USA / Comedy / 21 minutes
Director/Writer: Carly Sullivan
Producer: Ryan Dziadosz, Benjamin Kang
Cast: Carly Sullivan, Joseph Reitman
Becoming is a dramady with a magical twist that explores themes of death, grief, and transformation. On their 33rd birthday Scott and Morgan, twin brother and sister, learn that like their mother Beatrice, they were baptized into the coven and are witches and have a chance to open a portal to bring their mother back. Will they accept their their identity and unite in bringing their mother back, or will their grief keep them from stepping into their true nature?
Close Ties to Home Country
USA / Comedy / 15 minutes
Director/Writer: Akanksha Cruczynski
Producer: Felicia Ferrara
Cast: Akanksha Cruczynski, Cassie Kramer
Millennial immigrant Akanksha waits for her sister’s visit from India (they haven’t seen each other in nine years!) Meanwhile, she’s dogsitting the fancy Frenchie of Instagram influencers India and Harry, who themselves are on a trip to India’s namesake.
Emma Without Edmund
USA / Comedy / 16 minutes
Director/Writer: Nicolas Minas
Producer: Elizabeth Balla
Cast: Lynn Cohen, Stuart Rudin
Emma, a widow who embarks on a mission to bring her husband back from the dead so that she can punish him for cheating on her. Emma (Lynn Cohen), a solitary widow in her 80’s, finds old polaroids of her husband, Edmund, in bed with another woman.