NOTE: While every effort will be made to stick to the following schedule, times and order, this is subject to change without notice.  

FRIDAY
 

Doors Open 6:30 p.m., Film starts at 7 p.m.

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

Screening followed by a Q&A with cast and crew

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland in Moorpark and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature.


Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature's conflicts, the Chester’s unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for living that exists far beyond their farm, its seasons, and our wildest imagination.

Featuring breathtaking cinematography, captivating animals, and an urgent message to heed Mother Nature’s call, THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM provides us all a vital blueprint for better living and a healthier planet.

Lucky FoolS After Party

Continue the fun only a couple doors down from the theater at Lucky Fools for an informal after party.

SATURDAY

Doors open 10 a.m., Films start at 10:15 a.m.

 

Music Videos

Blu & Exile - "True & Livin'"

Submitted by Matthew Henkes

Nina Shallman "The Moon Can Stay"

Submitted by Mike Schneier

Heavy Things "Missing Out"

Submitted by Zach Frankart

Documentary Shorts

Films start at approximately 10:45 a.m.

Becoming a Warrior

Submitted by Ted Distel

"Climbing is a conduit to focus, to challenge and, to give back..."

Pro Climber, Molly Mitchell gives us a window into her life, her struggles, inspirations and what drives her to climb hard. Watch, as she takes on her latest project: Gild the Lily, 5.14a

Hoan Alone:
Personal Stories from the Bridge

Submitted by Aaron Johnson

Milwaukee’s Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge is the crown over Summerfest and has become one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. But it’s also a popular site for suicides. This animated documentary explores the issues of the bridge and suicide through three intimate interviews. Follow animator, Aaron Johnson, as he shares the stories of Dave, John, and Mary.

How To Be A PJ

Submitted by Ralph Lucchese

A program designed to prepare the minds and bodies of prospective trainees and instill the virtues necessary to get selected, Air Force Pararescueman Brian Silva brings his passed experiences and knowledge of Pararescue and takes us through a two day training program.

Why We Ride to The Quail

Submitted by Bryan Carroll

Why We Ride to The Quail is a short about our annual charity ride thats sole purpose is to raise funds and awareness for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. People from all as far a way as India come and join us for this epic and spiritual adventure.

Bridwell's Last Interview

Submitted by Ted Distel

Jim had an appointment for dialysis treatment in 30 minutes so we had little time. With no planning or prep, we hastily set up cameras in Jim's back yard and I (John Long) started asking him questions. Jim immediately went to questionably the most controversial event in climbing history: Cesare Maestri's purported 1970 ascent of the Compressor Route on Cerro Torre, in Patagonia. The day following this interview, Jim, critically ill from Hepatitis C, dropped into a coma. And one of the seminal figures in modern adventure sports passed away soon thereafter.

A Place to Call Home

Submitted by Ryan Sadaghiani

A documentary tackling California's Housing Crisis.

Feature Film

Film start at approximately 12:30 p.m.

D-Railed

Submitted by Suzanne DeLaurentiis

A woman boards a train that derails into a lake in the middle of the night. She, along with other surviving passengers find themselves trapped within the sinking wreckage. They discover what lies beneath the surface is far more terrifying as they fight to stay alive against a deadly predator determined to kill them one by one.

VIP After Party

2-4 p.m. -

This event will take place at 61 High Street, Moorpark, CA 93021.  This is directly next door to the High Street Arts Center.  You must be 21 years old or older to attend this event.  Your first drink is included with your party ticket.

SUNDAY

Doors open 10 a.m., Films start at 10:15 a.m.

 

Student Short Films

Breaking Bread

Submitted by Rose Saban

A young girl has to make a decision between her past and her future.

Butter Cup

Submitted by Rathin Rao

REESE, a timid high school graduate, gathers the courage to confess his feelings for his best friend’s intimidating sister MANDY, but, MILES, his best friend, gets in the way.

Tina’s Story

Submitted by Sophie Zawadzki

Kidnapped from her parents home on Christmas Eve, 14-year-old Tina endures the war and tells her story at age 95, nearly 81 years later, from her Hospice bed.

Narrative Shorts Vol. 1

Films start at approximately 10:45 a.m.

GetMeThere

Submitted by Brittany Nisco

Chris and Melissa are struggling in their relationship, thinking that a vacation will save them. Chris takes up an unconventional second job, which has him working nights and weekends. With his helmet secured and snacks packed, Chris rides off to safely bring another person to their destination, all on the handle bar of his bicycle.

In This Town

Submitted by Christopher Smith

A coming of age story that follows Yazdan, a young black teen, as he adjusts to moving to a small predominantly white town.

The Goodwill Effect

Submitted by Nick Wayne

Jeffrey, a former motocross racer that was left paralyzed from a crash seven years ago has become a shell of himself. He is starting to look for a way out, while fighting depression. "You never know what someone is going through"

Red Watch

Submitted by Cindy Wathen-Kennedy

A spoken word short film.

Gringa

Submitted by Lana Link

This bilingual short follows an overworked Cuban-American millennial rushing to pack for a trip to Havana. When her eccentric Abuelo drags her on a last-minute hunt for a rare car part, she confronts her own privilege in a race against the clock.

Snake River Rising

Submitted by Jay Pickett

A stranger appears in a small town during Christmastime and helps a weary mother and her son by repaying a debt from long ago.

Narrative Shorts Vol. 2

Films start at approximately 12:30 p.m.

Streetlights

Submitted by Patricia Santana

A runaway 10-year-old kid meets a troubled teenager and street performer who teaches him some truths about life in the streets.

Blow Out

Submitted by Michelle Alexander

A woman finds a seemingly innocent balloon outside her front door. She brings it inside and things get weird. 

Among Wolves

Submitted by Zach Frankart

'Among Wolves' is a cross-genre action drama composed of equal parts spaghetti western and pulp film noir. After a brutal attack, everyday man Sam ventures into the criminal underworld determined to find a woman named Amy at any cost.

Dig Your Own Grave

Submitted by Greg Kindra

Reggie brings Dan into the desert to dig his own grave, but the ground is really hard and this is going to take much longer than either of them anticipated. Dig Your Own Grave is a comedy about the fragility of the male ego, the myriad ways a small decision can destroy our lives, and how much it sucks to die in the desert.

Mixteco Boy

Submitted by Miguel Orozco

Pablo, a Mixteco indigenous boy from Oxnard, California who dreams to be like his green-eyed fútbol hero, Chicharito, must overcome the forces of prejudice and poverty to reach his dreams. Along the way, Pablo turns away from his heritage believing that success will make his own inner conflict go away. He quickly learns that he needs to embrace his roots, and that his success will open the door for others. Renown Mexican actor, Fernando Allende and his son Adán star in the film.

Birth of a Monster:
A Star Wars Story

Submitted by Escape Velocity Content

Birth of a Monster is a story of discovery and friendship surrounding a mysterious young boy and his loyal droid on desert planet Tatooine. What they discover with shape the future.

Feature Film

Film start at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Departure

Submitted by Benchmen Pictures

In the course of a single day, the lives of four family members unravel in a series of interconnected stories. When Loretta - wife, mother, daughter, and sister - disappears, leaving behind only a suicide note, Robert, Anne, and Emily are left to piece together what led to this tragedy. Through the eyes of each character, the evidence of dysfunction becomes clear, culminating in Loretta’s departure.

Cystic Fibrosis Guest Speaker

Starts approximately 4:15 p.m.

We are proud to be supporting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation with our event this year. While the judges work on their final deliberations, our guest speaker will give some insight into the disease and the impact it has on families.  

Awards Ceremony 

Starts approximately 5:00 p.m.

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