Deeper Understanding Shorts Block
7:30pm Friday, August 19, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre

91 min. TRT


M. Maggie - Vaporize
(4m, USA) dir. by Doug Henderson
Wild Horse Resolution
(6m, USA) dir. By Ben Masters
A Tree in the Sea
(19m, United Arab Emirates) dir. by Shahir Zag
Lay in Wait
(25m, USA) dir. by Jonathan Ade
Effervescence
(14m, USA) dir. by Garret Whittington
Civil
(8m, US) dir. by Andrew Huggins
Heartbreak & Beauty
(15m, Australia) dir. by Libby Banks, Nathan Basha, Robin Bryan, Genevieve Clay-Smith



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Friday, August 19, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm:  Missing Mom
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm:    The Next Big Thing
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm:    The General Specific
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm:    Experiment IV Shorts Block #1
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm:    Deeper Understanding Shorts Block #2
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm:   Love and Anger Shorts Block #3


Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm:  Raising Bertie
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm:    The Head Thieves
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm:    The Unquenchable Thirst for Beau Nerjoose
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm:    Strange Phenomena Shorts Block #4
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm:    Jig of Life Shorts Block #5
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm:  Hello Earth Shorts Block #6


Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Eyedrum

6:00 pm  - 7:15 pm:   Colour meBlack 
7:30 pm  - 9:15 pm:  The Unquenchable Thirst for Beau Nerjoose
9:30 pm  - 11:00 pm: Top of the City :  Local Shorts Block #7
11:00 pm - 1:00 am:  AUFF Rooftop Closing Party

Top of the City : Local Shorts Program
Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 9:30 pm at Eyedrum

​87m TRT



Kiss of Death
(10m, USA) dir. by Timothy Collins and Jillian Kibler
Life After Men  
(26m, U S A) dir. by Ricky Hess 
The Mother Load 
(7m, USA) dir. by Nicole Kemper 

The Plight of the Troll

(4m, USA) dir by Mike Hale
Fenrik the Troll
(7m, USA) dir by Mike Hale

Bring Your Dog to Pike Day
(2m, USA) Parker Estopinal

Fresh Murph's 34 in 1 Men's Shower Gel
(2m, USA) Parker Estopinal
Hotel Clermont 

(29m, U S A)dir. by Heather L. Hutson


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The Next Big Thing

(83m, USA) dir. by Brody Gusar

2:00pm, Friday, August 19, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre
When Julian allows his deranged best friend Chuck to follow him around 24/7 with a camera, his life spirals out of control causing turmoil in his personal and professional life.


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Hello Earth Short Film Program
9:30pm Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre

87 min. TRT


Nocturnes: The Paintings of Eric Merrel
(6m, USA) dir by Alec Ernest
Cupido
(3m, Netherlands) dir. by Natali Voorthuis
Frontier Journals 07: Tree Begins Life, Indians Still Live Here
(7m, USA) dir. by Georg Koszulinski
Beyond You and I
(4m, USA) dir. By Mike Sal
Dog Bowl
(19m, USA) dir. by Gordy Hoffman
Pronghorn Revival
(7m, USA) dir. by Ben Masters
About Death
(7m, South Korea) dir. by Eunjae Lee
City Bus
(13m. USA) dir. by Lauren Hoekstra

The Edge
(17m, France) dir. by Simon Saulnier​
Shell
(4m, Germany) dir. by Daniel Ahrens


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Strange Phenomena Shorts Block
6:00pm Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre

82 min. TRT


Death and the Maiden
(6m, France) dir. By Matthieu Di Stefano
Fatum
(22m, Poland) dir. by Radoslaw Pietruczuk
Sleep On It
(5m, USA) dir. by Nathan Breton
Mirror Lies
(5m, ÜSA) dir. by Adam Rosenberg
Knock!
(7m, Sweden) dir. by Finn Deivert
The Life and Times of Thomas Thumb Jr.
(12m, USA) dir. by Ryan Fox
Crush
(11m, USA) dir. by Christopher McKee​
Poochini
(4m, U S A) dir. by Max Colson
Being Glen: A Puppeteer’s Story
(10m, USA) dir. By Xavier Jordan



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Raising Bertie
(104m, USA)  dir by Margaret Byrne

12:00pm,  Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre

A longitudinal documentary feature following three young African American boys over the course of six years. The film offers a rare in-depth look at the issues facing America's rural youth and the complex relationships between generational poverty, educational equity, and race. The evocative result is an experience that encourages us to recognize the value and complexity in lives all too often ignored.


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AUFF Rooftop Closing Party

Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 11:00 pm at Eyedrum

Join us for the Closing Party of the 13th Annual Atlanta Underground Film Festival. Come meet the filmmakers and enjoy drinks on the rooftop of Eyedrum. 

Everyone is welcomed!





The General Specific
(80m, USA) dir by Matthew Stanasolovich

4:00pm, Friday, August 19, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre
The angry, young and goofy picaro who goes by the title of Alexander McHarren decides to depart academia, return home to New Mexico, travel from town to town, meet a slew of strange characters and gain an inconsiderable amount of self-knowledge.


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The Unquenchable Thirst for Beau Nerjoose
(96m, USA) dir. by Johnny Buell

4:00pm, Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre and
7:30pm, Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Eyedrum
This absurd tale follows an apathetic man-child, Ron, on a journey to restore the spirit of his catatonic mother. Meeting friends along the way, this ridiculous, drug-filled musical expedition uncovers not only the secrets behind his mother’s current state, but a mystery surrounding the purpose of the Universe.


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THE 13TH ANNUAL AUFF IS HELD AUGUST 19 - 21, 2016 AT SYNCHRONICITY THEATRE AND EYEDRUM

AUFF Short Film Blocks:

2016 Features:

Love and Anger Shorts Block
9:30pm Friday, August 19, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre

83 min. TRT


We Are Not Ourselves
(4m, U S A) dir. by Dominic Mercurio
The End of Everything As You Knew It. A Guide.
(15m, United Kingdom) dir. by Christian Neuman
Comedown
(11m, USA) dir. by Dillon Thomas
Fight To The Death
(7m, USA) dir. by Zachary Scott
If We Are Apart
(7m, USA) dir. By Sean Ryan Jennings
The Indestructible
(15m, Canada) dir. By Kalen Artinian
The Story
(11 min. USA) dir. By Carolyn Pender, Cameron Dingwall
Game Night
(4m, USA) dir. Cy Micah Hudson
iGirl
(5m, USA) dir. by Tara Jones
By the Horns
(4m, U S A) dir. by Brenna Powers



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Missing Mom
(85m, USA, Canada) dir. by Robert McCallum, Jordan Morris

12:30pm, Friday, August 19, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre
Filmmaker, Rob McCallum hits the road with his brother, Chris, a police officer, in hopes of finding their Mom who’s been missing for almost 25 years.


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Colour meBlack 
(62m, U S A) dir. by Kelvin Edwards and Dorothy Lucey

6:00pm, Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Eyedrum
“Disturbed by the provocative dichotomy of the strong black female supporting a fatherless home, a Charlotte-based filmmaker explored the subject matter with people from different walks of life, in hopes of not only discovering a source, but, solution as well.”​


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Don't miss the 11th Annual Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival (Atlanta DocuFest), held September 15 - 17, 2016 at the Mammal Gallery!


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Experiment IV Shorts Block
6:00pm Friday, August 19, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre

87 min. TRT


"It’s Not The End of The World" - The Hide
(4m, Czech Republic) dir. by Marielle Tepper
Apostasy
(12m, USA) dir. by H. Paul Moon
The Snail
(7m, U S A) dir. by Kyle Kolding
The Page
(3m, USA) dir. By Giovanni Lodigiani
Reversal
(16m, USA) dir by Michael Lippert
Mob Speak Institute
(7m, USA) dir. by Daniel Mahon and Greg Peduto​
City Crush
(13m, Australia) dir. Cy Mia Forrest
Riptide Rhapsody
(7m, USA) dir. by Kenton Brett and David Jarred
Dreamkeeper
(10m, USA) dir. by Whitney Stephenson
Memoirs in Symphony

(8m, USA) dir. by Emily Kaitlyn Hunter


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The Head Thieves 
(84m, USA) dir. by Mike Hermosa

2:00pm, Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre
Three brothers develop an elaborate plan to recover stolen cash and go on the run.

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Jig of Life Shorts Block
7:30pm Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Sychronicity Theatre

84 min. TRT


The Herd
(11m, USA) dir. by Colin Borden
ArachNO!
(1m, USA) dir. by Alex Mangen
Jada
(16m, USA) dir. by Doug Roland
Wolf Spirit
(9m, USA) dir. By Christopher Leary
Behind the Wall
(17m, USA) dir by Bat-Sheva Guez

Step-A-Head
(12m, USA) dir. by Jonathan Guggenheim
Damon at 86th Street
(8m, USA) dir. by Emily Sheskin

Pete Tender
(10m, USA) dir. by Luis Goyanes, Tony Perzow




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Atlanta

UndergrounD

Film Festival

Aug 18 - 20, 2017