June 21 – SHORT FILMS
All DAY PASS $10
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Your DAY PASS will include:
Two (2) Short Film Collections. Thirteen (13) Films. Bonus Feature Film. Total Viewing Time: 4.93 Hours.
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Feature Film – 10:ooAM – 10:00PM | Shorts Collection 3 – 11:ooAM, 5:00PM – Audience Q&A: 6:30PM
TALE OF RISING RANI - 2 Hours 5 min
Description: As children we are constantly warned by our elders about the hardships of life. At some point we all must overcome these obstacles that life will place between us and our destiny. Unfortunately for ‘Rani’ some of these
obstacles are in the form of people, like her father ‘Mahesh’ Who is hell bent on getting‘Rani’ married right after school. But currently focusing on another obstacle ‘Manish’, who has almost devoured the life of Rani’s best friend ‘Rinki’, bound eternally by the outdated norms
of the village, run by a false justice system in her village. We see ‘Rani’ selflessly save her best friend and in the process we witness the evolution of a village girl.
Feature Film, Drama, International, Sub-Titles
SIX WINDOWS - 32 MIN 38 SEC
Description: The span of one couples relationship from the perspectives of three generations. Heather, a singer/songwriter, becomes involved with her producer’s son, Ben, and through the course of a year – her music finds footing while her relationship slowly loses balance. Ben turns to his family, young and old, for a step in the right direction.
FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION - 4 MIN 10 SEC
Description: A disillusioned painter abandons the tools of her trade, inspiring her last customer to embark on a mission to help restore her faith in art.
HOURGLASS - 9 MIN
Description: Hourglass is about a young man named Brian who is introduced to an Hourglass with a mysterious power to bring a loved one back to life for an hour. A story about relationships and moving on.
MOTHS TO FLAME - 13 MIN
Description: Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin are inexplicably trapped in a room, just minutes before the Apollo 11 mission. The count down is definite: theirs will be a small step for a man, a giant leap into the unknown.
Short, Sci-Fi, Drama, International
G.R.C.E. - 7 MIN 32 SEC
Description: A deep space mining disaster leaves an astronaut stranded in an escape pod, with a sole AI companion – GRCE. As he comes to grips with the specter of the long journey home and a devolving situation his hope to see his wife again begins to slip away.
Short, Sci-Fi, Drama
TENDER IS THE KISS - 15 MIN
Description: Will he find the mysterious woman who might be the only one to prove his innocence?
Short, Sci-Fi, Drama
SHORTS COLLECTION 4 – 1:ooPM, 7:15PM | Audience Q&A: 8:45PM
STUFFED - 2 min 40 sec
Description: A taxidermist chases a squirrel around his house with a shotgun.
Short, Dark Comedy, Animation
WHEN A TREE FALLS -28 MIN 7 SEC
Description: When a Tree Falls,” tells the story of a 19 year old African-American male who is caught in the cycle of poverty, drugs and violence. One day he finds out a devastating secret that will change his life forever.
PAY PHONE - 15 MIN 47 SEC
Description: Saki in her late twenties unexpectedly gets an incoming call from a pay phone. The caller is her father Sizuo, who lives apart from her. Reunited for the first time after a long time, they are both clumsy and two of a kind. A small night’s small story where their feelings intersect.
Short, Drama, International
THURSDAY - 8 MIN 13 SEC
Description: On an ordinary Thursday, a mother and daughter must face the emotional breaches of their relationship and the unknowing need to rebuild it.
ESO VA/THAT GOES - 10 MIN
Description: German is a Caribbean man who, at forty-eight years old, has life personal and economic made a mess. His story intersects that of Esperanza, a girl who is abused by her own father. One day, desperate, both want the death of the people they blame for all their misfortunes; However the destiny has prepared a very different outcome to each one.
Short, International, Drama
GO GO, BOY! - 6 MIN
Description: A boy discovers his fabulousness while dancing in his bedroom.
Short, Drama, LGBTQ
THANK YOU KINDLY - 18 MIN 33 SEC
Description: Two people at a crossroads in life find inspiration in one another through a chance encounter, but who knew just just how much one night could change their lives.
Short, Romantic Comedy, Drama