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Short Cuts #3

Short Films Collection

October 8 • 5:00 pm • 87 mins
At Warner Grand Theatre

Fill in the Blanks

At the laundry a man listens to two girls intimate conversation. Unfortunately, several noises prevent him to hear the most interesting details…

Directed by Chloé Marçais

France, 8:30 mins

Someone Good Will Find You

Inspired by a short story from award-winning Israeli author Etgar Keret, Someone Good Will Find You is the story of a boy who learns an unintended lesson when his immigrant father attempts to teach him the value of money by giving him a piggy bank. The story transforms a modern-day Israeli fable into a dramatic story about a Chinese family adapting to Western life in New York City.

Directed by Leelila Strogov

USA, 8 min 40 sec

The Red String

Andrew, returns almost daily to the train station where he met a woman forty years ago, in the hopes of finding her again. One day he is approached by a station attendant, who after seeing him there so often, finally asks him what he is up to. We then flashback to 1974 to the day he met her, and we see the one unforgettable experience that he has not been able to forget.

Directed by Greg Mitchell

USA, 17 min 35 sec

FILS

A father cannot come to terms with his son being in a coma, begins to question his reality.

Directed by Cyrus Neshvad

Luxembourg, 15 min

End of the World

When a mom of two discovers the world is going to end in less than 12 hours, she embarks on a mission to fulfill her destiny  — to woo George Clooney.

Directed by Dunya Merell Djordjevic

USA, 7 mins 37 secs

About That Life

A redemption story about a post-relocation, half Arikara, half Lakota, man named, Runs On Water. Water returns from Los Angeles to the prison camp, now known as the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, after he learns of a family tragedy. Water’s uncle Gutdadudge (Axe) aides him through his bereavement.

Directed by Justin Deegan

USA, 29 min 57 sec