Cinema Vita received the following submissions:
High School Category
Wrinkles in Time - WINNER
Blood Out - Honorable Mention
Respect Life - Mary Christian Minno
Filmmaker description: This is about the most vulnerable and difficult situation anyone could be in - teenage pregnancy.
Silent Murder - Colin O'Brien
Filmmaker description: Symbolic pro-life movie in which a boy portraying an unborn baby suffers the effects of an abortion.
San Diego Helpers of God's Precious Infants - Laura Lopez
Filmmaker description: Film of various pro-life prayer vigils on the streets of San Diego by the Helpers of God's Precious Infants.
Our Lady of Fatima Procession of Reparation - Laura Lopez
Filmmaker description: Film of rosary procession in San Diego with International pilgrim virgin staute of Our Lady of Fatima in reparation for 35 years of abortion.
Life in Georgia - Laura Lopez, Kristen Geier
Filmmaker description: Teenage girl contemplates life messages.
Unconcerned - Teddy Russell, Aaron Davatgar, Joseph Anderson, Bob Broussard
Filmmaker description: This video is an abstract examination of the plight of the homeless in the city. The common person in society is apathetical in their attempt to aid the homeless and this video sets out to change that.
The Poet - WINNER
For the Best - Matthew Connors, Neil Watson
Filmmaker description: Pregnant teenage girl makes the difficult and courageous decision to go against her parent's wishes and keep the baby even if it means leaving home.
Mad World - WINNER
Able - Honorable Mention
A New Kite in the Sky, The Joanne Pang Story - Scott Hildula, Sally Brien Holper
Filmmaker description: The Joanne Pang Foundation is dedicated to promoting education and awareness of umbilical cord blood stem cells as an effective treatment source for various blood and marrow disorders including leukemia and other cancers and to the development of a non-profit Northern California Umbilical Cord Blood Bank.
Papa's Little Letter - Patricia LaHood
Filmmaker description: A story of the bond of a mother and son, set during the 19th century. It was adapted from an anonymous poem entitled A Widow's Story in the hope it may awaken a deeper appreciation of life and love. It is our effort to present life and death in a setting that is at once sacred, beautiful, tragic, precious, and innocent.
Can You Make a Butterfly Smile? - Edward Horodko, Joseph Galata
Filmmaker description: none given