One Lens

2013 Official Selections

2013 Official Selections


July 19th, 2013


Selections have been made for the 2013 One Lens Film Festival!  We are so excited to bring 7 amazing and thought provoking short films to our audience on August 16, 2013.  Learn more about the selections below and CONGRATULATIONS  to our filmmakers!!


Jimmy, a big-hearted fourteen year old boy is facing a difficult decision – stay in his abusive home to protect his younger siblings or leave to start a new life of his own.
Genre: Drama
Directed by: Sam Kelly
Produced by:  Tom Hern
15 mins


A Different Tree

A Different Tree tells the story of one eight year old girl’s journey to build a relationship with her absent father, through a class assigned family tree
Genre: Drama
Directed by: Steven Caple Jr.
Produced by:  Tarik Jackson
15 mins



Based on a true story ‘LU’ starring Nate Parker is a Marine vet with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that years later sets out to find an innocent woman caught in the crossfire during a firefight in Iraq.
Genre: Drama
Directed by: Korstiaan Vandiver
Produced by: Kimberly Vandiver
10 mins


Handi & V

After grandma Handi passes away, grandpa V lives in sadness. One day he finds a picture missing from their photo album and begins a trip down memory lane through mysterious time capsules.
Genre: Animated
Directed by: Fenway Fan
6 mins


Not Anymore:  A Story of Revolution

The story of the Syrian revolution as told through the experiences of two young Syrians, a male rebel fighter and a female journalist, as they fight an oppressive regime for the freedom of their people.
Genre: Documentary
Directed by: Matthew VanDyke
Produced by: Nour Kelze
14 mins



In 1960s Georgia, a black teenager defies the rules of segregation and his conservative father when he walks through the front door of his white employer’s home.
Genre: Drama
Directed by: Gina Atwater
Produced by: Veronica Nickel
18 mins


Love, NY

A jaded bartender meets a lost Korean tourist and takes her on an adventure in the city that never sleeps.
Genre: Comedy
Directed by: Vincent Lin
Produced by: Matthew D’Amato
15 mins

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