FILA Livestream Tests

Watch some GREAT films with Q&A’s to follow. We are testing the Livestream system before FILA 2020 starts on June 8 by showing you some of the best shorts we’ve had over the years.

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Livestream Test Schedule

Monday, May 11 at 7 PM PDT: The King In The Ring
Wednesday, May 27 at 10 AM PDT: Transmission
Saturday, May 30 at 7 PM PDT: STUCK
Monday, June 1 at 6 PM PDT: Chirp, Buzz & Other Sensations
Monday, June 1 at 7 PM PDT: This Modern Man Is Beat

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FILA 2020 Screening Schedule

We are excited to present the schedule for FILA 2020!

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FILA 2020 Schedule

Monday, June 8, 6 PM
Program 1 – Comedy Spotlight

How To Save A Marriage
Grief Vigilantes
First States

Monday, June 8, 7:30 PM
Program 2 – Authentic Spotlight

The Hostess
Fantasmas (Ghosts)

Monday, June 8, 9 PM
Program 3 – Music Video Spotlight

Nice Shoes
Near Dark Radio

Tuesday, June 9, 6 PM
Program 4 – Documentary Spotlight

Comfort Farms

Tuesday, June 9, 7:30 PM
Program 5 – Cinematic Spotlight

Passenger Man
The Bus to Birra Birra

Tuesday, June 9, 9 PM
Program 6 – Documentary Spotlight


Wednesday, June 10, 6 PM
Program 7 – Intensity Spotlight

Far Gone
The Squirrels in the Attic

Wednesday, June 10, 7:30 PM
Program 8 – Boldness Spotlight

Kiko’s Saints

Wednesday, June 10, 8:30 PM
Program 9 – Zen Spotlight

Desire Lines

Thursday, June 11, 6 PM
Program 10 – Immediacy Spotlight


Thursday, June 11, 8:30 PM
Program 11- Hollywood Spotlight


Monday, June 15, 6 PM
FILA Screenplay Awards

Monday, June 15, 7 PM
Program 12 – Honesty Spotlight

LA Break up

Monday, June 15, 8:30 PM
Program 13 – Satire Spotlight

Granny Knows Best
Artísta Obscura

Tuesday, June 16, 6 PM
Program 14 – Retro Spotlight

American SciFi

Tuesday, June 16, 8 PM
Program 15 – Breakthrough Spotlight

Three Roads

Wednesday, June 17, 6 PM
Program 16 – Originality Spotlight

Kids Don’t Die
Kama’āina (Child of the Land)

Wednesday, June 17, 7 PM
Program 17 – Eclectic Spotlight

To the Moon and Back

Wednesday, June 17, 8 PM
Program 18 – Virtuoso Spotlight


Thursday, June 18, 6 PM
Program 19 – Inventive Spotlight

Village of the Gramned
The World Inside

Thursday, June 18, 7:30 PM
Program 20 – Innovative Spotligh
Cold Hard Blood

Thursday, June 18, 8:30 PM
Program 21 – Uproarious Spotlight

Life’s A Bitch And Then One Kills You

Official Selections Not Streaming
His Mother
Joseph turns 42 (Or the Inconsistency of Wonders)
Sofa Queen
Starting at Zero: Reimagining Education in America

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2020 Official Selection: Narrative Short Film – Drama

On a road trip with her best friend, Valentina is finally given the space and support necessary to process the grief and guilt she carries in association to her boyfriend’s suicide.

Director(s): Marielle Boland
Writer(s): Marielle Boland
Producer(s): Bailey Olmstead and Joshua Rowen-Keren
Starring: Jasmine Flores and Emily Schlachter

Best friends on a road trip through grief.

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Desire Lines

2020 Official Selection: Narrative Feature Film

A conflicted adult film actress attends a meditation group and mixes with an offbeat clientele and their troubled guru.

Director(s): Patrick Connolly
Writer(s): Patrick Connolly & Nigel Lysaght
Producer(s): Camille Raquel & Patrick Connolly
Starring: Camille Calvin, Nigel Lysaght, Dwight Huntsman, Jonathan Dylan King, Teagan Morin, Jamie Ohlsen

And your mind will wander…you will get lost…

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Kiko’s Saints

2020 Official Selection: Narrative Short Film – Experimental/Arthouse

Kiko, a Japanese illustrator on assignment in France, gets suddenly overwhelmed by a strange inspiration, while she realizes she’s been spying on a gay couple on the beach next to the chapel where she’s working. Obsessed by such a vision, she will spy on those men and draw them secretly. This will slowly push her towards an encounter that will change her life and breaks her social rules.

Director(s): Marmier Manuel
Writer(s): Marmier Manuel
Producer(s): G.R.E.C.
Starring: Lika Minamoto, Kengo Saïto, François Burgun, Arthur Gillet, Riohey Tabura

Kiko drawing a lost church in the dunes

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