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Program 31
OCTOBER 18, 8:00PM 


United States / Drama / 16 mins

Director/Writer: Elsa Xu

Producer: Chris Zilong Wang, Jiaqi Zheng

Cast: Grace Schenkel

Upon observing a young client's desire to camouflage her C-section scar with a tattoo, Ann, a young tattooist, embarks on a journey of self-acceptance. This transformative experience involves a metaphysical trip through her eye, heart, stomach, and womb, ultimately leading her to embrace her own body.


United States / Drama / 6 mins

Director/Writer: Ryan Brennan

Cast: Kelli Ruttle

Tucker finds camaraderie boxing with people of color at his gym, while his therapist challenges him to see that overcoming his racist past doesn't free him from the need to violently express his rage.


United States / Sci-Fi / 12 mins

Director/Writer: Carlos Maldonado

Producer: Madeleine Schumacher

Cast: Derek Goh, Owen Myre, Lawrence Oliver Cherry

Two brothers try to save their family business by literally catching lightning in a bottle!


United States / Drama / 5 mins

Director/Writer: Ari Shapiro

Producer: Laura Ganotis

Cast: Emma J Chabrowski, Lauren McCann, Declan Masterson

On moving day, a girl must learn to say goodbye to her best friend: the ghost haunting her old home.

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Dear Ana

United States / Romance / 9 mins

Director/Writer: Tommy Petroskey

Producer: Luca Alessandrini, Tommy Petroskey

Cast: Tim Kukucka, Kaitlyn Lunardi

Grappling with bittersweet memories of their romance, a train journey becomes a vessel for relieving fragments of the past and the hope of finding closure.

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Escape From The Land of Nod

United States / Horror / 7 mins

Director/Writer: Tommy Petroskey

Producer: Luca Alessandrini, Tommy Petroskey

Cast: Ben Shaul,  Anneta Myroni, Clarence Klingebiel

A man who suffers from insomnia takes a visceral downward spiral when an experimental prescription causes him to question what's real and what's in his head

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Nothing Left to Give

United States / Drama / 22 mins

Director/Writer: Ethan Dolan, Grayson Dolan

Producer: Brian Niles, Kristina Alice, Ethan Jones

Cast: Lakyn Shultz, Zenon Zeleniuch, Ricky DeFrance

Due to the cruel and demanding nature of their family owned dairy farm, Avery, her brother, and father haven't been able to grieve the loss of her mother for over a decade, and it's coming out in ugly and tormenting ways. After Avery's relationship with a cow on the farm saves her life, she risks her life to save the cow from inevitable slaughter.

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