SCFF Strives to provide opportunity to up and coming filmmakers from around the Bay area and Beyond... Check out some of this years selections for SCFF2022.
2022 Selections... Well at least a few.
A young-woman named Chloe struggles with depression but finds her cure through challenging herself with new tasks everyday. The short-film, Day 55, follows Chloe as she completes one of her tasks;
“Reach out to someone you haven’t talked to in a few years and give them a list of what exactly shifted your relationship with them.”
Day 55 is a short-film meant to bring hope and awareness to depression and addiction. Over 14.8 million Americans suffer through depression every year (Betterhelp.com). We (Bohemians Productions) desire to bring about a stronger consciousness to those dealing with these mental illnesses and strongly push the message that there is hope.
As a young child Simi Unction is forced into an induced coma due to what's presumed to be a major illness that affects his nervous system and causes him great pain. Time passes and he awakens as an adult on a new journey of self discovery to find out who he is, his purpose, and what's causing his condition. When he discovers he has supernatural abilities that allows him to absorb energy from others, he finds himself faced with tough decisions that perplexes his life even more leaving him to question the world around him as his will to live without pain becomes more complicated.
Fascinating drama about not everyone is trustworthy...…
(The social issue movie centers around a poor woman)
A psychiatrist, running a telehealth group session, becomes disconnected. Who is the stranger taking over running the group session and what is his intent? And why does the stranger then connect with the psychiatrist?
Keelan Foster, an entry level client relations rep has finally decided to man up and take a huge leap of faith to make his existence known to Monica Shepley, an Upper Level Senior Accounts manager at the NIX Agency, a high level accounting firm that handles some major brokerage accounts in the beautiful city of St. Petersburg, FL. When his well thought out plan gets interrupted by Monica's friends Adrianna, Lashawn, and Ex boyfriend Reggie... will pending embarrassment cause Keelan to buckle to the seeming pressure, or will he fight to prove that when it comes to love... Nothing else matters?
A hungry soldier tricks his way into food.
Matt Redcrop and Kayla Ross are struggling performing artists and lovers who have their sights set on the big-time. They are sharpening their skills under the tutelage of one of the toughest acting coaches in America, Shelley Isaacson.
Elham because of her job at an insurance company decides to end the dispute with his wife in another way...
In the thick of the fiery protests in Nigeria,
a discouraged women finds herself pleading with God for a much needed change. Little does she know that he is already on the move and ready to send help to his children!
When his childhood best friend decides to move out of their shared apartment to move in with her boyfriend, Issac, an introvert, begins to re-evaluate his own love life whilst spending their last night together checking off Amber’s ‘Roommate check list’.
NO ONE has seen or heard from Jimmie Lee Preston since he was taken away from his home by the police and shipped off to a reform school when he was only FOURTEEN years old. More than FIFTY years later, Amanda Preston wants to know where her little brother is and goes on a search to find him.
"ANGELIC" Music Video
This song is an expression of love from a scared and doubtful perspective. Love is often considered a foreign concept to people who have been hurt by it or have trouble allowing themselves to get attached. ‘Angelic’ is a confession of sorts; but it is also a warning to themselves and their partner about what they are fearful of when it comes to a romantic relationship. It is important to acknowledge that there are always going to be good and bad things in a relationship and it is equally as important to learn to embrace it all.
Pastor Jack: The Pastor of the People's Church, is a well-dressed young man with an approach to pastoral leadership that can best be described as both cunning and worldly. Pastor Jack knows how to attract the ladies, he's a connoisseur of fine clothes, and places emphasis on money rather than the parishioners he has been given to serve, and most of all his wife and children of whom he has neglected to turn to gambling and women. He has allowed the enemy to control his life. He's somehow forgotten that he will be held accountable for his actions. Some have called him "The False Prophet", others a Womanizer and some The Gambler. What will happen when he stands before the judgment? Will he be given a second chance to make it right?
Enduring perils of the COVID-19 pandemic, two teens grow acquainted within their university library, an encounter which leads them towards a less than academic afternoon.
Best friends Craig and Marty find new friendship in the unlikeliest of places when they're carjacked in Craig's new red Cadillac.
During Covid19 outbreak, two women enter the quarantine at a hotel and share a room. Soon, sexual tensions flare up and they find themselves in a passionate affair. But a dark secret is about to rupture this bliss.
A love triangle is made complicated when each party decides to get rid of the third person. But the complication becomes even more bizarre as they end up hiring the same killer.
Alchemy tells the story of glassblower and social entrepreneur, Rebeccah Byer, as she navigates her grief at the loss of her brother from ALS, to create a glass studio for youth. The Olio is a place of healing and growth for Rebeccah and her apprentices. In Alchemy, we witness this transformative power through one of Rebeccah's apprentices, Lucy McGinnis, who struggles with being a young trans person in North Carolina.
The Decision follows a day in the life of three woman, who unknowingly are intertwined with crossing paths. Each woman is faced with trials and tribulations, where they are forced to make a decision that may unknowingly effect the other.
A couple from Chicago moves to a remote farmhouse in Kentucky in the spring of 2020 to wait out the coronavirus "for just a few weeks." They end up staying over a year and must learn to co-exist with their new neighbors.
"YOUR REAL STORIES" the series is a 13 episode series that uses the compelling life stories of real people (from local residents to national celebrities) to explore contemporary social, political, cultural and health issues.
Episode 3: Many families have ‘collard green’ stories. This episode brings the stories of two St. Petersburg, FL residents who turned their love of cooking collard greens into a festival promoting good health.
An animated adventure exploring creation in warp and woof of a dream.
A woman who is supposed to get divorced, on the day she's to go to court with her husband, she makes a strange decision with their son at home she does an unimaginable act.
Rose, a baby boomer, has been a doormat most of her life. She confronts her husband, Harold, with a new idea for a business venture. He points out her past failures, but she remains confident that one of her ideas will now bring her the success she never achieved in her youth. A freak household accident interrupts their discussion and renders Rose into a coma. While in this altered state, she revisits the past and her earlier life as a young, starving actress in NYC while Harold fights to get her back.
Leila's surprise birthday party is thrown into turmoil when it is revealed that she is pregnant and her boyfriend has left her to deal with the situation. Her friends desperately try to warn her that as an unmarried woman in traditional, Islamic Iran, Leila will face many dangers if she goes ahead with the pregnancy, including honor killing by her own family. Leila has already attempted to terminate her pregnancy, but her maternal instincts have so far stopped her. Now, after three and a half months, the situation seems hopeless. Leila's friends must help her to keep her baby in the face of all the odds.
When you wake up, and feel like something isn't right....
A group of Singers sings a song to the sad scarecrows in the paddy field, about how they protect the field and make them happy at the end.
When their father dies, the children get together to discuss his will. What could possibly go wrong?
Official music video for EDM artist "Kitteh x Kitteh"
Calvin, a 12 year old boy runs away from home and meets a strange girl named Ellie in the woods. Together they embark on a journey to find ‘The First Forest’.
A self made Billionaire is hit by love when he literally runs into what appears to be a "damsel in distress" on his routine jog through the park.
In the near future, a young couple - Andy and Anne, attend a dream therapy session led by their doctor. Andy dreams he is an android in the distant future, trained to kill.. by his doctor.
While struggling through a pandemic, a man discovers that his worst enemy may be himself.
2 Filmmakers go missing while on a location scout in an abandon fort.