OCTOBER 14, 4:00PM
The Mandatory Leave
United States / Drama / 18 mins
Director/Writer: Michelle Lee
Producer: Michelle Lee, Hunter Tam
Cast: Michael Kishon, Laura Di Luca
When a U.S. soldier on mandatory leave from Afghanistan arrives in Barcelona, he meets a Spanish artist wonders if he can feel something.
United States / Drama / 17 mins
Director/Writer: Sydney Waltz
Producer: Tony DiMartino
A son visits his recently widowed and devout mother to resurrect their strained relationship.
Dodie Goes Boom Boom
United States / Drama / 20 mins
Director/Writer: Liz Schack
Producer: John Brennan
Cast: Zoe Petra, Annie Unger, Marie Laine
With everyone around them losing jobs, sisters Dodie and Rachel hatch a risky plan to make money; they dress up like elderly women to buy alcohol for their underage classmates. Blinded by greed, Dodie loses sight and perspective, both literally and figuratively.
United States / Horror / 9 mins
Director/Writer: Andrés Santiago
Producer: Annanya Dave
Cast: Amanda Melendez, Jorge Muñoz
Carlos, a 10 year-old, tries to evade his fears by submerging himself into a mystery story about Arturo, a 35 year-old detective on a journey to navigate away from his problems, only to find out that facing them is inevitable. This pushes them to the point of realizing that the power to confront each their fears was always within themselves.
Sit Down For This
United States / Drama / 7 mins
Director/Writer: Zach P. Golden
Producer: Zach P. Golden, Lindsay-Elizabeth Hand
Cast: Alexandria Iona, Max Knoblauch, Richard Cutting
A brother and sister anxiously await news of their mothers emergency brain surgery in a hospital waiting room with their estranged father.