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2020 EDITION FILM LINEUP

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(UN)CERTAINTY  Quick View
Dir: Grace Wang, Canada, 12 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A woman enters the forest and encounters a stranger, or does she? ... more »
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4 EVER FAB  Quick View
Dir: The Atomik Age Project , United States, 8 min, 2018, Short Narrative
"4 Ever Fab," is a video tribute and award-winning song to the world's greatest band, the Beatles. During the 1960s, their music was the soundtrack... more »
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A CUT ABOVE  Quick View
Dir: Kate Houle, United States, 13 min, 2019, Documentary
A look at the competitive sport of lumberjacking, its history, its people, its growing diversity, and how logging has uniquely defined the Midwest f... more »
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A HAPPY DIVORCE  Quick View
Dir: Jamal Hodge, United States, 24 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Intelligent, beautiful, defiant, Jenny has the courage to follow her desires to get what she wants, but at what price? When our deepest desires lea... more »
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ABOUT COLONIA  Quick View
Dir: Eduardo Shlomo Velázquez, Dominican Republic, 30 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Colonia is a nineteen-year-old Dominican-American nursing student who lives in a tiny apartment in Brooklyn with her eccentric and religiously conse... more »
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ACAIACA  Quick View
Dir: Axel Sande, Brazil, 7 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Acaiaca is based on a legend about a sacred cedar that was chopped down by the Portuguese, which caused the destruction of the nearby Puri Indian tr... more »
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AFFLICTION  Quick View
Dir: Christina Raia, United States, 6 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Two coworkers contemplate the aftermath of an encounter. ... more »
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AGE OF BRYCE  Quick View
Dir: David Feagan, Brian Elliott, United States, 10 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Smothered by an adoring, over-protective mom, 12-year-old Bryce Yancy Paul (Bip) is pushed to the brink of pubescent revolution. It's time to ripen.... more »
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ALZHEIMER'S  Quick View
Dir: Peter Vietro-Hannum, United States, 7 min, 2019, Short Narrative
As her husband Walter shows increasing signs of severe mental illness, Nancy fights to hold on to the memory of their marriage while struggling with... more »
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AN INTERLOPER'S KISS  Quick View
Dir: Grace Kim, United States, 7 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A portrait of a woman's everyday life seen through the perspective of an unlikely voyeuristic love interest. ... more »
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AN UPSIDE-DOWN TALE (UN CUENTO AL REVÉS)  Quick View
Dir: Inés Pintor Sierra, Pablo Santidrián, Spain, 13 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Luz and Javier meet after two years apart. They have a child in common and they used to be a family. This reunion may be a new beginning or an endin... more »
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AND...SEEN  Quick View
Dir: Liz Ortiz, United States, 75 min, 2018, Documentary
What if a casting director who has spoken up for over 20 years about disability inclusion in casting but was mostly dismissed and a performer with a... more »
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ANENI  Quick View
Dir: Jack Hawkins, England, 16 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Aneni makes just enough to survive and not enough to care for her little girl. She's invisible, ignored - and stronger than you can imagine. VIMEO... more »
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ANONYMOUS  Quick View
Dir: Michael Cutrone, United States, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A recovering addict named Kam struggles to stay clean with the help of his new friend Johnny. When they meet another addict named Evan, things take... more »
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ANOTHER ROUND  Quick View
Dir: Brandon Regina, United States, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A man and a woman have a drink to rekindle their former relationship, but they may be harboring secrets that could lead to the ultimate betrayal. ... more »
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ART SHOW  Quick View
Dir: Claire Dub, Canada, 4 min, 2019, Short Narrative
The legitimacy of an influential artist's work is called into question. ... more »
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AS ONE  Quick View
Dir: David Spaltro, United States, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Jill must put one foot in front of the other to move through her grief, and with connection she discovers that every mile has a story. ... more »
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BEER BOOM  Quick View
Dir: Eric W Schleyer Andrew Coury, United States, 60 min, 2018, Documentary
Craft beer in New York City is big business. But will passion and commitment be enough for a local brewer to make it in the world's toughest city?... more »
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BELIEVIN'  Quick View
Dir: Daryl Lathon, United States, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A comedy about mourning. ... more »
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BIRD WATCHING  Quick View
Dir: Anne Hollowday, United States, 5 min, 2018, LGBT
An exploration of the ways we perform and perceive gender in the world today. With a metaphorical play-on-words approach, Bird Watching uses real-li... more »
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BIRDY  Quick View
Dir: Nathalie Simone Touboul, United States, 8 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A young homeless woman wanders into an opportunity that leads to a magical day. ... more »
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BODIES  Quick View
Dir: Morvarid Kashiyan, Iran, 15 min, 2019, LGBT
It is a story of a transsexual. A boy who feels like a girl. He is a stage actor and has fallen in love with his director. He would like to have a s... more »
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BREAK DOWN  Quick View
Dir: Emmett Goodman, United States, 3 min, 2019, Animation
Two different characters, a manic wrestler and a calm elderly lady, find themselves in a dire situation.... more »
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BUBBY & THEM  Quick View
Dir: Hazel Katz, Je'Jae Daniels, United States, 20 min, 2017, Short Narrative
When Je'Jae is kicked out of their home, attacked on the street, and ostracized by religious leaders, adoptive grandmother Bubby Razi provides a spa... more »
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BULLIED  Quick View
Dir: Thomas Keith, United States, 78 min, 2019, Documentary
The film tracks the causes and consequences of bullying, along with programs and solutions that have had an impact on mitigating bullying in schools... more »
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BUT FIRST...  Quick View
Dir: Erin Brown Thomas, United States, 4 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Coffee literally changes the way I see, think, and interact with other people. BUT FIRST is my way of exploring this through two of my favorite med... more »
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CANNONBALL  Quick View
Dir: Mark Chua, Lam Li Shuen , Australia, 65 min, 2018, Documentary
Frank and Lily, partners by chance and circumstance, set off on a wild journey in their search for a mystical character known as the Sunbathing Dog.... more »
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CARRYING TOMORROW  Quick View
Dir: Sarah Davis, Caleb Lucky, United States, 22 min, 2019, Short Documentary
For women and girls in the Amhara region of Ethiopia, becoming pregnant can be a death sentence. It is the leading cause of death for women of repro... more »
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CASHED  Quick View
Dir: Ethan Itzkow, United States, 14 min, 2017, Short Narrative
After a rare night of drinking on her 25th birthday, Jess wakes up to a wicked hangover and surprise unemployment. As she struggles with whether or... more »
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CATFIGHT  Quick View
Dir: Ariel Sinelnikoff, United States, 14 min, 2019, Short Narrative
While attempting to escape the underground world of Catfighting - a sport where women are forced to fight one another to the death for the entertain... more »
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CHAKKAR  Quick View
Dir: Anuska Rauniyar, Nepal, 114 min, 2018, Feature Narrative
A seemingly uneducated and unemployed individual named Kishore is suspicious about his girlfriend cheating on him for another girl. While mildly ups... more »
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CLEATS (Krampon)  Quick View
Dir: Abdullah Sahin, Turkey, 10 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Ilyas and Ahmet are two close friends. Emir, Syrian refugee completes the gang. Ilyas wants to make the tryouts for a local football team and saves... more »
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CLOSE TO YOU  Quick View
Dir: Kevin Yu, United States, 11 min, 2019, LGBT
A young Asian-American struggles to balance their exploration of gender identity with the expectations of their immigrant mother. ... more »
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CODE RUTH  Quick View
Dir: Caroline Voagen Nelson, United States, 4 min, 2018, Animation
A true love story about a Morse code instructor finding her path during WWII. Code Ruth blends stop motion techniques and archival materials to shar... more »
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COFFIN DECOLLETÉ  Quick View
Dir: Nancy Kamal, Egypt, 6 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Minor girl noticed wedding preparations in her home .. She was shocked because she did not expect to be the bride. The film highlights the suffering... more »
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CON DIOS  Quick View
Dir: Carlos Ibarra, United States, 12 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Inspired by a true story, Con Dios is a short film centering around an immigrant family struggling to carve out a life in America. Seventeen-year-ol... more »
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CON FUERZA  Quick View
Dir: Andrés Eduardo, United States, 9 min, 2019, Animation
A young Venezuelan refugee woman living in Colombia struggles through the pain of leaving home with the help of some local folk characters. ... more »
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CONEY ISLAND SUNRISE  Quick View
Dir: vagabond Beaumont, United States, 15 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A young musician struggling with the contradictions and antagonisms of her newfound fame meets her brother In Coney Island. Her concerned brother li... more »
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CONSENT: A SHORT COMEDY ABOUT A SERIOUS SUBJECT  Quick View
Dir: Kimmy Gatewood, United States, 12 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A singer ignores her fan's consent in this romantic comedy gone wrong. An allegory about sexual assault with absolutely no sex. ... more »
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CROSS-COUNTRY (Murtomaa)  Quick View
Dir: Einari Paakkanen, Finland, 55 min, 2018, Documentary
A 10-year old Palestinian girl Farah arrives in Finland with her mother and two brothers in the winter of 2016. This is the first time in her life,... more »
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CURTAINS  Quick View
Dir: Dane Ray, United States, 14 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A woman calls into a radio station and convinces the DJ to come to a hotel room in town.... more »
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DANCE, DANCE, EVOLUTION  Quick View
Dir: Jules Rosskam, United States, 17 min, 2019, Short Documentary
Dance, Dance, Evolution is a short documentary film exploring transgender people's relationship to dance. Specifically, the film looks at how shifti... more »
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DEFINITELY SOY  Quick View
Dir: Ruben Zaccaroni , United States, 13 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A modern day David and Goliath urban adaptation, whereas this trippy short is turned - and David evolves into the young villain; and, Goliath is the... more »
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DEMONS  Quick View
Dir: Ariana DiValentino, United States, 9 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A young woman facing the shock of a toxic relationship recounts the tale of how she developed an unusual quality: menstrual blood that's corrosive t... more »
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DEPTH OF PYAAR  Quick View
Dir: Mukesh Asopa, Canada, 93 min, 2019, Feature Narrative
A film about two brothers - Yash is a charismatic young lawyer frustrated in his pursuit of justice, while Ansh is a social recluse due to his medic... more »
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DESERT RATS  Quick View
Dir: Shaz Bennett, United States, 9 min, 2018, Short Narrative
People think nothing survives in the Salt Flats, but Lily did. ... more »
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DIA 1  Quick View
Dir: Rafael Escolar, Argentina, 78 min, 2019, Feature Narrative
Dario Lizardi's life spins as randomly as in Ailén's rollers, his slot machine. Everything he lost along his 35 years of addiction to gambling -what... more »
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DINNER AND DNA  Quick View
Dir: Larry Mitchell, United States, 13 min, 2017, LGBT
Ronnie and Marlene are a lesbian couple who desperately want a baby of their own. Ronnie's brother Freddy volunteers to help, but when the time come... more »
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DRAGON SONG  Quick View
Dir: David McClister, United States, 19 min, 2019, Short Narrative
In the wilderness of Oregon territory in 1875, Sherriff Lamberic White is drunkenly beating his one-time friend Spiney Shamblins to death. Young and... more »
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DRAGONFLY  Quick View
Dir: Nicholas Marchetti, United States, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Faced with rejection after rejection, aspiring actress Amelia makes a living performing for the anonymous eyes of webcam watchers. ... more »
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DRESS CODE  Quick View
Dir: Melanie Notinger, United States, 9 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Dani, an introverted undergrad, struggles to meet the challenge of a poetry assignment that asks her to be vulnerable. She freaks when her effortles... more »
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EFFIGY – POISON AND THE CITY (Effigie – Das Gift und die Stadt)  Quick View
Dir: Udo Flohr, United States, 84 min, 2019, Feature Narrative
1828 in the German port city of Bremen: Two very different women collide in an age that has no place for either of them. One strives for a career in... more »
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EL CUARTO REINO  Quick View
Dir: Alex Lora Cercos, Adán Aliaga, United States, 80 min, 2019, Documentary
In a redemption center on the outskirts of New York, undocumented illegal aliens and underdogs have a shared disappointment in the American Dream. R... more »
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EMBRACES & the touch of skin  Quick View
Dir: Sara Koppel, Denmark, 2 min, 2019, Animation
Animated poem about the vital need for embraces and contact with other beings. ... more »
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END OF SUMMER  Quick View
Dir: Serena Kuo, United States, 14 min, 2019, Short Narrative
On the way to college, Dawn's life is flipped upside down when her father is struck by a heart attack in the middle of the desert. ... more »
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EVERY.SINGLE.ONE (KARUNA)  Quick View
Dir: Cherie Sampson, United States, 5 min, 2019, Short Narrative
The first 72 hours after a hereditary breast cancer diagnosis are depicted through a tense montage of sound juxtaposed with close-ups of gestural ex... more »
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EXIT 5  Quick View
Dir: Khaled Nadershah, Saudi Arabia, 61 min, 2019, Feature Narrative
Sara is a 26-year-old girl living in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia with her conservative mother and father Ahmed. They keep comparing her to her Cousin Mai w... more »
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EXTENDED STAY  Quick View
Dir: Paul Kim, United States, 12 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Ricky and Melanie are a couple that face the gritty realities of living an impoverished lifestyle in an extended-stay motel. To make things more com... more »
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FAR FROM ORDINARY  Quick View
Dir: Paul Bugarin, United States, 13 min, 2018, Short Narrative
David Thompson is an unassuming outsider who is about to embark on a big time project that will change his life forever. He updates his social media... more »
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FLAT-EARTHER  Quick View
Dir: Chris Wronka, United States, 11 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Seb and Clara's relationship is tested when Seb begins to escape into the fantasy of Flat-Earth theory. ... more »
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FLORA  Quick View
Dir: Javier Kühn, Spain, 13 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A Victorian story about life, death and everything in between. ... more »
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FLOW  Quick View
Dir: Mansi Bhajanka, India, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Romantic Comedy... more »
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FORGET ME NOTS  Quick View
Dir: Daniel Marcha, United States, 13 min, 2019, Short Narrative
In the wake of their parents' untimely death, twin brother and sister, Lucy and Leo, must re-evaluate their relationship or risk losing one another... more »
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FREAKS & ANIMALS  Quick View
Dir: Sarah Tither-Kaplan, United States, 9 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Leaders of a pole dance empowered movement workshop have built a cult of personality within their practice and are trapped in a cycle of violence in... more »
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FRICASÉ  Quick View
Dir: Taly Uriarte, United States, 10 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Living in a dystopian regime where undocumented immigrants are persecuted, two sisters, stuck in hiding, take a risk to preserve a family tradition.... more »
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FUGUE  Quick View
Dir: Laura Neri, Greece, 17 min, 2019, Short Narrative
No two losses are alike, yet grief can create its own sort of kinship. ... more »
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GABRIELLE  Quick View
Dir: Nicola Rose, United States, 13 min, 2019, Short Narrative
When 13-year-old Gabrielle signs up for ballet, she encounters bullying from her teacher — and friendship in an unexpected place. A story about frie... more »
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GENTRIFIED RICK  Quick View
Dir: Tyrik Washington, United States, 12 min, 2019, Short Narrative
The trauma of gentrification through the experiences of a 13-year-old boy from Brooklyn, NY.... more »
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GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP  Quick View
Dir: Deann Borshay Liem, United States, 80 min, 2018, Documentary
In this powerful tale about the rise of Korea's global adoption program, four adult adoptees return to their country of birth and reconnect with the... more »
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GHOUL CATCHERS  Quick View
Dir: Joseph Voce, Thomas Finn, United States, 73 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A group of childhood friends are committed to proving the existence of the paranormal. ... more »
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GIFTS OF LIFE: PROFILES IN COURAGE FROM THE TRANSPLANT COMMUNITY  Quick View
Dir: Michael David Drucker, United States, 12 min, 2019, Short Documentary
Meet Shelby, Jack and Jennifer ... three young organ transplant recipients who each received the gift of life. Learn about their courageous struggl... more »
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GLAMOROUS  CITY  Quick View
Dir: Ji Yuan, China, 12 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Due to the rising cost of living, the illegal construction of the house is facing the problem of demolition. The North drift girl Smile is not knowi... more »
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GOLD STAR  Quick View
Dir: Paul Frankl, England, 14 min, 2018, Short Narrative
GOLD STAR is the story of Joanna, an 18-year-old Jewish school girl, who, after a one night stand, gets pregnant. She begins to turn to Orthodox Jud... more »
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GRANDPA FIRE  Quick View
Dir: Alfonso O Donnell Gonzalez de Castejon, Spain, 20 min, 2019, Short Documentary
A girl born in the West but with Peruvian roots, teaches us through the memory and teachings of her Peruvian grandfather the importance of the oral... more »
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GROW FOOD  Quick View
Dir: Joe Rignola, United States, 51 min, 2019, Documentary
The little film with one big idea--growing food can help solve a majority of the world's issues. Jim is a new farmer who knows nothing about growing... more »
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GUTMAN'S ALTERNATIVE  Quick View
Dir: Aleksandrs Mirskis, Latvia, 112 min, 2018, Feature Narrative
NKVD arrested the captain of the Soviet army Gutman. He is accused of cowardice, betrayal and treason - the USSR. He is waiting for execution. Respo... more »
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HANGED  Quick View
Dir: Roqiye Tavakoli, Iran, 12 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Short film about a 40-year-old woman who weighs 300 pounds and works as a hangman in the Yazd province in Iran. ... more »
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HAPPY CLEANERS  Quick View
Dir: Julian Kim & Peter S. Lee, United States, 98 min, 2018, Feature Narrative
When the Choi family lose their dry cleaning business, they learn to love each other to survive the crisis and heartaches that they cause each other... more »
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HAPPY FRIDAY  Quick View
Dir: José Antonio Campos Aguilera, Spain, 13 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Chari has always lived over the line, but she cannot take it anymore. Against all odds, capitalism offers her an opportunity to get rid of her bonds... more »
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HARD SHADOW  Quick View
Dir: Neda Khanifar, Iran, 3 min, 2019, Short Narrative
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HERE LIES BEATRICE  Quick View
Dir: Sam LaBella, United States, 13 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Here Lies Beatrice is the story of a mother's assumed last day alive, in which she reacts to post-menopausal bleeding by preparing her own burial.... more »
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HOMELAND  Quick View
Dir: Farzin Farzaneh, Canada, 3 min, 2019, Animation
Ruminating on the tragedy of Israel and Palestine, a Jewish writer questions the narratives of nation and home that she learned in school. Through p... more »
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HUMAN BEING  Quick View
Dir: Amy Frear, United States, 7 min, 2019, Short Narrative
While on an important mission on earth, an alien who has taken the form of a human accidentally becomes pregnant and seeks an abortion. ... more »
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HUNDRED RUPEES  Quick View
Dir: TR Gaudel TR Gaudel, Nepal, 20 min, 2019, Short Narrative
This inspirational short movie is based on truth and reality. The protagonists of this film are stone grinder making mother and her begging daughter... more »
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I NEVER PICKED COTTON  Quick View
Dir: Adams, Bacani, Edmeier, Filomeno, Gottlieb, Q Le, Morgan, Perez, Ragasa, Stocks, Stover, Tian, United States, 4 min, 2019, Short Documentary
Yolanda Morgan recalls her experiences with racism and the impact it has had on her. Produced in USC's CTAN 470 Documentary Animation Production cla... more »
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I WROTE THIS FOR YOU  Quick View
Dir: Jason Zavaleta, United States, 94 min, 2018, Feature Narrative
The edges of reality are blurred when a young man struggles to overcome a broken relationship. ... more »
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ICREAM  Quick View
Dir: Matilda Karlsson, Sweden, 2 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A lighthearted short on the repercussions of sexualisation and objectification of women in every day situations. ... more »
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IDENTITY CHECK  Quick View
Dir: Patrick Devaney, United States, 18 min, 2020, Short Narrative
After two decades of controlling the world's Virtual Reality market, MDI and its founder, Douglas McKinney, are in complete financial ruin. His toug... more »
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I'M NOT LOST  Quick View
Dir: Tom Capps, United States, 11 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Lyndsay can't find her way without her smartphone. Maybe some strangers on the streets of NYC can help? ... more »
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IN SYNC  Quick View
Dir: Eddie Shieh, United States, 5 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A young couple walk a fine line while thriving in an open marriage until they catch each other breaking their own rules. ... more »
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IN THE LAND OF LOST ANGELS  Quick View
Dir: Bishrel Mashbat, United States, 90 min, 2019, Feature Narrative
With time running out and desperate for cash, two Mongolian immigrants turn to crime as their only solution. They decide to kidnap the son of a weal... more »
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INCURABLE  Quick View
Dir: Michelle Bossy, United States, 9 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Trina wants to tell the man she loves about the invisible illness she hides, but when her imagination gets the best of her, it leads her on a roller... more »
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IT'S TIME FOR TEA  Quick View
Dir: Matthew J. Kaplan, United States, 9 min, 2018, Short Narrative
After the death of their young daughter, all that remains in Rebecca and Allen's home is an extensive toy collection and profound grief. Both are at... more »
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KEPT  Quick View
Dir: Monica Zinn, United States, 22 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A young couple's dysfunctional relationship turns a romantic wine country getaway into a toxic bid for power. ... more »
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KIDS DON'T RIDE BIKES ANYMORE  Quick View
Dir: Ganeesh Genus, United States, 10 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A comedic drama following Ant and Dana, a struggling couple in Queens. The two go on a journey in search of a pregnancy test to see if their little... more »
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KIKO'S SAINTS (Les Saints de Kiko)  Quick View
Dir: Manuel Marmier, France, 25 min, 2019, LGBT
Kiko, a Japanese illustrator on assignment in France, gets suddenly overwhelmed by a strange inspiration, while she realizes she's been spying on a... more »
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KOKOKIDS OF PARIS  Quick View
Dir: Alexia Colette, France, 14 min, 2019, Short Narrative
LOU-ANN, a shy 6 year old, meets the smart and witty CHAYA, 8, at a park in Paris. They quickly bond over their shared love of afro-electro dance an... more »
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LATTESHIP  Quick View
Dir: Hsing-Fang Tsai, Daishi Takishima, United States, 4 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Latteship is a 3D animated short created by Flora Hsing-Fang Tsai and Daishi Takishima. The animation story follows Sigri and Kona, two otters who h... more »
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LE VICE  Quick View
Dir: Jouerouge, Canada, 5 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Le vice is a self-reflective story about a girl and her obsession with perfection. It's a story that explores a battle within one individual and his... more »
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LEO DAN  Quick View
Dir: Antonio De La Cruz, United States, 25 min, 2019, LGBT
A trans woman gets involved in a drug deal to help her boyfriend that was recently deported. ... more »
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LET THEM HAVE THEIR WAY  Quick View
Dir: Dien Vo, United States, 84 min, 2020, Feature Narrative
Three couples search for connection and meaning in an angry, anxious, and polarized world. Uniquely combining a surreal narrative with hundreds of f... more »
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LIGHT IN DARK PLACES  Quick View
Dir: Lagueria Davis, United States, 11 min, 2018, LGBT
A mother makes a shocking discovery when she's left to pack up her daughter's house after a tragic car accident. ... more »
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LIKE.SHARE.REPOST.  Quick View
Dir: Stanislav Shelestov, Russia, 8 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Two guys decide to become bloggers. In order to get views and likes they take some experimental military pills which deprive them of any sense of pa... more »
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LIMITED  Quick View
Dir: Mark Datuin, Canada, 14 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Maria and Milo have always had a peculiar mother-son relationship that had never been questioned. That is until one day its limit is exercised. It i... more »
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LITTLE BOY  Quick View
Dir: Erika Santosuosso, Adam Griffith, United States, 6 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Reese meets with his sister Shelley reluctant to reveal his greatest secret. Shelley reassures him that fear is not a sign a weakness. ... more »
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LITTLE MISS WESTIE  Quick View
Dir: Dan Hunt, Joy E. Reed, United States, 75 min, 2018, LGBT
Little Miss Westie follows two transgender siblings as they navigate puberty, school, family and transitioning during the Trump era. A few months ag... more »
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LITTLE SICILY  Quick View
Dir: Nina Juliano, United States, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
In 1950s Little Italy, Delaware, a teenage girl from an immigrant family must decide whether to destroy another woman's life to save her own. Her si... more »
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LOLLIPOP  Quick View
Dir: Amanda Moresco , United States, 7 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A woman cheating on her boyfriend is caught in a web of lies, but her lover isn't playing it straight either. ... more »
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LOOK FURTHER  Quick View
Dir: Sergio Lodolce, United States, 24 min, 2019, Short Narrative
After the overnight disappearance of his partner, a man finds himself down a dreadful path beyond the scope of his understanding. ... more »
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LOST TREASURE OF THE VALLEY  Quick View
Dir: Robert Husted, United States, 25 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A young photographer and an adventurer discover that all of the abandoned shopping carts in LA's San Fernando Valley lead to a hidden cave off of Se... more »
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MAMA YEN  Quick View
Dir: Jiale Hu, United States, 12 min, 2019, Short Documentary
How a Vietnam War refugee has lost, found, and brought the taste of home for others in American Midwest. ... more »
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MAN IN THE CORNER  Quick View
Dir: Kelli Breslin, United States, 9 min, 2019, LGBT
What starts out as a hot hookup with his dream guy, turns into a nightmare when Daniel realizes they aren't alone in the house. ... more »
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MEDIUM RARE  Quick View
Dir: Dina Graham, United States, 8 min, 2019, Short Narrative
After her first rebellious night out with friends, 16 year-old Claire finds the effects of her adventure, a little hard to stomach. Written and Dir... more »
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METAMORPHOSIS  Quick View
Dir: Fernanda Parrado, United States, 6 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Directed by Fernanda Parrado, Metamorphosis is a personal experimental film about the filmmaker's own experiences as an immigrant in New York City.... more »
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MORE THAN I CAN SAY  Quick View
Dir: Wang Liyuan, China, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
The rhythm of life of Qinghua and his wife in the north have been disturbed by the arrival of his mother-in-law from the south. At this moment, due... more »
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MY BOYFRIEND'S DAUGHTER  Quick View
Dir: Kathy Meng, United States, 10 min, 2019, Short Narrative
When a young woman's much older boyfriend refuses to introduce her to his daughter, she decides to take matters into her own hands.... more »
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NARROWSBURG  Quick View
Dir: Martha Shane, United States, 84 min, 2019, Documentary
NARROWSBURG tells the story of a French film producer and a mafioso-turned-actor who attempt to turn a tiny town into the "Sundance of the East." Pe... more »
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NO TRAVELER RETURNS  Quick View
Dir: Ellie Foumbi, United States, 12 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A young African immigrant's struggles to adjust to life in America push him towards an existential crisis. ... more »
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NOISY, VIOLENT, STREAMS OF SILENCE  Quick View
Dir: Christopher T Bianchi, United States, 10 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Noisy, Violent, Streams of Silence, is a single channel video that includes a 10-minute, black and white video. The video, presents a space within t... more »
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OBSCURER  Quick View
Dir: Kiera Faber, United States, 19 min, 2018, Animation
A reclusive children's author and her figmental companions inhabit a fragile microcosm where reality, illusion, and madness intermingle. Stop motio... more »
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ODE TO PASSION  Quick View
Dir: Jack Danini, United States, 128 min, 2020, Feature Narrative
An original Rock Musical Drama built around 18 original pop rock songs. It follows a young writer, whose belief in true love is put to the test by a... more »
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ONE THOUSAND STORIES: THE MAKING OF A MURAL  Quick View
Dir: Tasha Van Zandt, United States, 14 min, 2019, Documentary
One Thousand Stories is a documentary film which follows the artist JR's process in the creation of his first video mural project, The Chronicles of... more »
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OPHELIA  Quick View
Dir: Freia Titland, United States, 3 min, 2018, Short Narrative
"Ophelia" is a short, artistic film that gives us a glimpse into the final moments of Shakespeare's character, Ophelia. ... more »
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OUR HOME HERE  Quick View
Dir: Angela Chen, United States, 16 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Parallel stories of broken relationships between parents and their children striving for the American Dream all revolving around one explosive night... more »
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PAPER BOATS  Quick View
Dir: Gonzalo Guajardo-Fajardo, Spain, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Why can't Rahel bring herself to sign her artwork? The visit of her high school academic triggers memories of why she is haunted by her surname, yet... more »
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PARKINSON'S THIRD WIND  Quick View
Dir: Peter Barton, United States, 13 min, 2019, Short Documentary
Third Wind is a way of looking at ageing, urging us to realize that no matter what barriers we face -- in this case, it's Parkinson's -- that we nee... more »
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PASSAGE  Quick View
Dir: Asavari Kumar, India, 5 min, 2019, Animation
Finding herself in a state of limbo, an Indian woman revisits her immigration journey and voyages through a tempestuous emotional landscape of memor... more »
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PASTALIGHT  Quick View
Dir: Christopher Martini, United States, 17 min, 2018, Short Narrative
An eccentric Italian father and his son set out to start their own pasta sauce company. But can they cut it in the merciless world of New York gourm... more »
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PATH OF THE DAFF  Quick View
Dir: Michael Piscitelli, United States, 87 min, 2019, Documentary
A city faced with unimaginable tragedy rallies around a most unlikely hero. In the wake of the 2013 bombings, Boston blooms again on Patriot's Day... more »
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PEPPER  Quick View
Dir: Jayil Pak, United States, 15 min, 2018, Short Narrative
When the Korean Goddess of Birth visits a maternity ward to grant a couple their son, an unforeseen ghost alters her plan. ... more »
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PETTY THING  Quick View
Dir: Li Zexi, China, 3 min, 2019, Animation
The summer afternoon was no special, until the kids, also gun fight lovers, hung around in the village and found a replica pistol. As the trigger wa... more »
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PLACES  Quick View
Dir: Claudia Barral, Spain, 5 min, 2018, Short Narrative
In Places we explore the limits of time and its course. It captures the trip to different instants, always from the same place, expanding the possib... more »
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RAMEN (RAmén)  Quick View
Dir: Rubén Seca, Spain, 10 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Lucrecia, an ultraconservative Christian, decides to accept the invitation of her granddaughter Marta and attend her Pastafarian communion, which wi... more »
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RESERVATIONS  Quick View
Dir: Neal Hemphill, United States, 9 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Mary confronts her mother on her drinking by driving her to an AA meeting instead of their regular restaurant. Sparks fly in the front seat of the c... more »
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RETRIEVAL  Quick View
Dir: Brady Morell, United States, 8 min, 2018, Short Narrative
When the younger of two brothers, Cameron, has his jacket stolen, their mother Katrina sends the eldest brother, Anthony out to get it back. But as... more »
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RETURN TO CALAIS  Quick View
Dir: Noah Benezra, Joseph Tuzzolino, Edith Goldenhar, United States, 15 min, 2019, Short Documentary
A personal story, global story, and call to action. In 1940, Paulette was a teenage refugee fleeing the Nazi invasion of Belgium. In 2018, Edith fol... more »
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ROLLING IN THE DEEP  Quick View
Dir: Marcellus Cox, United States, 12 min, 2017, Short Narrative
An Award Winning Film inspired by the true story of WWII veteran and decorated member of the Tuskegee Airmen, who returns to his home in South Carol... more »
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ROM-COM GONE WRONG  Quick View
Dir: Garth Kravits , United States, 3 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A romantic encounter, 10 years in the making ... more »
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RRUGA (THE PATH)  Quick View
Dir: Besim Ugzmajli, Kosovo, 14 min, 2019, Short Narrative
After midnight, Lena (37) scared and fleeing, meets Genti (11) in an underpass at the center of the city. After they get to know each other, they ta... more »
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SCENES FROM A TRANSIENT HOME  Quick View
Dir: Roger Horn, South Africa, 13 min, 2019, Short Documentary
Filmed on Super 8mm, Scenes from a Transient Home presents a fractured portrait of life for Zimbabwean migrants when they travel back home to visit.... more »
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SELF WORSHIP  Quick View
Dir: Asia Brown, United States, 6 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Che Che Luna - a queer, mexican-american woman - reclaims her body and power after experiencing sexual trauma as a young child. ... more »
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SELFISH  Quick View
Dir: Po Chien Chen, Taiwan, 2 min, 2019, Animation
In an izakaya, a chef notices a group of special guests. He decides to serve them a variety of signature dishes. ... more »
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SENECA  Quick View
Dir: Jason Chaet, United States, 90 min, 2019, Feature Narrative
WINNER Best Ultra Indie Feature at Woodstock Film Festival WINNER Special Jury Prize across all categories HBO Latino Film Festival David Seneca is... more »
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SIQUEIROS: WALLS OF PASSION  Quick View
Dir: Lorena Manríquez, Miguel Picker, United States, 60 min, 2019, Documentary
A documentary film about revolutionary Mexican visual artist David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974) and the resurrection of his Los Angeles mural AMÉRIC... more »
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SISTERHOOD  Quick View
Dir: Jelena Prljević, Serbia, 7 min, 2018, Animation
The animated film Sisterhood uses an abandoned house from childhood as a metaphor of home and stability. The story, written in the form of a dialogu... more »
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SIXTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS  Quick View
Dir: Symone Baptiste, United States, 17 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Sixteen Thousand Dollars is a narrative comedy short film that imagines a world in which a struggling black college grad wakes up to find that repar... more »
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SOLO PARA MI  Quick View
Dir: Andrew Dailey, United States, 16 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A poetic depiction of a shared emotional state. Meant to be openly interpretive, this film explores four artists whoes inspiration comes from those... more »
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SOMNAMBULANCE IN WAVES  Quick View
Dir: Stephen Dackson, United States, 3 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A young woman takes a walk on the beach to calm her mind, and makes a horrific discovery. ... more »
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SOURPUSS  Quick View
Dir: Conrad Stojak, United States, 92 min, 2020, Feature Narrative
After the death of his loved ones, a loner has a psychotic breakdown and goes on a homicidal warpath through New York City.... more »
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SPIRAL FARM  Quick View
Dir: Alec Tibaldi, United States, 90 min, 2019, Feature Narrative
When two outsiders arrive on an isolated intentional community, seventeen-year old Anahita begins to question her role at home, and what a future ou... more »
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STAN  Quick View
Dir: JP Olsen, Kristen Nutile, United States, 8 min, 2019, Short Documentary
STAN is an experimental documentary based around the life of former heroin addict, Stan, who was among several thousand New York City teens in the 1... more »
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STATE OF INDEPENDENCE  Quick View
Dir: Erica Mann, United States, 6 min, 2019, Short Documentary
STATE OF INDEPENDENCE is an intimate documentary short following DJ Ghanaian-American Gabrielle Kwarteng. With the backdrop of Paris, London, and Ne... more »
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STONE (TAS)  Quick View
Dir: Alican Yücesoy, Turkey, 12 min, 2019, Short Narrative
In this strange world; neighborhood, school, home, market place, people, everything is very familiar and belongs to this land. The film starts with... more »
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STONEWALL: THE MAKING OF A MONUMENT  Quick View
Dir: Cheryl Furjanic, United States, 18 min, 2019, LGBT
Ever since the 1969 riots on the streets outside New York City's Stonewall Inn, LGBTQ communities have gathered there to express their joy, their an... more »
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TALISMANS  Quick View
Dir: Matthew Charles Thompson, United States, 4 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A dad in search of redemption advises his daughter. ... more »
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TELL ME WHEN TO FORGET  Quick View
Dir: Gabe Braden, United States, 25 min, 2019, Short Narrative
After a middle-aged housewife discovers a pair of baby shoes in her attic, she discovers that she once had a one-year-old son who was erased from he... more »
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TESLA NATION  Quick View
Dir: Zeljko Mirkovic, Serbia, 82 min, 2019, Documentary
We are all one. People are interconnected by invisible forces. Creative documentary about the history of immigration of Serbian people to the USA.... more »
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THE 404 DINER  Quick View
Dir: Cole Seger, United States, 12 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A man goes to his usual diner... but it quickly becomes anything BUT his usual... ... more »
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THE BARTENDER  Quick View
Dir: Travis Newsad, United States, 10 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Carly, the skillful bartender at a swanky hotel lounge, is thrown off her game by the arrival of Alan, a powerful investor. As Alan and his leader... more »
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THE BLESSING  Quick View
Dir: Liann Kaye, United States, 5 min, 2019, Short Narrative
When a timid, midwestern boy decides to propose to his girlfriend, he has to go through her immigrant, Chinese mother first. ... more »
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THE BULL  Quick View
Dir: Kelsey Egan, South Africa, 15 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Heavily pregnant on an isolated farm, a young woman faces the strange magic that burdens her reality. This is a fairytale about creatures with bonds... more »
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THE CONDOR & THE EAGLE  Quick View
Dir: Sophie Guerra, Clement Guerra, United States, 79 min, 2019, Documentary
Four Indigenous environmental leaders embark on an extraordinary trans-continental adventure from the Canadian plains to deep into the heart of the... more »
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THE CONSULTATION (LA CONSULTATION)  Quick View
Dir: Morgan Cini, France, 8 min, 2019, Short Narrative
This story deals with Aniès, an arrogant woman, who thinks that she perfectly handles her future, until she meets someone who will predict the exact... more »
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THE CREEPER'S CURSE  Quick View
Dir: Blake Rice, United States, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
"The Creeper's Curse" is about a chef, Roger, who is notorious for getting drunk and creeping on women. On New Year's Eve, he aggressively hits on a... more »
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THE DUCKPOND (Ankdammen)  Quick View
Dir: Robert Andersson, Sweden, 90 min, 2019, Feature Narrative
Fredriks peaceful life in an idyllic small town is turned upside down when his old childhood friend Patrik is released from prison. Together with Bi... more »
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THE FACTORY  Quick View
Dir: Max Chicco, Italy, 90 min, 2020, Feature Narrative
The Factory is a cultural experiment about filmmaking to 3° Cat and 4° Cat classes of Istituto Fermi Galilei (Turin). The project was born from an... more »
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THE FEVER (LA FIÈVRE)  Quick View
Dir: José María Flores Miranda, Spain, 19 min, 2019, Short Narrative
In the doctor´s waiting room, all patients are quietly keeping their secrets.There, surrounded by whispers, a magical love story is born between HE:... more »
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THE FIRST DAY (EL PRIMER DIA)  Quick View
Dir: David Barco Martínez, Spain, 10 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Maribel, while preparing breakfast, discusses with her mother. She is tired of her orders in the form of advice when caring for her son, Jaime. Mari... more »
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THE GIRL NEXT DOOR  Quick View
Dir: Donna Bonilla Wheeler, United States, 19 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A prodigy musician trapped in a rural town fights to break free from family and societal norms that have silenced her, and joins forces with a singe... more »
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THE GOOD DAY  Quick View
Dir: Juo Hae, Korea, 88 min, 2018, Feature Narrative
'The choi family from Gyeonsang provinces is well known to be uptight generation to generation. The first son is Hyeong-Ju Choi! Today is the day o... more »
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THE LAST SERMON  Quick View
Dir: Jack Baxter, United States, 97 min, 2019, Documentary
Filmmakers who survived an infamous suicide bombing while making a documentary travel across Europe to uncover the truth. ... more »
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THE LEPERS  Quick View
Dir: JD Ganz, United States, 10 min, 2018, Short Narrative
At the turn of the New Year, two alcoholics grapple with their newfound sobriety. ... more »
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THE LOST WEEKEND  Quick View
Dir: Ryan O'Leary, United States, 14 min, 2019, Short Narrative
After a rough breakup, Charlie Monahan dives headfirst into the world of online dating. Guided by his charismatic best friend, Rufus, Charlie meets... more »
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THE MAGICAL ROOT  Quick View
Dir: Brandon Miree, United States, 2 min, 2018, Animation
The Magical Root is a true story about a transformational time in the life of Frederick Douglass. It was the day he decided he was no longer a slave... more »
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THE MISSION HOME  Quick View
Dir: Deborah Harse, United States, 15 min, 2019, Short Documentary
The Mission Home is a story about the Ramakrishna Vivekananda Mission on the Ganges River in Barrackpore, a suburb north of Kolkata (Calcutta), In... more »
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THE NAMES OF TREES  Quick View
Dir: Jack Cochran, Pamela Falkenberg, United States, 5 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Images of decay and regeneration photographed using a video camera whose sensor has been modified for infrared photography create a post apocalyptic... more »
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THE NEW MOTHER  Quick View
Dir: Eleva Singleton, United States, 12 min, 2019, Short Narrative
The New Mother is a 12 minute short experimental drama which explores the delicate paradigm shift between an aging mother and her adult daughter who... more »
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THE NIGHT, UNSHELTERED  Quick View
Dir: Iñaki Velásquez, Chile, 15 min, 2018, LGBT
The drag queens prepare their looks. The DJ tests the sound. Gabriela (27) arrives early at her shift on the Blondie nightclub. What begins as a qu... more »
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THE NUN'S KADDISH  Quick View
Dir: Luis Ismael, Portugal, 6 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A heart-warming vignette that portrays a true story of inter-religious kindness when a Nun observes a Jewish ritual. ... more »
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THE PEAK  Quick View
Dir: Satoshi Takahashi , Japan, 5 min, 2019, Animation
In the middle of the night... Sarah wakes up as she wants to go to the bathroom. As she leaves her room, she finds herself alone in the dark hallway... more »
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THE PENTAGRAM OF NEW YORK CITY  Quick View
Dir: Jeff Kaminski, United States, 13 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Believers and skeptics investigate a UFO city in the New York area called "The Bronx Lights". ... more »
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THE PROCESS  Quick View
Dir: Naman Gupta, United States, 7 min, 2018, Short Narrative
When passion becomes your obsession and obsession gives you pleasure. You do not know where to draw the line. Esteban shares his step-by-step proces... more »
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THE RABBITS' HOUSE (La Casa De Los Conejos)  Quick View
Dir: Valeria Selinger, Argentina, 96 min, 2019, Feature Narrative
Laura is only eight years old, but she knows that to survive you have to keep quiet. She shares her days with her mother and the other activists in... more »
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THE RESISTANCE  Quick View
Dir: Natasha Straley, United States, 13 min, 2018, Short Narrative
In a dystopian near-future, the USA has been overthrown by a cabal known as The Regime Republic. Best friends Emma and Chloe, looking for a way to f... more »
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THE RETURN  Quick View
Dir: Jon Fish, United States, 27 min, 2019, Short Narrative
The Return chronicles the journey of Rocky Bleier, who won a National Championship and was captain of the football team at The University of Notre D... more »
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THE SEAL  Quick View
Dir: Richa Rudola, United States, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A young woman receives a mysterious package that upends her sedated life ... more »
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THE SHALLOW END  Quick View
Dir: Cynthia Silver, United States, 10 min, 2019, Short Narrative
A group of teenaged girls jockey for power in the savage summer society of a community swimming pool during the summer of 1984. ... more »
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THE STAR OF THERAPY  Quick View
Dir: Bryce Iwaschuk, Canada, 25 min, 2019, Short Narrative
When Kendra is admitted into group therapy, she becomes overly competitive about completing her weekly goals. ... more »
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THE TAXIDERMIST  Quick View
Dir: Natalie Johnson, United States, 8 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Claire, a woman taxidermist, grieves her recent late-term miscarriage that she had by herself in the middle of the night in her taxidermy shop. ... more »
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THE TURNER EXHIBIT  Quick View
Dir: Mathew Gregory Bainbridge, United States, 25 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Growing resentment between brothers Anthony and Alex Turner, one successful and the other struggling, leads to tragic consequences. Over the course... more »
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THE WORST THING  Quick View
Dir: Desireena Almoradie, United States, 83 min, 2019, Documentary
How do you move past the worst thing to ever happen in your life? In 1985, Kathleen lost her brother Eddie, an American soldier, at the hands of th... more »
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THEY SCREAM IN SILENCE  Quick View
Dir: Ashray Dravidian, United States, 24 min, 2018, Short Narrative
Many decades after the war, Berek Kaufman, a Holocaust survivor and a renown painter faces the terrors of his past. Which torn opens the decade-old... more »
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TINA  Quick View
Dir: Gayatri Bahl, United States, 8 min, 2019, Short Narrative
TINA is a surreal thriller about a woman who goes through self-transformation therapy only to be haunted by an Indian classical dancer, forcing her... more »
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TO BE  Quick View
Dir: Pouria Ghasemipoor Nigjeh, Iran, 2 min, 2018, Short Narrative
The women exist ... more »
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TOFINO IS A PLACE  Quick View
Dir: Ryan Struck, Canada, 4 min, 2019, Short Narrative
The women's surf community in Tofino is a unique as British Columbia is remote. The annual all female surf contest Queen of the Peak was started by... more »
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TON SEUL AMI  Quick View
Dir: Eric Younger, United States, 18 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A woman recovers from a sexual assault. Her assaulter appears in the form of a phantom or so she thinks.... more »
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TROUBLEMAKER  Quick View
Dir: Olive Nwosu, Nigeria, 11 min, 2019, Short Narrative
On a hot day in Eastern Nigerian, a young boy learns that actions have consequences. ... more »
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UNDER THE SUPERMOON  Quick View
Dir: Larica Perera, Canada, 13 min, 2019, Short Narrative
When her younger brother dies by suicide, Lena returns to her childhood home to help her family ready for the funeral. Recalling the final moments s... more »
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WALK WITH ME  Quick View
Dir: Allan Tsao, United States, 8 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A chance encounter between two strangers leads to a romantic adventure around New York City.... more »
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WAVES  Quick View
Dir: Jane Hae Kim, United States, 14 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Jamie a hesitant Korean American woman visits home for the holidays. She hopes to catch up and make some sort of connection with her family but inst... more »
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WAYS TO LOOK AT THE MOON  Quick View
Dir: Katherine Clark, United States, 17 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Sensing their relationship is drifting apart, an artist attempts to reconnect with an astronomer but gets lost in a universe of her own making. ... more »
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WHERE ARE WE NOW? THE ITALIAN AMERICAN TODAY  Quick View
Dir: Richard Vetere, United States, 24 min, 2018, Short Documentary
Have Italian Americans become so absorbed by the American Culture that they are more American than Italian American? Young, new immigrants are aske... more »
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WITHOUT SAY  Quick View
Dir: Neha Gautam, United States, 6 min, 2019, LGBT
When a young girl finds a note under her desk and develops a connection with someone at her school, she must make a choice between unspoken obligati... more »
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WONDER  Quick View
Dir: Javier Molina, United States, 16 min, 2019, LGBT
An 11 year-old kid growing up in "the hood" secretly dreams of trick-or-treating as Wonder Woman for Halloween.... more »
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YOUR LUCKY DAY (TU DÍA DE SUERTE)  Quick View
Dir: Fele Martínez, Spain, 11 min, 2019, LGBT
Ernesto leaves the house, in a hurry. His family is waiting for him. He calls the elevator and, inside, he will find an unexpected passenger that wi... more »
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YOUR SECURITY  Quick View
Dir: Elias ZX, United States, 8 min, 2018, Short Narrative
A film about romance, scams and romance scams. ... more »
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ZALINIA/OUTLINE  Quick View
Dir: Vadim Dubrovitskiy, Russia, 133 min, 2019, Feature Narrative
Alina is a five years old girl, whose mother has gone down with a terrible illness. The girl's father decides that Alina should live with his sister... more »
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ZOE IN REVIEW  Quick View
Dir: Stacey Larkins, United States, 15 min, 2019, Short Narrative
An emotionally fractured woman examines her past in search of answers for her present entanglement. ... more »
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ZOUL  Quick View
Dir: Tom Cassese, United States, 12 min, 2018, Short Narrative
In search of a good soul to consume, a sharp-dressed demon decides to kill his assistant's niece. ... more »
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ZUGZWANG  Quick View
Dir: Lars Fuchs , United States, 8 min, 2019, Short Narrative
Eugene, a Russian emigré living with his daughter's family in the US, drills his grandson Sacha in chess. Sacha begins at age four, and continues un... more »
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