Dir: Amy DePaola (15min, USA)
A fateful walk home one night forces a 30-year old bartender to re-examine her life and take back her power.
Dir: Elle Schneider (10min, USA)
A woman with a secret is forced to confront figures from her past when she returns to her childhood home for a difficult task.
Break The Camera
Dir: Jenna Sofia (5min, USA)
An experimental short documentary that stars WWII Army vet and beloved family man Salvatore Pantozzi, who, his granddaughter discovers, lived a whole, full life before she existed. The film spotlights a man more comfortable on the sidelines than in the limelight; it stitches past and present together and the result is a bittersweet love note from granddaughter to grandfather, narrated by him.
Dir: Maggie Levin (10min, USA)
A fledgling pop star finds herself chained to the machine of a world tour she can't stop.
Dir: Catriona Rubenis-Stevens (15min, USA)
The film follows the last days of a woman as she checks into the "Goodbye Clinic" to have her life deleted. We witness a person fade into a parallel reality where she observes the world she once felt connected to continue on without her, and the physical being of her body and soul disappear before her very eyes
For A Better Life
Dir: Yasmin Mistry (10min, USA)
Sold for $100 at the age of 5, Fekri suffers through years of abuse before his plight is discovered. After almost a year of hospitalization and therapy Fekri moves into a group home where he finds support, mentorship, and eventual forgiveness towards the family which sold him.
Dir: Andrea Ashton (8min, USA)
When a pregnant woman receives an unexpected visit from two strangers she is faced with making an unthinkable decision.
Dir: Nina Gielen (4min, USA)
A visual poem reflecting on identity, marginalization, and bitter-sweet memories of childhood. Created as part of the Visible Poetry Project.
Dir: Cidney Hue (8min, USA)
In the near future, a woman must make a hard choice after a mind bending medical procedure
United States vs White Men
Dir: Princess A. Hairston (5min, USA)
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Films are not rated and some may not be suitable for younger or more sensitive viewers. Please consult with the staff onsite for details and film suggestions.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.