OCTOBER 24, 6:00PM
Ball and Vase
United States / Drama / 31 mins
Director/Writer: David Baram
Producer: Julie Anne Robinson
Cast: Austin Pendleton, Diane J Findlay
When an ailing and widowed 92-year-old magician learns his grandson will not be visiting for his last Christmas, he struggles to reconnect with the world--and himself—one last time by attempting to perform at a local pub that he used to visit with his wife.
A Better Half
United States / Drama / 19 mins
Director/Writer: Marco Calvani
Producer: Ben Arredondo, Marco Calvani, Marco Pigossi
Cast: Chris Stack, Darren Pettie, Marisa Tomei
Incapable of intimacy and chronically depressed, Sean must come face to face with the person he feels is responsible for his troubled life.
Canada / Drama / 15 mins
Director: Sarah Baskin
Writers: Sarah Baskin, Valéry Lessard, Bryan Fitzgerald
Producer: Bryan Fitzgerald, Valéry Lessard, Sarah Baskin
Cast: Miryam Magri, Sarah Baskin, Valéry Lessard
Two strangers, reeling from the loss of their friend, find themselves in an unexpected moment of connection.
United States / Drama / 15 mins
Director/Writer: Adam Ross Perlman
Producer: Stephen Moffatt, Tatiana Fenner
Cast: Kelly AuCoin, Mary Beth Peil, Antonique Smith
Thirty years ago, Warren Frye committed a crime that changed his life and millions of others: He shot the President of the United States. Now he's been released from a mental hospital into the care of his 80-year-old mother. They say he's better. He hopes he is. But when he's confronted by the same pressures that once led him to do the unthinkable, we hope for redemption, brace for tragedy, and live in the space between.