Congratulations to our 2023 Oceanside International Film Festival Official Selections!

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A BIKER’S DREAM // Directed by Ken Glaser (US, Irvine, CA)

ACT OF WAR // Directed by Drew Marquardt (US)

AN ISLAND DRIFTS // Directed by Vivian Ip (Singapore)

ANG MOTEL // Directed by Jon Matthews (US, Oceanside, CA)

BAD CHILD // Directed by Nicole Emilíana Mendez (US, San Marcos, CA)

BLACK CREEK TRAIL // Directed by Soma Helmi (US, Los Angeles, CA)

DOUBLE TROUBLE // Directed by Brendan Casey (US, South Salt Lake, UT)

EARTHWORM // Directed by Grace Gregory (US, Glendale, CA)

EVERYTHING IS FINE // Directed by Evelyn Byrd (US, Oceanside, CA)

FILTER // Directed by Qianhang SHAO (China // Alhambra, CA)

GENDER OUTLAW, A BODYSURFING STORY // Directed by Peter Williams (US, Hawthorne, CA)

THE GIFT OF BATHSHEBA // Directed by Zach Hellmuth (Barbados)

GRAVEYARD // Directed by Ali Daraee (Islamic Republic of Iran)

THE GREAT AMERICAN SHORT STORY // Directed by Daniel Maggio (US, Idyllwild, CA)

LIVING ON THE THRESHOLD // Directed by Vincent Bruno & Marine Chesnais (Belgium)

MOVING OUT // Directed by Rachel Earnest (US, Oceanside // Los Angeles, CA)

THE MANLIEST MAN // Directed by Aaron Adrian (US, Los Angeles, CA)

ONE LOST MANY FOUND // Directed by Troy Mikell Bedenbaugh (US, Florida)

RECLAIM YOUR WATER: NATASHA SMITH // Directed by Faith E. Briggs (US)

SALT LINES // Directed by Dan McDougall (US, Maine)

SNAPP // Directed by Ryan Kelly (US, San Diego, CA)

THE SPACE BETWEEN US // Directed by Gabriel Diamond (US)

THE SPRAYER // Directed by Farnoosh Abedi (Islamic Republic of Iran)

STUPID CUPID // Directed by Marco Bottiglieri (US)

TOUCH // Directed by Justin Burquist (US, San Diego, CA)

YEARNING FOR A THURSDAY // Directed by Adam Gilmore & Tara Robertson (US)

YELLOWSTONE 88 – SONG OF FIRE // Directed by Jerry van de Beek & Betsy De Fries (US)

YOU AND I // Directed by Lynn Laor (Israel)



BIG WAVE GUARDIANS // Directed by Luke Stirtz (US, Hawaii // California)

HOLD ME RIGHT // Directed by Danijela Steinfeld (US, New York City, NY)

JACK HAS A PLAN // Directed by Bradley Berman (US, Berkeley, CA)

THE MIRAGE // Directed by Keith Ladzinski (US, Colorado)

MUSHER // Directed by Anuradha Rana & Laurie Little (US, Chicago, IL)

PUBLISH OR PERISH // Directed by David Liban (US, Colorado)

SWEET ADVENTURE // Directed by Peter Hamblin (El Salvador // United Kingdom)