United Artists Horton Plaza 8, San Diego, CA
When Worlds Collide (1hr 35 min)
Sometimes by choice or by accident, the least likely person comes to the rescue or saves the day.
Q&A WITH FILMMAKERS FOLLOWING SCREENING
Director: Cullan Bruce
Producer: Chris Lee
Cast: Chris Lee, Edward Hong, Linda Yim, Jen Yim, William Crespo, Josh Han
Synopsis: Quiet spinster Jeong-Eun's strained relationship with her mother reaches an apex. Hope of escape comes when her long absent brother returns as a pious missionary. In confidence to Jeong-Eun he reveals himself as a sham, too far in debt to a sadistic gambling den bent on body mutilation. Jeong-Eun promises to clear his debt on the condition he takes care of mother. She then abandons her passive nature and tip toes past her own moral line.
The Foster Portfolio
Director: Danielle Katvan
Producers: Saleah Smith, Danielle Katvan, Joel Pincosy
Cast: Roe Hartrampf, Joel Nagle, Rebecca Watson
Synopsis: Based on the original short story by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., The Foster Portfolio is an offbeat, mid-century tale about a rookie investment counselor who discovers that his penniless client is hiding a million-dollar inheritance in order to conceal a strange, double life.
Director: Michael Grudsky
Producer: Nina Poschinski
Cast: Ido Bartal, Imri Biton, Adeeb Safadi, Yair Mossel, Tom Hagi
Synopsis: Erez, an Israeli commissioned officer, and two other soldiers have been ordered to transfer a prisoner to Megiddo prison. Along the way, a conflict arises that forces the young officer to surpass himself in order to solve the situation.
Director: Grant Moore
Producer: Peter Henckel
Cast: Nat Topping, Zakary Risinger, Eva Augustina Sinotte
Synopsis: After accidentally freezing the family dog to death, Oscar attempts to make good with his soon-to-be stepson by driving the family pet’s ashes across the country.
Director: Christophe Clin
Producers: Paul Méranger, Giuseppe Conti
Cast: Jean-Jacques Rausin, Cécile Delberghe
Synopsis: What happens in our heads when we are about to meet someone on the street? Anguish, prejudice, expectation, surprise, disappointment … These few very brief moments are the nest of a real brainstorm!
Director: Milena Govich
Producers: Milena Govich, David Cornue, Stephen Moffatt
Cast: Milica Govich, Chris Freihofer
Synopsis: A compassionate veterinarian works as an in-home euthanasia specialist for dying pets, but when he’s called to the house of an eccentric pet owner, she challenges the ideals of his chosen profession.
475 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101