Filmmakers’ Showcase 2007

Synopsis & Film Details

Filmmakers’ Showcase

Fresno Filmworks Festival 2007

Sunday, April 15 2007 at 1:30 p.m

Five filmmakers screen their short films, with discussion to follow.


Mind’s Eye

Written and directed by Peter Torstensen Jr. USA, 2007, 6 min.

A young widower is driven to punish the person responsible for the death of his wife and daughter.


Directed by Teresa Flores. USA, 2006; 4 min.

At 12 years old, Joy speaks candidly about her experiences of violence and turmoil as a child growing up in the inner city of Fresno. What she sees around her conflicts with her innocence and constitution.

Tissiack: The Great Northwest Face of Half Dome

Directed by Steve Crutchfield. USA; 18 Min.

Documentarian Steve Crutchfield follows large-format photographer Michael Ambrose on his journey to photograph the northwest face of Half Dome in Yosemite.


Written, directed, and edited by Bipul Karki.

Nepal, 2007; 14 min.

In Nepali, with English Subtitles.

“Kubaato” in Nepali means “wrong way”. Set in Nepal, a kidnapping plot goes wrong.

The Fourth

Directed by Jared Varava, cinematography by Damien Acevedo.

USA; 2004; 17 Mins.

A relay team trains for the big race – and hopes to find its fourth runner. Winner of the International Cinematographer’s Guild Award for Artistic Achievement.

Part of the 3rd Fresno Film Festival (2007).