BEST of RIFF SHORTS FEST
Are the kids all right?
raising resilient children in cinema

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with support from

 

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• panel discussion with filmmakers and film critic, joe meyers on the history and language of youth in cinema, moderated by
Lisa Cambridge-mitchell

• emerging filmmaker award
• after party!

FILM LINEUP:
 

Girls Don't Cry (Wolf) by John Chigas, Anna Eva Kotyza - USA RIFF 2016

 

The Other Side by Griselda San Martin - Spain - RIFF 2017

 

Koreatown Ghost Story by Minsun Park & Teddy Tenenbaum - USA - RIFF 2021

 

Make It Easy - by Ridgefield native, Ellie Gravitte - USA - RIFF 2021 Emerging Filmmaker Award

 

Garden Party  by Florian Babikian, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Caire, Théophile Dufresne, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro - France - RIFF 2018 - Academy Award Nominee for Best Animated Short 2019

 

The Opposites Game by Anna Samo, Lisa LaBracio RIFF 2020

 

Maradona's Legs Narrative by Firas Khoury - Germany/Palestine RIFF 2020

 

How To Fall In Love in a Pandemic by Michael-David McKernan - Ireland - RIFF 2020

 

Nothing Is Going to Change  by Ridgefield Resident, Nicholas Burns - USA - RIFF 2022

Meet Nicholas Burns our 2022 Emerging Filmmaker Award Winner

Nick is a resident of Ridgefield, CT and was born in Stuttgart, Germany. He received his BA in Film Production from Emerson College.

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