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© LA SHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Sunday, July 21, 1:00 pm

Program 20

@ Laemmle NOHO

A giant girl (Charlyne Yi) feels out of scale in her colorful little town, only to realize she takes up just the right amount of space. 

Goldie

Director/Writer: Emily Brundige

Producer: Emily Brundige

Cast: Charlyne Yi, Grey Griffin

United States / Animation / 3 mins

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Lost Kings "When We Were Young"

Director: Kyle Cogan

Producer: Brendan Garrett

United States / Music Video / 3 mins

A grandfather kindles a relationship with his dying granddaughter through art.

Portraitist

Director/Writer: Cyrus Neshvad

Writer: Guillaume Levil 

Producer: Cyrus Neshvad

Cast:​ Albert Delpy, Hervé Sogne

Luxembourg / Drama / 15 mins

After presenting a project on the Cuban Revolution, a victim of playground bullying starts a revolution to overthrow the autocratic regime, only to become the corrupt dictator himself.

¡Viva la Revolución!

Director/Writer: Tony Estrada

Writer: R.C. Williams

Producer: Jona Ward

Cast: Ian Inigo, Lonnie Chavis, Miya Cech, Maite Perroni

United States / Comedy / 18 mins

A shy young girl spends time with her eccentric grandpa while her mother is away for work. Together, they embark on an adventure with a magical cornet that makes people dance.

Funky Butt

Director/Writer: Jonnie Stapleton

Writer: Domenico Grasso, Mike Nicholas

United States / Comedy / 15 mins

To unglue their daughters from their tech, two parents unplug the internet while on a family vacation. A huge argument explodes with daughters and ends with the adults, as they blame one another for how they raised their girls. The next morning, each family member must now face how being constantly connected to their tech has disconnected them from one another.

Get Off Screen

Director/Writer: Vlad Akushevich

Writer: Jacob Rangel 

Producer: Nika Finch

Cast: Rick Silver, Jennifer J Kim, Giselle Torres

United States / Drama / 10 mins

Archie is devastated to learn of the death of his beloved aunt Betty. He makes the long journey to the home she’s left him in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Saddened by all the memories, the storm soon passes and a new day brings new hope for Archie and his dog.

Archie

Director: Ainslie Henderson

Writer: Domenica More Gordon

Producer: Christopher Young

United Kingdom / Animation / 5 mins

12-year-old Marcela finds an airmail letter that she suspects may be from her absent father, who left Mexico to go to The United States. Her brother Rogelio, betrayed by his father’s absence takes the letter from Marcela. In order to learn more about her father, she must convince Rogelio she is ready to read what’s inside the letter. To prove this, Marcela shows him her secret scrapbook containing naïve scenarios and clues to her father’s silence

The Letter

Director/Writer: Jazmin Aguilar

Producer: Jazmin Aguilar

Cast: Xochitl Gomez-Deines, Justin Vasquez

United States / Drama / 14 mins

Spring is late this year. Covered by a sea of clouds, a valley stands still in the icy grip of winter. A shepherd girl and her loyal dog have to face ancient spirits in order to continue the cycle of life.

Spring

Director: Andy Goralczyck 

Producer: Francesco Siddi, Ton Roosendaal

Netherlands / Animation / 8 mins