Program 9
October 30 - 8:15pm 

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Smoking Wet

United States / Comedy / 20 mins

Director: Michael Hilf

Writer: Michael Hilf, Robin McDonald

Producer: Barrett Nicol

Cast: Robin McDonald, Mike Rad

When funeral director Lois Yerdun accidentally takes the drug ecstasy her world is completely turned upside-down, as she is alone at the funeral home, and forced to supervise a funeral. The unintended results are life changing as we go for the ride with her in this hilarious comedy.

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No Dye

United States / Comedy / 5 mins

Director: Yoni Azulay

Writer: Alex Gehrlein

Producer: Zach Rineer, Yoni Azulay

Cast: Jeff Ayars, Dana Berger

A Staten Island couple contemplates a last-ditch effort to make their dreams come true.


United States / Drama / 15 mins

Director: Anastasiya Sergienya

Writers: Anastasiya Sergienya

Producer: Kacey Montana

Cast: Lyanka Gryu, Marilynn Larkin

Anna, a young woman from Belarus, tries to survive in New York City while dreaming of a better life. This intimate portrait of an individual showcases the experience of the American immigrant: loneliness, fear, happiness, self-realization, and ultimately hope.


United States / Drama / 9 mins

Director: Hilary Bettis

Writer: Hilary Bettis

Producer: Hilary Bettis, Mara Kassin

Cast: Florencia Lozano, Alfredo Narciso

A woman struggling to cope with her young son's tragic death finds solace in a balloon that belonged to the child. But this new comfort alienates her from her living son, forcing her to face her unimaginable grief before she loses the child she still has.