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The 17th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival
August 28-30

Sidewalk Film Festival is produced by the Alabama Moving Image Association, a federally recognized 501c3 non-profit organization with a mission to inspire, encourage and support filmgoers, the city of Birmingham and the filmmaking community. In addition to hosting the annual film festival, we host monthly networking and educational events, a monthly documentary series, short film and screenwriting competitions, manage a youth board and a variety of other year-round programs. 

Tickets sales to our events cover approximately 1/3 of our annual operating cash budget, so we depend on corporate sponsors, grant-making organizations and individuals like you to survive. if you’d like to know more about supporting Sidewalk, please contact us at sidewalk@sidewalkfest.com.

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Saturday, August 29 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Animated Shorts LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Deadly
Dir: Aidan McAteer
RT 9 min. Ireland
Deadly tells the story of Boney, a working stiff in a dead-end job. That is, until he has a run-in with a spirited old lady named Bridie ...

I Was a Teenage Girl, Apparently
Dir: Lyn Elliot, Nina Frenkel
RT 6 min. USA
A woman finds the diary she kept as a teenager and goes back in time to try to talk some sense into her teenage self.

In It to Win It
Dir: Marc Havener
RT 1 min. USA
An overzealous soccer dad attends his daughter's ballet recital.

Simorgh
Dir: Meghdad Asadi Lari
RT 5 min. USA
Persian calligraphic art, music, and ornament designs get together and bring an old mythical Persian story to life.

Sugarless Tea
Dir: Sai Selvarajan
RT 5 min. USA
Fifty-four years of separation tethered together by a red string of fate and ten years of humble restraint represent one man's quest to reunite with his brother.

Sumer
Dir: Alvaro Garcia
RT 10 min. Spain
In a world where all animal and plant species perished decades past, a young boy lives alone in the last remaining human settlement. While observing the desert from the roof of a building, Hermes suddenly sees the possibility of life re-emerging.

T.P.
Dir: Bob Blevins, Bradley Werley
RT 10 min. USA
A naive roll of toilet paper awakens in a disgusting gas station bathroom and is horrified to discover what fate has in store for his kind. Inspired by his traumatized but well intentioned companion, he resolves to escape captivity and determine for himself.

Moons
Dir: Liesje Kraai
RT 1 min. USA
A short music video that pays homage to Laika, the Russian space dog, set to Josh Ritter's song 'Moons.'

Think Ink
Dir: Wally Chung
RT 7 min. USA
Wally Chung
An animated film about outcasts and acceptance, a la psychology inkblots.

The Ballad of Holland Island House
Dir: Lynn Tomlinson
RT 4 min. USA
Animated clay paintings tell the true story of the last house on a sinking island in the Chesapeake Bay. In an old-time music ballad, the house sings of its life and the creatures it has sheltered as it contemplates time, environmental change, and the rise of the seas.

The Looking Planet
Dir: Eric Law Anderson
17 min. USA
During the construction of the universe, a young member of the Cosmos Corps of Engineers decides to break some fundamental laws in the name of self-expression.

Tick Tock
Dir: Zeynep Kocak
RT 9 min. Turkey
With a desire to fill his home with people, an elderly man attempts to rent one of his rooms. In his effort to beautify his home, he finds new purpose and joy in his own life.

Rails
Artist: GT
RT 3 min. USA


Saturday August 29, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
ASFA Black Box Theatre 1800 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35203

Attendees (67)