Annapolis Film Festival was held March 21-24, 2013 ( Organized by the people at the Annapolis Filmsters (, it attracted some great films and
extremely talented filmmakers.

On the 24th, two of the film directors were interviewed after their films were shown, in the Maryland Hall of the Creative Arts in Annapolis, MD. This video is a portion of that interview.

"Boris (aka John Murphy Comes to America!)"
Directed by Elizabeth A. Lyons
8 min, Singapore/USA, 2013, narrative short
In the farcical spirit of Boris and Natasha, two true Red comrades come to America to understand and infiltrate the consumption-driven America culture. But just like every true-blooded American, they realize that maintaining their status sometimes requires a little dirty work.

"Titans of Newark"
Directed (and written by) by Mike Marino – Maryland Filmmaker
25 min, USA, 2013, narrative short
The Greek Gods, bored because they have become obsolete, decide to intervene in the life of an accountant in New Jersey.

Video and editing by me.

Let me add - if you can find these, watch them! Also, Mike Marino is on vimeo:

Added 2013-05-11: Mike has just allowed his moie to be seen for free! Check it out at

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