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US & WORLD SHORTS
November 19, 2021 · 3:30 pm$10 – $12
Directed by Doug Roland. 18 minutes.
Nominated for the 2021 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film, Executive Produced by Oscar winner Marlee Matlin. This coming of age story from director Doug Roland follows a teen wandering the streets of New York when he has a life-changing encounter with a DeafBlind man in need of help getting home.
Directed by Caroline Lindy. 16 minutes.
Starring Orange Is the New Black’s Kimiko Glenn. Laura moves back home and finds that the terrifying monster who inhabited her closet as a kid is still alive and well — and wants to talk about life.
LIFE ON MARS
Directed by Troian Bellisario. 11 minutes.
In her ninth month of pregnancy, a reluctant woman is asked to watch her friend’s kids and learns her life is about to change forever, whether she likes it or not. Directed by and starring Troian Bellisario of hit TV series Pretty Little Liars.
Directed by Julian Doan. 7 minutes.
Undertakers wait on a family’s final farewells, as one son struggles to say goodbye to his dead father. Sundance Film Festival Official Selection, from Vietnamese American filmmaker Julian Doan.
DORMO POCO E SOGNO MOLTO
Directed by Paolo Santamaria. 4 minutes.
With 30 festivals and 10 wins on its resume, this inventive music video from Italian director Paolo Santamaria takes you on a ride through imagination, finding a place called home.
Directed by Emma Miranda Moore. 12 minutes.
Charlie dreams of being a big man, strong enough to squash his bullying brother. From UK filmmaker Emma Miranda Moore.
Directed by Jenn Shaw. 11 minutes.
After multiple encounters with her bully and a little academic inspiration, an African-American teen girl finally stands up for herself against classmates that question her cultural identity. From New York director Jenn Shaw.
Directed by Joe Bor. 3 minutes.
London filmmaker Joe Bor delivers a short film about hope and overcoming depression.
Directed by Americo Siller. 3 minutes.
Americo Siller directs this gripping music video for artist Branden Rex.
Directed by Poppy van Oorde-Grainger. 7 minutes.
When past and present collide, Garang must find a way to bridge the gap between where he is and where he’s come from. From Australian director Poppy van Oorde-Grainger.