Premieres July 10 - July 31
Sorry For The Inconvenience
USA / Drama / 6 minutes
Director/Writer: Jane Chow
Producer: Jane Chow, Peter Rafe
Cast: Caitlin Cheung, Alice Ko
In Los Angeles Chinatown, a lonely teenager tries to help her parents keep their seafood restaurant afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. Between chopping green beans and packing takeout orders, she attempts to hang on to a semblance of normalcy by studying for her driver’s permit and prepping for her high school Zoom theater debut in “The Tempest”.
USA / Drama / 15 minutes
Director/Writer: Anastasiya Sergienya
Producer: Kacey Montana
Cast: Lyanka Gryu, Marilynn Larkin
Anna, a young woman from Belarus, tries to survive in New York City while dreaming of a better life. This intimate portrait of an individual showcases the experience of the American immigrant: loneliness, fear, happiness, self-realization, and ultimately hope.
USA / Drama / 14 minutes
Director: Alexander Casimir
Writer: John Laverman
Producer: Aditya Vempaty, Erik He
Cast: John Alan Hulbert, Charity Rose
At risk of losing the only family he’s ever known during the dustbowl of the 1930’s, a scarecrow must leave his post and journey into town in search of work. But facing the world proves challenging when your face is a burlap sack…
USA / Drama / 15 minutes
Director/Writer: Jane Stephens Rosenthal
Producer: Ross O'Shea, Katie Paczynska
Cast: Evee White, Scottie Thompson
Nika, a 14-year old tomboy, is just trying to figure out her place in the adolescent world. When she hears a rumor that her mother is a stripper, she at first doesn’t know what to do. Shocked, dismayed, and then curious, Nika decides to investigate. When she sneaks into the Hideaway, the strip club on the edge of town, she is ushered into adulthood, changing her relationship with her mother forever.
USA / Drama / 12 minutes
Director: Nora Jaenicke
Writer: Nora Jaenicke, Bobby Peretti
Producer: Ruya Koman, Nora Jaenicke
Cast: Ruya Koman, Devin Burnam
When on publicity tour for her best-selling memoir, a writer is forced to confront secrets from her past when an estranged childhood friend shows up unannounced.
Things I Should Have Said
USA / Drama / 8 minutes
Director/Writer: Lenny Lenox
Producer: Lenny Lenox, Gary Blake
Cast: Jeff Benninghofen, Charlie Hitt
A man struggling with substance abuse after losing his family in a car crash finds purpose in life again after befriending a boy who is being bullied at school.
Walk With Kings
Belgium / Drama / 14 minutes
Director: Guillaume Senez
Writer: Guillaume Senez, Franck Morand
Producer: Hélicotronc, Angie Productions
Cast: Lazare Gousseau, Lohen Van Houtte
A father, reconnecting with his son, is the victim of an incident that suddenly shakes up his fragile reconstruction.