CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE 2nd ANNUAL FURRY BURQUE FILM FESTIVAL!
1st DAY WINNERS (Saturday, Nov. 16th):
- FIRST PLACE: Clovis's Big Hike -- a Dogumentary [documentary; Amanda Wang, New Mexico, USA]
- SECOND PLACE: Cat Tails-Tales [documentary; Karen Cunningham, New Mexico, USA]
- THIRD PLACE: PETS 4D! (2D Version) [action comedy; Jon Binkowski, China/Florida, USA]
2nd DAY WINNERS (Sunday, Nov. 17th):
- FIRST PLACE: Lab Dog [drama; Noemi Durivou, California, USA]
- SECOND PLACE: Desert Flight [documentary; John Azoni & Samia Staehle, New York, USA]
- THIRD PLACE: Always in My Heart [documentary; Carol Burpeau, Florida, USA]
Boofy's Best for Pets proudly presents the 2nd Annual Furry Burque Film Festival, showcasing short films about our furry friends! The festival is a benefit for Second Chance Animal Rescue, a New Mexico-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping displaced animals have a second chance at happiness.
Furry Burque Film Festival takes place at 1 pm on Saturday & Sunday, November 16th & 17th, 2019, at the Guild Cinema in Albuquerque, NM (3405 Central Ave, NE; 505-255-1848). General admission tickets are $10 each day and are available online in advance (or scroll down), and at the door the day of the show. Donations of pet food, pet supplies, and funds are welcome and appreciated!
The festival features pet- and animal-themed short films from all over the world. Genres include documentaries, comedies, dramas, horror, animation, and foreign language, and a different lineup of films will be screened each day. Here are this year's festival selections:
SATURDAY (November 16th, 1 pm at the Guild Cinema)
READ MORE HERE about Day 1 Festival selections.
- Be a Superhero at Animal Welfare Department [PSA; Desiree Cawley, New Mexico, USA]
- Blake [dramedy; David Busch, Iowa, USA]
- Cat Tails-Tales [documentary; Karen Cunningham, New Mexico, USA]
- Clovis's Big Hike -- a Dogumentary [documentary; Amanda Wang, New Mexico, USA]
- Conservation Trip with Empowers Africa, Wildlands and WildlifeACT [documentary; Krista Krieger, South Africa]
- Good Cop, Bad Cop and Maude [comedy; Nirav Mehta, California, USA]
- In the House of Paper Flowers [animation; Anita George, California, USA]
- Le Meow Mort [comedy; Graceann Dorse, New York, USA]
- Old Dogs New Digs (a True Love Story) [documentary; Keith Travers, Maine, USA]
- PAW [horror comedy; Diana Lee Woody, California, USA]
- PETS 4D! (2D Version) [action comedy; Jon Binkowski, China/Florida, USA]
- TNR [documentary; Amy Garvey, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates]
- White Rope [drama; Mriidu Khosla, India]
SUNDAY (November 17th, 1 pm at the Guild Cinema)
READ MORE HERE about Day 2 Festival selections.
- Always in My Heart [documentary; Carol Burpeau, Florida, USA]
- BloodBreed [horror comedy; Shawn Chiesa, California, USA]
- Desert Flight [documentary; John Azoni & Samia Staehle, USA]
- Joby's Run [documentary; Guy Wilkinson & Mark Nye, California, USA]
- Lab Dog [drama; Noemi Durivou, California, USA]
- Litter Must Be Just Right [comedy; Sue Jimenez, New Mexico, USA]
- The Matt Damien Story [comedy/mockumentary; Christine Davis & Matthew Davis, Pennsylvania, USA]
- Nutz & Bolts [comedy; Sam Avery, New York, USA]
- Renzo On Tuesday [documentary; Ginger Tull, New Mexico, USA]
Certificates and nominal prizes will be awarded to 1st ($100 Visa gift card), 2nd ($75 Visa gift card), and 3rd ($50 Visa gift card) place films for each day as decided by audience vote. However, everyone who enters is a winner for supporting animal rescue! Special thanks to Weruva for sponsoring our prizes.
Thanks to Your Pet Magazine for helping us ramp up to the festival with a $250 donation to Second Chance Animal Rescue, live on KRQE the morning of 11/8/2019!
Read about 2018's inaugural Furry Burque Film Festival here!
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