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World Drama and Thriller
November 5, 2019 · 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where can a movie take you? In this selection, it’s from a claustrophobic closet and a cabin in the woods to the desertlands of Latin America and even outer space. These films also take you on an inner emotional journey from impossible childhoods to improbable quests for lost loves.
The following short films are included in this category:
Director: Richie Owens | 24 min.
A boy on the cusp of adolescence tries awkwardly to save his dysfunctional family.
The Summer House
Director: Luke Willis | 14 min.
Greg returns to his family’s secluded vacation house with his boyfriend only to be tormented by the ghost of his father.
Director: Rodrigo Zan | 23 min.
In this timely drama, an ICE agent wrestles with his conscience after a tragic shooting destroys an immigrant family.
Director: Manuel Trotta | 19 min.
A man returns to his remote hometown to convince his father to move to a nursing home. But Dad has loftier plans: The moon.
Director: Chris Staehler | 27 min.
When Kara goes missing with her interstellar freighter, her husband Mark travels the galaxy in search of her.