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Afraid So
a film about fear and anxiety

Produced and Directed by Jay Rosenblatt
3 minutes • Beta SP • color • 2006

1st Place, Experimental Film, Marin County Fair

Afraid So is about fear and anxiety. It is based on a poem where each line forms a question with the implied response being "afraid so". Impending doom permeates the film.


1st Place, Experimental Film - Marin County Fair Film Competition
2nd Prize - Black Maria Film Festival
Award of Merit & Video Lab Multimedia Award - California State Fair
Honorable Mention - Ann Arbor Film Festival
Special Praising Mention - Zebra Poetry Festival, Berlin


Rotterdam International Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival
Tribeca Film Festival
San Francisco International Film Festival
Seattle International Film Festival
Hamburg International Short Film Festival
Vila do Conde Short Film Festival
Pesaro Film Festival
Florida Film Festival
European Media Arts Festival
Newport Film Festival
Videoex, Switzerland
Athens Film & Video Festival, Ohio
Humboldt Film Festival
Norwegian Short Film Festival, Norway
IndieLisboa, Portugal
Zebra Poetry Festival, Berlin
Montreal Festival of New Cinema
Palm Springs International Short Film Festival
Melbourne Film Festival, Australia
Mill Valley Film Festival
Athens International Film Festival, Greece
Uppsala Short Film Festival, Sweden
Aarhus Film Festival, Denmark
Canal+, France
Minimalen Short Film Festival, Norway


Produced and directed by Jay Rosenblatt
Poem: Jeanne Marie Beaumont
Voice: Garrison Keillor


DVD - Available on The Films of Jay Rosenblatt, Vol. 2


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