US and Canada / 82 min. / Short Films
A wide variety of short films from across the U.S. and Canada.
The Ragman – A Hobo’s Story Untold
USA / 16min
Directed by Cy Dodson
This character-driven film tells the untold tale of The Ragman – the storyteller, the vagabond, but most importantly the songwriter, willing to unearth an entire lyrical catalog of his documented past.
The Devil Needs a Fix
USA / 10min
Directed by Ian Ebright
An ambivalent reporter will get a big break if his interview with the Devil goes as planned.
Canada / 14min
Directed by Joy Webster
A young boy struggles to accept the death of his mother while his sister copes through violence.
USA / 12min
Directed by Mari Walker
As summer draws to a close, a young trans girl finds freedom in a secret midnight swim.
It’s Just a Gun
USA / 14min
Directed by Brian Robau
Imagine in the life time of a gun all the hands it passes through. It’s Just A Gun is just one chapter in that story. When a young boy named Gabe finds a .38 caliber Smith & Wesson revolver, it will set in motion a series of events that will change him forever.
Canada / 17min
Directed by Crystal Lowe
Two hospitalized strangers develop an unlikely friendship by revealing painful, intimate details about their lives through the safety and anonymity of the room’s curtain divider.
This Place Called Nuka: Courting Adventure in Wild Alaska
USA / 22min
Directed by Dave Weich
Jeff and Angela wanted to have a camping trip that never ended, and to see if they could live off the land. So they dropped out of college to attend the “school of life.”