Directed by Russ Emmanuel
Written by Emile Haris
USA, 2021, 4:33
During a mysterious pandemic, Cassie’s quarantine life has turned into a routine, day in and day out. Nothing new seems to happen, until she realizes she’s out of coffee. And she’s determined to get her cup of joe, even if she must face the horrors of the outside world. Because “she’d kill for a cup of coffee.” In this part-animated live action short, anything goes.
Directed by Matthew Solomon
Written by Matthew Solomon
USA, 2021, 6:53
Stacy and Paul are single parents on a very successful first date. With nowhere to go for some "alone" time, they take his car to a park where everything is going great...until a cop shows up.
Directed by Rupert Craib
Written by Rupert Craib
USA, 2021, 14:55
A pitch-black comedy about a delusional, narcissistic mother trying to ingratiate her sex-offending son into their judgmental church community.
Directed by Yuwei Du
Written by Yuwei Du
USA, 2021, 19:57
A young girl comes to a mysterious village, she lives a quiet life as a priestess. Until a special ceremony, she is gradually pushed into the abyss.
Directed by Nathan Israileff
Written by Nathan Israileff
USA, 2021, 13:47
Matt is interrupted during a suicide attempt, by his friend Andy, and what commences is a conversation about depression, suicide and understanding.
Directed by Matt Simon
Written by Matt Simon
USA, 2021, 12:25
Jackie, a cash-strapped bartender working at an Upstate New York casino, navigates a difficult work environment while saving for school. When her estranged brother asks for a favor, she must make a decision that will change both of their lives forever.
Directed by Alex Kannan
Writtem by Alex Kannan, Grecia Arlene Maldonado Valenzuela
USA, 2021, 16:57
Grecia, a transgender woman, writes a letter to her friend Jeanine.
From remembering her childhood to her daily struggles, Grecia gives us a glimpse into the life of a transgender woman navigating the cruel streets of Tijuana, Mexico.
From her family to the church, the world has turned its back on Grecia. She lives on the fringes of society, selling her body as the only means of survival. Faced with brutal violence, Grecia dreams of being reunited with her friend “in a world where they don’t hate us.”