SXSW Community Screenings: 2017 AFS Shortcase

AUDIBLE STATIC by Sai Selvarajan
Thaddeus is a teenager in love. Love comes with panic. Silence. Racing thoughts, but no words. Just, audible static. In the last days on analogue, Thaddeus finds a way to cheat the system.

NECHES by Patrick Higgins and Kurt Hanley
A journey up America's "last wild river" - the Neches River in East Texas - with its greatest living storyteller.

PACT by Zach Endres Two loners contemplate ending their lives for the sake of an overpopulated Earth.

JAZZ ABROAD by Yuta Yamaguchi
Three Japanese female musicians travel abroad to learn jazz in the US and form an unique jazz band together.

MIDDLE WITCH by Amanda Gotera
When a giant bird snatches her little sister from the backyard, teen witch-in-training Tasha must race to the rescue across a vast, mystical wasteland.

Separated as children due to their skin color, two friends reunite during theBaltimore City race riots of 1968.

IMAGO by Liz Cardenas Franke
The courageous, life-altering decision to never let anyone bully him ever again – not even his own father – leads a 15-year-old gay teen to fully embrace who he is.

SHILO by Tyler Russell
Shilo Harris pursues a lifelong dream to serve his country and ultimately succeeds in becoming a true war hero.

DAVE by Lauren Pruitt  
Young and flirty Dave wants to grow up to be a plus-size model. Her grandmother Ronda, has a hard time controlling her risqué behavior. "DAVE" is a coming-of-age musical about one girls' formative years as a pre-pubescent aspiring model.

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