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.
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.
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’.
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.