Opening Night Shorts

Experience our signature Opening Night Shorts program at the historic Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway!

The program includes a specially curated cross-section of some of the festival’s most exciting shorts. As always, the night will be hosted by a special guest and filmmakers will be on hand to answer questions about their films.

The program will be simulcast on all three screens of the SNF Parkway Theatre at 8:00pm on Wednesday May 2, 2018, followed by a reception with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks! All Opening Night ticket holders, including guests with All-Access Passes, will gain admittance to the After Party.

Tickets to Opening Night are $100, and are in limited supply due to high demand!
There will also be tickets on sale to view the program in Parkway Theaters 2 & 3 for $75, and will be available at the door starting at 7pm.

Ticketholder must be in line 15 minutes prior to show time. No refunds or exchanges.

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Dan Rybicky, 2018, USA, 19 MIN, World Premiere
ACCIDENT, MD is a survey of attitudes about America’s healthcare crisis filmed in and around the small town of Accident, Maryland.
Alexa Lim Haas, 2018, USA, 7 MIN
A Chinese manicurist in Miami attempts to describe feelings she doesn't have the words for.
Bobby Miller, 2018, USA, 9 MIN
A man finds a dying squirrel in a park and has a comedic existential crisis about it.
Mariama Diallo, 2018, USA, 12 MIN
In a black hair salon in gentrifying Brooklyn, the local residents fend off a strange new monster: white women intent on sucking the lifeblood from black culture.
Jovan James, 2017, USA, 5 MIN
A gay young man struggles for legitimacy with his closeted lover.
Heather Young, 2017, Canada, 14 MIN
A young employee of a rural dairy farm is experiencing anxiety regarding her unexpected pregnancy. She finds it difficult to ignore her feelings as she is surrounded by pregnant cows on the farm whose milk she helps to collect after they give birth.