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© LA SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Saturday, July 20, 7:45 pm

Program 18

@ Laemmle NOHO

When Lisha, a 1950s house-wife, reads a sensational best-seller, she becomes convinced she’ll die alone the day she turns twenty-nine. With the help of her closeted gay best friend, Dan, she sets out to convince her husband, Ricky, that it isn’t her birthday. A series of twists, turns, and hijinks result in a pitch dark consequence.

I Love Lisha

Director/Writer: Dan Robert

Director/Writer: Lisha Brooks

Producer: Jack Klink

Cast: Lisha Brooks, Dan Robert, Emily Skeggs

United States / Comedy / 15 mins

Four house painters kill time in a parked van. As they philosophize about life and comment on the street life outside, we're invited into their private lives - but it's only when work begins that we get a glimpse of who they really are.

The Painters

Director/Writer: Sam Larsson

Producer: Sam Larsson, Richard Webb

Cast:​​ Dominic Pace, Reece Noi, Nassim Si Ahmed, Khaled Kouka

United States / Drama / 12 mins

Jessica Cruz performs the most difficult job in the world. That of The CNO.

The CNO

Director/Writer: Chris Dingwall

Producer: Joe Taylor

Cast:​ Matthew Glave, Ana Ayora, Doris Morgado

United States / Drama / 8 mins

After a ruthless dictator's improbable escape to the moon, a room full of politicians and generals must devise a plan to once again end the war.

The Moon

Director/Writer: Danny Turkiewicz

Producer: Dylan Roast

Cast: Chris Barry, Jeremy John Wells

United States / Drama / 15 mins

Police brutality protests boil in South Central Los Angeles as four teens plan a robbery and find themselves in a comic book store

ANT

Director/Writer: Mischa Meyer

Producer: Mischa Meyer, Sascha Peuckert, Lily Garcia

Cast: Diezel Braxton-Lewis, Lamel Dixon, Tyrin Niles

United States / Drama / 15 mins

When an emotionally abusive father reneges on a lifelong promise, a determined millennial is forced to choose between fighting for her relationship with her father or her freedom. 

Spoiled Milk

Director/Writer: Florence Heller

Producer: Amina Isa, Courtney Grace, Kathleen Gardner

Cast: Bridget Peterson, Rick Gifford 

United States / Drama / 20 mins

A woman is so distraught over the recent death of her mother that she wishes her ghost into existence. Unfortunately, her grandmother's ghost is hot on her tail. Even in death, families find a way to bicker.

Always, It's You

Director: Allan McLeod

Writer: Robin Long

Producer: Robin Long

Cast: Robin Long

United States / Drama / 10 mins