Desoto Film Festival

April 22-24, 2021 | SouthPoint Church | Southaven, MS

DeSoto Film Festival Screening Schedule

6:30pm | Thu | Apr 22 | Red Carpet Photo Opp

Come a little early to snap pics with friends on the red carpet against the DFF logo wall. Meet some filmmakers, then grab some snacks and a great seat.

DFF Red Carpet

7pm | Thu | Apr 22 | DAI Showcase – Block 1

This is a showcase of shorts produced by DeSoto Arts Institute students and staff. Many of these have played festivals around the world and have won various awards. You’re gonna love em!

Art Snobbery

6:09 | Children | Live-Action

The Book of Knots

12:11 | Children | Live-Action

Loss of Control

4:30 | Children | Live-Action

X Number of Words

4:07 | Children | Live-Action

Unashamed

2:31 | Spoken Word | Live-Action

Interview w/DAI Student Filmmakers

5:00 | Cullen Jackson

—— INTERMISSION ——

These films have thematic material relating to tough life issues.

Noodleman

4:47 | Action Thriller | Live-Action

On Edge

8:07 | Thriller | Live-Action

Hushhh

9:47 | Crime Thriller | Live-Action

The Game

13:32 | Thriller | Live-Action

Outside Arcadia

14:55 | Sci-Fi Thriller | Live-Action

Truth Lies Upstream

14:55 | True Crime Thriller | Live-Action

Outside Arcadia

7pm | Fri | Apr 23 | Family Film Night – Block 2

These films have an estimated MPAA content rating of PG and under.

Mr. Indifferent

Aryasb Feiz | 2:46 | Comedy | Animation

Big and Tall

Clint Till | 14:50 | Comedy | Live-Action

Robert The Robot

Spencer Friend | 4:00 | Sci-Fi | Animation

The Book of Knots

Robb Rokk | 12:11 | Kidventure | Live-Action

Meredith Johnson: The Ballet Song

Katherine Johnson | 3:23 | Inspirational | Live-Action

The Wrong Rock

Julie Pifher | 13:21 | Inspirational | Animation

The Right Time

Kody Newton | 5:03 | Comedy | Live-Action

Cosmic Fling

Christian Hall | 10:11 | Sci-Fi/Comedy | Animation

The Gift

Julio Pot | 7:50 | Romance/Drama | Animation

One Small Step

Shaofu Zhang | 7:40 | SciFi/Comedy | Animation

The Adventures of Wonderboy

Marti King Young | 10:27 | Superhero/Kidventure | Live-Action

Art Snobbery

Robb Rokk | 6:09 | Comedy | Live-Action

Two Balloons

Mark C. Smith | 9:08 | Adventure | Animation

The Present

Jacob Frey | 4:00 | Student | Animation

The Book of Knots

2pm | Sat | Apr 24 | The Mix – Block 3

This block contains a mix of short films from animated, live-action, sci-fi, and inspirational. All films are estimated at an MPAA content rating of PG-13 or under. Keep good notes for your time to vote.

Sovereign Grace White as Snow

Mark & Emma Rooney | 2:37 | Faith | Live-Action

White Feather

Daniel Arbon | 9:03 | Historical | Live-Action

The Coral Guardian

David Dincer | 10:45 | Fantasy | Live-Action

My Grandfather’s Memory Book

Colin Levy | 4:20 | Family | Animation

Skywatch

Colin Levy | 10:00 | Sci-fi | Live-Action

The Empire’s Surgeon

Guillaume Main | 9:29 | War | Live-Action

Without a Roof

Lauren Cox | 6:49 | Drama | Live-Action

My Day // The Love Project

Jamie Kassier | 7:24 | Drama | Live Action

—— INTERMISSION ——

Noodleman

Stephen Richardson | 4:47 | Thriller | Live-Action

Radici

Alessia Gatti | 20:00 | Family | Live-Action

Don’t Feed These Animals

Liliana Ramires | 10:00 | Fantasy | Animation

To the ENDS

Mark Koch | 13:00 | Sports | Live-Action

Stray Katana

Rodrigo Preiss Maya | 10:00 | Action | Animation

Milk

5:01 | Family | Live-Action

Without a roof

4:30pm | Sat | Apr 24 | The Mix – Block 4

 This block contains a mix of short films from animated, live-action, sci-fi, and inspirational. All films are estimated at an MPAA content rating of PG-13 or under. Keep good notes for your time to vote.

Tree Bound

Katherine Johnson | 5:06 | Comedy | Live-Action

Like It’s Your Last

Paul Myzia | 10:09 | Inspirational | Live-Action

Home

Christian Holtappel | 17:38 | Sci-Fi | Live-Action

Hangry

Clint Till | 7:38 | Comedy | Live-Action

The Plumber

Cate Carson | 6:12 | Historical | Live-Action

One Actor Short 3

Yuval David | 9:22 | Reality | Live-Action

Ashmina

Dekel Berenson | 14:59 | Drama | Live-Action

The Crash

Alec Bevere | 8:34 | Drama | Live-Action

The Boy Who Would Become a Knight

6:47 | Kidventure | Live-Action/Animation

Reclaiming The Negative

Mike Beech | 12:32 | Documentary | Live- Action

Lessons from a Moonwalk

Owen Phillips | 11:13 | Drama | Live-Action

Lessons From a Moonwalk

7pm | Sat | Apr 24 | The Mix – Block 5

This block contains a mix of short films from animated, live-action, sci-fi, and inspirational. All films are estimated at an MPAA content rating of PG-13 or under. Keep good notes for your time to vote.

How Great Thou Art

Mark & Emma Rooney | 2:47 | Faith | Live-Action

For Jane

Kody Newton | 6:06 | Comedy | Live-Action

Better Than Neil Armstrong

Allreza Ghasemi | 20:00 | Sci-fi | Live-Action

One Shoe Blues

4:57 | Music | Live-Action/Animated

Soul Man

Kyle Taubken | 12:55 | Drama | Live-Action

First Birth

Katherine Johnson | 4:00 | Comedy | Live-Action

My Daughter Yoshiko

Brian Blum | 15:00 | Drama | Live-Action

The Dark Places

LeAnn Morris | 16:21 | Drama | Live-Action

Choice

Katherine Johnson | 12:31 | Sci-fi | Live-Actio

To Remember Me By

Rahoul Daswani | 15:00 | Drama | Live-Action

Soul Man

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Be sure to thank our amazing sponsors when you stop into their businesses. Thank them for helping make this festival happen.

DFF Sponsor
One and Only BBQ
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