SHORTS: Full Contact
- Short Film Programs
- 100 mins
Both mundane and performative, the physical contact in these shorts—dancing, fighting, touching oneself, flying into cars— tap into memories and imagined experiences only possible when we leave our heads and let the body lead the way.
In this program
Directed by Brian Cheng
The most epic duel ever to feature gummy bears.
Directed by Fuyuko Mochizuki
On a tiny island called Akuseki, an awkward young boy finds himself after relocating from the city and discovering the island gods known as Boze.
Directed by Stephanie Cheng
In a series of captivating but strangely off-putting encounters, a young ballerina and all her bodily sensations awaken while getting ready for rehearsal.
Directed by Kaveh Mazaheri
We’ve all thought about it at least once, but this family is planning on doing it for real: rehearsing a car accident to relieve themselves of a huge debt.
Directed by Vicente Roxas
A young typhoon survivor sees his dead parents everywhere, is a little obsessed with CPR, and practices slow dances while he works as a janitor at a school in Queens.
Directed by Jordan Hwang
The daughter of a Peking Opera dancer is the new kid at an American school, along with a very visible facial birthmark.
Directed by Gerald Ding
Biracial Muay Thai fighter tries to go pro while fighting demons of the Korean mom who abandoned her.
Directed by Mary Evangelista
Summer love and mixed emotions swirl for a teenage couple whose other half wishes to transition.
Directed by Kavich Neang
One night and three b-boys and their unextraordinary lives in a rapidly changing Cambodia, as they go in search of a lost iPhone.
Dates & Times
Sun, Nov 10