SCFF Strives to provide opportunity to up and coming filmmakers from around the Bay and Beyond... Check out some of this years selections for SCFF2020.
2020 Selections... Well at least a few.
A missing woman. A troubled man. A dark wood full of mystery. What moves among the trees? What secrets lie buried? And what comes creeping in the dead of night?
When his mother’s alcohol abuse returns her to the hospital, Larson becomes the parental figure to his young brother L.J., and sister Lex. He soon finds himself conflicted with his personal desire to party with his friends and his responsibility as their parental figure. Meanwhile, L.J. slips under the influence of a local hoodlum who introduces him to drugs and liquor, and it's this new friendship that leads him to explore his sexuality.
After breaking off their budding relationship, Julian and Devon struggle to return to their lonely lives apart. With a unique storytelling device, the audience is able to view two characters' stories at once.
A young girl goes through many trials before finding her dream of being a musician.
Welcome to "The Paranormal Club" where everyone questions everything in existence. Are there ghosts? Witches? UFO'S? Aliens? Big Breasted Aliens? Join The Paranormal Club as they ask these questions and more! What is Mr. Bell's hang up with sex? Why does Mr. Bonkers keep telling the same story over and over again? Can Alan hold the group together as president? Will Lori and Will get married? What about that crybaby Preston? AND Holy Sexed up Kitten Batman! What is with sexy Susan? Yum! Is Audrey taking notes? Is Alice too hot for everyone? AND who in the HELL is Mr. Billins? Is it a comedy? A horror show?...All these questions will be answered when you see......The Paranormal Club!
The murder of a drug peddler brings Detective Survesh Sinha back on duty, 6 months after his "accident".
He teams up with his newly recruited partner Vijay Vinayak to unravel the mystery of the riddle he found behind the dumpster at the crime scene while tackling the demons of his own mind.
Soon realizing it's BALAN his arc enemy calling him out through the riddles but not realizing that the higher he rises the farther he falls.
Lee is a young girl who has a strained relationship with her father. Fortunately, she gets along with her older brother, Kendrick. Some time has passed since the two have seen each other. One day, Lee encounters an issue and needs Kendrick. The two have always been too stubborn for their own good. Yet, they have always been truthful to one another. This might give Lee the extra push to accomplish her goals, including accepting her sexuality.
A short film based on a rumor, that might just be true.
5 months after the internet has stopped working, Aley, a misguided internet entrepreneur battles depression and suicide. As she discovers a new internet, she reflects on the connections she has lost and the connections we need.
Chinese "Tiger Mom" Lin lives with her freshly graduated daughter Amanda in New York City. Lin's mom pays a short visit trying to reconnect with her daughter and granddaughter. When things seem to be going well, Lin finds out that her mom is helping her daughter to lie to her. The repressed conflicts break out between the daughters and mothers.
A group of college journalism seniors investigate the disappearance of news reporter Daytona Westgate and the notorious killer, Logan Scott for a worldwide journalism competition. As the seniors dig deeper into this sinister investigation, they realize the story takes a trepidatious turn, on this nonstop horrific and disturbing thrill ride.
August 8, 2008. Georgian -South Ossetian conflict. Georgian troops are in main administrative town of South Ossetia – Tskhinvali. While searching a house, Georgian soldier hears extraneous noise coming from the underground. He sends his friend for help whilst he stays at the entrance to the basement. All of a sudden shell bombing starts and some shells hit the house. In order to escape inevitable death Georgian is forced to open the basement door and jump in thus trapping himself underground. What will happen to him? what is his fate? does he manage to get out?
A passionate group of rebels decide that they must overthrow the president...of their high school.
One child’s game turns into a nightmare. A message spoke in game chat takes an unforeseen turn. Can anyone save him before his innocence is gone forever?
Child trafficking is a major problem here in the USA as well as around the world. Krystal Whitfield has written a short film based on this subject matter. The statistics are overwhelming and our hope is to continue to bring attention in this matter.
Samantha and Ryan spend a weekend down the shore with Jimmy and Tonya. The weekend makes Samantha begin to question her relationship and the choices she has made.
Tough Guy Dan Hess (King of the B's Joel D. Wynkoop (Truth or Dare: A Critical Madness 1-5) has hell to pay after a job interview at the "Sunnyville Behavioral Health" facility by Dr. Dixon (Werner Jauch-also the film's Director of Photography) becomes more than he had bargained for.
Hess is an action sequel to the Truth or Dare? A Critical Madness (1-5) series of horror films starring "King of the B's" Joel D. Wynkoop reprising his lead role for his eighth performance as Tough Guy Dan Hess
A family goes to a wintery island. One of their little girls dies. 20 years later a group of friends go to the same place to have fun. They die. A couple finds all the tapes and seeks to find out what happened.
Will they survive?
The Clean Job:
With the help of his ex-mobster family, a small time player new to the Nation’s capital cleans up the mess so his junior Senator wife can remain in the clear.
A door to door paint salesman gives a young woman a mysterious gift
Roommates, Richie and Frankie come home to find a dead body in their bathtub. But that is just the start of it.
An artist has lost his ability to paint, can his daughter help him recover?