Admission Policy

Complimentary for Current Members

Guest (Non-Members)
at the door

Doors Open
9:00 AM

Screening Start
9:30 AM

“One of Our Own”
& Fair Trade (Short Film)
Coachella Valley Premiere

Saturday - March 1, 2008
Doors Open for Complimentary Refreshments at 9:00 AM
Film Begins Promptly at 9:30 AM
Camelot Theatres
2300 Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA

Special Guests Include
Jack Robinson, Producer
Claire Rankin, Actress
Amy Van Horne, Actress
Q&A to follow screening

A couple unable to bear a child of their own seek out a surrogate, but the young lady selected falls in love with a man who harbors fatherhood dreams of his own.  The resultant chaos and threat to the initial marriage are deftly examined in this intimate drama.

Seattle International Film Festival; Temecula Valley International Film Festival; Brazil International Film Festival

"One of Our Own" is a "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" for the Prozac set.  Bolstered by a smart script and razor-sharp performances, this impressively taut adult drama represents an edgy yet amusing look at middle-class fertility rites.”

Writer: Abe Levy, Silver Tree
Director: Abe Levy
Distributor: Wild Horse Productions
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 92 Minutes
Country: USA
Language: English


The shortest distance and at the same time the most obvious gap between the so-called Third World Countries and Europe is the Straits of Gibraltar.  FAIR TRADE is one of the many stories that happen there every day. 

Awards: Golden Lola - Best German Short; Shortfest Aspen - Best Drama; Student Academy Award – finalist; First Steps Award - Best Short Film

Writer/Director: Michael Dreher
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 15 minutes
Country: Germany
Language: German w/English Substitles

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