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San Diego Film Week

San Diego Film Week Events

San Diego Film Week offers screenings, parties and workshops highlighting San Diego’s top film festivals, talented filmmakers, and creative film organizations

  • Not This Part of the World

    Philip Atlakson / My First Film / United States / 1995 / 13 mins

    A drive by shooting and the aftermath are the catalyst in this dark comedy that traces a day in the life of an American town on the edge of a cultural frontier.

  • Noticed

    Javier Augusto Nunez / A Woman's Place / United States / 2017 / 5 mins

    Renata's addiction to social media and to being Noticed by men drives her boyfriend Nick insane triggering his deepest insecurities. Nick decides to convince his co worker Robert to make a move on Renata and prove her unfaithfulness. When a man and a women's need to be Noticed is greater than having a relationship the games begin.

  • Oh Deer!

    Sean Brandt / Comic Relief / United States / 2017 / 5 mins

    Patrick's masculinity comes into question when he and his girlfriend, Sandy are forced to make an ethical decision on the road.

  • Oldie but Goodie – Shorts Program

    Oldie but Goodie

    This should really be called “Time Capsule films”! San Diego filmmakers have been making films since long before we introduced San Diego Film Week. This block features films produced from the 80’s to present. These films are early films or a “first film” by some of our younger community members. Many of these films have never seen the big screen, until now! Featuring “old” or “first” films from Bob Gardner, David S. Dawson, Susan Davis, Jeanne and Devin Scott and Clarke M. Smith. Hosted by Wally Schlotter- Multiple Emmy winner and San Diego Film Commissioner from 1976 to 1996.

  • Omar & Urban Dancing

    Jocelyne Flores / SD ❤ TJ, Universidad de las Californias Internacional / Mexico / 2017 / 4 mins

    Omar is an urban dancer from Tijuana. He learned in the streets since he was little. He was the first dancer to bring urban dancing to theaters and dance academies in Tijuana.

  • Once Guilty, Now Innocent, Still Dead

    Mark Vizcarra / Right in the Feels / United States / 2017 / 5 mins

    It’s 1902 in Wyoming when a fourteen year old boy is shot in the back. The community is outraged and demands the perpetrator of this detestable atrocity be hanged. Fast forward to a holding cell where the execution clock continues to appear and tick away as two men await the execution and reflect on what has transpired. In an unexpected twist we realize both men are merely pawns to the power and corruption of those who seek to control others. Once Guilty, Now Innocent, Still Dead tells the true story of a legendary tracker and killer who finds himself in the middle of a clash between the cattle barons who hire him and the twentieth century expansion of the west.

  • One Good Day

    Terry Ross / Late Night / United States / 2017 / 9 mins

    As her mother lays dying, Diana, an aspiring opera singers, learns of the existence of the grandfather she never knew. She discovers he is a wealthy winemaker . - but he denies that he ever had a daughter.

  • One Inch From Flying

    Will Suto / A Decade of Film- the Best of SDSU Shorts Part A / 2013 / Documentary / 10 mins

    A documentary detailing the spiritual sport of slacklining.

  • Ostoja Will Move Your Piano

    Sandra Mitrovic / Realistically Speaking, San Diego International Film Festival / United States / 2017 / 15 mins

    Legendary piano mover in Belgrade gets a special delivery.

  • Our Barrio

    Ryan Casselman / Realistically Speaking / United States / 2017 / Drama / 29 mins

    Our Barrio tells the story of Gabriela, a young woman on the verge of adulthood, who lives with her family in a diverse neighborhood. Struggling with her identity, Gabriela is forced to reckon with herself when her life comes to an abrupt halt. Finding beauty in life’s quietest, yet most meaningful moments, Our Barrio is an exploration of the Latino American experience -- and the human experience-- as it delves into the topics of compassion, community, and overcoming adversity.