Friday, July 19, 1:00 pm
@ Laemmle NOHO
United States / Experimental / 15 mins
Director: Vicente Manzano
Producer: Alfonso Torres
Cast: Juana Ringeling
Isolated in a utopian world, a phone therapist lives a consumer lifestyle. Despite the comfort, she deals with a dark figure that leaches into her emotional life.
United States / Drama / 13 mins
Director: Robin Gurney
Writer: Lorien Haynes
Producer: David Booth Gardner
Cast: Lilac Emery Haynes, Monroe Robertson
A triptych that explores a young girl going through a series of significant “firsts” on the bumpy path to womanhood.
Canada / Drama / 15 mins
Director: Corey Mayne
Writer: Barbara Szeman
Producer: Barbara Szeman
Cast: Kelsi Mayne, Adrian Jaworski, Madison Seguin
David finds himself on a stalled train in the middle of nowhere, suddenly unable to locate his fiancée, Willa. No one has seen her but they all warn him to stay put because the train should be moving any minute.
Based off of Stephen King's original tale and filmed with permission, "Willa" is a fan favourite — a horror story with heart.
Germany / Drama / 14 mins
Director/Writer: Adi Wojaczek
Producer: Patrick Mölleken
Cast: Veronica Ferres, Romina Küper
After years of being rejected by a famed dance university, Malou gets unexpected help to prove, that she's destined for a career as a dancer - even with her disability.
Esta Es Tu Cuba | This is Your Cuba
United States / Drama / 20 mins
Director/Writer: Brian Robau
Writer: Dan Klein
Producer: John Sayage
Inspired by the real-life stories of the children involved in Operation Pedro Pan, the mass exodus of over 14,000 unaccompanied minors from Cuba to America. ESTA ES TU CUBA takes place in 1960’s Cuba, Castro has just come into power, and the country is beginning to change. Communism is taking hold and divides the community; You’re either pro-revolution or a dissident.
United States / Drama / 21 mins
Director/Writer: Elsa Levytsky
Writer: Mick Lexington, Richard Weems
Producer: Tom Brown
Cast: Callum Blue
Charles is a Grim Reaper who hates his job, unfortunately his final soul is a little girl refusing to die.
United States / Experimental / 9 mins
Director/Writer: Meghann Artes
Producer: Joe Lyons
Cast: Tia Jemison, Brian Healy, Virginia Mayo
Miracle, science and luck all play a part in this vibrant and fantastic imagining of how life begins.