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US Shorts (Encore)

March 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

US / 110 min / Short Films

A wide variety of short films from across the U.S.A.


United States / 4 min. / English

Directed by Gabriele di Sazio

A young and hopeful daydreamer finds an unexpected way to bring his grieving mother to smile.

Yai Nin

United States, Thailand / 13 min. / Thai

Directed by Champ Ensminger

A character study of an 83-year-old Thai grandmother whose success making Thai sausage propelled her family to America.

Waters of March

United States / 17 min. / English

Directed by Chase Johnson

Upon losing the matriarch of his family, his grandmother, a man becomes physically and emotionally devastated. An exploration of grief and how it affects an entire family.


United States / 9 min. / English

Directed by Michelle Bossy

Trina wants to tell the man she loves about the invisible illness she hides, but when her imagination gets the best of her, it leads her on a rollercoaster ride of rejection and the worst possible outcomes.

Under the Boardwalk

United States / 10 min. / English

Directed by Jason Park

A brother finds his older sister digging holes at a deserted beach in the middle of the night.

Birthday Cake for Dinner

United States / 12 min. / English

Directed by Damon Russell

From the Academy Award-winning team behind “Curfew”, Birthday Cake For Dinner is the story of 7-year-old Simon’s trip to visit his estranged father for one disaster-filled weekend.

Ghost of a Chance

United States / 11 min. / English

Directed by Manes Duerr

Two individuals bonded together through the expectance of a newborn baby, yet with different priorities – racing through their lives, we question whether one man’s childhood dream is more important than three people’s reality.

Sin Cielo

United States, Mexico / 25 min. / Spanish

Directed by Jianna Maarten

A young boy in a Mexican border town hustles any way he can to help his family but learns some very cruel realities when the girl he likes gets ‘disappeared’.

Write Me

United States / 8 min. / English

Directed by Pearl Gluck

An older woman who is a Holocaust survivor joins other survivors in reclaiming the histories tattooed on their bodies.


March 5, 2020
7:00 pm
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