OCTOBER 13, 6:00PM
The Old Young Crow
Japan / Thriller / 12 mins
Director/Writer: Liam LoPinto
Producer: Liam LoPinto
Cast: Naoto Shibata, Hassan Shahbazi, Keiko Yamashita, Hitoshi Hinomizu
An Iranian boy befriends an old Japanese woman at a graveyard in Tokyo.
United States / Drama / 17 mins
Director/Writer: Banban Cheng
Producer: Sheena Alexis Suarez
Cast: Vivian Ahn, Jessica Lee, Eleven Lee, Tyger Ko
Set in a Chinatown beauty salon, "Hearsay" follows Lili, an outgoing and talkative hairdresser who gets herself in trouble when she gossips about a customer.
United States / Drama / 12 mins
Director/Writers: Stephen Barnett
Producer: Stephen Barnett
Cast: Lucy McMichael, Alessandro Colla
THE CHOICE is a short film about Tracy and tells the story of their Grandmother, Mrs. "Ruth" Wilson, who is trapped between loving the sinner and hating the sin so she turns to her Priest for guidance.
United States / Drama / 26 mins
Director/Writer: Molly Longwell
Producer: Nabil Martin Elbehri
Cast: Kate Goehring, John Posey, Jacqueline DeHart
As a grieving family gathers home on the eve of a dear neighbor’s funeral, a mother tries to restrain her existential rage after her husband makes a crushing confession of infidelity.
United States / Drama / 10 mins
Director/Writer: Nada Bedair
Producer: Nada Bedair
Cast: Maria Bechara, Haneen Murphy, Yasmin Seweid
Layla, a young Muslim Egyptian immigrant, uncovers the deeply rooted patriarchal practices of the women in her community when she questions the integrity of her sister’s fiancé.