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Friday, September 25
 

3:00pm MDT

Registration
Festival Registration Open !

Refreshments and Networking from 3pm to 7pm ! 

Friday September 25, 2015 3:00pm - 7:00pm MDT
Towneplace Suites by Marriott 1455 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83706

7:00pm MDT

Opening Night Premiere Movie: Spray Paint Atlas with Short Film Murphy and Mr. Dentonn
Join us for the Opening Night film of the inagural Boise Film Festival with special guest MC, Natalie Hurst.

BFF is proud to Present: Spray Paint Atlas
 Six weeks after his fiancee disappears, a law student and his ex-girlfriend go on a half-hearted crime spree across the Western US trying to find her. 
Short film screening prior: Murphy and Mr. Dentonn

Doors Open at 7pm, Intro at 7:15. Q&A with Filmmakers after the Premiere.  

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $10 AT THE DOOR
 

Friday September 25, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm MDT
The Cathedral of the Rockies 717 N 11th St, Boise, ID 83702

9:00pm MDT

#BFF2015 Opening Night Party!
Join us at our host party venue for the evening, The Mode Lounge!  We will be networking and chatting the night away, in celebration for the weekend festivities! 
 

Friday September 25, 2015 9:00pm - 11:30pm MDT
The Mode Lounge 800 W Idaho St. Boise, ID 83702
 
Saturday, September 26
 

10:30am MDT

Screening: Youth Short Films
We've created a whole block dedicated to Youth Short Films!  

Metanoia

The Emotional Dimensions
To Infinity
Moments
The Wall
Luminosity
The Verisimilitude Effect

BFF was impressed with the number of High School and Youth shorts submitted this year. We are excited to present some of the work from promising and creative future Filmmakers!  

Young filmmaker award to be presented after program screens.

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR
 

Saturday September 26, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am MDT
Boise Creative Center 1204 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

10:30am MDT

Screening: Homeskillet
BFF is happy to welcome HOMESKILLET
 What if you had to do something no one understood? When Maggie meets Alysha, a homeless teen mother, she is awakened to the homeless and makes the hardest decision of her life.

Q&A  after screening with Filmmakers 

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR
 

Saturday September 26, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm MDT
The Cathedral of the Rockies 717 N 11th St, Boise, ID 83702

10:30am MDT

Screening: The Sheriff (Short Film) and The Black Sea
BFF welcomes The Black Sea
  A tense and moody chamber piece that becomes increasingly fragmented as it continues, "the black sea" concerns 5 friends at a beach house on the Oregon Coast and what happens before and after one of them disappears. The film avoids easy explanations and is ultimately a profound exploration of friendship, marriage, and death.
Short Film: The Sheriff will screen before the movie

Q & A with the Filmmakers after the screening 

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR
 

Saturday September 26, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm MDT
Ming Studios 420 S. 6th Street Boise, Idaho, 83702

12:00pm MDT

The Evolution of Distribution: A Conversation with Mia Bruno
Mia Bruno comes to Seed&Spark as the Producer of Marketing and Distribution, where she combines her passion for independent film with a love of collaborating with artists, and working closely with filmmakers to hone innovative distribution strategies. Mia is a fervent believer in filmmaking as a comprehensive process, and works with directors and producers to become creative entrepreneurs of their own films. Mia joins Seed&Spark from Gravitas Ventures, where she served as Director of Acquisitions, identifying and bringing in quality independent films for the marketplace. A graduate of Barnard College/Columbia University, Mia speaks French, adores Freudian psychology, and has a vast love of adventure despite a lamentable sense of direction.

Included in Full Festival Pass and Saturday Day Pass. $10 at the door.

Saturday September 26, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT
Fellowship Hall --- Cathedral of the Rockies

12:30pm MDT

Screening: The Platinum Plan (Short Film) and Pattersons Wager
Join BFF as we present Pattersons Wager
 A man discovers that he has the unpredictable ability to see two minutes into the future. 

Short Film: The Platinum Plan will screen before movie

Q & A with Filmmakers after the screening 

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR
 

Saturday September 26, 2015 12:30pm - 2:00pm MDT
The Cathedral of the Rockies 717 N 11th St, Boise, ID 83702

1:00pm MDT

Screening: And Counting (Short Film) and Dead River
Join BFF as we present Dead River
  A biographer of a renowned crime writer finds real darkness behind the fiction.
Short Film: And Counting will screen before the movie 

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR
 

Saturday September 26, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm MDT
Boise Creative Center 1204 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

1:00pm MDT

Screening: Seeking Truth in the Balkans
BFF is very happy to present this fascinating Documentary Seeking Truth in the Balkans
   In 1993 the UN Security Council unanimously voted to establish the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) to investigate war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide which were taking place in the Balkans. After the establishment of this Tribunal which was the first of its kind since the Nuremberg and Tokyo Tribunals, the war continued and atrocities escalated. Twenty one long years have passed since the Tribunal began with a shaky start. Since that time all 161 indictees have been accounted for and the Tribunal is in its final phase of completion. Since this is the beginning of our new era of international law which inspired other ad hoc Tribunals such as Rwanda, Cambodia, Lebanon, Sierra Leone and the International Criminal Court it is a great time to assess the legacy of this frontrunner in international law. We visit all the stakeholders in our investigation of the true legacy, regional activists, victims, journalists, academics, legal scholars and law makers as we explore whether the tribunal fulfilled its mission toward peace, justice, truth and reconciliation in the region and globally. Many films have been made about the wars of the Balkans during the 1990's but none have explored the human rights versus the jurisprudential perspective.

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR
 

Saturday September 26, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm MDT
Ming Studios 420 S. 6th Street Boise, Idaho, 83702

2:00pm MDT

Women in Film
BFF is excited to present Women in Film with Special Guest Moderator Megan Bryant
Featuring: 
Phiamma Elias, Director of "Homeskillet" 
Jane Merrow, Actress 
Mia Bruno, Producer of Marketing and Distribution at Seed&Spark
Laura Mehlhaff, Director of Programming, Sun Valley Film Festival
Shanra Kehl, Director of "The Morning After"

Moderator Megan Bryant is a local comedian, spokesperson, and founder of the Idaho Laugh Fest. Megan is also the owner of Zip Zap Zop, a company providing innovative improv workshops for businesses. She was a reciepent of an "Accomplished Under 40" award through Idaho Business Review for 2014. 
 
These magnetic women will share their stories and opinions on the film industry, developing strong characters for females, and how powerful the presence of Women in Hollywood can be.  

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $10 AT THE DOOR
 

Saturday September 26, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm MDT
Fellowship Hall --- Cathedral of the Rockies

3:00pm MDT

Screening: Kandiyohi
BFF gladly welcomes KANDIYOHI
  An action packed modern-day western that brings the sleepy backdrop of rural Minnesota alive with violence and suspense. This breakout debut from writer and director Nicholas Engan tells the story of three down-on-their-luck friends drifting through life in their late-20s. After reconnecting during a visit to their hometown, a rapid spiral of drugs, shame, and betrayal will leave them with only one unbelievable option -- to rob the town's corrupt sheriff. When their plan goes fatally wrong, this group of friends will be pushed to the limit trying to outrun the law and its harsh brand of vengeance. It's all on the line in a cinematically stunning finale that will blow audiences away.

Q&A with filmmakers following the film.

(Parental Advisory recommended, not suitable for 12 and under)

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR
 

Saturday September 26, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm MDT
Boise Creative Center 1204 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

3:00pm MDT

Screening: To Live Deliberately (Short) and Queens of Roleo
BFF is very excited to present Queens of Roleo
  Four girls from a small Idaho town. Eleven log rolling World Championships in fourteen years. One pond monkey. This is their story.

Short Film: Live Deliberately to screen before movie

Q and A with the Filmmakers after the screening 

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR
 

Saturday September 26, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm MDT
The Cathedral of the Rockies 717 N 11th St, Boise, ID 83702

3:00pm MDT

Screening: The Healing Song (short) and How to be Cute and Break Hearts
A fantastic addition to the BFF, we present How to be Cute and Break Hearts
  Richard loves Anna but he doesn't understand her. Dylan understands Anna but he loves himself more. Anna wants to love Richard and perhaps does love Dylan but she doesn't love herself enough. Through a series of touching and hysterical (mis)adventures, our not so heroic heroes will have to learn that before being in a relationship they really need to learn how to be.
Short Film: The Healing Song will screen before the movie 

Q & A with Filmmakers after the screening 



INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR
 

Saturday September 26, 2015 3:00pm - 4:45pm MDT
Ming Studios 420 S. 6th Street Boise, Idaho, 83702

4:30pm MDT

Screening: RZ-9
BFF presents a fantastic Sci-Fi adventure RZ-9
 In the midst of a terrorist-induced crisis the United States has declared martial law. Privatized defense forces and a state-of-the-art drone patrol system now monitor citizens and locate any new terrorist activities. Patterson Endcott, a computer scientist and drone pilot, is put on a hit list due to his religious beliefs and increasing doubt in the morality of his job. He and his sister, Samantha Endcott, are forced to find a place of safety beyond the watchful eyes of the surveillance drones. Considered a top level security threat by the government, the two are pursued by super soldiers, called Erasers, to capture them dead or alive.

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR

 

Saturday September 26, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm MDT
Boise Creative Center 1204 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

5:00pm MDT

#BFF2015 Meet & Greet Party
Join us for a Casual Meet and Greet event!  

From 5pm - 7pm, Boise Film Festival will have complimentary snacks and drinks on the Patio of the Towneplace Suites by Marriott!  Come grab a quick bite and chat with some of our amazing guests and your fellow filmmakers. All Ages welcome-- we encourage all of our Youth Filmmakers to attend and get to know some of the Boise Film community!

Sponsored by The Rockit Moving Picture Company and Port of Subs Boise. 
FREE
 

Saturday September 26, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm MDT
Towneplace Suites by Marriott 1455 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83706

7:00pm MDT

Deet 'n Bax Save The World
Idaho filmmaker, Diablo Dean, returns with his latest project, Deet 'n Bax Save The World. Starring Jason Mewes (Jay & Silent Bob, Dogma, Clerks) , Weston Coppola Cage (Lord of War, Rage, Drive Angry) & Craig Michaelson (Community & Modern Family).

This is a limited engagement screening included in full festival pass and Saturday day pass. $15 at the door for non-passholders.

Filmmakers and cast will be in attendance for Q&A following the film. 

*parental discretion is advised* 

Saturday September 26, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm MDT
Boise Creative Center 1204 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702

9:00pm MDT

Celebrate Boise Awards Party
Join your fellow Filmmakers and Guests for a networking party at The Reef featuring musical performance by Ayron Jones & The Way. Cover charge and drink specials included in Full Festival and Saturday Day Pass. $5 cover at the door without pass. 

Festival awards to be presented on stage at 9:50 

Saturday September 26, 2015 9:00pm - Sunday September 27, 2015 12:00am MDT
The Reef 105 S 6th St, Boise, ID 83702
 
Sunday, September 27
 

10:30am MDT

Screening: Short Film Program
BFF presents an hour of Shorts!  

Greenland
Code Oakland
Night Blind

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR 

Sunday September 27, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am MDT
Ming Studios 420 S. 6th Street Boise, Idaho, 83702

11:15am MDT

Idaho Filmmakers: Let's Put Idaho on the Map
Idaho Filmmakers from around the state will share their stories and experiences of shooting film here in Idaho. What can we do as a film community to build the movie making business here in our Home state? Moderated by Rhea Allen, producer and owner of Peppershock Media.

Panelists:
Troy Custer, Bumblebird Films
Kim Kovac, Writer/Director of Ghost of a Chance/KimKo productions
WilL Von Tagen, Writer/Director/Star of "Almosting It"
JP Chastain, Producer "Deet n Bax Save Th'World"
Seth Randal, Producer/Director "Fall of '55", Boise Cutters

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $10 AT THE DOOR


Following the Panel, BFF is proud to present an IDAHO Made Feature, Ghost of a Chance 

Sunday September 27, 2015 11:15am - 12:15pm MDT
Ballet Idaho 501 South 8th Street, Boise, ID 83702

12:00pm MDT

Screening: Resurrecting McGinn(s)
BFF is excited to screen this one for you! Resurrecting McGinn(s)
  Struggling author Declan McGinn confronts his family and friends when they convene to celebrate the fiftieth birthday of his long dead brother. Revelations of masked sexuality, secret affairs, abortion and intolerance devolve into explosive raw emotions leaving a family to face hard truths and realities as they try to move forward.

 

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR 

Sunday September 27, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm MDT
Ming Studios 420 S. 6th Street Boise, Idaho, 83702

12:30pm MDT

Screening: Mr. Dentonn (Short Film) and Ghost of a Chance
BFF could not be more excited to present Ghost of a Chance
Making its Feature debut, this project was shot and completed exclusively in Idaho, on a Do it Yourself budget.  We felt it appropriate to screen right after our Idaho Filmmakers panel! 
  Mary is found barely alive floating down a river. She wakes up with no memory, living in a cabin with her husband Frank and the ghosts of a woman and a little boy. As time goes along she starts regaining her memory and realizes that her past life is a little more sinister than she might have hoped. When a man from her past shows up, Mary, along with help from a friendly spirit, is forced to decide which life is truly her own and if she really has a Ghost of a Chance.
Short Film Mr. Dentonn will be screened before the movie.

Q & A with the Filmmakers after the film

(Parental Advisory recommended, not suitable for 12 and under)

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR

 

Sunday September 27, 2015 12:30pm - 2:30pm MDT
Ballet Idaho 501 South 8th Street, Boise, ID 83702

2:00pm MDT

Screening: The Dollhouse (Short) and Day of Youth
BFF welcomes Day of Youth
 Rhee wakes in a hospital, unable to recall the last three years of her life. The doctors warn her to be ready to confront all the change that might have happened, but she is dismayed to find none. She's still riding out the recession underemployed and living with her dad, and still bouncing back and forth between her ex-boyfriend and ex-girlfriend. She is looking for a future--but her exes take advantage of her memory loss to try to get a second chance at the past. They jockey for her favor as New Year's Eve arrives, and all three must decide what they really want out of a new year.
 
Short Film: The Dollhouse to screen before the movie.

(Parent Advisory recommended, not suitable for 12 and under) 

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR
 

Sunday September 27, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm MDT
Ming Studios 420 S. 6th Street Boise, Idaho, 83702

3:00pm MDT

BFF 2015 Presents: "Making It" -- A Conversation with filmmaker Will Von Tagen
BFF invites you to come chat with Will Von Tagen--- Writer/Director of the recently released "Almosting It" and contributing writer on: waytooindie.com. Moderated by Lee Vander Boegh.

 Will would like to share his best advice on how to present a great pitch for your film or TV show, as well as funding questions and overall "How do I get my movie made?" ideas! 

Will's articles on filmmaking can be found here  http://waytooindie.com/author/vontagen/

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $10 AT THE DOOR 

Sunday September 27, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm MDT
Towneplace Suites by Marriott 1455 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83706

3:00pm MDT

Screening: Bound (Short) and Project: Shattered Silence
BFF proudly presents Bound and Project: Shattered Silence:  Two fantastic documentary style films about performing arts and the human spirit.

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR
 

Sunday September 27, 2015 3:00pm - 4:15pm MDT
Ballet Idaho 501 South 8th Street, Boise, ID 83702

3:30pm MDT

Screening: The Morning After
BFF is so excited to be screening The Morning After 
 Have you ever woken up next to someone and thought, "Oh, shit?" because you just didn't want to deal with the after-math? That's what the film, The Morning After is about. It's follows eight stories of individuals dealing with waking up next to someone new or familiar and how they handle their need for instant gratification, intimacy issues and infidelities.

Q & A with Filmmaker after the Screening

(Parent Advisory recommended, not suitable for 12 and under) 

INCLUDED IN FULL FESTIVAL PASS AND DAY PASS

INDIVIDUAL TICKET $5 AT THE DOOR
 

Sunday September 27, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm MDT
Ming Studios 420 S. 6th Street Boise, Idaho, 83702