Boston International Film Festival

SESSION 34
Friday, June 13, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Flashover – 31min
John Deacon was released from prison on July 28, 2007.  He was wrongfully convicted of
arson over two years ago.  His daughter, April, decides that she must clear her father's name
in the public eye, after reading one too many negative newspaper articles about the case.  In
this very personal documentary, April examines what went wrong in her father's trial and the
step he must take on the road ahead.
Director, Editor: Paul Medico, Sean O'Connor
Producers: Amanda Mcgady, April Deacon
Executive Producer: Tara Fay


Sweet Thing – 80min
It’s summer and 19 year-old Liz sets out on a mission to find love while serving drinks at an
espresso drive-thru in Seattle. Across town, a young hippie girl, Jody, seeks answers in drugs
while shuffling papers at her father’s office. When Liz meets a graffiti artist and Jody ditches
work to sell ice cream in an old green truck, they seem set for the time of their lives. But the
summer takes an unexpected turn the day Jody pulls up to Liz’s coffee stand…
Director, Executive Producer, Writer: Joe Lia
Producer: Guillermo Rodriguez