Category: United States

The Butterfly Circus by Joshua Weige

Short /  20:00 /  Film  /  United States / 2009 / San Diego Premiere

At the height of the Great Depression, the showman of a renowned circus leads his troupe through the devastated American landscape.

Writer & producer: Rebekah Weigel

  • Eduardo Verástegui …Mr. Mendez
  • Nick Vujicic …Will
  • Doug Jones …Otto
  • Matt Allmen …George
  • Connor Rosen …Sammy
  • Lexi Pearl …Anna
  • Bob Yerkes …Poppy
  • Mark Atteberry …Mr. Haley – Ringleader
  • Kirk Bovill …Jimmy – Painted Man

Laredo, Texas by Topaz Adizes

Short /  11:00  / SD /  United States / 2010/  San Diego Premiere

Sam trains Juan for his first day at his new job—fixing pay phones in the border town of Laredo, Texas. However, tensions boil when Sam suspects that Juan is an undocumented worker.

Where There is Love by Jarome Matthew

Music Video / 4:03 / Digital SD / English / Canada, China /  2010 / International

A song by Elika Mahony on love and marriage.

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To Comfort You by Marc Saltarelli

Short Narrative / 15:00 / Digital HD / English  / USA / 2009  / San Diego

A daily phone call between a mother and her HIV-positive daughter proves that the hardest part of loving someone is letting go.

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The Secret Friend by Flavio Alves

Short Narrative / 15:28 / Film (35mm) / English /  USA / 2010  / San Diego

A reclusive, elderly widow lives in quiet desperation until she begins receiving daily calls from a silent stranger.

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The Last Conversation by Amelia Zandi

Short Narrative / 06:00 / Digital HD / English / United States / 2010 / World

A mother visits a young girl in prison for the last time the day before she is to be executed.

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Hands of the Cause of God by Fred Badiyan

Documentary /  43 minutes / Betacam SP / English  / USA  / Pre-2008

A four-volume documentary introducing and exploring the life and station of a historical group of appointed individual Baha’is.

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Shoghi Effendi, Guardian of the Faith by Fred Badiyan

Documentary /  43:00 /  Betacam SP /  United States / Pre-2008 / United States Premiere

Amatu’l-Baha Ruhiyyih Khanum recounts the life of the Beloved Guardian, Shoghi Effendi, from his birth to his passing.

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Feeling  by  Ali Orakzai

Animation / 3:05: / USA / 2010  / International /

The story of a mother bird and her feelings and emotions for her little children.

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Faith in Common (Muhammad Jesus) by Andrew Newell

Short Narrative /  29: 00 /  Digital HD /  English / USA /  2010/  World

Agnes, a dedicated Christian’s ‘good neighborliness’ is tested to capacity when a Muslim family moves next door.  What in Common?

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