First Look International 2: Strangers Together

First Look International 2: Strangers Together

95 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 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...

  • The Art of Remembrance

    The Art of Remembrance

    USA , 2010 , 11 min.
    Director: Raul Paz Pastrana Mexican artist Daniel Valle prepares for Day of the Dead in New York. His attempts to keep his culture alive in a foreign land while remembering lost loved ones have given him a unique perspective.... more
  • Forever in Hiatus

    Forever in Hiatus

    Vietnam , 2012 , 24 min.
    Director: Andy Nguyen A chance encounter with the daughter of a Communist official gives a washed-up pop star, now a bicycle-taxi driver, a new chance at human connection, but with a raft of potential consequences.... more
  • Martha Must Fly

    Martha Must Fly

    Israel , 2011 , 25 min.
    Director: Ma'ayan Rypp Martha’s spirit is succumbing to the drudgery of her job as caretaker to an insensitive aging woman; she has little recourse and can escape only into a world of her own making.... more
  • Mee


    Germany , 2012 , 5 min.
    Director: Letty Felgendreher As a child adopted into a foreign culture, Mee gets lots of questions about her family, her culture, her language. This humorous animation lets her answer, once and for all.... more
  • Of Dogs and Horses

    Of Dogs and Horses

    Germany , 2012 , 30 min.
    Director: Thomas Stuber Recipient of the 2012 Silver Student Academy Award. In a last-ditch effort to pay for his beloved dog’s surgery, Rolf bets everything he owns at the horse track. A film about luck, courage, and the blind magic of desperate hope.... more
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