Celine Held and Logan George, 2018, UK, 12 MIN
An estranged son discovers an alarming purchase made by his late father.
Stephanie Ellis, 2017, USA, 13 MIN, World Premiere
Sisters, Libby and Nina, return to the site of their mother’s grave in the Australian outback, in search of a family heirloom that was buried along with her.
A PLACE I'D LIKE TO BE
Paige Gresty, 2017, USA, 15 MIN, World Premiere
A PLACE I'D LIKE TO BE follows 16-year-old Sarah, desperate to grow up as quick as she can by any means necessary.
Kaveh Mazaheri, 2017, Iran, 20 MIN
Maryam's husband has an accident at home and, rather than saving him, she stops helping and watches him die.
Jesse Ruuttila, 2016, USA, 10 MIN
Three people struggling to stay alive after the collapse find their humanity tested in the worst possible way. Lit entirely by candlelight, THE SMELL is a naturalistic and terrifying look at an all too possible future.
STILL WATER RUNS DEEP
Abbesi Akhamie, 2017, USA/Nigeria, 15 MIN
Within his family, a Nigerian father is the patriarch and protector of his flock. Still Water Runs Deep tells the intimate story of a man whose concealed emotions begin to stir when faced with the portent of a missing son.
Dian Weys, 2017, South Africa, 12 MIN, North American Premiere
Based on real and current events in Cape Town, two paramedics stare death in the face while attempting to save a patient's life.
This dynamic, globetrotting collection of shorts offers supremely enjoyable episodes of storytelling in brief. Those on the hunt for engaging tales told from beginning to end, need not look beyond this showcase of narrative skill and rigor.
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