Program 5

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Grace, Mercy, & the Telephone Poles
Canada / Drama / 16 mins

Director/Writer: Em Lubbers

Producer: Liza Korotka

Cast: Simon McCamus, Christine Cortes

Pastor Sam doesn't make big decisions, but a mysterious vandal, a local busy body, and some torn up posters are about to force his hand.
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Grandma was a Cowgirl
Canada / Drama / 19 mins

Director/Writer/Producer: Vivien Endicott-Douglas

Cast: Vivien Endicott-Douglas, Arlen Aguayo Stewart

A young woman must come to terms with her Grandmother's death while struggling to find meaning in her own life.
USA / Drama / 15 mins

Director/Writer: Jamie Spaulding

Producer: Zach Durocher

Cast: Nicholas Baroudi, Ethan Botwick

Two brothers, driven apart by their own nature, are pitted against each other by circumstance.
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I Used to Live Here
Russia / Drama / 22 mins

Director: Asaad Abboud

Writer: Damir Hanifullin

Producer: Maria Danilova

Cast: Aleksey Zolotovitskiy, Anna Kalabina

Camille comes to his hometown for a day to visit his mother’s grave. He gets beaten and robbed. Destiny brings him to his former apartment where now lives Maria, a single mom. She raises a son, defends herself against drunken men and waits for her husband to be released from prison. They have one night to try living another life.
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In Shapes
United Kingdom / Animation / 2 min

Director: Zoé Risser