Standing Rock Cultural Arts and the Kent Stage present
The 20th Annual SRCA International Short Film Festival

Wrap Up 20th Annual International Standing Rock International Shorts Festival

We had such an amazing turnout for the 20th Annual Standing Rock International Shorts Festival. Thank you to everyone who attended. Thank you to all the filmmakers who provided their films. And thank you to The Kent Stage who opened their doors to for us to screen our film festival. We screened 20 films in competition that were eligible for the Juried Choice and the People’s Choice Awards.The recipients for both awards are:

People’s Choice
First Place: The Sprayer by Farnoosh Abedi (Iran)
Second Place: We are Wrestlers! by Kevin Jean (Japan)
Third Place: The Little Astronaut by Kuba Szutkowski (Netherlands)

Juried Choice
First Place: MeTube: August sings ‘One furtive lagrima’ by Daniel Moshel(Austria)
Second Place: Shots in the Dark by Lewie Kloster and Noah Kloster(United States of America)
Third Place: Apocalypse notes (music is in danger) by Pierre Gaffié (France)

20th Annual Standing Rock International Short Film Festival! Saturday, January 28, 2023 at The Kent Stage in Downtown Kent, 8pm! Shorts from all over the world including Japan, Iran, France, Austria, Canada, and Cleveland, Ohio! Featured Film maker and last year’s People’s choice award winner, Robin Fiona will premiere some new work and be available for a Q & A, live and in person!

The 20th Annual SRCA International Short Film Festival Submissions

Standing Rock Cultural Arts
300 N. Water St., Suite H
Kent, OH 44240
Jeff Ingram, Executive Director