Sponsored by Eastern Washington University.
US / 76 min / Short Films
A wide variety of short films from across the U.S.A.
The Other Side of The Box
USA / 16 min
Directed by Caleb Phillips
A couple receives a mysterious package from an old friend.
USA / 7 min
Directed by Jennifer Blair
When a college sophomore returns home to share some important news with his parents, things don’t go exactly as he had expected… until they do.
USA / 16 min
Directed by Ben Liguori, Lauren Rapoport, Luke Watkins, and Samantha DiFalco
Stories from Puerto Ricans who have relocated to New York City in the aftermath of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.
USA / 15 min
Elliot can’t cry and he needs to. He’s recently been dumped by his ex-girlfriend, who has decided she wants to exclusively date “real” men. His mother is descending deeper and deeper into the progression of her Alzheimer’s disease. And the testosterone he takes regularly seems to have made his body forget how to grieve. “Tear Jerker” is a portrait of a transgender guy faced with difficult life circumstances trying to find new ways to express old and familiar feelings.
USA / 10 min
Directed by Kenya Gillespie
A high school football player is forced to confront his deepest fears after a strange encounter with a mysterious figure.
USA / 12 min
Directed by Justin Miller
Everything always seems to work out perfectly for Peggy, but her social graces are put to the test when she throws a birthday party for her eight-year-old son.