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World Student Documentary and Drama
November 5, 2019 · 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
A survey of the most inspiring student films from around the world in 2019: Intimate and poetic portraits of aging, death, and the passage of time, plus riveting tales of taking care of one’s own and following one’s heart for the betterment of others.
The following short films are included in this category:
Director: Will Berry | 2 min.
A rower recounts an eerie encounter at the waterfront.
49 Years from the House on the Left
Director: Sevgi Eker | 8 min.
An ethereal, uninvited return.
Director: Cindy Zhang | 9 min.
A Chinese man is caught between the home he cannot return to and the place he cannot fit into, America.
Director: Uff e Mulvad | 7 min.
Through her memoirs, Inga reflects on love, old age and death.
Deaf Reach: Hope for Pakistan
Director: John E. Quatroche II | 11 min.
An American and Filipino couple create an inspiring educational school network for the deaf in Pakistan.
On the Clock
Director: Tayo Amos | 15 min.
A kinetic and intimate portrayal of two siblings coming of age in East LA.
the night, unsheltered
Director: Iñaki Velásquez | 15 min.
What begins as a quiet evening at the Blondie drag queen bar turns tense as two gunmen invade the venue.
Off the Record
Director: Will Berry | 13 min.
A legal videographer finds himself trapped with the sole copy of a witness’s testimony.