BIFF SHORTS: WNY STORIES
Celebrating “the other New York’s” diverse stories and storytellers from all over Western New York from Buffalo’s east side to the Seneca Nation. 71 minutes.
Mastor Pastor Kerr, Alicia Woods (dir) 11 minutes
A portrait of Buffalo’s own Pastor Kerr, a Kung Fu master who runs a successful church and shelter for women and children on the city’s East side.
Soup For My Brother, Terry Jones (dir) 10 mins minutes
Filmed on the Senica National Territory, Terry Jones’ crafts a rich, personal essay on tradition, brotherhood, and loss.
So We Depart, Fraaz Khan (dir) 8 minutes
A Pakistani-American brother and sister are brought together by their dying mother in Fraaz Khan’s moving, So We Depart.
Intermission, Cody DeLong (dir) 8 minutes
A heated love triangle between two actors and an audience member culminates during a brief intermission.
Marksman, Sam Avery (dir) 15 minutes
A trigger happy man, down on his luck has a chance encounter he’ll live to regret in Sam Avery’s backwoods fable inspired by true events.
Jackie & Jane Molly Kath Lewis (dir) 5 minutes
Two aspiring outlaws try to make a clean break encounter roadblocks in Molly Kath Lewis’ romp.
Outburst Benjamin Starack (dir) 15 minutes
Caught between being ignored and being babied a young wheelchair bound man struggles to keep his anger in check as he prepares for a songwriting competition.