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Short Film Programs

Discover the thrills of the short form in this year’s program, which includes international award winners, surprising documentaries, narrative thrills, slow burns, and lush pleasures, from an exciting new generation of filmmakers.

Short Film Programs

SHORTS: ANIMATION SENSATION

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SHORTS: ANIMATION SENSATION

Embark on a fantastic trip through worlds unknown from family birthmarks, mysterious forests, and lively women divers in this...
Short Film Programs

SHORTS: CAN’T HOLD IT ANYMORE

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SHORTS: CAN’T HOLD IT ANYMORE

Overfull bladders, unibrow harassment, cranky grandparents, audacious women, and the neverending taunt of the claw machine. Shorts about...
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SHORTS: INTERNATIONAL DISCOVERIES COMPETITION

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SHORTS: INTERNATIONAL DISCOVERIES COMPETITION

Cinema proves to be the cruelest intoxicant in these ravishing new shorts that capture the eye, ear, and...
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SHORTS: NSFW – NOT SAFE FOR WUSSIES

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SHORTS: NSFW – NOT SAFE FOR WUSSIES

From dark K-town host bars to a cat in plastic conehead, strange tensions and unusual desires redefine safety...
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SHORTS: OCTOPUS RUPTURE

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SHORTS: OCTOPUS RUPTURE

A salty explosion of the irreverent and fantastic mixed with breakdowns, probings, sci-fi, and revolutionary food. Literal ruptures...
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SHORTS: OVERNIGHT SHIPPING

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SHORTS: OVERNIGHT SHIPPING

Imagine Bruce Lee’s Game of Death except instead of Kareem at the top of the pagoda… it’s Love....
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SHORTS: QUEER ACTUALLY

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SHORTS: QUEER ACTUALLY

From a hockey rink and dance club to a mother’s funeral, the emotions that bind crash upon life’s...
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SHORTS: REEL VOICES

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SHORTS: REEL VOICES

Mental health, cultural identity, and homelessness are just some of the diverse topics addressed in this impressive collection...
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SHORTS: SECRET UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS

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SHORTS: SECRET UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS

Consider these shorts as messages to the world, smuggled out on a secret USB, embedded in artificial contact...
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SHORTS: SERVING LIFE

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SHORTS: SERVING LIFE

From reenactments of Duterte’s unofficial killings, a single mother wrestling with lice, and a hilarious game of telephone,...
Short Film Programs

SHORTS: SHORTS FOR SHORTIES!

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SHORTS: SHORTS FOR SHORTIES!

A selection of family-friendly shorts to empower and excite the coming generation of bright, young dreamers and achievers....
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SHORTS: WHERE ARE YOU REALLY FROM?

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SHORTS: WHERE ARE YOU REALLY FROM?

Surprising stories of the Asian diaspora outside the US context – from a little-known Cuban Korean hero, interred...