A Kings Betrayal

Published on July 4, 2022
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Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! The last days in the life of a Piñata, as told from the Piñata’s perspective.

“… a simple idea well executed, its playful contrast between the voiceover and the visuals drives the story” – Roman Coppola

“Wonderful short film… forever changed how I see piñatas.” – Jaclyn Cosgrove, L.A. Times

“… really wrong, REALLY wrong, but damn it’s funny.” – Steve Kopian, Unseen Films

“… a real gem of a short that manages both comedy and existential angst from the perspective of a Piñata.” – Pete Bickford, Release Notes

Accolades:
WINNER Audience Award, Nihilist Film Festival
WINNER Best Comedy Short, Blue Whiskey Film Festival
WINNER Best Live Action Short, Phoenix Film Festival
WINNER Audience Award, Shortz Film Festival
WINNER Audience and Jury Awards, Prescott Film Festival
WINNER Narrative Shorts Jury Prize, Indie Memphis Film Festival
WINNER Audience Award, Reel Teal Film Festival
WINNER Lapniappe Award, Crossroads Film Festival
WINNER Golden Gong, First Friday Shorts
WINNER Audience Award, Copa Shorts Film Festival
NOMINEE Best Narrative Short, Pasadena International Film Festival
NOMINEE Best Script, Filmquest
NOMINEE Best Los Angeles Filmmaker, Glendale International Film Festival
RUNNER-Up Best Short Film, Barrie Film Festival
FINALIST Francis Ford Coppola Director Short Film Competition
FINALIST FilmPipeline Short Film Competition

Official Selections:
Phoenix Comic-Con Film Festival
Trenton Film Festival
FLICKERS Rhode Island Film Festival
Colchester Film Festival
Fester The Mindf*ck Festival
LA Shorts Fest
Cleveland International Film Festival
39 Rooms Film Festival
Mill Valley Film Festival
Starz Denver Film Festival
Victoria Film Festival
Oxford Film Festival
Las Vegas Lift-Off Film Festival
Free Range Film Festival
deadCenter Film Festival
Macon Film Festival
Red Rock Film Festival
Canton Film Festival
The East Los Angeles Film Festival
San Diego Jewish Film Festival
Loft Film Festival
San Jose International Short Film Festival
Irvine International Film Festival
North by Northwest Micro-Budget Film Festival
Et Cultura
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