The 2022 Brainwash Shows!

And…………… The 2022 Winners!

2nd Grand Prize! – Undeniably Young: Nora Young and the Six Day Race – Julia Morgan

1st Prize! – Cat Clay Chaos – Emmett Fifield

3rd Prize! – Candied Lips – Hina Effie Ogino 

4th Prize! – Into the Realm of the Night – Patrick Muller

5th Prize – Lemon Lime – Mara Ramirez

6th Prize – Closed World and It’s Freinds – Nuhae Lee

Our theatrical shows this year are over. Now, we are headed into broadcast, internet presentations, and our drive-in series, continuing outdoors in Doyle, CA, starting in spring, 2023. More info. and show postings right here, culminating in our new edition at the end of the summer, there.

Our new Call for Entries for next season is now open, also

The Brainwash Movie Festival would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the many people who helped us along this season, and some, through many, with Special Thanks to Rick Wilson & Holly Irene Cardoza for their extreme help in Doyle @ the shows this year, Bruno Chatelin and &, of course, as always, Mike Snook, our congenial host and Philarthropist.

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434-860 Doyle Loop

Doyle, California 96109

(Across from the Buck Inn)



Fri., Aug. 26th, 2022


Lemon Lime – Mara Ramirez


Scape Learning – Atobe Hiroshi


The Sprayer – Farnoosh Abedi


This Could Be – Eddy Falconer


Into the Realm of the Night – Patrick Muller


Apres Decembre – Francois Pirotte


If Any – Adam E. Stone


For the Clean Up – Mohammad Moravej


Candied Lips – Hina Effie Ogino


Yurei – Lindsay Sunada


It’s Just Balloons – Brian Zahm



Sat., Aug. 27th, 2022


Almost a Masterpiece – Bob Belinoff


Front Window – Javid Farahani


Mister D – Gary Beeber


Elwood – Liam Wurtz


The Thrill – Gordy De St. Jeor


Days Counted – Chandler Gibson


Free Your Mind – Kevin Manh


Cat Clay Chaos – Emmett Fifield



Sun., Aug. 28th, 2022


Stair Stare – John Akre


Closed World and Its’ Friend – Nuhae Lee


IXION#2 “The EyeCandyTM” – Joey Bargsten


Cold Brew – David Kennedy


Undeniably Young: Nora Young & the Six-Day Race – Julia Morgan


A Biker’s Dream – Ken Glaser


Judges: Kamala, Dave & Mark

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Brainwash thanks our generous sponsors!

And many thanks to the following contributors — past, present, and future:

Founders: Shelby Toland, Dave Krzysik, Barbara Traub & Scott Arford
Exec. Producer: Duncan Maddux
2022 judges: Dave Krzysik, Kamala, Mark McGothigan and Shelby Toland

Special Thanks to:
Neil Kaplan, David Sutera, Mike Snook and Nimby, Amy Stabler, Dionne Stevens, Jason Gohlke, (General Partner Emeritus), Ron Baker, Simon Lang, Michael Mohr, Jalal Elhayek, Steve Mobia, Bekah Barnett, Ben the awesome fiddle and banjo player, Doug Campbell, Mark McGothigan, Linda Lord, Gary Nakamoto, Dave Reda, Emmanuel Jonas, Steven DeCaprio, Sarah Fisher, Yvette Hochberg, Andy Kirk, D.J. Neel N. Kizmiaz, Lillian Phaeton, Bev Reiser, The Rhythmic Revolution, Hal Robins, Betty Tweedy, Jonathan Logan, Jesse Block, Ed Holmes, Vikki Vaden, Mark States, Victor Ho, John Law, The SF Cacophony Society, (we're on pgs. 230-231), Scott Beale, Rob Schmidt, J.D. Boggmann, Mr. Mystic, M2, Burning Man, Phil Shuey, Kathy Vaquilar, Annie Coulter, Mike Dingle, SomArts, Jabari Herbert, Monsa, Phil Snyder, Mark Thimijian, ALL of our moviemakers! and, in memoriam to Michael Hawk and Les Blank, whose movies live on.

Theme Music for the Festival and Big Weird Time Webisodes: Traffic Man, written by Dave Krzysik & Ed Bullins.
Performed by:
Hot Tub Man: Benny Lewis, Joe Shelby, Gaylord Birch, Nik Phelps, Joe McKinley, & Dave Krzysik. Hot Tub Man, with a different line-up, also performed Find Your Place, moviemaker Scott Bartlett's last movie.

Not To Mention The Doggie Diner Dogheads: