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2017 High Falls Film Festival

Short Films by the Women of RIT’s School of Film and Animation

96 mins

Women of SOFA Shorts – with Q&A

The Little Theatre - #5
Saturday, November 4, 2017 12:00 pm


A tradition since the festival began in 2001, High Falls proudly presents a shorts program showcasing work by the female students of the School of Film and Animation (SOFA) at Rochester Institute of Technology. This year we feature both live action and animated films.




I very Much like to Live Alone    

Director: Emma Firulli, 8:25m

Alice’s distrust in her landlord grows into an overwhelming paranoia.




Director: Jenna Roscoe, 15:19m

A teenager flees the scene of an accident.



Sonny Jim  

Director: Evamarie Choma, 15:26m

A young woman gets a wake-up call.



Communist in the Summer House

Director: Camille Howard, 18:39m

Menstruation is the new black.



It Didn’t Mean Anything 

Director: Irene Weaver, 5:46m

An experimental take on a line too often heard.






Director: Isabella Iampieri, 4:23m

A brother and sister reflect on big changes.




Director: Maryam Farahzadi, 4:09m

Difference can color the world.



Dog Clog

Director: Maggie Miller, 3:45m

This pup’s day has gone down the tubes.



The Nearness of You   

Director: Tianyi Yin, 5:05m

Across the street never felt so far away.




Director: Angelica Agelviz, 1:08m

An artist is consumed by the subject of her gaze.




Director: Yiran Qiao, :53s

An encapsulation of comfort.



We Are Alive

Director: Maliheh Rahrovan, :50s

Two figures in a field come to a realization.




Director: Shana Dixon, 3:19m

A triumph over the cold.



Tongue in Cheek  

Director: Palwasha Azimi, 1:00m

A rebuttal of butts.




Director: Emily Haldeman, 2:04m

A birdwatcher gets the opportunity for a closer view.



Experiment #1     

Director: Mary Chang, :57

An exploration of shape and color.



The Final Touch   

Director: Alyssa Minko, 3:40

A perfectionist aims to please his audience.


Dates & Times

Women of SOFA Shorts – with Q&A

The Little Theatre - #5
Saturday, November 4, 2017 12:00 pm