Friday, December 9th, 9pm
By Sophie Lagues
A greenish clay creature cuts a Barbie doll into pieces with the aim of turning itself into a femme fatale ... but with unexpected results!
LEAD ME TO THE CLOUDS
By Bobb Barito
Suspicious boyfriend Spike goes to a party to bury thoughts about his deceitful girlfriend. Enticed by an exotic new girl and reminded of his dark childhood, he follows the lurking monster of his best nightmares, hoping to capture the ecstasy of youth in the darkest places.
By Mary Gillen
On the Fourth of July in a small town in America, a young Mexican woman seeks connection, only to discover the complexity of her new found independence.
By MinSeok Jun
A funny story about a misunderstanding between an urgent criminal and a rookie policeman.
By Ruben Amar
Suleiman, an eleven year old Palestinian boy, lives in a small village in the Gaza strip. Every month, he goes with his father to the ruins of a destroyed village. Though he doesn't understand the weird ritual in which his father is engaged, Suleiman feels he has a duty to help him.
BEAST OF HEARTS
By Jonathan Seligson
A long time ago in the distant future, the Beast of Hearts lives a life of bleary malaise until he discovers the proverbial key to his kismet in a most unusual place. He sets out to find the meaning to his life while his malevolent nemesis plots to thwart his endeavor.
FOREVER'S GONNA START TONIGHT
By Eliza Hittman
Sonya, a 17-year-old Russian immigrant, lives in a claustrophobic Brooklyn apartment with her dad and his ever-growing menagerie of cats. When the landlady threatens to evict them and her dad doesn't seem to care, Sonya ventures out for a night she will never forget.
By James Boldiston & David Richardson
A retired boxer trains alone in a gym. We walk with him back to a moment and witness his discovery: what it means to fight. Leather culminates in victory both tragic and noble.
By Piers Thompson
A woman arrives in an unknown country at day break. She appears to be running away from her past.
Saturday, December 10th, 9pm
By Joel Fendelman
Set in Brooklyn, a slice of life story of a 10 year old religious Muslim boy who one day finds himself wanting to play softball with the other kids. After changing to what he thinks is acceptable, he learns it's not so easy.
By Kelsey Stark
A young girl divulges her ghostly past
By Ivan Glazachev
The world is on the apocalyptic brink. And only Physicians are the unique caste. One of them comes to military camp. He has only few hours to have sleep enough. But in one moment he realizes that there in the house, where he stays he's not alone...
IN LOVING MEMORY OF CHAD
By Ryan Rickett
Chad doesn't like cussing, has been screaming a lot and is scaring his roommates. They'd like to evict him but he's been at the house longer than either of them. Chad is a mischievous ghost.
BEING BRADFORD DILLMAN
By Emma Burch
When Molly Flowers declares her dislike for boys, her self-medicated mother invents a story to shock her into a more sympathetic outlook, but the tall tale has a more powerful effect than anticipated. Molly soon finds herself escaping into a dream-like world with her new found friend, Bradford Dillman.
AFTER YOU LEFT
Directed by Jef Taylor
A man in his mid-thirties searches for meaning in the aftermath of a relationship.
By Jim Vendiola
Boy places ad. Girl responds to ad. Two twenty-something strangers decide to ditch work on the very same Tuesday, wondering where exactly a winter's day together might take them...