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International Shorts

Stan is an unemployed writer whose wife treats him like dirt. In his stories, she runs after him, begging for attention. But when the lines between reality and delusion start to blur, it becomes unclear who the real monster is.

Drama
International Shorts

Athens, August 2012. Forty-five degrees. The fridge is empty. In a quickly decaying city, an unemployed middle-aged man is reliant on handouts from his brother-in-law to support his family.

Drama, Family Relations
International Shorts

Daniel, 16, is a huge long-jump talent who keeps setting records. But can his achievements really help keep his comatose mother alive?

Drama, Under 18 May Attend
International Shorts

A folk song takes us on a Romany caravan’s journey.

International Shorts

Benji, forced to hang with his older brother and his girlfriend, gets caught up in their Flatliners game; their unconscious dreams reveal much about their relationships with one another.

Drama, Under 18 May Attend, Women Directors
International Shorts

One man’s life becomes the lesson of the day when he takes a frenetic ride through his own twisted version of the American experience.

Comedy, Family Relations
International Shorts

A documentary about the use of terracotta in American architecture (especially from 1890 to 1940) as both functional cladding and beautiful, elaborate decorative elements. A chronicle of a time when buildings were meant to be more than just functional, this is a look at everyday art history—the kind rarely appreciated and deserving of preservation.

Fine Arts & Theatre, History
International Shorts

A comedic horror from the NWT.

International Shorts

An undeterred young man pursues the girl of his dreams.

International Shorts

A window to the life of Vancouver graffiti artists.

International Shorts

In the Auckland drug scene, a young woman finds her life complicated when she starts scoring drugs from her lover for a young street dealer she’s attracted to…

Drama, Under 18 May Attend
(Marioneta Ciega)
International Shorts

In this twisted tale, a depressed and often manic puppeteer leaves home to do another day of penance, trying to absolve the tortured memories of a drunken night—when the monster that dwells within him was unleashed.

Drama, Family Relations
International Shorts

Trapped in their car for days after an unexpected snowstorm strands them on a remote mountain road, a young couple confronts a life-or-death choice: should we stay or should we go?

Drama
International Shorts

A blind teenaged skateboarder doesn’t let his challenges hold him back from achieving his dreams.

Disabilities, Under 18 May Attend
International Shorts

How to get your video-addict friends to go camping.

International Shorts

A small-time criminal kidnaps his estranged daughter and takes off on a road trip with ideas of starting a new life in Canada. Staring Dominic Fumusa (Kevin in Nurse Jackie).

Crime, Drama
International Shorts

To a struggling young artist selling drawings in a subway station, the prospect of a paying job seems inviting—but the dark reality threatens to kill her imagination. Featuring the voices of Rachel Griffiths and Nicholas Hope.

Animation, Under 18 May Attend, Women Directors
International Shorts

There’s something odd about this conversation. With Game of Thrones’ Jack Gleeson.

International Shorts

Coffee is no match for a disintegrating personality.

International Shorts

Whether it’s trying to cope with addiction, divorce, unemployment, familial responsibilities, impotence, strange mutations, the scars from abuse or a deathbed goodbye, there are crises afoot in this entertaining and enlightening program of short films. This is an emotional roller coaster that’s well worth the ride!

Experimental & Avant Garde, Comedy, Drama, Family Relations

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