FESTIVAL FILM BLOCK DESCRIPTIONS
OPENING NIGHT THU 4/20/17 7:00 PM-8:20 PM
The inaugural Boynton Beach Short Film Festival kicks off with a collection of the year’s most honored and nationally-awarded shorts from Florida filmmakers, featuring live action, animation, music, and more. The program will be introduced by some very special surprise guests!
POTPOURRI SHORTS 1 FRI 4/21/17 - 11:00 AM-12:45 PM
A dozen films for discerning cinephiles. This eclectic program features tasty music videos and visually-stimulating experimental shorts, along with choice selections from our documentary and live action programs.
DOCUMENTARY SHORTS 1 FRI 4/21/17 - 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Real to reel Florida style. True stories told by the people who lived them. From the heartwarming to the humorous, you’re guaranteed to be emotionally touched by these short films.
SHOWCASE SHORTS 1 FRI 4/21/17 - 3:45 PM-5:15 PM
A collection of festival favorites, including an encore of some of our Opening Night films, a touch of horror, and selections from our other programs.
DRAMA SHORTS 1 FRI 4/21/17 - 6:00PM-7:30 PM
A superior assortment of short films for the intellectually-inclined. This program is a feast for the hearts and minds of thoughtful moviegoers. Films that will leave you talking and thinking.
HORROR SHORTS 1 FRI 4/21/17 - 8:15 PM-9:55 PM
A tasty collection of genre films featuring the best of our weird and creepy filmmaker offerings. The films, not the filmmakers. Or both? Friday night fantastical.
SHOWCASE SHORTS 2 SAT 4/22/17 - 11:00 AM-12:40 PM
Another collection of festival favorites, including an encore of some of our Opening Night films and popular selections from our other programs.
SCREENWRITING SEMINAR: "CREATING YOUR HERO" SAT 4/22/17 - 1:00 PM-2:00PM
Movies are always about – the hero – who may be of any age, gender, and background. In this free, informative, and fun seminar by renowned screenwriter Michael Chasin, you’ll learn how to create your own compelling hero.
ANIMATED SHORTS SAT 4/22/17 - 2:10 PM-3:45 PM
From comedy to drama, this tantalizing assortment of short films by Florida’s most gifted animators is sure to please filmgoers of all ages. Family-friendly…mostly. Plus a bonus reprise of an Opening Night film.
COMEDY SHORTS 1 SAT 4/22/17 - 4:30 PM-5:55 PM
Over a dozen of our funniest films from Florida filmmakers. Mostly family-friendly. Bring some tissues because you’ll laugh ‘til you cry.
DRAMA SHORTS 2 SAT 4/22/17 - 6:40 PM-7:55 PM
Another thought-provoking collection of short films for serious moviegoers. These are truly works of art that may leave you with more questions than answers.
HORROR SHORTS 2 SAT 4/22/17 - 8:40 PM-10:30 PM
Another program of genre shorts for folks who like a good scare late at night, or just prefer their films on the fantastic edge of reality. For fans of sci-fi, horror, and the very weird.
KIDS SHORTS SUN 4/23/17 - 11:00 AM-12:20 PM
A collection of the best in animation and live action with special appeal to the young (or young-at-heart). Includes encores of some of our most poignant Opening Night films with a focus on youth.
DOCUMENTARY SHORTS 2 SUN 4/23/17 - 1:05 PM-2:35 PM
More true, honest, and real stories told by the people who lived them. These are films that teach important lessons as they honor the bravest among us.
DRAMA SHORTS 3 SUN 4/23/17 - 3:20 PM-4:45 PM
Our third assortment of shorts that inspire and provoke. A dozen films that are designed to make you think. Don’t check your brain at the door for this collection.
AWARDS SUN 4/23/17 - 5:00 PM
COMEDY SHORTS 2 SUN 4/23/17 - 5:30 PM-6:55 PM
They say laughter is the best medicine. If so, here are more than a dozen short films that will leave you healthier than ever, without the expense of doctor’s bills.
POTPOURRI SHORTS 2 SUN 4/23/17 - 7:40 PM-9:20 PM
The inaugural Boynton Beach Short Film Festival concludes with another eclectic collection for discerning cinephiles. A dozen films are featured including music videos, experimental shorts, a poignant doc, and some sexy cinema to wrap up things up.