From San Diego area filmmakers, these short dramas range from two combat stories, a period piece, and a clever first-person (fictional) memoir.
Watch in the post-screening discussion celebrating these local filmmakers
In this program
Directed by Devin Scott
A daughter to a mail order Russian bride, tells the sad tale of growing up with a narcissistic mother and how she discovered the American Dream the hard way.
Directed by Cy Kuckenbaker
When Echo is allowed to join his brother in an ambush against Soviet forces, he makes a mistake that costs them everything.
Directed by Floyd Strayer
The story of a Marine sniper experience in Afghanistan and the ghosts he brings back home.
Directed by Joshua DeFour
The true story of two U.S. Marines who, in a span of six seconds, must stand their ground to stop a suicide truck bomb and protect the lives of the 150 Marines and Iraqi Police behind them.