochet doll fell in love with a girl.But the girl he loves has a little secret.A heart warming story in a little town away from big cities.

Director: Yuichi Kondo
Cinematography: Yuichi Kondo
Cast: Fuyuna Asakura
17mins

Daybreak
daybreak
Story
It’s 2275 A.D. in Los Angeles. Claudia and David are two lone survivors of the world nuclear war. They have been living in a bunker completely shut off from outside world. Claudia doesn’t know the real meaning of her existence until one day, when they decide to leave their shelter.
Director: Shin Kawanishi
Cinematography: Hiroshi Fujisawa
Cast: Amber Lammon
11mins