2007 Slamdance Film Festival

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The 2007 Slamdance Film Festival took place in Park City, Utah from January 18 to January 27, 2007. It was the 13th iteration of the Slamdance Film Festival, an alternative to the more mainstream Sundance Film Festival. A full list of films appearing is shown below.

Awards[edit]

The 2007 Slamdance Film Festival recognized the following films at its awards ceremony held on January 26, 2007.[1]

Award Name Film Title Award Recipient
Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature Tijuana Makes Me Happy Dylan Verrechia
Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature Unsettled Adam Hootnick
Grand Jury Award for Best Animated Short The Ballad of Mary Slade Robin Fuller
Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Short A Map with Gaps Alice Nelson
Grand Jury Award for Best Experimental Short Avant Petalos Grillados Cesar Velasco Broca
Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Short The Cow Thief Charles Williams
Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature Murder Party Jeremy Saulnier
Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature Red Without Blue Brooke Sebold, Benita Sills & Todd Sills
Global Audience Award for Best Anarchy Film Commode Creations: The Artwork of Barney Smith Danny Bourque
Spirit of Slamdance Award The Mallorys Go Black Market JoEllen Martinson and William Scott Rees
Award for Best Feature Length Screenplay Drool Nancy Kissam
Award for Best Short Screenplay 4 Corners Ken Pisani
Award for Best Teleplay Ghost Towns Marcus Clay Carmouche & Seamus Kevin Fahey
Award for Best Horror Competition Screenplay Slaughter Bobby Darby & Nathan Brookes
Creative Excellence Award for the Horror Screenplay Competition Blood-Sucking Leeches and Flesh-Eating Maggots Adam Balsam
Kodak Vision Award for Best Cinematography Under the Sun Nikolaus Summerer

Films[edit]

$99 Specials[edit]

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Title Section Director Country Minutes Year Premiere URL
The Instrumentalist $99 Specials Troy Morgan USA 3 2007 N/A slamdance
Written by Troy Morgan
Starring unknown
Midlife with Glasses $99 Specials Heidi Van Lier USA 5 2007 N/A slamdance
Written by Heidi Van Lier
Starring unknown
Processing $99 Specials Michael Lucid USA 5 2007 N/A slamdance
Written by Brooke Bloom, Michael Lucid
Starring unknown
The Sins of the Nude $99 Specials Todd Rohal USA 5 2007 N/A slamdance
Written by Todd Rohal
Starring unknown

21+ Film Series[edit]

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Title Section Director Country Minutes Year Premiere URL
Dante's Inferno 21+ Film Series Sean Meredith USA 78 2007 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Sandow Birk, Sean Meredith, Paul Zaloom
Starring James Cromwell, John Fleck, Tony Hale, Dermot Mulroney, Martha Plimpton, Dan Snyder, Paul Zaloom
Fritt vilt (Cold Prey) 21+ Film Series Roar Uthaug Norway 97 2006 N/A slamdance imdb
Written by Thomas Moldestad
Starring Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Rolf Kristian Larsen, Tomas Alf Larsen, Endre Martin Blindheim Midtstigen, Victoria Winge
Homo Erectus 21+ Film Series Adam Rifkin USA 95 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Adam Rifkin
Starring Gary Busey, David Carradine, Ali Larter, Hayes Macarthur, Adam Rifkin, Talia Shire

Anarchy Online Films[edit]

All of the films in this category are available for free download on slamdance.com [4]

Title Section Director Country Minutes Year Premiere URL
Der Bildermacher (The Photographer) Anarchy Stefan Hering Germany 6 2002 N/A slamdance
Written by Stefan Hering
Starring unknown
Bump, Tick, Scratch Anarchy Micah Perta Rob Grobengieser USA 2 2005 N/A slamdance
Written by Micah Perta Rob Grobengieser
Starring John Pugh of !!!
Commode Creations: The Artwork of Barney Smith Anarchy Danny Bourque USA 4 2005 N/A slamdance imdb
Written by Danny Bourque
Starring Barney Smith
Counting Water Anarchy Brian Savelson USA 6 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Brian Savelson
Starring unknown
Isabelle & Stuart Anarchy Tom Flynn USA 4 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Tom Flynn
Starring unknown
Mandir Anarchy Pragya Tomar USA 4 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Pragya Tomar
Starring unknown
The Ramones and I Anarchy Rusty Nails USA 8 2005 N/A slamdance
Written by unknown
Starring unknown
Rapid Retreat Anarchy Rebecca Miller UK 3 2005 N/A slamdance
Written by Rebecca Miller
Starring unknown
The Willowz: We Live On Your Street Anarchy Michael Sladek USA 3 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Michael Sladek
Starring unknown

Animated Shorts[edit]

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Title Section Director Country Minutes Year Premiere URL
Africa Parting Animated Shorts Brian Loschiavo, Robyn Yannoukos USA 7 2006 U.S. Premiere slamdance
Written by Brian Loschiavo, Robyn Yannoukos
Starring unknown
The Ballad of Mary Slade Animated Shorts Robin Fuller UK 3 2006 North American Premiere slamdance
Written by Robin Fuller
Starring Paul Robinson, Keith Tutt, Rose Walker
Close Your Eyes and Do Not Breathe Animated Shorts Vuk Jevremovic Germany 7 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Vuk Jevremovic
Starring unknown
Cranium Theater Animated Shorts Jason Sandri USA 7 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Jason Sandri
Starring unknown
Eva Animated Shorts Martin Quaden USA 9 2005 N/A slamdance
Written by Martin Quaden
Starring unknown
Infinite Justice Animated Shorts Karl Tebbe Germany 2 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Veit Sprenger
Starring unknown
Kuro Kumo Animated Shorts Jesse Norton USA 5 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by McCunney (translation), Jesse Norton
Starring Kaoru, Testu
Latent Sorrow Animated Shorts Shon Kim USA 4 2005 N/A slamdance
Written by N/A
Starring unknown
Loom Animated Shorts Scott Kravitz USA 5 2006 North American Premiere slamdance
Written by Scott Kravitz
Starring Clay People
Matière / Material Animated Shorts Boran Richard Canada 6 2006 U.S. Premiere slamdance
Written by Boran Richard
Starring unknown
Oneheadword Protection Animated Shorts Igor Et Ivan Buharov Hungary 6 2006 North American Premiere slamdance
Written by Igor Et Ivan Buharov
Starring Szabolcs Bodi, Igor Et Ivan Buharov, Eva Csiki, Eva Molnar, Janosne Pallagi, Levente Papp
Printed Rainbow Animated Shorts Gitanjali Rao India 15 2006 North American Premiere slamdance
Written by Gitanjali Rao
Starring unknown
Tinnitus Animated Shorts Mark Zero Lastimosa USA 7 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Mark Zero Lastimosa
Starring Sarah Burns, Dana Dancho
Ujbaz Izbeneki Has Lost His Soul Animated Shorts Neil Jack UK 5 2006 North American Premiere slamdance
Written by Cameron Fraser, Neil Jack
Starring Mark McDonnell

Documentary Competition Features[edit]

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Title Section Director Country Minutes Year Premiere URL
Bad Boys of Summer Documentary Competition Features Loren Mendell, Tiller Russell USA 76 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by N/A
Starring William Amos, Michael Bjorlin, Bobo T. Fuimaono, Allison Harrington, David Miller, Chris Rich, Earl Smith, Elliot Smith
The Ballad of AJ Weberman Documentary Competition Features James Bluemel, Oliver Ralfe UK 80 2007 U.S. Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by N/A
Starring unknown
Children of God: Lost and Found Documentary Competition Features Noah Thomson USA 75 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Noah Thomson
Starring Noah Thomson
A Dream in Doubt Documentary Competition Features Tami Yeager USA 56 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Valerie Kelly, Tami Yeager
Starring unknown
The King of Kong Documentary Competition Features Seth Gordon USA 79 2007 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by N/A
Starring Walter Day, Billy Mitchell, Steve Wiebe, Brian Kuh, Todd Rogers, Steve Sanders, Doris Self.
Off the Grid: Life on the Mesa Documentary Competition Features Jeremy Stulberg, Randy Stulberg USA 61 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by N/A
Starring unknown
Red Without Blue Documentary Competition Features Brooke Sebold, Benita Sills, Todd Sills USA 74 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by N/A
Starring unknown
Rock The Bells Documentary Competition Features Denis Henry Hennelly, Casey Suchan USA 105 2006 N/A slamdance imdb
Written by N/A
Starring Dilated Peoples, Sage Francis, Carla Garcia, Chali 2Na, DJ Nu-Mark, Eyedea + Abilities, MC Supernatural, Redman, Brian Valdez, Chang Weisberg, Wu Tang Clan
Row Hard No Excuses Documentary Competition Features Luke Wolbach USA 88 2007 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by N/A
Starring unknown
Unsettled Documentary Competition Features Adam Hootnick USA 80 2007 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Adam Hootnick
Starring unknown

Documentary Shorts[edit]

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Title Section Director Country Minutes Year Premiere URL
Fat Cake Documentary Shorts Leslie Dektor South Africa 25 2005 N/A slamdance
Written by N/A
Starring unknown
Long Haul Documentary Shorts Erin Hudson USA 21 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Erin Hudson
Starring unknown
Man Up Documentary Shorts Arturo Cabanas USA 11 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by N/A
Starring Charles McCaffrey, Patrick McCaffrey
A Map with Gaps Documentary Shorts Alice Nelson UK 26 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Alice Nelson, Brian Nelson
Starring Duncan Rennie
Monsieur Borges and I Documentary Shorts Jasmin Gordon USA 22 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by N/A
Starring unknown
The Song of Haenyo Documentary Shorts Minjoo Lee Republic of Korea 30 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Jihyun Lee
Starring unknown

Gallery Shorts[edit]

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Title Section Director Country Minutes Year Premiere URL
Alan and Samir Gallery Shorts Yann Demange UK 14 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Yann Demange
Starring Adam Deacon, Robert Gallas
Avant Pétalos Grillados Gallery Shorts Velasco Broca Spain 10 2006 U.S. Premiere slamdance
Written by Velasco Broca
Starring Bárbara Mingo Costalls, Jose Antonio Herreruela, Kaloyan Krasimirov Kolev, Silvio Samuel Savidur
The Back of Her Head Gallery Shorts Josh Safdie USA 20 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Josh Safdie
Starring Charlotte Pinson, Josh Safdie, Stephen Schneider, Jagdeep Singh, Jake Sumner
A Bit on the Side Gallery Shorts Steve Sullivan UK 12 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Liam O'Reilly
Starring Dean Taylor
The Caress of the Creature Gallery Shorts Stewart Mcalpine USA 19 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Stewart Mcalpine
Starring Michael Carlucci, Junior Mendez, Owen Provencher
The Cow Thief Gallery Shorts Charles Williams Australia 20 2005 N/A slamdance
Written by Matt Kamen, Charles Williams
Starring Tom Budge, Syd Brisbane, Suzie Dee
Dealing Gallery Shorts Lena Dunham USA 15 2006 U.S. Premiere slamdance
Written by Lena Dunham
Starring Carroll Dunham, Grace Dunham, Lena Dunham, Donald Rosenfeld, Laurie Simmons
Dentist Visit Gallery Shorts Yves Hofer USA 18 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Yves Hofer
Starring Carlo Alban, Sol Echeverria, Florence Young
Dr.Terror's House of Pancakes Gallery Shorts Tyson James Theroux USA 18 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Tyson James Theroux
Starring Corey Brewer, Erin Gilbert, Thea Lester, Darby McDevitt, Steven Whippo
Evangeleo Gallery Shorts Brandon Harris USA 21 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Brandon Harris
Starring Ayesha Adamo, Birda Gilmore, Dan Kim, Angela Logan, Irungu Mutu, Grace Savage
The Famous Joe Project Gallery Shorts Eli Rarey USA 16 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Eli Rarey
Starring Duncan Ferguson
Farmboy Gallery Shorts Duncan Ferguson USA 12 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Duncan Ferguson
Starring Monk Farley, Duncan Ferguson, Lowell Hutcheson
The Golden Samovar Gallery Shorts Phillip Chernyak USA 9 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Phillip Chernyak
Starring Elizabeth Kenner, Rachel Patterson, Angela Rollo
The Haircut Gallery Shorts Bohdana Smyrnova Ukraine 7 2006 North American Premiere slamdance
Written by Bohdana Smyrnova
Starring Melaena Cadiz, Jacqueline Thuener-Rego, Ivo Velon
Happy Birthday 2 You Gallery Shorts David Alcalde Spain 14 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by David Alcalde
Starring Laura Dominguez, Pau Poch
Hijo Gallery Shorts Nicolás Melini Spain 8 2005 North American Premiere slamdance
Written by Nicolás Melini
Starring Nieves de Medina, Israel Rodríguez
Hiyab Gallery Shorts Xavi Sala Spain 8 2005 N/A slamdance
Written by Xavi Sala
Starring Lorena Rosado, José Luis Torrijo, Ana Wagener
A Hooker & A Dirt Road End Gallery Shorts John Nijhawan USA 12 2005 N/A slamdance
Written by John Nijhawan
Starring Michael Halliday, Camille Marshall, John Nijhawan, John Ashley Reese, Rod Sweitzer
A Killer on I-475 Gallery Shorts Sean Stacy USA 12 2007 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Sean Stacy
Starring Welton Boomer, Adam Gomoll, Aqeelah A. Rahim, Jr. Latisha Williams
La Jaula Del Monarca (A Monarch Cage) Gallery Shorts Paul Di Palma Mexico 13 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Paul Di Palma
Starring Moisés Arizmendi, Rubén Cristiany, Zamia Fandiño
Lawrence Gallery Shorts Gregory Mitnick USA 12 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Gregory Mitnick
Starring Yin Chang, Tokio Sasaki (asTokio N. Paris)
Men On A Lake Gallery Shorts Karl Raudsepp-Hearne Canada 16 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Karl Raudsepp-Hearne
Starring Andrew Johnston, Frank Schorpion
Red Timber (Rotes Holz) Gallery Shorts Agnes Karow Germany 12 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Agnes Karow
Starring Susanne Schäfer
Strangers Gallery Shorts Ondrej Rudavsky Slovakia 7 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by unknown
Starring Jana Kolesarova, Muro, Ondrej Rudavsky
Swerve Gallery Shorts Andrew Piccone USA 12 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Andrew Piccone
Starring Todd Hickey, Diana Valentine
Yonder Gallery Shorts Mika Johnson USA 20 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Peter Hlinka
Starring Alex D'soleil, Peter Hlinka, Mika Johnson
Zekuu Gallery Shorts Katsura Murata Japan 27 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Katsura Murata
Starring Ayano Kondo, Hayato Nakagawa, Miyou Tange

Narrative Competition Features[edit]

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Title Section Director Country Minutes Year Premiere URL
American Fork Narrative Competition Features Chris Bowman USA 94 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Hubbel Palmer
Starring William Baldwin, Bruce McGill, Hubbel Palmer, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Lynn Rajskub
American Zombie Narrative Competition Features Grace Lee USA 90 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Grace Lee, Rebecca Sonnenshine
Starring Austin Basis, Suzy Nakamura, John Solomon, Al Vicente, Jane Edith Wilson
Bangkok Narrative Competition Features Colin Drobnis USA 98 2006 N/A slamdance imdb
Written by Colin Drobnis
Starring Abel Johnson, Aoi Kawichai, Daniel Miller, Aaron Smith
Crime Fiction Narrative Competition Features Will Slocombe USA 83 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Jonathan Eliot
Starring Dan Bakkedahl, Jonathan Eliot, Yasen Peyankov, Amy Sloan, Christian Stolte
The Death of Michael Smith Narrative Competition Features Daniel Casey USA 88 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Daniel Casey
Starring Thomas Galasso, Jennifer Lester, Mike Mili, Oksana Mirzoyan, Chris Moller, Fox Valade, Robert Emmett Young
Murder Party Narrative Competition Features Jeremy Saulnier USA 80 2007 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Jeremy Saulnier
Starring Sandy Barnett, Macon Blair, Paul Goldblatt, Bill Lacey, Stacy Rock, Skei Saulnier, Chris Sharp, Bill Tangradi
Over the GW Narrative Competition Features Nick Gaglia USA 75 2007 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Nick Gaglia
Starring Kether Donohue, George Gallagher, Juliana Huestis, Albert Insinnia, G.R. Johnson, Michael Mathis, Justin Swain, Steve Stanulis
The Path of Most Resistance Narrative Competition Features Peter Kelley USA 40 2006 N/A slamdance imdb
Written by Peter Kelley
Starring Tim Rouhana, Spencer Grammer
Tijuana Makes Me Happy Narrative Competition Features Dylan Verrechia Mexico 79 2006 N/A slamdance imdb
Written by James Lefkowitz, Pablo Tendilla, Dylan Verrechia
Starring Alejandro Ramirez Achutegui, Luis Carmona Arochi, Marco Carmona Arochi, Ivan Equihua Carlos, Aidee Gonzalez, Jorge Jorge Hernández, Pablo Tendilla Ortiz, Pablo Jimenez Rivera, Pablo Tendilla Rocha, Raul Rodriguez Rodriguez, Darina Rabago Soto
Under The Sun Narrative Competition Features Baran Bo Odar Germany 60 2006 U.S. Premiere slamdance
Written by Baran Bo Odar
Starring Astrid M. Fuenderich, Janina Stopper, Alexandra Von Schwerin, Maximilian Waldmann

Narrative Shorts Before Features[edit]

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Title Section Director Country Minutes Year Premiere URL
Avatar Narrative Shorts Before Features Lluis Quilez Spain 15 2005 N/A slamdance
Written by Lluis Quilez
Starring Sebastian Haro, Rosana Pastor
Checkpoint Narrative Shorts Before Features Ben Phelps Australia 11 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Ben Phelps
Starring Rodney Afif, Casey Burgess, Alex Dimitriades, Kate Raison, Brett Stiller, Christian Willis
Die Besucher (The Visitors) Narrative Shorts Before Features Ulrike Molsen Germany 38 2006 N/A slamdance imdb
Written by Ulrike Molsen
Starring Johanna Geissler, Myriam Schroeder, Dirk Borchardt
HELLo? Narrative Shorts Before Features Gavin Lim Singapore 15 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Gavin Lim
Starring Angela May, Timothy Nga, Yeo Yann Yann
La China Narrative Shorts Before Features Diego Postigo, Antonia San Juan Spain 18 2005 N/A slamdance
Written by Antonia San Juan, Luis Miguel Seguí
Starring Antonia San Juan, Luis Miguel Seguí
The Listening Dead Narrative Shorts Before Features Phil Mucci USA 14 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Phil Mucci
Starring Sarah Hund, Karen Miller, Peter Scriba
Lola Narrative Shorts Before Features Matthew Ross USA 12 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Matthew Ross
Starring Cordelia Reynolds, Daniel Sauli, Dean Wareham
The Mallorys Go Black Market Narrative Shorts Before Features Joellen Martinson, William Scott Rees USA 13 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Joellen Martinson, William Scott Rees
Starring Ben Fredrickson, Lizzie Martinson, Tina Testa, Allison True
The Package Narrative Shorts Before Features Caskey Ebeling Brazil 11 2007 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Caskey Ebeling
Starring Ze Alex, Bel Beloni, Edson Curi, Angus Cash Ebeling, Feodora, Patricia Lanari, Henrique Lima, Julio Matosinho, Franscini Melo, Eduardo Rossi, Ana Amelia Viera, Nelson Ziegler
Paralegal Narrative Shorts Before Features Eric Lane USA 13 2006 N/A slamdance
Written by Eric Lane
Starring Jaime Andrews, Eric Lane
Rover's Return Narrative Shorts Before Features Mark Hammett UK 11 2006 World Premiere slamdance
Written by Mark Hammett
Starring Steve Alais, Alex Bond
The Saddest Boy in the World Narrative Shorts Before Features Jamie Travis Canada 13 2006 U.S. Premiere slamdance
Written by Jamie Travis
Starring Colton Boreen, Babz Chula, Hailey Conner, Jerocko Harder, Kirsten Robek, Benjamin B. Smith
Waves. Day Return Narrative Shorts Before Features Maciej Pisarek Poland 27 2005 N/A slamdance
Written by Maciej Pisarek, Alison Ripley
Starring Anna Samusionek, Krzysztof Stroinski, Natalia Rosinska

Special Screenings[edit]

[11]

Title Section Director Country Minutes Year Premiere URL
Alice Neel Special Screenings Andrew Neel USA 81 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Andrew Neel
Starring Chuck Close, Marlene Dumas, Jeremy Lewison, Hartley Neel, Richard Neel, Mira Schor, Robert Storr
Crashing Special Screenings Gary Walkow USA 80 2007 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Alain Silver, Gary Walkow
Starring Lizzy Caplan, David Cross, Stephen Gyllenhaal, Alex Kingston, Izabella Miko, Campbell Scott
Ganja Queen Special Screenings Janine Hosking Australia 123 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Janine Hosking
Starring unknown
Super Amigos Special Screenings Arturo Perez Torres Canada 82 2007 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by N/A
Starring unknown
Weirdsville Special Screenings Allan Moyle Canada 90 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by William Wennekers
Starring Wes Bentley, Taryn Manning, Scott Speedman
You Are Here Special Screenings Henry Pincus USA 82 2006 World Premiere slamdance imdb
Written by Henry Pincus
Starring Michael Biehn, Adam Campbell, Katie Cassidy, Patrick Flueger, Lauren German, Chris Lowell, Bijou Phillips

External links[edit]