First Look Domestic 1: Roller Coaster

First Look Domestic 1: Roller Coaster

94 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 stand-alone event, and cited 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...

  • CCYL: Chinatown Community Young Lions

    CCYL: Chinatown Community Young Lions

    USA , 2011 , 14 min.
    Director: Liam Lee The art of the lion dance is celebrated with the Chinatown Community Young Lions. This Chinese New Year club has been presenting this rhythmic dance to New Yorkers for 40 years.... more
  • Crossing


    USA , 2011 , 18 min.
    Director: Gina Atwater In 1960s Georgia, a black teenager defies the rules of segregation and his conservative father when he walks through the front door of his white employer’s home.... more
  • Folkswagon


    USA , 2011 , 20 min.
    Director: Shachar Langlev In this darkly humorous, belated-coming-of-age story, a young Israeli man gets more than he bargained for when rooming with a quirky, eccentric Holocaust survivor in New York City.... more
  • Installation


    USA , 2011 , 7 min.
    Director: Laura Green This short explores the boundaries between art and industry as it documents the process of constructing Richard Serra’s massive steel sculpture Sequence.... more
  • Living the Dream

    Living the Dream

    USA , 2012 , 15 min.
    Director: Gerry Kim A young gangster has aspirations of quickly moving up the ranks of a modestly sized New Jersey crime syndicate, but soon discovers that cutting corners will lead to troubling consequences.... more
  • Smoke Songs

    Smoke Songs

    USA , 2011 , 20 min.
    Director: Briar March Described as “fireball punk-rock” by Joey Ramone, Blackfire is a Native American band whose angry and redemptive, traditional and modern music attempts to transfer a dark history into a form of creative expression.... more
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