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Film Block Screenings for 2022

We are proud to screen great pieces of work from talented creators across a variety of genres, project types, and experience levels.  Each has its own unique style and story tell.

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  • Thursday opening night at San Felipe De Austin Historic Site (5400-5798 Tres Palacios St, Sealy, TX 77474) between 6 pm & 9 pm

  • Friday at the Liedertafel Hall (116 Lux Rd, Sealy, TX 77474) between10:30 am and 7:00 pm.

  • Saturday at the Liedertafel Hall (116 Lux Rd, Sealy. TX 77474) between 8:00 am and 7:00 pm

 POV Film Block | Friday April 29th 11:00 am
(age rating 13+)

This selection of films shows you the world from a different perspective. Each with a unique style and story to tell.

Director - Brandon Brumfield | Houston Tx | Runtime 9:47 | Three days after the death of the Viking king, his two sons fight for the crown.

Director - Hilary Gaber | Houston Tx | Runtime 3:49 | What really makes you light up? A woman discovers the difference between illusion and reality in this light comedy short.

Director - Rafael Elorza | Houston Tx | Runtime 7:00 | Thriller, Mystery | After months of grieving his missing wife Evelynn, Adam attempts to rebuild his life -- until one day he sees her walking down the street.

Director - Liam Keshishian | Student - Montana State University | Runtime 11:29 | Animation | Having put away her dreams of a career in character design, Anya is resigned to teaching high school art. As the possibility of tenure approaches, Anya receives an email inquiring about the possibility of her working on an animated film and she finds herself conflicted about entertaining the offer. Anya tells her husband, Gregg, the news,  but receives a mixed response that does nothing to ease her uncertainty. As Anya is going through her old artwork to put it away once and for all, some of her favorite characters lift off the page and decide to take matters into their own hands.

Director - Alex Nabors | Student & First time film maker, Houston Tx | Runtime 1:00 | Experimental | An experimental microfilm that explores the struggle a teenage girl has dealing with a complicated relationship between food and body image.

Conjured My Mom for Her B-day!

Director - Sung Shin | First time film maker, South Pasadena Ca | Runtime 6:34 | Angela, an Asian American dance youtuber who makes up dance routines based on her adventures does her craziest stunt yet. She uses a medium to conjure her mom for her B-day. Angela must deal with her past trauma in order to save her mom from purgatory.

Charity Ann - an Artist Profile

Director - Brooks Cruzen | Houston Tx | Runtime 4:50 | Documentary | Singer/Songwriter - Charity Ann tells us her background, struggles, and aspirations of being a woman in the music industry.

Misplaced

Director - Maede Jenab | Student - University of Lyon France, from Iran | Runtime 11:06 | Animated, Experimental, Documentary | It is beginning of first lockdown in France. She is an Iranian student there and very happy about this unplanned vacation. but things turn differently...

Summer Days

Director - Ava Nicole Wilson | Student - Westlake Highschool | Runtime 2:30 | Music Video

Life Behind Bars

Director - Brian Frye | Houston Tx | Runtime 3:58 | Music Video | Chad Cooke Band is based out of Houston, TX. Some of the video was shot in East Bernard and the outskirts of Katy and Houston.

The Last Bounty

Director - David Black | Houston Tx | Runtime 8:12 | A man and his horse figuring out how to get away from life. A 48-hour film festival submission from the Blueprint Team. This project was written, shot and edited, and submitted within 48 hours.

Director - Lily Stewart & Monty O'Brian | Student - Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts | Runtime 6:56 | Drama

 The Good Hearts Club Feature Block | Friday April 29th 1:10 pm 
(age rating 13+)

Director - William F. Reed | First time film maker - Austin Tx | Runtime 1:41:24 | A loner by trade, Matt begins begins his first day at Escape Room Austin, a local mom and pop that’s in danger of being bought out by the Corporate Escape Room next door. Home to a tight-knit group of misfits, weirdos and gamers, this tenacious and hearty group hatch a plan to save Escape Room Austin from a corporate demise. Will they succeed in the face of adversity and extreme downfalls, or will they flounder and lose everything?

 Ranch Water Feature Block | Friday April 29th 3:45 pm 
(age rating 13+)

Director - Sophie Miller | First time film maker - Austin Tx | Runtime 1:20:00 | The Sterling sisters and their once close-knit group of friends reunite for a weekend at the family ranch in small town Texas before it's sold. Long simmering conflicts come to a head as they confront the uncertainty of their lives without the connection of home to bind each other.

Acid Test | Friday April 29th 8:35 pm 
(age rating 13+)

Director - Jennifer Waldo | Houston Tx | Runtime 1:44:00 | Special Screening | Acid Test is a coming-of-age rebellion story fueled by Riot Grrrl music, a dysfunctional family, and LSD. Set in 1992 and based on true events that follow a Latina teen's tumble through self-discovery into adulthood.

Conception Feature Block | Friday April 29th 6:00 pm 
(age rating 13+)

Director - Tarun Verma | Richmond Tx | Runtime 1:44:00 | Vic and Ami are living the quintessential perfect married life. Living in the city, working high powered jobs, but their world turns upside down when they attempt to start a family and can't get pregnant and have to resort to IVF to have a baby. The journey of IVF tests their marriage and begs the question... how far will you go to have a baby?

Family-Friendly Feature Block | The Adams Family 2
Saturday April 30th 8:30 am (rating "g")

TBD - We will announce shortly

Lars the Emo Kid | Saturday April 30th 10:30 am
(age rating 13+)

Director - Joe Grisaffi | Houston Tx | Runtime 1:39:31 | Special Screening | Lars Hyde is depressed. He’s lost his best friend, he’s being bullied at school, his parents are divorcing… He is ready to give up. It takes a group of misfits to show him what real friendship is. Follow Lars as he tries to find his place in this dark, funny and ultimately uplifting teen coming of age tale.

John Waters Film Block | Saturday April 30th 12:50 pm 
(age rating 18+)

With affectionate compliments to Divine and Edie the Egg Lady, we make no excuses or apologies for the thoroughly adult, scatological, and potentially offensive topics covered in these films.  Enter at your own risk and enjoy!

Man on the Moon

Director - Sean Conway & Oliver Jackson | First time film maker - Australia | Runtime 7:21 | Sci-fi Comedy | Patrolling Earth from the moon is the cushiest job an Alien can get, but when an incident turns Earth’s timeline on its head. All they can do now is watch and hope they don’t get fired!

James Moore: Fantastic Man

Director - Radomir Jordanovic | Los Angeles Ca | Runtime 2:58 | Comedy | James Moore, the most hardcore and amazing crime fighter of all time, has just taken on yet another group of bad guys and is looking for some rest and relaxation.

One Champion

Director - Zachary Madson & John Mark Triplett | Tualatin Or | Runtime 4:23 | Jock-Rock Parody Music Video 

Smile

Director - Zachary Madson | Tualatin Or | Runtime 1:52 | Animation | Emoji-masked killers terrorize a group of movie-goers at the local theater.

Director - David Davis | Austin Tx | Runtime 2:50 | Sci-fi | Two cats hold the key to Earth's survival.

Director - Zachary Madson | Tualatin Or | Runtime 21:35 | Animation, Short, Television | Angie and her team of misfits at Broken Skis Brewery work to cover their tracks after accidentally killing an intruder.

Music for Waxing

Director - Giulia Giannola | Italy | Runtime 2:14 | Experimental, Music Video | Femininity, beauty, sweetness, the difficulty of being a woman, with a little irony. The dancers perform their beauty ritual with waxing to the rhythm of tango.

Director - Robert Neilson | Seabrook Tx | Runtime 12:45 | Comedy | Joe realizes that his rental of Steven Seagal's above the law is overdue by 10,592 days.

Horror & Suspense Film Block | Saturday April 30th 2:45 pm
(age rating 13+)

Do you like dark and mysterious things that go bump in the night?  This block is for you!  And bring someone to hold your hand.  

The Cabin

Director - Joe Grisaffi | Houston Tx | Runtime 10:37 | While playing a flirtatious game of ‘Catch Me If You Can’, Jason follows Lucy onto an abandoned horse ranch. Though Jason worries about trespassing, he’s far too taken with Lucy to restrain himself. She leads him into an empty stable, where they discover stacks of pagan books and its quickly clear that someone lives there. Lucy finds the seclusion of the stable perfect for consummating their relationship, and ignores Jason’s instinct to leave. They give into their desires, but soon are interrupted but the stable’s owner - an ancient Witch, whose flesh rots from age and infection. She’s horrified at the young couple’s contempt, and demands they pay a heavy toll for their crime of passion

The Lioness Club

Director - Chelsea Aldrich | Houston Tx | Runtime 27:08 | Comedy | They dreamed of a perfect community. A place where they're children would be safe from harm. They had a plan and they intended to execute it. When the neighborhood welcoming committee invites their newest neighbor over for a slice of pie, we soon realize they're intentions are far from neighborly. THE LIONESS CLUB is a dark comedy about four suburban housewives who will do anything to protect their young. As the blood pools we soon find they share more than cherry pie recipes! 'Desperate Housewives' meets 'Pulp Fiction' in this twisted comedy. When the justice system fails, these mothers rip off their aprons, extend their claws, and take out the trash!

Hunter's Cabin

Director - N'cee van Heerden | Canada | Runtime 14:58 | JA young father withdraws to a remote cabin to face his curse alone, but he's not the only one with a dark past in the woods tonight.

Director - Brandon L. Pennick | Cedar Park Tx | Runtime 18:12 | Newly retired costume designer, Helen Rowan moves into a small farmhouse in the Massachusetts countryside; all is quiet until a string of paranormal events prompts Helen to research the home’s history. Connecting the dots between her research and two vivid nightmares, Helen discovers the fifty-three-year-old remains of a previous tenant. 

Director - J. William Boothman II | Round Rock Tx | Runtime 28:20 | When a skeptical motel manager skips the Halloween parties for a quiet night at work, four amateur paranormal investigators arrive with a story too bizarre not to believe. Join Alex and the Ghost Trippers as they set off to find the ultimate proof of paranormal existence.

Rich Kids | Saturday April 30th 7:45 pm

Director - Laura Somers | Houston Tx | Runtime 1:36:00 | Special Screening | A group of troubled teens from a low-income community break into "Los Ricos", the local mansion with a border fence, and spend the day pretending to be rich in order to forget their difficult lives.

Mystery Spot | Saturday April 30th 5:00 pm 
(age rating 13+)

Director - Mel House | Houston Tx | Runtime 1:50:00 | A number of lost souls find refuge in a small motel in the middle of nowhere, its only distinguishing characteristic being the ruins of an old Mystery Spot—a long-dead roadside attraction with strange metaphysical powers. Nathan [Skipper] and Rachel [Wilcox] find solace in one another, both attempting to escape dark pasts that seem to be using the Mystery Spot to go from being painful shadows of their lives to very real entities of the present. Everyone at the Mystery Spot will be affected by its unique properties, but only some will survive its reality-shattering implications.

Rich Kids | Saturday April 30th 7:45 pm 
(age rating 13+)

Director - Laura Somers | Houston Tx | Runtime 1:36:00 | Special Screening | A group of troubled teens from a low-income community break into "Los Ricos", the local mansion with a border fence, and spend the day pretending to be rich in order to forget their difficult lives.