GFF6
GUERRILLA FILM FEST
JULY 16, 2005
LISNER AUDITORIUM
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
WASHINGTON, DC

 
 
WINNERS!
 
  Best Picture: WASP
Best Actor:
Vincent Lecuyer (ALICE ET MOI)
Best Actress: Natalie Press (WASP)
Best Cinematography: Robbie Ryan (WASP)
Best Director:
Andrea Arnold (WASP)
Best Film Editing: John Harden (LA VIE D'UN CHIEN)
Best Music:
Lucio Menagon (LA VIE D'UN CHIEN)
Best Screenplay:
Micha Wald (ALICE ET MOI)
Best Sound: Chris Canning
(EVERYTHING IN THIS COUNTRY MUST)
Best Visual Effects
: EVERYTHING IN THIS COUNTRY MUST
 
 
 
PROGRAM ONE
 
 
  EVERYTHING IN THIS COUNTRY MUST
Director: Gary McKendry
UK / 2004 / 21

Northern Ireland, 1985. On a rainy night, a teenage girl must choose between British soldiers and her Catholic father.
   
 
Nominee, Best Live Action Short, Academy Awards 2005
Best Short Film, Almeria Film Festival 2004
Official Selection, Berlin Film Festival 2004
Grand Jury Prize, Seattle International Film Festival 2005

 
     
     
 

ALICE ET MOI
Director: Micha Wald
Belgium / 2004 / 19

 
  Simon must drive his old aunt Mala to the sea, in company of Lydia and Colette, two friends of Mala.  

 
 
Petit Rail d’Or, Cannes Film Fest 2004
Prix du Jury, Clermont-Ferrand Film Fest 2004
Official Selection, Telluride Film Festival 2004
 
         
         
  HOME GAME
Director: Martin Lund
Norway / 2004 / 10
     
 


A film about the hardest, most common fight of them all.




 
 
 


Best Comedy, Aspen Short Film Festival 2005
Jameson Audience Award for Best Short Film, Indielisboa, Portugal '05
Skóda Audience Award, International Short Film Festival Hamburg '05

 
         
         
  THE LAST FULL MEASURE
Director: Alexandra Kerry
USA / 2004 / 17

A nine-year-old girl faces reality through her imagination as she welcomes her father home from war.
 

 
 
Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival 2005
Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival 2005

 
     
     
  LE CHEVAL 2.1
Directors: Alex Kirkland and Stephen Scott-Hayward
UK / 2004 / 2 min

What do you do if all you want to be is a horse?
 
 
 
Winner, Depict! 2003
Winner, Super Shorts 2004
Best of UK Shorts, Leeds International Film Festival 2004

 
         
         
  WASP
Director: Andrea Arnold
UK / 2004 / 24

Zoe is 23 years old and is longing for some fun, when she runs into Dave, an old friend who has been away for several years...
 
 
 
Best Short, Stockholm Film Festival 2004
Best Short, Worldwide Internat'l Short Toronto Film Festival '04
Short Filmmaking Award, Sundance Film Festival 2005
Best Live Action Short, Academy Awards 2005
 
         
         
 
 
 
PROGRAM TWO
 
     
  AMONG THIEVES
Director: Oscar Daniels
USA / 2004 / 24

A young thief on the run holds an elderly woman hostage in her home. Their relationship evolves from antagonism to respect and ends in an unexpected gesture of friendship.
 
 
 
Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival 2005
Official Selection, CineVegas Film Festival 2005
 
         
         
  THE WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
Director: Shaun Higton
Norway / 2004 / 3

A romantic wedding anniversary dinner takes an unusual turn...
 
 
  Official Selection, Norwegian Short Film Festival Grimstad 2004
Official Selection, Nashville International Film Festival, 2005
 
     
     
  LA VIE D'UN CHIEN
Director: John Harden
USA / 2004 / 14

Paris, 1962. A scientist formulates a serum that transforms him into a dog. It's only when he changes back to a human that his unexpected troubles begin.
 
 
 
Official Selection, Rotterdam International Film Festival 2005
Special Jury Recogniton, Aspen Short Film Festival 2005
Best Short, Sonoma Valley International Film Festival 2005

 
         
         
  CASHBACK
Director: Sean Ellis
UK / 2004 / 18

Ben, an art college student in London, works the late-night shift at the local supermarket. What do he and his colleagues do to pass the long, endless hours of the night?
 
 
 
Best Short Film, Chicago International Film Festival 2004
Best Narrative Short, Tribeca Film Festival 2005

 
         
         
  DESCENT
Director: Jay Holben
USA / 2004 / 15

A a young woman finds herself trapped in an elevator.
 
 
 
Best Direction, Short Film, HD Fest 2004
Best Direction, Short Film, Cine-Macabre 2004
Official Selection, Los Angeles International Short Film Festival 2004

 
         
         
  GOODBYE, CRUEL WORLD
Director: Vito Rocco
UK / 2004 / 24 min

A shy young boy is forced to deal with the death of his best friend.
 
 
 
Best Film, BAFTA Awards London, England, 2004
Silver Dragon, Cracow Film Festival 2004
Best Direction, Capalbio Film Festival, Rome
2004