October 23, 6:00pm
The Young and The Lunchless
United States / Comedy / 5 mins
Director: Lily-Hayes Kaufman
Writer: Daryn Strauss
Producer: Lloyd Kaufman
Cast: Zoe Geltman, Kate McGarrigle, Tiara Francis
Tracey made her signature sandwich. She wrapped, it, cared for it, placed it behind Stephanie's stinky tunafish sandwich in the office fridge. Now it's gone and no one in the office, not her boss, nor her best friend Brody, not even Human Resources lady has the time of day to advocate for Tracey's lunch.
United States / Drama / 15 mins
Director/Writer: John Cappello
Producer: John Cappello, Christine Stoddard, Donna Morales
Cast: Jake Laurence, James Laurence
An artist collaborates with his dementia-addled father on a one-page comic. As they bring this comic to life, they recall flashbacks to key moments in each of their lives.
I Won The Lottery...
United States / Comedy / 13 mins
Director: Jenn Shaw
Writers: Jenn Shaw, Monique Hazeur
Producer: Monique Hazeur, Danielle Mooney, Similejesu Sonubi
Cast: Keisha Zollar, Raymond Cordova
I Won the Lottery... is a "behind the scenes” mockumentary about the King family and other Brooklyn parents vying to win the lottery. In what they deem as their kids’ only chance at success, the parents struggle in a cut-throat race to get their kids into the prestigious MLK Only Hope Charter School...by any means necessary.
The Duke and Duchess of Queens
United States / Drama / 20 mins
Director/Writer: Jezabel Montero
Producer: Margo Singaliese
Cast: Gene Gabriel, Susan Oliveras, Annee Agnello
Childhood sweethearts, James and Delilah, find themselves at a cross roads when James ends up in a hospital and Dee is his only emergency contact. After ten years of lost time, they reminisce and connect with their traumatic, yet nostalgic past, realizing their future together may not be so lost after all.
United States / Drama / 13 mins
Director/Writer: Carly Oscar
Producer: Rachel Brown, Carly Oscar, Maite Elias-Nava
Cast: Mia Sempertegui, Kris Paredes, Melisa Cortese
As she nears her fifteenth birthday, Vic struggles to solidify her personal and cultural identity, caught between family tradition and the desire to fit in with her peers.
Egypt / Drama / 5 mins
Director: Waleed Bedour
Writer: Isabella Jackson
Producer: Ahmed Barbary, Annika Johnson
Cast: Mouna Soualem
When Farida witnesses Eva getting sexually assaulted, she tries to stand up to the harasser. The situation doesn't go as expected.