|8:10 pm Conversations with Dog
dir. Chi Chi Zhang/ Prod: Linda Thornberg-- Hollywood, Florida
A heartwarming relationship between a boy and his new dog. This was the winner of the 2nd annual Collaboration Film Contest in Miami in which a team of six people must make a film under $500 on the same subject/theme: this year's theme was "A Common Bond".
Dir. Paul Sullivan
Written by Rob Paravonian
Chris O'Connell is onscreen, a very suave and sexy rock star. The process to make him look so cool, however, is anything but automatic.
Paul Sullivan is New York based stand up comedian and filmmaker.
Rob Paravonian is a touring comedian and musician and is frequently
featured on "The Dr. Demento Show".
10:05 In Memory of Laura 17:30 minutes
|3:30 pm Laughing
Boy 83 minutes
Dir: Brazil J. Grisaffi, Houston Texas
Cody McKenzie thinks nobody has parties anymore. Maybe they do, but he just isn't invited to them. Director Joe Grisaffi has been working in the film industry in Texas since graduating from the University of Houston in 1993. "Laughing Boy" marks
his feature length directorial debut.
dir. M. Frank, Coogee, Australia
A girl is awakened to find herself in a deserted hospital. She wanders the corridors and makes a shocking discovery. ( This film is told in one continuous shot without cuts and designed by a special technique to create the illusion of "another dimension".)
Dir: Joseph Tartaglia, DroneHead Productions
1158 S. 9th Street
Phila. PA 19147 (215) 551 1961
Anthony lives in a South Philadelphia. He is a good kid who likes to draw and wants to pursue a career in art. But his father wants him to work for Nicky Nuts, the head of the local mafia.
1998 New York International Film Festival's "audience choice award "
1999 Atlantic City Film Festival's "Director's Award"
Official selection at the 2000 New York Lower East Side Film Festival
2000 West Palm Beach FLO Film Festival "Best Drama Award"
(graphic adult situations, adult language)
|8:35 pm Sergi
dir. Paul Sullivan/ written by Dan Cronin-- New York, New York
Sergi tells the story of an unusual nonconformist from an indeterminate European country who feels most comfortable releasing balloons in Central Park and shielding us from who he really is. Paul Sullivan is New York based stand up comedian and filmmaker. Dan Cronin is a stand-up comedian who has been featured on NBC's Late
Night with Conan O'Brien
|10:30 The Great Hunger- The Life and Songs of Shane
dir: Mike Connelly, London, England
A BBC produced documentary on the former lead singer of the international recording group, the Pogues. Through stock footage and interviews and performances by notable celebrities like Bono of U2, Sinead O'Connor, Christy Moore, and others, a portrait is painted of the most influential balladeer of modern Irish music and his potential self-destruction.
Uncle Sidney 40 minutes
Dir: Timothy Dee, Asst Professor University of Louisiana, Lafayette. Lust and a burning cross dominate this film about young lovers who cross racial barriers in a small 1950's Texas town. Starring Hollywood favorite,
John Ashton, in the role of the highly independent and slightly profane, Uncle Sidney.
|8:45 pm Head Trip
Dir. Patrick Cox, Oviedo, Florida
Two young adults meet and fail at dating because of their friends' disapproval. The Florida night spots, the georgeous models, and the dangers of the illegal drug scene complicate this exciting take on superficiality. This is Patrick's 5th feature film and he has made several short fims.
(nudity, adult situations, adult language)
|8:15 pm Puta
De Oros (The Golden Whore)
Dir: Miquel Crespi, Barcelona, Spain
Adrian makes a living by renting himself out to social events. He cries at funerals, tells jokes at parties, and applauds opening nights at the theater. Suddenly his life changes and he becomes an overnight celebrity.
Fascinated by fame, he soon learns that the people who praise him are being paid to fake their feelings and he is the victim of the hypocrisy by which he once earned his living.
(nudity, adult situations )
|3:20 pm Indigo
Wisemen 9:22 minutes
dir. Paul Sullivan--New York City, New York
The Indigo Wisemen follows the rise, glory, and fall of four a capella
Christmas carolers in New York City. The film marks a unique improvisation collaboration between four rising New York based stand up comedians (Chris DeLuca, Dan Cronin, Julius Sharpe, and Christian Finnegan) and comedian/filmmaker Paul Sullivan.
Paul Sullivan, the director of The Indigo Wisemen, Sergi and Chris
O'Connell - YEAH, is a New York based stand up comedian and videomaker. A graduate of New York University's film and television department, Paul's videos are a staple in the New York alternative comedy scene as well as festivals on both coasts. His videos for the show "Hi I'm Brittany and I'm Rotting" were shown in New York for a 4 month run in 1999 and at the HBO Workspace in Los Angeles. "Chris O'Connell-YEAH" was featured in the show Rock Monologues at the NBC Performance Space in New York. As a s stand up comedian, Paul has performed in New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco Washington DC, and up and down the East Coast from Erie PA to Tuscaloosa AL. He was featured in Boston as a member of the Comedy Central Laugh Riots stand up showcase. Paul is a voice on the Oxygen Media TV animated show "Breakup Girl" and hosts an internet baseball show "The Lineup" on MaxBaseball.com. Look for a spotlight on Paul to be featured on ComedyCentral.com.