A young Scout Sniper, Andy
Weston, is deployed on his first combat mission in Iraq. In an
unanticipated turn of events, he finds himself behind the rifle in
a compromising position. Under the pressure of the mission and
of the military, Weston will make a decision that will forever
change his life.
Director: Olek Lyzwanski
Producer: Thomas Mich
Writer: Ian Schiller, Olek Lyzwanski
Cast: Schuyler Yancey, Chris Conrad, Antonio
A Man of the World
Drama / USA / 18 min.
Will a young man, heading to Vietnam, discover
how his father, a german jew, survived the
Director: John Fingal O'Donnell
Producer: Alain Silver, John Fingal O'Donnell
Writer: Stuart Matranga
Cast: ed asner, anna lodej, michael
Animation / USA / 5 min.
An incoming storm helps to transform a young girl's perspective of
Director: Nicolas Villarreal
Producer: Nicolas Villarreal, Alessandro Squitti
Writer: Nicolas Nicolas
Drama / United Kingdom / 14 min.
Robert Blair Mayne was a WWII hero, but being a hero is not
without consequences. Violence, poetry, music and family where
his tools for survival.
Director: Mark Garrett
Producer: David Kilpatrick, Ashleigh Jeffers
Writer: Mark Garrett
The Last Night
Drama / New Zealand / 17 min.
On his last night of a tour of duty in the remote mountains of Afghanistan, Captain James Lesley, a
United Nations peacekeeper, struggles to negotiate with the powerful warlord Azeem Asoud not to
massacre a village in the morning.
Director: David Strong
Producer: Wanda Lepionka, David Strong
Writer: David Strong
Passage of the North
Drama / USA / 16 min.
Two brothers from the small border town of El
Paso, Texas go to get their mom's car fixed at
their friend's auto shop in Juarez, Mexico, but
unwittingly get caught up in the bloody cartel war.
Director: Ben Lioe
Producer: Zahida Kazar, Ben Lioe
Writer: Ben Lioe
LA Shorts Fest
'The Dam Keeper' Dir. Robert Kondo / Dice Tsutsumi