Fall '15 Archive
As iFF it’s easier to get to Cannes than Irvington-On-Hudson
November 13th at 7pm
AsiFF Fall '15 Winners
Best Director - Alonso Llosa (Living Legend)
Best Cinematographer - Rangan 99
Best Animation - Lima
Best Editor - Walking Johnnie
Best Score - Lima
Best Actor - Pietro Sibille (Living Legend)
Best Actress - Haydee Caceres (Living Legend)
Best Student Film - Autumn Leaves
Best Over All Short: A TIE
Director: Saman Hosseinpuor
Synopsis: An adventurous walk to school through the eyes of a little girl.
Nominations: Editor, Actor (female) Leila Soltani, Student4 minutes
Director: Afshin Roshanbakht & Vahid Jafari
Synopsis: Lima tries to remember his lost father by repeating old memories until he himself gets old.
Nominations: Director, Animation, Score14:15
Director: Alonzo Llosa
Synopsis: The most dangerous drug lord in Peru must face his ultimate fear: moving out of his mother's house.
Nominations: Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Score, Actor (male) Pietro Sabile, Actor (female) Haydee Caceres, Student14:38
Me, You, Us and All—
Director: Dario Leone
Synopsis: The unconscious and sometimes conscious analysis that everyone leads throughout his life about "being", brought the young author to create this work.3 minutes
Director: Nancy Wyllie
Synopsis: A veterinarian’s reflections on requests made by clients who share an extraordinary reverence for life ask all of us to make no distinction between higher and lower organisms; to extend our circle of compassion to all living things and to fully embrace the mystery that is life.4:07
Director: Jeff Tan
Synopsis: Tragedy forces Mary (Academy Award Winner: Melissa Leo) and her son Jay (Gabriel Furman) to say goodbye forever.
Nominations: Actor (female) Melissa Leo6:51
My Sister's Photo—
Director: Narges Kharghani
Synopsis: A glimpse into the perception of women from a conservative Iranian male point of view.2:25
Director: Tiyam Yabandeh Jahroumi
Synopsis: Against all odds, two soldiers on opposite sides of the ran-Iraq war find themselves sharing the horror of the conflict for a few hours and planting a seed of brotherhood.
Nominations: Director, Cinematographer, Actor (male) Pedram Samadhi, Mostafa Malak Makan14 minutes
Director: Rajko Ristanović
Synopsis: A chance encounter between two men with a shared point in the past. A game of destiny or cosmic justice? This time the balance of power has shifted. Is it time to settle the score? Based on the short story Razor by Vladimir Nabokov.
Nominations: Actor (male) Vladislav Mihailovic, Student9 minutes
The Future Perfect—
Director: Nick Citton
Synopsis: Somewhere between then and now, a time traveler defies his orders, and compromises a future he cannot un-learn.
Nominations: Director, Actor (male) Zachary Quinto10:45
To Die or To Dream—
Director: Peilin Kuo
Synopsis: Chinese American actress, Anna May Wong, relives her cinematic past over and over while deciding how she wants to be portrayed as an actress.
Nominations: Director, Editor, Actor (female) Alice Qin3:10
Total Awesome Viking Power—
Director: Morten Forland
Synopsis: When Viking role player Vidar is sidelined to "the land of the dead" he seeks help of the god Odin, who agrees to teach Vidar the ways of the Vikings if he takes him to a mystical Runestone. Together they embark on a journey that will test Vidar's wits, bravery and his ability to go completely berserk.
Nominations: Editor, Score14:45
Director: Nicola Pascucci
Synopsis: How fortunate to have a partner who can make you dream so that it feels like a holiday. But dreams, like reality, often have a few surprises in store.
Director: Johnnie Semerad
Synopsis: An artist puts a 3D printer to use as he creates a visual autobiography of his life.
Nominations: Cinematographer, Animation, Editor3:21
Director: Saman Hosseinpuor
Synopsis: A boy is watching a soccer game on TV and gets so excited he forgets he's in the middle of a haircut. Oops!
Nomination: Editor1 minute