ONE WORLD.  ONE VOICE.

The following eight films were announced Friday, August 9, 2019 as the First Wave of Official Selections for the 2019 edition of the 24fps International Short Film Festival.  Two more waves of official selection announcements will follow—Friday, August 23, 2019 and finally Friday, September 6, 2019.  The exhibition/competition programs will contain a total of thirty films.  All of these exhibition screenings take place in the landmark Paramount Theatre, a restored movie palace from 1930 listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 24fps, a premiere international short film competition, is now in its 21st year.


FIRST WAVE SELECTIONS

SKIN
Director: Guy Nattiv
USA
Narrative

GREEN
Director Suzanna Andrews Correa
USA
Narrative

RENEEPOPTOSIS
Director: Renee Zhan
Japan / USA
Animation

LOWLAND KIDS
Director: Sandra Winther
USA
Documentary

AZIZA
Director: Soudade Kaadan
Lebanon / Syria
Narrative

A SNAKE MARKED
Director: Juan Riedinger
Canada
Narrative

ONE CAMBODIAN FAMILY PLEASE FOR MY PLEASURE
Director: A. M. Lukas
USA
Narrative

UMBRA
Director: Saaed Jarfarian
Islamic Republic of Iran
Narrative