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2017 EDITION FILM LINEUP

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Dir: Ed Hancox, United States, 16 min, 2015, Documentary Short
A chilling portrait of the inner workings of the death penalty in America, told by the man once known as "the face of executions". ... more »
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ACCORDING TO HER  Quick View
Dir: Estelle Artus, United States, 89 min, 2016, Narrative Feature
Love, motherhood and a musical career strike dissonant chords in this dark tale of a young Russian woman who tries to keep her balance among wealthy... more »
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AEON  Quick View
Dir: Derek O'Dell, United States, 4 min, 2016, Experimental
An abstract immersive audio-visual experience. A study on the behavior of energy over a period of time. Experimental 2D/3D animation techniques. ... more »
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AERIS  Quick View
Dir: Lukas Huffman, United States, 18 min, 2016, Narrative Short
Terra Madley is living her childhood dream. She is a breakout professional snowboard star on the competition tour. When she suffers a debilitating i... more »
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ALL THE WORLD'S A STAGE  Quick View
Dir: Hannes Rall, Germany, 1 min, 2016, Animation
An animated adaptation of the famous Shakespeare poem "All The World's A Stage" narrated by the renowned Shakespeare actor and director Samuel West.... more »
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AND THE MOON STANDS STILL  Quick View
Dir: Yulia Ruditskaya, Germany, 11 min, 2017, Animation
The presence of the moon affects all under its glow. The film explores the lunar cycle and the energies invoked by its radiance. ... more »
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APP, THE   Quick View
Dir: Julián Merino , Spain, 16 min, 2016, Narrative Short
'THE APP' is an application that gives to its customers the steps to achieve happiness. One day, Benito a fat and not very bright man, wakes up in h... more »
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ARCHER, THE   Quick View
Dir: Valerie Weiss, United States, 86 min, 2016, Narrative Feature
Archery champion Lauren Pierce has just landed in Paradise Trails, a brutal juvenile correctional facility in the wilderness. When Lauren learns how... more »
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ASCENT, THE   Quick View
Dir: Sorrel Brae, United States, 9 min, 2016, Narrative Short
A young woman returns to a centuries-old redwood grove -- the site of a long-ago environmental protest -- to face her past, 250 feet in the air. ... more »
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ASHLEY ASHLEY  Quick View
Dir: Ted Sananman, United States, 11 min, 2017, Documentary Short
Ashley Ashley is a documentary short about siblings, competitive spirit, drive and the ability to succeed in America. Motivated by an unorthodox and... more »
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AUDITION FOR DEATH  Quick View
Dir: Brian Zahm, United States, 11 min, 2016, Experimental
Audition for Death is an experimental documentary that explores the subject of death as portrayed on screen. Featuring ten Chicago-based actors, po... more »
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AUTOBIOGRAPHY, AN   Quick View
Dir: Mari Mantela, Finland, 36 min, 2016, Narrative Short
Anja is a woman who knows everything about cars but nothing of herself. ... more »
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B R E A T H L E S S  Quick View
Dir: Simon Williams, Australia, 14 min, 2017, Experimental
An inspiring journey that dives deep into the reflection of one man coming to terms with the breathtaking nature of time.... more »
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BEAUTIFUL, I AM  Quick View
Dir: Ora DeKornfeld , United States, 14 min, 2017, Documentary Short
A young traditional Sufi vocalist from Northern rural Pakistan has dreams of what it means to be a professional musician, making it big in America.... more »
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BLONDES, THE   Quick View
Dir: Carlota Martínez Pereda, Spain, 17 min, 2016, Narrative Short
Blonde, stunning, criminals, nothing gets between Marta and Pepa and their goal... Except another blonde. Based on a true story.... more »
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BLUE BUTTERFLY, THE   Quick View
Dir: Mei Li, United States, 6 min, 2016, Animation
The Blue Butterfly is a story about an old man that travels around the world capturing butterflies in order to relive the moments spent with his wif... more »
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BORN WRONG  Quick View
Dir: Kaisa El Ramly, Finland, 19 min, 2016, Narrative Short
Born Wrong depicts a moment in the lives of two adult sisters in which they have to face one another in a shared taxi ride. The interdependently add... more »
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BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER, THE   Quick View
Dir: Jadwiga Kowalska, Switzerland, 5 min, 2016, Animation
A man on a bridge, separated from the love of his life. Wanting to be with her one last time, he decides to go and seek her in the hereafter. ... more »
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CAMBODIAN SPRING, A   Quick View
Dir: Chris Kelly, England, 121 min, 2017, Documentary Feature
How much would you sacrifice to fight for what you believe in? A Cambodian Spring is a intimate and unique portrait of three people caught up in the... more »
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CAT KILLER  Quick View
Dir: Wes Jones, United States, 11 min, 2016, Narrative Short
A dark comedy about a dying cat and a desperate man. When conventional veterinary practice won't help, two old friends venture into the woods on a m... more »
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CLINCH  Quick View
Dir: Diane Russo, United States, 6 min, 2016, Experimental
Set in an underground fight club, CLINCH is a visual exploration of the tension between camaraderie and competition among women. ... more »
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COIN OPERATED  Quick View
Dir: Nicholas Arioli, United States, 5 min, 2017, Animation
Becoming a space explorer takes time. ... more »
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CONFESSIONS OF A BREASTIMATOR  Quick View
Dir: Jisu Kim, United States, 4 min, 2016, Animation
“Confessions of a Breastimatorâ€, is a story of a breast aficionado who reflects back on her life as an animator, confessing her longtime passion... more »
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COOKING WITH CONNIE  Quick View
Dir: Stavit Allweis, United States, 20 min, 2017, Experimental
A mail order bride stages a cooking show like no other. ... more »
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CREAMERS  Quick View
Dir: Hilary Moses, Canada, 15 min, 2016, Animation
Ester works all day painting creamers. When an all-nighter threatens her creative spirit her fantasies begin to take over her reality. ... more »
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CUCKOLD PICASSO  Quick View
Dir: Lance Larson, United States, 5 min, 2016, Experimental
In this terrifying short, experiences of love, pain, and fear are melded together in a gripping look at human consciousness. Through unsettling cine... more »
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CUL-DE-SAC  Quick View
Dir: Nick Flügge , England, 12 min, 2016, Narrative Short
A private detective has a routine stake-out ruined by his sister intent on fixing his life. Official Selection for the London Short Film Festival 2... more »
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DISCO'D  Quick View
Dir: Matthew Siretta, United States, 64 min, 2017, Documentary Feature
Set on the streets of Los Angeles at night, Disco'd explores the lives of the homeless as they struggle with displacement. A couple in an encampment... more »
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DOTS  Quick View
Dir: Chen-wen Lo, Taiwan, 15 min, 2016, Narrative Short
A teenage girl whose vision is fading for an unknown cause struggles to learn Braille, while her strange behaviors of trying to 'see' things through... more »
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DOUBLE TALK  Quick View
Dir: Jessica Bernstein-Wax, United States, 14 min, 2016, Documentary Short
Joan Pera has dubbed "everyone but Sophia Loren," supporting his family of eight for 30-plus years as the onscreen voice in Spain of celebrities lik... more »
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DRY DAYS  Quick View
Dir: Will Welles, United States, 12 min, 2015, Narrative Short
Alex's upscale co-workers all think she's going on a pleasant vacation. Instead, she descends into New York in search of the vile. ... more »
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EEL, THE WEASEL AND THE VULTURE, THE   Quick View
Dir: Suki, France, 5 min, 2017, Animation
Near an oak and a dried-up river, an eel, a weasel and a vulture meet. They talk to one another, but do not get along... ... more »
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EL REVENGE  Quick View
Dir: Fernando Fraiha, Brazil, 90 min, 2016, Narrative Feature
Caco plans on surprising his girlfriend with a marriage proposal, but instead catches her in the act of cheating on him – worst of all with an Argen... more »
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ENTANGLEMENT  Quick View
Dir: Jason James, Canada, 85 min, 2016, Narrative Feature
While searching for the meaning of his existence, Ben Layten (Thomas Middleditch) discovers that he very nearly, almost had an adopted sister - and,... more »
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ETERNAL JOURNEY, THE   Quick View
Dir: Sunil Pandey, Nepal, 15 min, 2016, Narrative Short
An old woman in her 70s is stroke by an earthquake resulting her journey towards eternity. She arrives near a meadow by a riverbank. She needs a... more »
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EVERY GHOST HAS AN ORCHESTRA  Quick View
Dir: Shayna Connelly, United States, 7 min, 2017, Documentary Short
Truth hides in the margins and the artist's role is to point to it. The question of what happens after we die is a universal question that paranorma... more »
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EXQUISITE CORPS  Quick View
Dir: Mitchell Rose, United States, 6 min, 2016, Experimental
42 American contemporary choreographers link together on a chain love letter to dance. ... more »
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FABRIZIO'S INITIATION  Quick View
Dir: Mariano Biasin, Argentina, 17 min, 2015, Narrative Short
A small town. Summer in all its splendor. Fabrizio is dating Nadia, they are experiencing the beginnings of adolescence and they're ready to have th... more »
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FIRST BLOOM  Quick View
Dir: Tingting Liu, China, 5 min, 2017, Animation
He is a servant in the royal palace. She is the emperor's daughter.Growing up together, they become friends and soul mates. Naturally their budding... more »
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FOR YOU  Quick View
Dir: Yajun Shi, United States, 2 min, 2016, Animation
"For you" is about the love from mother. It is a process of a mom prepares and cooks food for her child. The animation is a combination of my consci... more »
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FOREIGN BODY  Quick View
Dir: Marta Magnuska, Poland, 7 min, 2016, Animation
A foreign body lives its own life. You're not able to get rid of it, it's always with you, you need it. Caress that odd part of yours, don't try to... more »
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FOURTH KINGDOM, THE   Quick View
Dir: Alex Lora & Adan Aliaga, Spain, 14 min, 2017, Documentary Short
The Fourth Kingdom is the kingdom of plastics, a redemption center in NY for immigrants and underdogs where the American Dream becomes possible inde... more »
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GOOD MORNING  Quick View
Dir: Michael Marantz, United States, 2 min, 2017, Experimental
"Good Morning," is a spoken word abstract film created to deliver an important message for all of those hurting from the turmoil across the US and l... more »
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GOODBYE DARLING, I'M OFF TO FIGHT  Quick View
Dir: Simone Manetti, Italy, 73 min, 2016, Documentary Feature
After a painful breaking up with her boyfriend, actress Chantal Ughi found that Thai Boxe fighting was a way to get out her anger, and to fight ghos... more »
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HIGH SUMMER  Quick View
Dir: Josselin Facon, France, 5 min, 2016, Animation
A troubling moment in the balminess of a summer in the countryside. While gardening, a young man sees his mother as a women for the first time. ... more »
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HOLY (UN)HOLY RIVER  Quick View
Dir: Jake Norton & Pete McBride, United States, 59 min, 2016, Documentary Feature
Holy (un)Holy River follows the world's most revered and reviled rivers, the great Ganges River of India. The film's directors, Jake Norton and Pete... more »
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I LIKE GIRLS  Quick View
Dir: Diane Obomsawin, Canada, 8 min, 2016, Animation
First love is an intoxicating experience, but with it can come excruciating awkwardness, unrequited emotions, and confusing issues of identity. In h... more »
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INSIGNIFICANT MAN, AN   Quick View
Dir: Khushboo Ranka & Vinay Shukla, India, 96 min, 2016, Documentary Feature
A non-fiction drama chronicling the most outrageous political debut in the largest democracy in the world, "An Insignificant Man" follows Arvind Kej... more »
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IT'S BEEN LIKE A YEAR  Quick View
Dir: Cameron Fay, United States, 8 min, 2016, Narrative Short
A sexually stifled young man grows increasingly distracted during a rendezvous with an attractive young woman. ... more »
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JIMBO  Quick View
Dir: Rodrigo Zanforlin, United States, 15 min, 2016, Narrative Short
Jimbo, an young quiet and shy boy suffering for many years with his obsessive ruler dad, and his crazy girlfriend Loli. Realizes that actually his a... more »
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JUST GO!  Quick View
Dir: Pavel Gumennikov, Latvia, 11 min, 2017, Narrative Short
Inspired by the incredible true story about a young man Just (24), who lost both of his legs in childhood accident and who is in love with the girl... more »
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KARMA  Quick View
Dir: Peter Zhaoyu Zhou, United States, 4 min, 2017, Animation
A boy meets a fish in a mysterious forest. ... more »
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KATE CAN'T SWIM  Quick View
Dir: Josh Helman, United States, 90 min, 2016, Narrative Feature
When her best friend returns from Paris with a new lover, Kate's life is thrown off track. Encountering new personalities, old promises and sexual f... more »
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KILL JAR  Quick View
Dir: Brian K. Landis, United States, 10 min, 2016, Narrative Short
On a sweltering Summer afternoon while searching for a prize insect, HENRY, an amateur entomologist, comes face to face with his neighbor, WAYLAND,... more »
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KINGDOM  Quick View
Dir: Bentley Heyman, United States, 6 min, 2016, Experimental
We enter the Kingdom to discover that the greatest battle occurs within ourselves. This film examines one man's internal struggle to come to terms w... more »
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LES MISERABLES  Quick View
Dir: Ladj Ly Ly, France, 15 min, 2017, Narrative Short
With a gun at his belt and a truncheon in his hand, Pento has just joined the Seine-Saint-Denis anti-crime brigade. With his teammates, he develops... more »
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LIFE HACK  Quick View
Dir: Sloan Copeland, United States, 85 min, 2017, Narrative Feature
White hat hacker Charlie (Derek Wilson, "Preacher") finds out that his best friend Bobby (Dylan Pinter) was caught masturbating on video and is now... more »
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LIVE YOUR LIGHT  Quick View
Dir: Jendra Jarnagin, United States, 5 min, 2016, Experimental
Eight unique and accomplished professional performers from the Bushwick Brooklyn circus arts collaborative called "House of Yes" perform for the cam... more »
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LUPE UNDER THE SUN  Quick View
Dir: Rodrigo Reyes, United States, 78 min, 2016, Narrative Feature
After a lifetime working in the California fields, Lupe discovers that he is about to die. Desperate to make amends, he struggles to return to his f... more »
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MAKE THEM BELIEVE  Quick View
Dir: Taimi Arvidson, United States, 13 min, 2016, Documentary Short
A Russian wrestler enchanted by the United States plays the ultimate villain as the stars and stripes-clad character "American Hope in Moscow's unde... more »
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MAMIE  Quick View
Dir: Janice Nadeau, Canada, 6 min, 2016, Animation
Mamie lives in Gaspésie in a house that faces away from the sea. Her granddaughter wonders: “Why isn’t Mamie interested in me or her other grandchil... more »
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MANIC  Quick View
Dir: Kalina Bertin, Canada, 84 min, 2017, Documentary Feature
Manic chronicles filmmaker Kalina Bertin’s struggle to make sense of the mental illness wreaking havoc over her family’s household. Convinced he hol... more »
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MANNERS OF DYING  Quick View
Dir: Bo-You Niou, United States, 22 min, 2016, Narrative Short
A death row warden, who has emotionally distanced himself from the inmates whose executions he oversees, bonds with an inmate when the burden of his... more »
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MEETING MACGUFFIN  Quick View
Dir: Catya Plate, United States, 10 min, 2017, Animation
In a post-apocalyptic future where humanity has fallen apart, a group of scientists and an animated sign complete the construction of a new human ra... more »
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MILLER FISHER  Quick View
Dir: Faiyaz Jafri, Hong Kong, 9 min, 2016, Experimental
Miller Fisher amalgamates the distorted visual, physical and existential experience of an autoimmune disorder by the same name, with the aesthetics... more »
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MILWAUKEE 53206  Quick View
Dir: Keith McQuirter, United States, 54 min, 2016, Documentary Feature
MILWAUKEE 53206 chronicles the lives of those affected by incarceration in America's most incarcerated ZIP code. Through the intimate stories of th... more »
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MOTT HAVEN  Quick View
Dir: Kyle Morrison, United States, 23 min, 2017, Documentary Short
In the aftermath of a students murder, a social worker utilizes his after school program to help the community cope with grief and reach graduation... more »
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MY LIFE ON MARS  Quick View
Dir: Nölwenn Roberts, France, 2 min, 2017, Animation
Phil was born on Mars in 1949, living there with a part of the Earth population, he talks about their lives on the red planet. But like any society... more »
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NIGHT SHADOWS  Quick View
Dir: Ivan Viaranchyk & Bat-Ami Rivlin, United States, 7 min, 2016, Animation
In a dark, old victorian city, a young doctor is summoned by a mysterious coachman to attend a patient in need. Rushing to meet his client, the Doct... more »
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NORTHERN COUSIN, THE   Quick View
Dir: Andrés Arteaga and Andrea Arízaga, Ecuador, 21 min, 2017, Documentary Short
Twenty years after immigrating to the United States, Pedro Erazo, an Ecuadorian musician living in Brooklyn-New York, reflects on how this event has... more »
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NOT ON MY WATCH  Quick View
Dir: Emmanuelle Cuau, France, 86 min, 2016, Narrative Feature
A single mother struggles to make ends meet and gets tangled in a Web of lies and crimes to protect her two sons. ... more »
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NOT YET  Quick View
Dir: Arian Vazirdaftair, Iran, 14 min, 2016, Narrative Short
It's Hasti (a 21 year old girl)'s Birthday. She studies abroad and her parents in Iran want to congratulate her via Skype. ... more »
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NSFWHALE  Quick View
Dir: Nathan Campbell & Alec Cummings, United States, 2 min, 2017, Animation
A whaling run takes a turn for the worse when a fearless captain and her small crew of whale-hunters encounter a far more ancient and horrible evil.... more »
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OLANCHO  Quick View
Dir: Christopher Valdes & Ted Griswold, United States, 70 min, 2017, Documentary Feature
Manuel is a farmer from a rural village in the mountains of Eastern Honduras. He aspires to be a musician but quickly realizes his only patrons are... more »
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ON THE ROOF  Quick View
Dir: Amirhossein Kotobzadeh, Iran, 10 min, 2016, Narrative Short
Leila, a beautiful Iranian traditional woman, wants to gather her clothes from a clothes line on the roof of a building in Tehran when an encounter... more »
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ONCE ALWAYS  Quick View
Dir: Susanne Boeing, Germany, 21 min, 2017, Narrative Short
Only when a young mother fears her child is in danger is she able to take the first step away from codependency with her own alcoholic mother. ... more »
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ONLY FIVE MINUTES  Quick View
Dir: Mohammad Mohammadian, Iran, 5 min, 2016, Experimental
Brief Synopsis : A blind girl is walking in the streets and faces multiple obstacles.... more »
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ORANGISH TREE, THE   Quick View
Dir: Amir Houshang Moeini, Iran, 7 min, 2016, Animation
A small girl lives in an orange tree and wants to help the city.... more »
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OSTOJA WILL MOVE YOUR PIANO  Quick View
Dir: Sandra Mitrovic, Serbia, 15 min, 2017, Narrative Short
Today is a day when Ostoja, legendary piano mover from Belgrade, gets a special delivery. ... more »
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OTHER SIDE, THE   Quick View
Dir: Griselda San Martin, Spain, 5 min, 2016, Documentary Short
Just like every other weekend at Friendship Park, dozens of people have come to meet and greet one another on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border f... more »
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PALOMA  Quick View
Dir: Giovanni Autran, United States, 11 min, 2016, Documentary Short
A series of intimate vignettes are woven together by the memories and dreams of people in central Havana. ... more »
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PANIC ATTACK!  Quick View
Dir: Eileen O'Meara, United States, 4 min, 2016, Animation
You know the nagging thoughts that start with "did I leave the coffee on?" and turn in to "what if I give birth to Satan's baby?" This hand-drawn an... more »
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PARTNER  Quick View
Dir: Giorgini Antoine, France, 19 min, 2015, Narrative Short
Today, Tony is supposed to audition for a drama school. But Steven, his best friend and reading partner, doesn't show up. After having failed to fin... more »
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PEHELWANI  Quick View
Dir: Joao Canziani, India, 10 min, 2017, Documentary Short
The fascinating story of a group of young men that practice the ancient art of 'pehelwan,' or mud wrestling, at the Bhuteshwar Akhara in the town of... more »
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PRIVATES, THE   Quick View
Dir: Dylan Allen, United States, 12 min, 2016, Narrative Short
A band struggles with a radioactive energy in their music they can't control. ... more »
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PUNCHLINE  Quick View
Dir: Christophe Saber, Switzerland, 8 min, , Narrative Short
Two wannabe gangsters can't decide on the coolest thing to say before shooting Michel. ... more »
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RAUF  Quick View
Dir: Baris Kaya & Soner Caner, Turkey, 94 min, 2016, Narrative Feature
RAUF is the story of searching under the shade of a war and tough nature conditions , at the age of 11, Rauf finds himself in a big platonic love, i... more »
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REFUGEE  Quick View
Dir: Joyce Chen & Emily Moore, United States, 27 min, 2016, Documentary Short
Every year thousands of people who suffer persecution flee their home countries to seek refuge in the United States. After surviving untold horrors,... more »
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RHONNA & DONNA  Quick View
Dir: Daina Oniunas-Pusic, England, 15 min, 2016, Narrative Short
How are you supposed to act when you are conjoined at the hip? ... more »
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RICH MAN DAN  Quick View
Dir: Amy Augustino, United States, 23 min, 2017, Documentary Short
When Dan Augustino contemplates retirement after 35 years of running Metal Strip, a rust and paint removal shop in Worcester, MA, he discovers how d... more »
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ROGER  Quick View
Dir: Brendan Cleaves, England, 8 min, 2016, Narrative Short
Stephen (Seann Walsh) arrives home after six months in Mongolia to discover his best friend Roy (John Bradley) has replaced him with a ventriloquist... more »
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SAND MEN  Quick View
Dir: Tal Amiran, England, 13 min, 2016, Documentary Short
Neculai, Aurel and Raj all left their homes in Romania for the same reason - to seek a better life for their family. Now, in Britain, with their lov... more »
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SATIE'S PARADE  Quick View
Dir: Koji Yamamura, Japan, 14 min, 2016, Animation
A Parade for 3 managers & 4 performers. Mixing quotes from French composer Erik Satie's essays with the music Parade, this is an animated re-creatio... more »
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SCRAP  Quick View
Dir: Chris Filippone, United States, 6 min, 2017, Documentary Short
In the shadow of the global metal trade, a metal scrapper hunts the streets of Oakland searching for his day's keep. ... more »
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SENGATAN  Quick View
Dir: Frank Magree, Australia, 11 min, 2016, Narrative Short
Based on true events. An Australian traveler cleverly befriends tourists in Indonesia for his own benefit. Through self-narration, Drew takes us on... more »
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SHUT UP ANTHONY  Quick View
Dir: Kyle Eaton, United States, 92 min, 2017, Narrative Feature
Anthony talks too much. A neurotic creative grinding out a living at a Portland ad firm, he loses his girlfriend, job and dignity over the course of... more »
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SIS, THE   Quick View
Dir: Marjan Ashrafizadeh, Iran, 94 min, 2016, Narrative Feature
Tala and Ati (Sis) are a mother and daughter who have lived together for many years; almost 50 years, as long as the life of Sis. Their situation, h... more »
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SLEEPOVER  Quick View
Dir: Susana Casares, Spain, 14 min, 2016, Narrative Short
Pushed by the fear of losing her friends, Silvia (10) has invited them to a sleepover... but things can be complicated when your home is not exactly... more »
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SOLATIUM  Quick View
Dir: Christina Tynkevych, Ukraine, 11 min, 2016, Narrative Short
Anna, an ambulance doctor, arrives at a night call which brings back her painful past and challenges her moral compass. ... more »
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SOMETHING MORE BANAL  Quick View
Dir: Shalini Adnani, England, 15 min, 2016, Narrative Short
In an unusual working morning, people sit and wait, contemplating life, and the dead man hanging in front of them in a Mexican factory. ... more »
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SOUNDING, THE   Quick View
Dir: Catherine Eaton, United States, 93 min, 2017, Narrative Feature
An outlier rebels against a world reluctant to embrace her voice. On a remote island off the coast of Maine, Liv, after years of silence, begins to... more »
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SPILT MILK  Quick View
Dir: James Dunstan, United States, 22 min, 2016, Narrative Short
An unrequited love story between two teens leading up to the night of their prom as they begin to understand the differences and similarities of lov... more »
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SPIN  Quick View
Dir: Jules Le Guen, Switzerland, 12 min, 2016, Experimental
At the borders of reality, this film retraces the genesis of an immemorial alien couple, which would break into our urbanized and injured world ... more »
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SWEET PARENTS  Quick View
Dir: David Bly, Canada, 108 min, 2017, Narrative Feature
Sweet Parents follows the pursuit of success, and subsequent struggle, in the New York culinary and art worlds. Gabby, a sculptor, and Will, a chef,... more »
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SWITCHMAN, THE   Quick View
Dir: Mehdi Khorramain, Iran, 10 min, 2016, Animation
A switchman is waiting fir his beloved for many years,...but everything is i his dreams... ... more »
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TANGO  Quick View
Dir: Pedro Giongo & Francisco Gusso, Brazil, 13 min, 2016, Animation
After years of drought, a mystic potato sprouts in the remote springs of the Aiatak River. Soon, everything will be ready for the great ritual of Ta... more »
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TEN TO THE MINUS FORTY THREE SECOND  Quick View
Dir: Francis, France, 14 min, 2016, Experimental
An Instant in the universe: a few seconds above in space, a few minutes here below for a man, and how much for the plant staring at him Little by l... more »
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THINGS I CARRY INTO THE WORLD  Quick View
Dir: Jamil McGinnis & Pat Heywood, United States, 3 min, 2016, Experimental
Inspired by the work of four New York City poets, THINGS I CARRY INTO THE WORLD is an abstract meditation on the body, the feminine, the everyday re... more »
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TILL THE SOIL  Quick View
Dir: Christoffer Schunk, United States, 5 min, 2016, Experimental
Till the Soil portrays struggle and manipulation through a task the actors are required to perform. By tilling a plot of land with their teeth, they... more »
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TONE  Quick View
Dir: John Graham, Canada, 2 min, 2017, Experimental
A hypnotic dance of transformation in a metaphorical forest.... more »
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TORNADO  Quick View
Dir: Sun-Min Lee, Richard Chhoa & Victoria Dinh, Australia, 4 min, 2017, Animation
In a world suspended inside the unending gale forces of a tornado, Sunny’s burning desire to play outside at the disapproval of her Grandma spirals... more »
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TRADER, THE   Quick View
Dir: Manuel Alvarez Diestro & Sergio Belinchon, Spain, 12 min, 2016, Experimental
A busy executive has a very unlikely commute which will take him to an unexpected place ... more »
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TRIBAL JUSTICE  Quick View
Dir: Anne Makepeace, United States, 87 min, 2017, Documentary Feature
Tribal Justice is a feature documentary about a little known, underreported but effective criminal justice reform movement in America today: the eff... more »
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TURNINGS  Quick View
Dir: Robert Herzog, United States, 9 min, 2016, Narrative Short
When Kenny is passed over for a promotion, he makes a decisive choice that puts a co-worker into the hospital and leaves him to suffer with the mora... more »
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TWO  Quick View
Dir: Julia McGill & Rodrigo Freitas, Brazil, 7 min, 2017, Narrative Short
Nora spends her day preparing a surprise anniversary dinner. Gabriel, her boyfriend, arrives from work tired and annoyed; completely forgetting the... more »
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UMBRA  Quick View
Dir: Urszula Nawrot, Poland, 30 min, 2015, Experimental
An allegorical picture about discovering oneself on a conscious and subconscious level, about reaching out into the deepest, hidden secrets. Throug... more »
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VALENTINA  Quick View
Dir: André Félix & Estevão Meneguzzo, Brazil, 16 min, 2017, Narrative Short
Valentina needs to make an important decision in her life while working with film preservation at the Cinematheque of the Museum of Modern Art in Ri... more »
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WASTE  Quick View
Dir: Justine Raczkiewicz, United States, 15 min, 2016, Narrative Short
Roger lives a grim and detached life, picking up medical waste for a living, but looks forward to his evening conversations with his quirky roommate... more »
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WATU WOTE: ALL OF US  Quick View
Dir: Katja Benrath, Kenya, 22 min, 2017, Narrative Short
For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and Chri... more »
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WAY OF GIANTS  Quick View
Dir: Alois Di Leo, Brazil, 11 min, 2016, Animation
In a forest of gigantic trees, Oquirá a six year old indigenous girl, will challenge her destiny and learn to understand the cycle of life. ... more »
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WE ARE MADE OF BONE  Quick View
Dir: Olivia Ebertz, United States, 20 min, 2016, Documentary Short
We are Made of Bone (Somos de Hueso) is a documentary look at Mexican immigrant life and the fast-growing subculture that venerates the folk saint S... more »
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YOUTH 3000  Quick View
Dir: ace-a & ace-c, Canada, 6 min, 2017, Experimental
It is the year 3008 - Simulation is no longer a theory. A new Millennium, a new age. Neuroscientists coined this as ' The Age of Emulation'. Mind up... more »
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