Category: Premiere

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 Road Home by Rahul Gandotra

Short Narrative / 21:00 Film (35mm) / English, Hindi / United Kingdom, India / 2010 / San Diego

Pico grapples with his identity as he escapes from his boarding school in search of the road back home to England. A student-Oscars nominee.

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The Love Song of Iskra Prufrock by Lucy Gaffy

Short Narrative / 16:00 / Digital HD / English, Croatian / Australia / 2010 / San Diego

In an effort to recover from her violent past, Iskra has made her life one of ritual. That is, until she meets Leo…

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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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The Invigilator by Manesh Nesaratnam

Short Narrative / 11.54 / Digital HD  / Malay / Malaysia / 2009  / United States

An idealistic woman trainee decides to quit teaching. But a senior male teacher attempts to convince her otherwise.

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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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Straight Ahead by Michael Devid

Music Video / 04:00 / Digital HD / English / The Netherlands / 2010  / World

A rap music video about being a young Baha’i and everything that surrounds the life of such a person.

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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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Roca Bon: Searching the Sublime by Karlos Alastruey

Documentary / 30:00 / Digital SD  / Spanish / Spain / 2008 / San Diego

Sara, an art student, is keen and begins research on New York’s Abstract Expressionism, and more specifically on Mark Tobey’s work.

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River to Reef  by Robert Flanagan

Documentary / 23:42 / Digital SD  / English / Belize / 2010 / World

The film explores the connection between rivers and reefs and how humans are also part of nature and this amazing water cycle.

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