|Winner: BEST DIRECTOR NARRATIVE SHORT |
|Cast: ||Bates Wilder, Courtland Jones, Eric Lutes|
|Crew: ||Executive Producers: Alvaro Congosto, Michael Callahan - Producers: Michael Callahan - Screenwriters: Samuel Laskey - Cinematographer: Jim Dandee - Editor: Alvaro Congosto - Composer: Mateo Rodo
October 30th, 1938. During Orson Welles' infamous radio broadcast of War of the Worlds, a lonely man tries to bond with a panicked young woman as they fearfully wait for the end of the world together.
Alvaro Congosto is an independent filmmaker located in the US East Coast. His two previous short films, The Dress and Uncle Phil, have been internationally awarded and screened in dozens of international festivals. The Suitor has already been awarded with the Best Film Prize at The New Jersey Film Festival and is Official selection at Montreal World Film Festival, Fort Lauderdale Film Festival and San Jose International Film Festival, among other prestigious festivals.