Shorts Program one

I Am My Own Mother

Description

An adopted woman on the cusp of childbirth, reinserts herself back into the life of her biological mother and siblings, unsettling the entire family unit.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Dionne Audain
Baadja_Lyne
Délé Ogundiran
Conphidance
Celai West

Written, Directed, Produced by Andrew Zox
Produced by Kimberly Parker
Cinematography by Andrés Gallegos
Production Design by Christina-Marie Fernandez
Edited by Arash Maleki 

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Labor

Description

A surrogate mother faces a harrowing dilemma when she’s asked to abort the baby she carries for another woman.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Diana Elizabeth Torres
Francesca Inaudi

Directed by Cecilia Albertini

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Lazare

Description

Amy, a young orphan living alone in an abandoned cable car winds the key of her mechanical bird. The two friends go to a landfill to scavenge. They wander through the piles of scrap when Amy discovers a giant key. She winds up the old rusty mecanism. The pile starts to tremble and a gigantic hand arises from the garbage.

Cast & Credits

Directors : Mélisandre Hennuyer, Pierre Chupeau, Victor Besseau, Cassandra Haulot, Cyprien Beyaert Cyprien
Music : Lisa Chevalier
Voices :Elise Carret, Amy
Sound : José Vicente, Yoann Poncet – Studio des Aviateurs

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Scandal - Featuring Bashton and Maya Azucena

Description

"Scandal" is a reflection on The City versus Man, Pop Culture, Love, and Death. This is a tale of a man who becomes a powerless witness of his own fall, just like a bee trapped in a spiderweb. This story is told in 2500 surrealistic paintings in 4 minutes.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Renée Myers
Talia Aline
Pablo Mengin-Lecreulx

Directed by Pablo Mengin-Lecreulx
Written and Produced by Pablo Mengin-Lecreulx

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Sin Cielo

Description

Two teenagers pursue young love in a place where violence may be inescapable.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
David Gurrola as Memo
Fenessa Pineda as Delia
Vanessa Benavente as Ana
Victor Boneva as Juan
Aithan Torres as Franki
Brian Gomez as Chango
Karen Sours Albisua as Veronica
Hugo Medina as Louis
Sophia Santi as Josefa
and Dylan Bruno as The American

Director - Jianna Maarten
Writer - Jianna S Maarten
Producer - Daria Suvorova
Cinematographer - Marcin Banasiak

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Time 2 Surrender

Description

Dino is a disabled Iraqi war vet haunted by the things he's done and is struggling to accept who he's become. He frequently clashes with his straight-laced little brother until one day, Dino is forced to face the truth about his self-destructive behavior, which sets him on a path toward redemption. He discovers that the biggest battle left to fight is within.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Elvis Nolasco
Holly Hyman
Kather Sei
Paulina Cossio,
David McConeghey

Director: Elvis Nolasco
Writer(s): Luis Dalmasy, Elvis Nolasco
Producer(s): Kerry Mondragon
Executive Producer: Spike Lee
Associate Producer: Sonja Perryman
Cinematographer: Salvador Bolivar   

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We Know Where You Live

Description

When a Mexican American couple moves into a trendy, gentrifying LA neighborhood, two hipsters invite themselves over to offer a "warm welcome." But as the night goes on, it’s clear these neighbors are not what they seem: cold pressed, cold brewed, and cold blooded.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Melinna Bobadilla
Maynor Alvarado
Honora Talbott
Bill Posley

Directed by Honora Talbott
Written by Bill Posley and Honora Talbott
Director of Photography Dan Marks

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Wolf

Description

Jo is trying to put the past behind her and just move on with her life. The mysterious arrival of a little boy into her life is making that complicated.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Brittany Ballard
Sachin Chatterjee
Kamali Minter

Director and Writer - Brittany Ballard
Cinematographer - Jason Adler
Editor - Anthony Yano Hays
Producer- Bethany Wearden

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