Near his campsite under a bridge, Kenny makes a discovery that changes his lonely existence and must work to create a space in the world for his new life.
Director: Andrew Brame
Cast: Manny Fernandes
USA / Comedy, Drama / 22mins
Upon the discovery of his estranged father’s death, a jaded therapist with a severe speech impairment is forced to confront former childhood traumas. The event suddenly unearths a slew of latent emotions which triggers the return of his stutter, drastically affects his behavior and forces him to contemplate the unresolved issues from his past.
Director: Dan Michael
Producer: Dan Michael, Alex Scigliano, Billy Cadden
Writer: Dan Michael
Cast: Alex Scigliano, Danny Schwarz, Elizabeth Officer
USA / Drama / 11mins
After the unexpected death of her father, Zoe grapples with the loss whilst trying to connect with her mother.
Director: Jade Courtney Edwards
Producer: Kristin Kohlmeyer, Grace Merriman
Writer: Jade Courtney Edwards
Cast: Marie Botha, Blanche Baker
USA / Drama / 9mins
After undergoing self-transformation therapy, a successful career woman is visited by an Indian classical dancer, forcing her to confront herself in a way she never expected.
Director: Gayatri Bahl
Producer: Gayatri Bahl, Anuj Goyal
Writer: Gayatri Bahl
Cast: Gayatri Bahl, Shalini Bathina, Sarah Baskin
USA / Comedy / 3mins
Don't Film Me!
Cellphone, obsession and abuse of power, these are what this little funny film is about.
Director: Lin Qiying
Producer: Lin Qiying
Writer: Lin Qiying
Cast: Brian Reilly, Amiro Mo, Drake Burnette
USA / Drama / 8mins
Kid, the Moon
"Kid, the Moon," a short drama, about a teenage boy living with his alcoholic father. After Alex gets locked out of the house believing no one to be home, he hears a noise coming from inside the house. Alex's father, Ron, comes storming out of the house and brings Alex to a liquor store.
Director: Justin Portaro
Producer: Joshua David
Writer: Justin Portaro
Cast: Kai Nichols, Joe Walz, Christopher J. Ortore
USA / Drama / 27mins
The single, middle-aged Mr. Zhang is an old immigrant who came to New York from Guangdong. He works at the seafood counter of a Chinatown supermarket to kill fish for customers. One Sunday at noon, his son, Xingzai, suddenly appears at this busy place. Normally, Xingzai lives at his uncle's house. On this day, he comes to the supermarket to make his Dad realize the promise of taking him to the East River for fishing. The lively child is just like an "intruder," breaking the daily routine of Mr. Zhang.
Director: Siyuan Xu
Producer: Kaiwen Chen, Branton Choi
Writer: Siyuan Xu
Cast: Bruce Lin, Joshua Hao
USA / Drama / 7mins
Willie is preparing for his daughter's birthday party when a young woman named Hannah interrupts him. Hannah begins to edit Willie's world in increasingly surreal ways, from turning flowers into flour to conjuring a bouncy castle against his will. Despite Willie's frustrations, the two are finally able to get along and dance.