DRAMA

5 Teenagers Walk Into A Bar
USA / Drama / 15 mins

Director: Vivian Sorenson

Writer: Carla Johnston

Producer: Ron Hanks

Cast: Isaiah Stannard, Dot-Marie Jones

When a school field trip goes awry, five barely acquainted teens get left behind in the desert and are forced to band together when a spooky encounter becomes violent.

À La Carte
Viet Nam / Drama / 6 mins

Director/Writer: Jay Do

Producer: Tuan Do, Tu Nguyen

Cast: Quynh Nguyen, Minh Phuong Bui

 During French Colonial Era, A young Northern Vietnamese woman has to satisfies the French General's taste with a traditional cuisine, to saves her family from capital punishment. 

A State Of Self
USA / Drama / 8 mins

Director/Writer: Justin Ivan Hong

Producer: Whitney Cheng

Cast:​ Whitney Cheng, 
Reya Carina Al-Jaroudy

A young woman tries to find her identity externally, but soon finds out that it is to no avail

After That, We Didn't Talk
USA / Drama / 8 mins

Director/Writer: Tari Wariebi

Producer: Tari Wariebi, Sesalli Castillo

Cast: Kegn Matungulu, Jessica Laday

When Rue, a young black man pays a surprise visit to his recent ex-girlfriend Ari, things take an unexpected turn.

Afternoon Delight
USA / Drama / 13 mins

Director: Michael Lockshin

Writer: Michael Lockshin, Roman Kantor

Producer: Kacper Sawicki, Ana De Diego

Cast: Carlos Leal, Sonja Mauro

1970s. Jack - an affluent producer invites Cindy and her daughter Linda over to his mansion to meet Lars - a renown photographer. He'll take some headshots of the girl while they enjoy a cocktail by the hot tub.  The hedonistic easygoing vibe in the house seems harmless, but is it? 

Alone Together
USA / Drama / 22 mins

Director/Writer: Katie Sponseller

Producer: Katie Sponseller, Assya Dimova

Cast: Naomi Oliver, Sammy Montero

A teenage girl faces her troubling past of sexual abuse the only way she can think of -- by joining the boy's wrestling team.

Amy's Gift
USA / Drama / 13 mins

Director: Drew Ann Rosenberg

Writer: Gigi Gaston

Producer: Colin Frederick

Cast: Danielle Savre, Goya Robles

Amy is struggling to recover from a tragic loss, when she’s rear-ended by a strange man who helps her navigate her way forward to a new beginning.

Basic Witch
USA / Drama / 12 mins

Director: Yoko Okumura

Writer: Lauren Cannon

Producer: Laura Noxon

Cast: Olivia Castanho, Christopher O'Brien

After a night of bad sex, Lily decides to use magic to educate her new boyfriend, Brian. She brews an enchanted pumpkin spice latte and by drinking it Brian learns some hard truths about empathy, consent, and just who exactly he’s dating.

Becoming Bethany Rhodes
USA / Drama / 10 mins

Director: Tanya Linette Smith, James Ersted

Writer: Tanya Linette Smith

Producer: Gwen Gottlieb, Tanya Linette Smith

Cast: Gwen Gottlieb, Irene Muzzy

A woman struggles between the expectations of her overbearing mother and a chance to explore the life she always wanted.

Bite the Hand
USA / Drama / 15 mins

Director/Writer: Nolan Wilson Goff

Producer: Taylor Rae, Jonathan Godinho

Cast: Liana Liberato, Dana Powell

It's July 1997. The Sojourner Rover has landed on Mars and Janet Leigh can't find the damn dog.

Blackout
USA / Drama / 12 mins

Director/Writer: Sofia Bonami

Producer: Alexandra Byer, Faye Tsakas

Cast: Anna Rose Hopkins, Nick Bush

A power outage in a prison classroom temporarily suspends the teacher and inmates in a reality with no barriers.

Blank Paper
Germany / Drama / 15 mins

Director: Bastian Eipert

Writer: Lavina Stauber

Producer: Danilo Pejakovic,

Lukas Schwarz-Danner

Cast: Luisa Flebbe, Elias Prietzel

The school painting competition is a great chance for eleven-year-old Fleur to prove that she is an artist as great as her grandmother. However, when she realizes that she has forgotten her favorite paint box, a fight with the blank paper in front of her arises. In a hybrid of live-action and animated film she escapes the pressure of the exam situation by immersing herself in her own imagination.

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