Screening on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011

AMC Independent 6

770 North 1st Street
Burbank, CA 91502

10:00 am - NYFA Film Block (New York Film Academy)


Sleeping Awake

Details soon.
Directed by Mana Yadav


Traffic in L.A. Sucks

Details soon.
Directed by Rocío Mesa Jiménez


Strive in Silence

Details soon.
Directed by Endah Wahyu Sulistianti


AMC Independent 6

770 North 1st Street
Burbank, CA 91502

11:55 am

Student Short Film Block Two


Student Short Films


The Aerialist

A s pec commercial for Adidas Athletic wear.
A Mollye Asher film


The Armenian and the Armenian

The Armenian and the Armenian uses images and visuals to paint a portrait of Armenian culture and identity.



An ice-cold femme fatale and her naive husband deny they murdered a police informant.
A Loki film. Directed by Greg Williams


Dr. Thompson

Although Dr. Thompson,a plastic surgeon with the model American family, seems to have it all together, his dirty secret drives him to obsession.
A Read Between the Lines Productions film. Directed by Nick DeRuve


Hinnon Valley

A woman teams with a young girl to survive the city's flesh-eating inhabitants and the malicious military presence that lurks around every corner.
A Richard Greenwood Jr film


AMC Independent 6

770 North 1st Street
Burbank, CA 91502

1:30 pm



A young man dreams about being a great painter by joining a world renowned art school, but struggles with the demands and wishes of his alcoholic father.
A Javier Vivas film



He’s not afraid to jump into the middle of a dog fight to bring order from chaos. He runs through brambles, streams, and over rock-faces training his dogs in Search & Rescue techniques, because as Kyle Warren himself will tell you: “If I can teach my dogs something that can save lives, I can’t think of a better way to spend my time.”

Join Kyle, the Dog Man of Ulster County, NY, as he works to improve the human to dog relationship in this home-spun film portrait of an American original.

A Mental Properties Productions, Inc film. Directed by Nicholas Goodman



AMC Independent 6

770 North 1st Street
Burbank, CA 91502

3:30 pm - Drama short and World Premiere Documentary



The emotional distance between a couple leads to a mysterious rift - both literal and figurative, during a winter storm in Chicago.
A David Dastmalchian and Jimmy McDermott Film


Adventures In Plymptoons!


This new documentary about animator Bill Plympton follows his path from rainy days in his Portland childhood drawing indoors to a self-made career as an independent animator. The film includes interviews with family, friends, colleagues, critics, and fans.

An Alexia Anastasio film.

Plus a Q & A will Bill Plympton following the screening!



AMC Independent 6

770 North 1st Street
Burbank, CA 91502

6:15 pm


Help Me Please

When happiness meets boogie nights (20 years later).
A Pedro Brenner film


Jillian Sometimes

A girl wakes up in the middle of the night - in the mind and spirit of another person! Everyone around her wants to help, but can anything they do cure the situation?
A Jason Lockhart film



Randall is a hard-working, yet fragile, soul who faces his inner demons from behind a drag queen persona while pursuing the dream of a lifetime.
A Eric Casaccio film


AMC Independent 6

770 North 1st Street
Burbank, CA 91502

8:00 pm
The Third Annual Burbank International Film Festival
presents Our Filmmaker Awards


( even more details SOON )

Bill Plympton

Presents the
First Annual
Plympton Award for Indie Animation
Lisa Donovan

Presents the
BIFF award for
New Media/Web Series