Full Bloom Film Festival: A Matter of Choice

in Full Bloom Film Festival

Join us for this short film session.

“Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”

- William Jennings Bryan  

Friday 9/10 | 2:00PM-3:30PM | Iredell Museums

Saturday 9/11 | 11:00AM-12:30PM | Iredell Arts Council

Shadowboxing | 0:12:29 | Short narrative

A young fighter, Miles, and his coercive father have dreams of being the best in the underground MMA league. Believing he accidentally killed someone, Miles struggles to confront his father and agent.

Lifeline: The Brothers Who Hold the Same Breath | 0:19:54 | Short narrative

This beautiful film from Turkey shares a modern-day Cain and Abel story with two brothers who embark on a treasure hunt. The window into this world is propelled by excellent artistry in film making with lush colors and lighting.

Coo-Coo | 0:19:10 | Short narrative

Dasha, a young biologist, prepares to defend her PhD. A story about the conflict between science and religion, love and suffering, between what Dasha wants and what others push her to do.

Her Skin | 0:07:00 | Short narrative

First-time director Ravyn is confronted by an established producer about recasting their lead actress. But by challenging the bias underlying his decision, Ravyn could end her career before it starts.

The Boy and The Mountain | 0:11:23 | Animation

Hernán, pushed by his father to dispense with daydreaming and reach high, achieves great success. Hernán, however, makes a crucial decision to fulfill his dream that changes the meaning of his life.

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