October 7 - 31
Life of Cloud
Hong Kong / Drama / 20 mins
Director: Wylie, Wai Yee Chan
Writer: Wylie, Wai Yee Chan, Chi Sing Chan
Cast: Pak Hong Chu, Ka Ki Sham, Wai Nin Lam
Cheung Tak-hung has neither professional ambition nor material desire. All he cares about is creating a cloud of his own. But before Hung could accomplish his goal, he dies in his sleep. He wakes up to find himself in a flight to the afterlife, where the flight attendant tells him that witnesses will be called to ascertain whether his life had any meaning.
China / Drama / 23 mins
Director: Ziwei Li
Writer: Yao Lv
Producer: Yao Lv
Cast: Jiayi Zhao
Ying, accompanied by her husband and a mysterious woman named Qiqi, returns to her hometown for her sister's wedding. However, it seems that things are not going to be as smooth as she had hoped. The unsettling feeling is in the air, and the realization dawns on Ying that things will likely revert to their original state prior to the establishment of order.
October 8 - 31
India / Drama / 24 mins
Director/Writer: Chandradeep Singh Rathore
Producer: Chandradeep Singh Rathore, Brijnandini Jadeja, Ghazal Javed
Cast: Irfaan Khan, Himanshi Malviya, Usha Nagar
Somewhere, in the timeless deserts of Rajasthan, a family of nomadic musicians traverse across the landscape, moving from village to village. Led by his father who plays the dholak, Sarwar, 9 years old and full of hope, sings and performs to the village folks, earning whatever little money and water people can spare in exchange.
October 9 - 31
Blinds Wide Open
United States / Thriller / 18 mins
Director/Writer: Ben Sutherland
Producer: Ana Brighton
Cast: Jordan Woods-Robinson, Lance Nichols, John Brady
An agoraphobic man named Greg, fears that someone outside of his apartment window is watching him. Every night he enjoys a routine of watching conspiracy filled videos from a public access TV talk show and has dinner with his only trusted friend, his neighbor. However, his paranoia is heightened when the talk show host begins speaking to him, informing him that his neighbor may not be what he seems.