Local Sightings

Local Sightings
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Sunday, June 24, 11:30 AM
Camelot Theatres
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Local Sightings
73 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Packages

Five striking films with one tie that binds: each was shot in Palm Springs, or enlisted the talent of Palm Springs-based filmmakers to tell their stories.


Packaged Films...


Arms Race   

Arms Race
USA, 2012, 5 min.
Sometimes the most entertaining part of going to the movies is watching the audience. An amusing reprise from the local talent who brought you last year’s Smartie Pants.... more



Children of the Deployed   

Children of the Deployed
USA, 2012, 5 min.
Children from the Morongo Valley Elementary School near the 29 Palms Marine Base provide rarely heard and moving perspectives on what it is like to be the child of someone who is currently deployed to the Middle East.... more



Fuhgeddaboudit   

Fuhgeddaboudit
2012, 9 min.
A deliciously amusing tale of a garbage can, a banana peel, and a styrofoam cup. Winner of the top prize at the Palm Springs Student Film Festival.... more



Jungle   

Jungle
USA, 2011, 40 min.
In this fascinating documentary portrait with local production ties, Kid Jungle, an extremely talented hiphop dancer from Chicago tries to make his dreams come true while balancing his responsibilities as a young father. Warning: be prepared for some amazing dance moves!... more



Slant   

Slant
USA, 2011, 14 min.
Set in Palm Springs and inspired by an Emily Dickinson poem, Slant tells the story of a gay man looking for a romantic connection long after the loss of his partner to AIDS. Initially setting his sights on a younger gardener, he ultimately finds a more meaningful connection with an acquaintance who ... more



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