september, 2021

thu23sep7:15 pmthu9:15 pmShort Films from the 2021 Boulder International Film Festival7:15 pm - 9:15 pm MT Longmont Museum and Cultural Center, 400 Quail Rd, Longmont, CO 80501Country:USA

Event Details

Always a crowd pleaser, join us for the first of three evenings dedicated to short films by filmmakers from across the globe as selected for inclusion in this year’s Boulder International Film Festival.

“My Father the Mover”
South Africa, Short Documentary, 2020, 13 min Subtitled
African electronic Gqom beats motivate kids in the township of Khayelitsha, South Africa to jive through their hardship and find their superpowers. Featuring Stoan “MOVE” Galela and Alatha Galela. Directed by Julia Jansch

“The Present”
Palestine, Short Film, 2019, 24 min Subtitled
2021 Academy Award Nominee and winner of many awards around the globe
On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads, and checkpoints, how easy is it to go shopping? Directed by Farah Nabulski

“The Letter Room”
USA, Short Film, 2020, 33 min
2021 Academy Award Winner for Best Live Action Short Film
At last, Richard, a solitary and compassionate corrections officer, has been promoted to Director of Prisoner Communications. As Richard learns about scanning all the incoming and outgoing correspondence of the inmates, his life becomes more interesting when he gets involved in the private life of a death row inmate. Now, Richard feels compelled to take action. Directed by Elvira Lind

“Old Dog”
Canada, Short Animation, 2020, 3 min
After losing his best friend, an elderly pug named Henry must depend on his owner for help in this tender ode to aging. Directed by Ann Marie Fleming


(Thursday) 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm MT


Longmont Museum and Cultural Center

400 Quail Rd, Longmont, CO 80501