SHORTS PACKAGE - PUSHING THROUGH
Canada, France, United States, Denmark, 2021/2022
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Apr 29 - May 1
Unique problems call for unconventional solutions in this mixture of dramatic stories.
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United States, 2021, 8 m 27 s, Director Hannah Peterson
After basketball practice one night, Genevieve reveals a dark secret to her teammates about their coach. Wielding her strategy and grit off the court, Genevieve works together with her teammates to find a way to retaliate.
Stranger Than Rotterdam With Sara Driver
United States, 2021, 9 m 30 s, Directors Lewie Kloster & Noah Kloster
In 1982, the completion of Jim Jarmusch's sophomore film, STRANGER THAN PARADISE, hinged on producer Sara Driver's duty to hand carry the only existing print of the world's most controversial rock documentary, COCKSUCKER BLUES, across the Atlantic Ocean.
United States, 2021, 10 m 31 s, Director James Kautz
Frankie, a non-binary trans person, crashes their ex-partner’s men-only 12 step meeting, determined to be heard... no matter the cost.
In The Soil
Denmark, 2021, 14 m, Director Casper Rudolf Emil Kjeldsen
Karoline’s life is turned upside down when her father, Kjeld, manically starts digging a pit in their backyard. The following days turn into a living nightmare as the pit becomes a grave and the land, which has been in the family for generations, pulls Kjeld further and further down into the deep.
F^¢K '€M R!Ght B@¢K
United States, 2021, 12 m 28 s, Director Harris Doran
A queer, Black Baltimore rapper must outwit his "out to get him" day job boss in order to avoid being fired after he accidentally takes drugs.
Canada (Alberta), 2022, 3 m 54 s, Director Matt Prazak
A mother and daughter embark on a road trip to locate a prized family possession with sentimental value.
United States, 2021, 9 m 47 s, Director Theo Cohn
A surreal depiction of something familiar. Miniatures, prosthetics, sightless driving mountain shots, puppets and gore effects, all serve to make a traditional Son and Father rite-of-passage hunting trip into an uncanny vision of maturation and masculinity.
Break Any Spell
Canada, 2021, 13 min, Director Anton Jøsef (Trailer: https://vimeo.com/624019706)
When April sets off to battle in the the world of live-action-role-playing, her mother's early-onset Alzheimer's reaches a breaking point.