"Coleman Miller is destined for admiration and great poverty."
- Isabella Rossellini

Yowza! I can deal with the admiration part but the poverty is just getting old.

This is my found footage film that won awards all over the globe a few years ago.
Uso Justo was a crowd favorite at every fest it played. Won numerous audience awards and a couple Best of the Fests. (Ann Arbor & Humboldt County).
In short, I took an old mexican melodrama from the 50's and reworked it into a narrative about an experimental filmmaker making his next film in the town of Uso Justo (Roughly translated: Fair Use)

2006 Aarhus Festival of Independent Arts (Best Fiction Film (over 20 min.)
2006 14th Curtas Festival Internacional de Cinema, Vila do Conde, Portugal – Honorable Mention
2005 Ken Burns Best of the Festival Award – Ann Arbor Film Festival
2005 Best of the Fest – Humboldt International Film Festival
2005 Audience Award – Chicago Underground Film Festival
2005 Jurors Award – BendFilm Festival 2005 Audience Award – Milwaukee Film Festival
2005 Best Experimental Short – MicrocineFest - Baltimore, MD

"A laff a minute”
- Bruce Conner

“Do not miss Coleman Miller's brilliant Uso Justo.” - Bill Stamets (Chicago Sun Times)

"Uso Justo is the most hilarious and mesmerizing film I have seen in years." - Jonathan Caouette (Tarnation, Walk Away Renee)

”Uso Justo is BRILLIANT!!!Fantastic! genius! Wonderful! marvelous! Fuckin' Brilliant!!!” - Craig Baldwin (Sonic Outlaws, Tribulation 99)

"Coleman Miller is destined for admiration and great poverty."
- Isabella Rossellini

"It put a bouquet of flowers on the concept of the experimental film."
- Ed Ruscha

2006 Rhode Island Film Fest, Newport, RI
2006 Edinburgh International Film Fest, Edinburgh, UK
2006 Rooftop Film Series-New York, NY
2006 3rd edition of SEDICICORTO International Film Festival Forlì, Italy
2006 14o Curtas Festival Internacional de Cinema, Vila do Conde, Portugal
2006 Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany
2006 Cinequest, San Jose, CA
2006 Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX
2006 Århus Festival of Independent Arts, Århus, Denmark
2006 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2006 International Film Festival-Rotterdam, Netherlands
2005 Festival Nemo-Paris, France
2005 l'alternativa12è Festival de Cinema Independent de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2005 MicroCineFest-Baltimore, MD
2005 Milwaukee Film Festival-Milwaukee, WI
2005 Mill Valley Film Festival - Mill Valley, CA
2005 Bend Film Festival - Bend. OR
2005 Melbourne International Film Festival - Melbourne, Australia
2005 Free Range Film Festival – Wrenshall, MN
2005 PDX Experimental and Documentary Film Festival - Portland, OR
2005 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival - Minneapolis, MN
2005 Humboldt International Film Festival - Arcata, CA
2005 Ann Arbor Film Festival - Ann Arbor, Michigan

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