2020 TIDE FILM FESTIVAL

NOVEMBER 6-8 2020

Welcome to the Third Annual TIDE Film Festival! Check out this year's slate of shorts, features and panels—available all weekend during TIDE's first virtual celebration. Get your tickets now!

 

2020 SCHEDULE

LIVE EVENTS—OPEN TO EVERYONE

NOV 6

9:30 PM

RISE RADIO TWITCH STREAM

Opening Night Celebration

NOV 7

2:00 PM

LIVE PANEL: CREATIVES AND MENTAL HEALTH

Moderated By: Julie Young, Founder, TIDE Film Festival

Panelists: Joy Lieberthal Rho, LCSW | Alfonso Johnson, TIDEFF18 Director & Writer

SHORTS PROGRAMS—STREAMING NOV 6-8, 2020

SHORTS | KINFOLK
Short Films Examining the Family and the Ties That Strain and Bind

Unspoken | Directed by: Patrick G. Lee | 17min 07sec

Black Ghost Son | Directed by: Christopher Low | 11min 10sec

SHADOWS | Directed by: Ria Tobaccowala | 14min 29sec

Unpot | Directed by: Huieun Park | 25min 53sec

SHORTS | ACTS OF RESISTANCE

Fighting the Power and the Status Quo Through Acts Big and Small

Del Rio | Directed by: Raj Trivedi | 16min 12sec

Standing Above the Clouds | Directed by: Jalena Keane-Lee | 14min 53sec

Adeline, The Great | Directed by: Jessica Mendez Siqueiros | 11min 54sec

I'm Free Now, You Are Free | Directed by: Ash Goh Hua | 14min 43sec

First They Came For My Mother | Directed by: Rafael Alvarado | 07min 44sec

SHORTS | MATTERS OF THE HEART 

Familial, Forbidden, Lost, and Sought, These Films Depict Many Shades of Love

1800 - Lovable | Directed by: Rebeca Huntt | 01min 50sec

The Artisan | Directed by: Adrian Cardenas | 12min 19sec

Little Chief | Directed by: Erica Tremblay | 11min 40sec

Acuitzeramo | Directed by: Miguel Angel Caballero | 15min 40sec

Good Harvest | Directed by: Emily Yue | 15min

The Cypher |Directed by: Letia Solomon | 15min 04sec

SHORTS | AUTHENTICALLY MYSELF 

Short Films Exploring the Many Angles of Identity

What Are You? | Directed by: Directed by: Richard B. Pierre | 20min

Broken Bird | Directed by: Rachel Harrison Gordon | 09min 58sec

Youthful | Directed by: Varun Chounal| 15min 32sec

Wifi Rider | Directed by: Roxy Rezvany | 12min 43sec

SHORTS | BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY

Urban Life; Raw, Real, and Vibrant

BAM & RAWLS GRAB A SLICE | Directed by: Horatio Baltz | 05min 30sec

Gets Good Light | Directed by: Alejandra Parody | 16min

Home | Directed by: Adewale Olukayode | 12min 46sec

Brooklynification (Episode 3: The Neighbors) | Directed by: Christopher Poindexter | 10min

From Heaven is Cali | Directed by: Christaan Felber | 12min 25min

SHORTS | OUTSIDE OF THE BOX

Glimpses Into Different Ways of Seeing and Being

The Price of Cheap Rent | Directed by: Amina Sutton, Maya Tanaka | 06min 30min

Before He Starts | Directed by: Xin Fang | 23min 59sec

SCHOOL | Directed by: Anthony Laurence Hull | 13min 02sec

Lore | Directed by: Sky Hopinka | 10min 17sec

Zahra and the Oil Man | Directed by: Yucef Mayes | 19min 52sec

FEATURE FILMS—STREAMING NOV 6-8, 2020

FEATURE FILM | TAKE OUT GIRL

Desperate to give her family a chance at a better life and save their failing restaurant, Tera Wong parlays her Chinese food delivery expertise into a profitable drug hustle.

Directed by: Hisonni Mustafa | 1hr 40min

FEATURE FILM | THE INFILTRATORS

A courageous group of undocumented youth - Dreamers - deliberately get detained by Border Patrol in order to infiltrate a shadowy, for-profit detention center.

Directed by: Cristina Ibarra & Alex Rivera | 1hr 35min 

FEATURE FILM | DOWN A DARK STAIRWELL

A Chinese-American police officer kills an unarmed Black man in a NYC housing project, igniting a complicated fight for accountability and justice.

Directed by: Ursula Liang | 1hr 25min

2020 PANELS AND SPEAKERS

CONVERSATIONS WITH CREATIVES—CLICK HERE TO WATCH NOW

Intimate dialogue between powerhouse entertainment creatives with topics such as career starts, career highs, challenges, the types of content they like creating and why, as well as, how they serve their communities and champion other POC groups.

RACIAL JUSTICE IN HOLLYWOOD—CLICK HERE TO WATCH NOW

A conversation with programming executives and representatives to discuss the impact of diversity in entertainment and highlighting underrepresented cultures in content.

HBO PRESENTS VISUAL STORYTELLING AT ITS BEST—CLICK HERE TO WATCH NOW

Deconstructing the art of storytelling through visual media to establish the tone and enhance the story. A conversation with a storyboard artist and an illustrator working on HBO shows.

CREATIVES AND MENTAL HEALTH

The importance of mental health can not be understated, yet too often the topic is ignored. Join us for a live honest discussion about creatives and mental health. What particular challenges do creatives face, what coping mechanisms exist and how can we support each other?

Diana Son

EP, Showrunner, Playwright 

George Tillman Jr.

Director, Producer, Writer

Nina Yang Bongiovi

Producer

Wilbert L. Cooper

(Moderator)

Writer, Producer, Host

Greta Fuentes

Director of Development,  Film at Macro

Halle Mariner

Agent, Scripted
Literature at APA

Trevor Wall

Film & TV Executive  

Albert Lawrence (Moderator)

IMDb Correspondent
and Amazon Live Host

Eric Yamamoto

Storyboard Artist,

Lovecraft Country

Thang Le

Illustrator, Westworld

 

Julie Young
(Moderator)

TIDE Film Festival, Founder 

Joy Lieberthal Rho

LCSW

Alfonso Johnson

TIDEFF18 Writer & Director 

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Promotional support provided by the NYC & Company Foundation, One Brooklyn Fund, Inc., and the Office of The Brooklyn Borough President.

The TIDE Film Festival is a signature program of DreamMaker DreamDoer DreamSupporter, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit that provides resources, connections and inspiration for creatives and nurtures future leaders.