Featuring films with substantial content (story, setting and actual filming location) in South Florida, from West Palm to the Keys, that most universally demonstrates a common ground of pride, emotion, and faith for the South Florida community. Two Grand Jury Prizes, $30,000 cash to the Best Feature-length Film (of any genre) and $10,000 to the Best Short Film, will be awarded, courtesy of the Knight Foundation.


In a near future, men have resorted to robots for companionship.

Six Degrees of Immigration

A hybrid-documentary short film about a couple separated by U.S. immigration policy whose love may or may not stand the test of time.

Nocturnal Creatures

Javier’s neatly laid-out plans are upturned when a ghost from his past is suddenly standing at his front door.


After spending the last decade in turmoil, Marcus resorts to one last option in an attempt to put an end to his mental disarray.

Diva & Astro

Diva and Astro follow parallel paths in real time.

The Sea

“The Sea” is an experimental short depicting dreams and love.


Two best friends risk drifting apart as their neighborhood undergoes drastic changes caused by gentrification.

Two Brothers

Two brothers try to comprehend their current situation amidst the Seminole Wars of 1830.


Desperately looking for inspiration, a troubled musician struggling to compose a song for his manager canoes deep into a lush river, where he unearths uncanny muses that take over his life.

My Daughter Yoshiko

After her daughter Yoshiko is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and her husband is deployed to overseas military service, Saki is finding life harder and harder to manage.

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