DRAMA

Furlough
Australia / Drama / 17 mins

Director/Writer: Phoebe Tonkin

Producer: Jessica Carrera

Cast: Markella Kavenagh, Milly Alcock

PW: Furlough123

FURLOUGH follows a day in the life of two sisters, 16 and 17, who embark on an adventure tiptoeing the line between freedom and responsibility. What appears to be a dangerous game of living on the edge is really about making the most of the fleeting, precious moments we have here on this earth.

Furthest From
USA / Drama / 19 mins

Director: Kyung Sok Kim

Writer/Producer: Rex Reyes II

Cast: Amanda Christine, Tucker Chandler

In 1999, Novato, California, an 8-year-old girl named Jessie is enjoying what little time she has left with her best friend, Lucas. The two of them have difficulty conveying it, but they’re both aware as to what is about to happen. The trailer park they live in will be closed, and the whole community will be forced to evacuate, as a result of the MTBE water contamination. For Jessie, this means facing an unwanted change and learning to say goodbye to that which tethers her to her little pink trailer.

Girl and A Gun
USA /  Drama / 13 mins

Director/Writer: Kiki Allgeier

Producer: Kiki Allgeier, Justin Hogan

Cast: Sydney Skidmore, Kent Isaacs

Girl and A Gun is a short film about a young artist, Birdie, who finds herself in a life changing moment when her older mentor of a year, Roger, crosses a boundary and kisses her. Not romantically interested in Roger, Birdie leaves the situation shocked and literally speechless. This is not a story about a violent assault but rather a more subtle aggression that will stay with Birdie for years to come.

Happily
USA / Drama / 13 mins

Director: Aaron David DeFazio

Writer: Eric Mallory Morgan,

Aaron David DeFazio

Producer: Eric Mallory Morgan,

Choe Reisen

Cast: Chanel Marriott, Brendan Miller

A princess for hire survives birthday to birthday while sleeping in her car.

Hello
USA / Drama / 10 mins

Director: Joah Colby

Writer: Stephen Kent

Producer: Joah Colby, Stephen Kent

Cast: Nicole Goeden, Taylor Payton

A young, ambitious woman has to return home to bury her estranged father, and in the process, face an adversary that’s buried much deeper.

I Love You, Too
Hungary / Drama / 7 mins

Director/Writer/Producer: Balazs Juszt

Cast: Ana Ularu, Kata Dobo

Two couples couples split up the very same night in the very same bar. Adam leaves Cornelia, the woman of his life, while Eve leaves Benny, the man of her life and they both sight the same reasons. Word for word... only for the story to pick up eight years later in the time of the Corona Pandemic, when Adam decides to make amends with Cornelia and Benny breaks up with his new love, Amelia, but once again, citing the same exact things: word for word.

I'm Alright If You're Alright
USA / Drama / 15 mins

Director: Ben York Jones

Writer: Ben York Jones, Arthur Bradford

Producer: Max Knies, Ruthie Wyatt

Cast: Dre Babinski, Eric Edelstein

It's hard to make a friend in a new place. Harder yet to know if someone has your back. A short that dares to suggest that when a man and a woman appear on screen, they needn't alway be working toward a kiss. Based on the short story by Arthur Bradford.

Impermanence
Viet Nam / Drama / 20 mins

Director/Writer: Phạm Gia Quý

Producer: Nguyễn Văn Duy Linh,

Phạm Gia Quý

Cast: Hoàng Quang Sơn, Lê Quang Đáng

When a man falls out of a window from a Chinese restaurant in Saigon, the stories unfold through different perspectives by different people on what has happened and how it affects these interwoven lives through its surreal connections.

In The Basement There's Some Money
USA / Drama / 17 mins

Director: Gianluca Randazzo

Writer: Jake Wells

Cast: Joseph Cordaro, Lauren Hines

Three cousins of varying socioeconomic status struggle to divvy up the money their grandfather left for them.

Ironrite
USA / Drama / 9  mins

Director/Writer: Clayton Combe

Producer: Clayton Combe, Kelsey Combe

Cast: Samantha Scaffidi, Suly Sky Vining

A 1950s housewife struggles to accept her place in the world, while hiding herself and her young son from an aggressive door-to-door salesman.

Irritable Heart
USA / Drama / 18 mins

Director/Writer: Fernando Viso

Producer: J. Whiting, Zack Gold

Cast: Ricardo Molina, Zack Gold

PW: IHFilm

Irritable Heart is a high-octane dark character drama, dealing with a group of disheartened veterans returning to civilian life in the American Southwest; looking to reclaim their battle rush and overcome the nightmares of war through the thrill of robbing banks.

Is this Love?
USA / Music Video / 4 mins

Director/Writer: Adrien Boublil

Producer: Atkin Korkis

Cast: Maxime Boublil

Max's infatuation for his childhood crush never stops growing. Is this what love is?

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