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DeSales University Film Festival (DUFF)

March 25th 2023

8:00 PM

A Celebration of the diverse range of genres and styles form the next generation of DeSales filmmakers.

Welcome from the Producer

It is an honor for me to welcome you, on behalf of the entire DUFF 2023 Committee and TV/Film Department at DeSales, to the 2023 DeSales University Film Festival. Our countless hours of work and sleepless nights have all lead up to this moment, and I am so glad you’re here with us!

Zachary Gutherman

Zachary Gutherman

Duff Films in Order

  1. Move
  2. Vehicular
  3. Autograph
  4. Trust in a Sinner
  5. Off the Grid
  6. 1,000 Words



  1. High school Competition 1st Place Winner (announced at DUFF)
  2. Mother
  3. Murder
  4. Grocery List
  5. The Language of Luggage
  6. The Moonlit Massacre
  7. Hello It’s Me

Top 3 Photographers

(in random order)

  • JP Chaves
  • Natalie Mahoney
  • Zachary Gutherman


Move A group of dancers bring color into a black and white world. This screendance film follows a group of...


Vehicular After dropping off his girlfriend after a late night out, Carter receives threatening texts from an unknown number accusing...


Autograph Everyone has one thing that makes them unique; what is yours? “Autograph” is a poetic documentary that explores the...

Trust in a Sinner

Trust in a Sinner A young innocent girl’s past comes back to haunt her after talking about it with who...

Off the Grid

Off the Grid An independent woman wants to leave her dull life but finds herself lost in the middle of...

1,000 Words

1,000 Words To land the job of his dreams, ambitious photographer Adam Morrison must take a photo worth 1000 words...


Mother The government is after Dan, because his mother is someone who they are very interested in. Dan hasn’t seen...

Murder: A Proof of Concept

Murder: A Proof of Concept Shade, an assassin who questions his order’s values, is sent to kill a child, while...

Grocery List

Grocery List Kim and Sam are a young new couple facing the world together for the first time. This heartwarming...

The Language of Luggage

The Language of Luggage A short documentary exploring what makes luggage so special. David Toolan travels to Europe in hopes...

The Moonlit Massacre

The Moonlit Masacre The daughter of a mafia boss is dating her abusive fathers Hitman. Which will she side with?...

Hello It’s Me

Hello It’s Me After being fired from his job, a young man contemplates taking his own life, but a mysterious...