August 31, 1:30 pm - Castro Theatre
Show Your Shorts Program
Writer, Director and Producer: Zeus Kontoyannis
Producer: Lina Lansky
Thriller, New York, NY
Today is a big day for Mr. Sam. He is going to reveal to his mother that he’s finally found the love of his life. Mr. Sam has many secrets; but the biggest one he’s managed to keep hidden from everyone for so long is discovered when his best friend Sandra arrives earlier than expected and catches him red-handed.
Luckily for Sam, all may not be lost. Sandra has a secret of her own, which locks the two into a twisted pact. Life, however, is not that simple. Sam nearly breaks the pact and soon comes face to face with Sandra’s demon; and that confrontation has deadly consequences. Sam must carry the burden for both and for now, secrets remain buried.
But for how long?
Director: Max Gold
Producers: Ben Palacios, Toaster Pictures, Maya Kvetny
A human invited to live in the company of AI struggles between divided loyalties.
Directors and Producers: Chuck Marra, Megan Foley Marra
Producer: Wayne Lee
Drama, San Francisco, CA
On the anniversary of Kevin’s husband’s passing, he decided to honor his late husband’s wishes to scatter his ashes at sea. While at the beach, Kevin’s perfect plan was made complicated by the elements of nature and an unexpected stranger.
August 31, 3:30 pm - Castro Theatre
The Guest House
Director: Maria Gargiulo
Producers: Steve Alper, Tim Robinson, Corbin Timbrook and Tom Alper
Thriller, Santa Monica, CA
When a single dad rents the GUEST HOUSE of a wealthy bachelor, he soon discovers his new landlord's generosity comes with a price. Starring Tom Alper, Daniel Baldwin, Timothy Robinson, Vince Van Patten, Paul Linke and Eileen Davidson.
August 31, 6:00 pm - Castro Theatre
Giant Little Ones
Writer, Director: Keith Behrman
Producer: Allison Black
Drama/Coming of Age, USA
Two popular teen boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families, and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party. Starring Darren Mann how will be attending the discuss the making of the film after the screening.
August 31, 8:00 pm - Castro Theatre
MOTHERship to Reno
Director: Derek Zemrak
Producers: Joseph Cabrera, Lance Mack, Marc Estrada
Documentary, San Francisco, CA
All aboard! The MOTHERship is calling you. Each year on Easter weekend over 100 Drag Queens from San Francisco board a bus for trek to Reno. Heklina and Sue Casa are the “Den Mothers”- hosting the buses and wrangling this giant pack of traveling drag queens, kings, and all other species of weirdo.
Steam Room Stories: The Movie!
Director: J.C. Calciano
Producers: J.C. Calciano, William Plyler, James Singleton
Comedy, Los Angeles, CA
Failing cosmetics magnate Sally Fay (Traci Lords) will stop at nothing to possess the waters of the Steam Room to help lift her sagging empire. What she doesn't count on is the Steam Room Guys banding together to thwart her evil plans.
August 31, 9:45 pm - Castro Theatre
Castro Awards Ceremony
August 31, 10:00 pm – Poesia
Closing Night After Party