Negative Space - Academy Award Nominee
An animated short about a young man who speaks of his father and the lesson of proper packing he was taught.
Filmmakers: Max Porter & Ru Kuwatha, Paris, France | Runtime: 5:30
Swimming in The Desert
In the drought-stricken town of Agua Dulce, in the California High Desert, a ten year old girl challenges her grandfather, a cranky retired firefighter, to follow a crazy plan and bring the water back to the dry river.
Filmmaker: Alvaro Ron, Los Angeles, CA | Runtime: 15:00
87-year-old Kaei Uechi recalls his experiences as a conscript in the Japanese Army during the Battle of Okinawa in World War II.
Director: Thomas Southerland, Lexington, Kentucky | Runtime: 15:20
I Promised Her Life
On the day of her daughter's funeral, a grieving Armenian-American mother defies a centuries-old ritual and tests the limits of tradition as she walks the thin line between death and afterlife.
Filmmaker: Robert Nazar Arjoyan, Los Angeles, CA | Runtime: 15:15
In 1875 Indian Territory, Bass Reeves, is the first African-American to be deputized by the U.S. Marshal service. His wife, Nellie Jennie Reeves, tries to persuade Bass not to leave for his own safety, but Bass argues that it's the best job he can get to keep a roof over his family's head.
17 Locust Street
Two detectives find themselves trapped in a killers' dark agenda, and become victims of a twisted mind from which there seems no escape.
Filmmaker: Daniel Wyland | Runtime: 16:50 | Facebook page
A man uses an app to dictate his life with unexpected results.
Filmmaker: Julián Merino Díaz, Madrid, Spain | Runtime: 15:35