Program 19
October 24, 8:00pm

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One Odd Dream

United States / Drama / 15 mins

Director/Writer: Derek Dylo

Producer: Stephanie Ruiz

Cast: Timi Odunjo

One Odd Dream is a late 80s inspired fantasy drama following the emotional arc of a young Roger Emmett who experienced the loss of his late girlfriend and best-friend who together, tragically succumbed to a fatal car accident. Taking place mostly in the dreams of Roger, the film takes the viewers on an introspective journey of confusion, grief, sorrow and anger as the lead character is faced with one daunting question: Why were they together in the first place?

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Bound

United States / Drama / 9 mins

Director: Sarah Kaidanow

Writer: Rachel Frost

Producer: Sarah Kaidanow, Rachel Frost

Cast: Rachel Frost, Carson Alexander

An attempt at an intimate evening becomes a subtle power struggle, forcing a woman to realize the myriad ways she is bound to her partner.

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Pop Tart Sugar Dip

United States / Drama / 9 mins

Director: Ashley Chan, Joshua Whalen

Writers: Cecelia Bonner

Producer: Cecelia Bonner, Emily Miller

Cast: Jack Cummings

Forced awake by a PTSD episode, a young woman must finally open up about her past trauma in order to embark on the next stage of healing.

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Exit

France / Drama / 5 mins

Director/Writer: Oriana Ng

Producer: Oriana Ng, Lana Bolycheva

Cast: Federico Rodriguez, Soraya Broukhim, David Gelles

A dangerous elevator ride tests a couple's bond

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Rachel De Neverland

United States / Drama / 13 mins

Director/Writer: Yuanhao Zhang

Producer: Yuanhao Zhang, Gian Marco

Cast: Lynnsey Lewis, Justy Kosek, Emma Cohen

Rachel was born with the social anxiety disorder, a total introvert. She fell in love with a guy called Nick on social media, despite they never met in reality. Everything's great until Nick starts to ask Rachel out to meet in person.

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Within Reach

United States / Drama / 9 mins

Director/Writer: Tess Goldwyn

Producer: Tess Goldwyn, Maryssa Sklaroff

Cast: Tess Goldwyn, Caleb Eberhardt, Shannon Marie Sullivan

In the wake of a climate disaster, a community is devastated. A poetic take on a young couple finding hope in the unknown.

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Roads Not Taken

Austria / Drama / 19 mins

Director/Writer: Kat Rohrer

Producer: Daniela Praher

Cast: Adriane Grzadziel, Julia Koch, Philipp Karner

The accidental meeting of Liz and Rachel after a long time, opens old wounds and brings repressed feelings back to the surface. During a walk moments of intimacy and tenderness pop up as illusions of the past.
It takes both women courage to open up - until the present catches up with them.