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Award Winners Showcase At Hoffman Center for the Arts

Award Winners Showcase

Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival Returns To Hoffman Center Manzanita for a showcase of all the Winning Films from our 4th Season as chosen by our Jury, Audience and Curators.

Films Showing:

"Counterfeit Kunkoo"

Directed by Reem Sengupta

Synopsis: In a city that houses millions, Smita finds herself fighting beasts of a different kind as she discovers a strange pre-requisite to renting a house in middle-class Mumbai. She would make an ideal tenant - except for one glaring flaw. She is an Indian woman without a husband.

Narrative ~ 15 minutes ~ India

Winner: Grand Prize Pangaea Award

"Game"

Directed by Jennie Donohoe

Synopsis: A new kid in town shows up at the high school boys basketball tryouts and instantly makes an impression. Will talent and drive be enough to make the team?

Narrative ~ 15 minutes ~ USA

Winner: Audience Impact Award

"Libre"

Directed by Anna Basan

Synopsis: A private company purports to help people held in immigration custody secure bail. In exchange for this service, its clients are forced to wear ankle monitors until their debts are paid in what might be a modern form of indentured servitude.

Documentary ~ 12 minutes ~ USA

Winner: Social Impact Award

"Emergency"

Directed by Carey Williams

Synopsis: Faced with an emergency, a group of young Black and Latino friends weigh the pros and cons of calling the police.

Narrative ~ 11 minutes ~ USA

Winner: Social Impact Award

"Caroline"

Directed by Logan George and Celine Held

Synopsis: In the middle of a hot Texas summer, plans for a babysitter fall through and six-year-old Caroline is left in charge of her two younger siblings.

Narrative ~ 12 minutes ~ United States

Winner: Curator's Choice Award

"The End of Time"

Directed by Milcho Manchevski

Synopsis: That one hypnotic moment on a regular, unassuming Tuesday when you realize that time has stopped and the universe has been sucked into a single smile.

Experimental ~ 5 minutes ~ Cuba

Winner: Curator's Choice Award

"End of the Rainbow"

Directed by Laszlo Papas

Synopsis: A bittersweet musical drama centered around a dejected jazz musician who is on the edge. He perceives a cold, black and white existence.

Narrative ~ 15 minutes ~ England

Winner: Timeless Award

Tickets: $5 at the door

*Due to language and some sexuality, this program is not recommended for children.