GIFF 2017 Award Nominees

Bernard and Huey

Bernard and Huey

US | 90 min.
Drama, Romance, Comedy

Based on a screenplay by legendary Oscar/Pulitzer-winning author Jules Feiffer (Carnal Knowledge,)…

Sat, Sep 30 – 3:05PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Kuleana

Kuleana

US | 95 min.
Narrative, Mystery, Drama, Cultural

A Vietnam vet must rediscover the Hawaiian warrior within to protect his family, defend…

Sun, Oct 1 – 4:15PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Ilawod

Ilawod

Philippines | 96 min.
Narrative, Horror, Drama

In the Philippines, there are bodies of water said to be guarded by elementals which when disturbed…

Fri, Sep 29 – 6:15PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Rip Tide

Rip Tide

Australia | 90 min.
Narrative, Teen, Coming of Age, Loss

After a fashion faux pas, every model’s nightmare becomes Cora’s (Debby Ryan) reality.

Sat, Sep 30 – 11:30AM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Float

Float

US | 24 min.
Narrative, Teen, Romance, Cultural

Float is a short film set in mid 1990s Seattle, following the day-to-day trials and tribulations of…

Thu, Sep 28 – 7:45PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Love Triangle

Love Triangle

Republic of Korea | 22 min.
Narrative, Short, Comedy, Relationships

They go to beach by car. At that time in the car smells like gas. There is no criminal.

Sun, Oct 1 – 6:40PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Small Steps

Small Steps

United Kingdom | 15 min.
Narrative, Short, Drama, Relationships, Family, Loss

After a young woman suffers a miscarriage, she tries to continue her day as if nothing had…

Thu, Sep 28 – 7:45PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Island Soldier

Island Soldier

US, FSM | 85 min.
Documentary, War, Cultural, Loss, Family

Island Soldier interweaves the personal stories of Micronesian soldiers serving…

Wed, Sep 27 – 6:00PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

You Deserve Tomorrow

You Deserve Tomorrow

Guam | 4 min.
Narrative, Short, Relationships, Social Issues

A poem turned film; a letter to a suicidal best friend, to remind her that overcoming…

Sat, Sep 30 – 1:25PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

My Boyfriend

My Boyfriend

US | 14 min.
Narrative, Short, Romance, Drama, Relationships

Jessie loves her boyfriend. She really does. But it’s complicated.

Thu, Sep 28 – 7:45PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Exotic

Exotic

Guam | 63 min.
Documentary, Sex Trade, Human Rights

Exotic takes us into the lives of the dancers on Guam, giving the viewer a front row…

Fri, Sep 29 – 8:15PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

A Meditation

A Meditation

US | 16 min.
Narrative, Short, Drama, Relationships

A man who is a little lost finds himself connecting with a surprising woman who shows up…

Thu, Sep 28 – 7:45PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Il Silenzio

Il Silenzio

Italy | 15 min.
Narrative, Short, Family, Loss

Fatma and her mother are Kurdish refugees in Italy. On their visit to the doctor, Fatma…

Thu, Sep 28 – 7:45PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Forgive - Don't Forget

Forgive – Don’t Forget

US, Japan | 71 min.
Documentary, War, Cultural, Family, Relationships

During Japan’s surrender at the end of World War II, numerous swords were confiscated by American…

Thu, Sep 28 – 6:10PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Limbo

Limbo

France, Greece | 30 min.
Narrative, Short, Drama, Art

12+1 kids and the carcass of a whale washed ashore…

Thu, Sep 28 – 7:45PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Shell

Shell

Israel | 24 min.
Documentary, Short, Cultural, Human Rights, Social Issues

Ariel, a young veteran combat medic, is unable to the dispel terrible images of war that keep…

Wed, Sep 27 – 8:05PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

The Blacksmith

The Blacksmith

Germany, Ukraine | 30 min.
Documentary, Short, War, Human Rights

The closed, rich and worldwide unknown culture of Ukraine is explored, revealing its…

Wed, Sep 27 – 8:05PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Kū Kanaka: Stand Tall

Kū Kanaka: Stand Tall

US | 28 min.
Documentary, Short, Cultural, Social Issues, Human Rights

When 15 year old Kanalu Young takes a dive into shallow water he becomes quadriplegic…

Sat, Sep 30 – 9:00PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

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