S1 E10: One More, Becoming Lucy & Holly’s Girl

Coming of Age… Coming to Grips… these three films bring you life-moments told with honesty and courage.

ONE MORE (7:32) Moving into college is a big step for both a single mother and her only child.

BECOMING LUCY (13:44) Lucy, 15, blames her mother for her father leaving them.

HOLLY’S GIRL (8:42) The story of the other being who takes control over our lives and breaks us down until we feel worthless.

Click here to listen to an interview with Nate Hapke, writer/director of One More.

Writer/director Luisa Novo is sitting down for a DIF interview as soon as she returns from Brazil.

Click here to listen to an interview with Paulina Lagudi, writer/director of Holly’s Girl.

Source: Discover Film

S1 E9: Fiebre en la Disco & The Kidnapping of a Fish

From a wild ride in a spaceship’s discotheque to a wild ride in a torture chamber, the two films that make up this episode are smart, fun and original.

FIEBRE IN LA DISCO (5:46) During a Cosmic Disco contest, abducted Disco girls compete on an alien Disco ship.

THE KIDNAPPING OF A FISH (25:50) A mild mannered guy is forced to consider his girlfriend is the reason for his unexpected situation.

Click here to listen to an interview with Jean-Marie Marbach, creator of Fiebre En La Disco.

The DIF interview with writer/director Philip Ramos is coming soon!

Source: Discover Film

S1 E8: L’oiseau qui danse, The Past Inside the Present & A Meditation

These three films bring a variety of stunning visuals, original narratives, and even brilliant allegories to the filmmaking table.  This is what indie filmmaking is about — bringing audience the kind of work that Hollywood wouldn’t touch.

L’OISEAU QUI DANSE (2:19) An origami bird’s journey through a field of light.

THE PAST INSIDE THE PRESENT (12:13) A couple attempts to renew their dying relationship by plugging directly into recordings of their memories.

A MEDITATION (15:47) A lonely middle-aged guy meditates, sleeps and sells things on Craigslist, then someone comes to buy a DVR and ends up staying for much more.

Click here to listen to an interview with Jean-Marie Marbach, creator of L’oiseau qui danse.

Click here to listen to an interview with James Siewert, the writer/director of The Past Inside The Present.

Click here to listen to an interview with Joe Petricca, writer/director of A Meditation.

Source: Discover Film

S1 E7: Tirachinas & The Blogger

These two remarkably original short films come from cinematic auteurs who bring you unique, compelling stories.

TIRACHINAS (15:00) It’s 4th of July in rural Western America. A rock fired by Valery’s slingshot unfolds an avalanche of emotions.

THE BLOGGER (13:00) Blinded by selfies, Marcus doesn’t understand that his guests only came to take advantage of him – everyone, that is, except Didier.

Click here to listen to an interview with Lorenzo Sterzi, writer/director of The Blogger.

Oh no…  Pedro Patricio did a DIF interview last year and then it was lost in a hard drive crash.  Don’t worry, we will record a new one soon!

Source: Discover Film

S1 E6: See Yourself Out & Above Jewels

Two very different life & death situations play out in these two short films, but both contain the sharpest of writing and the greatest of performances.

SEE YOURSELF OUT (22:51) When unforeseen circumstances throw Wallace and Reggie into each other’s orbit, they discover that they share an unhealthy common ground.

ABOVE JEWELS (8:46) Two dysfunctional sisters attempt to bury the body of a cheating husband before being discovered by a Good Samaritan passing by.

Click here to listen to an interview with Kevin Nielsen, writer/director of See Yourself Out.

Click here to listen to an interview with Ashley Erin Campbell & Holland Olmstead, the filmmaking team behind Above Jewels.

Source: Discover Film