Films

Be Not Afraid On May 12, 2010, the Forest Grove 2nd Ward held its 6th Commemorative Film Festival.

This entry, by the Deacons Quorum, teaches a quick lesson on how to check out during an uncomfortable conversation.


Be Thou an Example On July 14, 2009, the Forest Grove 2nd Ward held its 5th Commemorative Film Festival.

This entry, by the Deacons Quorum, explores the mystery of the ninja and alternatives to violence.

Rachel Schneider and Jayde Hansen produced this invaluable infomercial.

The Teachers Quorum produced this short feature, building on an idea created by Kent Fataua. YouTube has blocked the audio due to copyright violations by the creators, but that shouldn’t impact your ability to understand the film. They filmed it without sound by mistake.


 

Admiration Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. A chance encounter winds its way through a small, Pacific Northwest town as a young man becomes infatuated by a young woman. Can the young man summon his courage and find a way into the young woman’s heart? Or will fear send him running?


 

Steadfast & Immovable On January 20, 2009, the Forest Grove 2nd Ward held its 4th Commemorative Film Festival.
This entry, by the Bishopric, highlights a small jazz combo. None of the performers actually know how to play their instrument. Does it matter?


 

Great & Marvelous On June 9, 2005, the youth of the Forest Grove 2nd Ward held their 2nd Annual Film Festival. The theme was Great & Marvelous.

John Schneider, Richard Storey, and Joshua Schneider put together an entry called A Great Jedi Battle That Will Cause You to Marvel. It went on to win the award for outstanding special effects.

The Priests Quorum produced Stake Dance. Despite time contraints that limited its production to only 2/3 of the script, it went on to win the awards for outstanding cinemaphotography, outstanding music, and best film.

 


 

Alone Alone, a short film based on a poem by John Schneider, explores the quiet solitude of a business traveler. Poignantly created from personal experience, and portions even filmed during business travel, the film builds on the theme that man is not meant to be alone and concludes that loneliness is poor company to keep.


 

From Your Perspective On August 26, 2004, the youth of the Forest Grove 2nd Ward held their first Film Festival. The theme was From Your Perspective.

This entry, produced by and starring James Stoddard, set out to make a film from 2nd person perspective.

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