First Look Domestic 3: Smoke and Mirrors

First Look Domestic 3: Smoke and Mirrors

87 Minute Running Time

The First Look Student Film Section is an exclusive selection of short films reserved for outstanding student filmmakers from around the world. Started in 2000 as a standalone event and dubbed by the Denver Post as "arguably the best niche festival in Denver," First Look continues to focus on finding the brightest new talents in filmmaking and bringing them and their works to Colorado.

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Films and Events in Program...

  • The Battle of the Jazz Guitarist

    The Battle of the Jazz Guitarist

    USA , 2012 , 7 min.
    Director: Mark Columbus A documentary tribute to the director’s father, a once-famous jazz guitarist from the Fiji Islands who gave up his career to move to America for the betterment of his family.... more
  • Full-time Ministry

    Full-time Ministry

    USA , 2011 , 5 min.
    Director: Helen Hood Scheer A devout evangelical Christian man struggles by day to keep his religious faith out of the public-school classroom where he teaches. By night, he’s an outsider artist who creates gospel-inspired ice sculptures.... more
  • Light


    USA , 2010 , 9 min.
    Director: David Liz A car accident allows a man to journey into his subconscious and rediscover the suppressed memory of his mother's death.... more
  • Paint Showers

    Paint Showers

    USA , 2011 , 3 min.
    Director: Miguel Jiron A gathering storm of paint unleashes a storm of color in this experimental animation.... more
  • Silence


    USA , 2012 , 19 min.
    Director: Wyatt Maw A young woman affected by the madness of the French Revolution sets out to avenge her losses by murdering the radical journalist and voice of the revolution Jean-Paul Marat.... more
  • Where Is Joel Baum

    Where Is Joel Baum

    USA , 2012 , 29 min.
    Director: Pearl Gluck A tragic accident brings unexpected consequences in the home of a Hasidic rabbi in contemporary Brooklyn.... more
  • The Words in the Margins

    The Words in the Margins

    USA , 2012 , 15 min.
    Director: Sara Mott 31-year-old Axel is learning to read for the first time with the help of his friend and tutor, Steve, a Kenyan immigrant.... more
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