USA / Drama / 19 mins
Director/Writer: Erin Lane Harper
Producer: Adam Benn
Cast: Eric Gilde, Isabel Lysiak
Haze, “big-city” newspaperman, searches the High Plains for a “country-flavor” story for the Post. The urban/rural divide is palpable the moment he arrives. Is understanding possible between city slickers and this reclusive community?
Canada / Animation / 3 mins
Director/Writer: Sianoosh Nasiriziba
Producer: Sianoosh Nasiriziba, Parinaz Shajareh
With its undertone of magical realism, 'What Remains' is about the basic vulnerabilities of being a human living in a world full of uncertainty. As we all move through life, as life moves through us all, the paradoxical effects of most of the decisions we make, can turn into a long-lasting mark on what remains.
Year of the Bookmaker
USA / Drama / 15 mins
Director/Writer: Peter Monro
Producer: Peter Monro, Dan Falconer
Cast: Rob Winkworth, Copeland Diver
An illegal suburban bookmaker steers himself out of jail and back into a complicated home life.
You Dreamt You Were Happy
Croatia / Drama / 21 mins
Director/Writer: Ivana Skrabalo
Producer: Tena Gojic, Vedran Suvar
Cast: Doroteja Nadrah, Leon Lucev
Blanka has money problems, so she flees from her apartment and goes about her routine – she goes to a humiliating casting, kisses a boy she doesn’t love and visits her estranged parents. She meets an older man who takes her to his luxurious home. Looking around, she notices a gun on a window sill.
Zhory's Cawfee Shop
USA / Animation / 7 mins
Director: Alyssa Vandegrift
Producer: Olivia Van Berkum