South Texas Underground Film is pleased to announce a Special Feature and some Texas Shorts Films selected to screen at the 2015 STUFF Film Festival taking place this November 30 - December 6, 2015 in Corpus Christi, Texas.
‘Red on Yella, Kill a Fella’ – Directed by Duane Graves and Justin Meeks – USA/103 mins
In the autumn of 1900, outlaw Claude Barbee puts his ‘retirement plan’ in action, attempting to lead his train-robbing gang across Texas to recover a cash stash hidden after a botched railroad heist.
Starring Justin Meeks, Paul McCarthy-Boyington, Bridger Zadina, Deon Lucas, Greg Kelly, Larry Grant Harbin, Arianne Margot, Luce Rains, Timothy McKinney, Karrie Cox, Pepe Serna, Edwin Neal, Bill Johnson, Sonny Carl Davis and Michael Berryman.
‘Shotgun’ – Directed by Maverick Moore – USA/12:12 mins
Three girls burn rubber and leave no survivors on an inexplicably wild ride.
‘Moving Day’ – Directed by Samuel Z. P. Thomas – USA/17:58 mins
Carrie’s illness has come back strong, and now she and Pete are separating. Her friends are confused and blame Pete, but is it really that simple? Is this a mutual separation, or is Pete kicking her out? Today is moving day. While everyone else struggles with their decision to part ways, Pete struggles with a secret burden that only he can carry.
‘Shifting Faults’ – Directed by David Sowden – USA/14:18 mins
Shifting Faults tells a story of a girl returning to her north Texas small home town. Shes leaving a big college town to attend her mothers funeral. She runs into her father who she really doesn't want to speak to. But they decide to have a conversation over coffee. But its over this conversation that you realize why things are so tense between each other and why their relationship has been severed. The movie touches on small town families, judging neighbors, and shattering vices.
‘#sunsetpic’ – Directed by Erik Mauck – USA/4:04 mins
A couple posts a vacation photo to their social media page, but the reaction from friends does not match the reality behind the camera.
‘Not Lost! Linocut Printing with Artemio Rodriguez’ – Directed by Tish Stringer – USA/13:30 mins
Not Lost! follows Mexican print artist Artemio Rodriguez on a visit to Houston, Texas. We explore his exhibition at The Printing Museum and inhabit Burning Bones Press to learn about linocut printing first hand through his workshop.
‘Acting 101’ – Directed by Rene Rhi – USA/24:30 mins
Tired of being rejected, a Latino actor reaches his breaking point. Along with his friend, a hopeful director, they come up with a very unconventional way to get the attention of a top Hollywood talent agent.
‘Nickel’ – Directed by Amanda Reyes – USA/13:05 mins
“Nickel” is a hybrid short film that follows Nickel and her mother on a visitation day with their brother and son who has been incarcerated for six years.
‘#hugme’ – Directed by Tania Romero – USA/2:15 mins
A break-up over text. If only they knew how to hug.
‘The Watcher ’ – Directed by Isaac Rodriguez – USA/2:51 mins
A man learns to never clown around.
‘Fearless Fight ’ – Directed by Marie J. Magdaleno – USA/16:25 mins
"Fearless Fight" is a short independent film that depicts the life of Ricardo de la Cruz, a young man who finds hope in the most unexpected place. After serving several years in prison, he comes out to realize that life is more challenging with a criminal record. He goes through several phases of rejection and then comes to find his passion and his only hope to a better life.
‘Roses’ – Directed by Alex Lerma – USA/15:00 mins
A young woman, Jessica, has recently been blinded through a tragic stroke and she struggles to deal with the emotions and shock that come from such a traumatic event. Through what seems like a chance encounter at a bus stop, Jessica meets Kevin, an African American gentleman from a previous generation who carries a shocking and unexpected secret of his own.
‘The Littlest Cthulhuist’ – Directed by John Hidalgo – USA/16:00 mins
Lillian is your average seven year old who happens to be a Cthulhu's Witness. Unfortunately for her, the kids at school are teasing her and bullying her because she believe in Cthulhu. Somehow Lillian must face this situation and find a way to prevail.
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