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 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, at the Guild Cinema in Albuquerque, NM (3405 Central Ave NE; tel: 505-255-1848). General admission tickets are $10 for each day, available online in advance or 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. Here are the films selected for this year's festival:
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 as decided by audience vote for each day of the festival. Special thanks to Weruva for sponsoring the prizes!