OCTOBER 19, 4:00PM
United States / Drama / 14 mins
Director/Writer: Haihan Chen
Producer: Ling Qu
Cast: Taoquan Fu
A woman with mild dementia refuses to move into a senior home as she ages. As she tries to solve the conflicts with her only daughter, she begins to explore the meanings of being a daughter's mother and a mother's daughter.
Hal and Julie
United States / Drama / 8 mins
Director/Writer: Matthew Koebele
Producer: Hanna Dzaferovic, Ryan Rosenthal, Matthew Koebele
Cast: Kristine Nielsen, Brent Langdon, Cynthia Koebele
Over the course of a single day, an older couple living an isolated, routine life on Fire Island contemplate their tenuous love and commitment to one another.
Korea / Drama / 15 mins
Director/Writer: Jeonghui An
Producer: Suho Lim
Cast: Eun Ji Lim, Min Young Ahn, Hwasun Sung, Shawn Sungjoong Kim, Youn-Il Lee
Jiwon, a 29-year-old job seeker, has spent over three years looking for a job since graduating from college while dealing with two kinds of negative space; a gap in her resume and a personal gap in her life. On the day of a job interview she is getting more and more anxious.
Ocean Without a Floor
United States / Drama / 10 mins
Director/Writer: Amna Hadžić
Producer: Vid Milaković, Amna Hadžić, Ana Milaković
Cast: Grace Kiley, Harriet Veltkamp, Joanna Jagodzińska
After excerpts from an old journal are read by her granddaughter, Albertine, a retired novelist with dementia, recalls a lost memory of a person from her past.
United States / Drama / 15 mins
Director: Noelle P. Wilson, D Andrew Hartfield
Writer: D Andrew Hartfield, Tillie Hartfield
Producer: D Andrew Hartfield
Cast: Ming Xuan, D Andrew Hartfield, Sara Atkinson
An 8 year old girl adopted from China leads her father to a deeper understanding of what she faces in a new culture and what she longs for from her home country.
It's About Time
Canada / Comedy / 16 mins
Director: Adam Pedersen
Writer: Adam Pedersen, Ryan Visser
Producer: Adam Pedersen, Rose Lu
Cast: Paul Rivers, Delphine Roussel, Beth Hornby
On the worst day of his life, a grieving call centre employee acts irrationally in the face of life or death.