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THURSDAY JULY 20, 7:45PM 
PROGRAM 5

SHORTLIST
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Hangman
USA / Drama / 15 minutes

Director: Megan Brotherton

Writer: Sarah Rodenbaugh, Dayna Schaaf, Sascha Alexander

Producer: Sarah Rodenbaugh, Kelsey Goldberg, Alexander Billet

Cast: Sarah Rodenbaugh, Bonnie Helman, Suzy Nakamura

A recently widowed woman works through the complexities of grief with the help of friends, strangers and Tupperware.

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Leonetty
USA / Drama / 12 minutes

Director/Writer: Logan Jackson

Producer: Dante Sims, Eboni Robinson

Cast: Joshua Ikpeama, Avery Jade

New school, new living arrangement, new friends, all things that come with relocation. New Orleans, Louisiana, in a small rural neighborhood which is predominantly African American. 

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Pick Me Up
USA / Drama / 8 minutes

Director/Writer: Allison Tolman

Producer: Allison Tolman, Erin Doyle Cooper

Cast: Toby Meuli, Dezi Salinas

When a wayward substitute teacher finds himself in the company of a young boy in the school’s pick up lane at the end of day, he is surprised to find that this chance meeting is exactly what he needed.

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Our Boat
France / Drama / 15 minutes

Director/Writer: Gigi Dia

Producer: Gigi Dia

Cast: Gigi Dia, Susan Elle, Emily Gardt

Los Angeles, CA, 1968. When a French modelʼs fiancé disappears during a sailing trip, her plans for the future are turned on their head.

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Pillow Fortress
USA / Drama / 19 minutes

Director/Writer: Zander Coté

Producer: Jean des Forêts

Cast: Tim Nordwind, Anna Seregina, Alex Karpovsky

When Lana brings her new boyfriend Bart on a visit to Tommy’s house, it doesn’t take long for the two men to realize that they knew each other as young children. 

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Our Beloved Mephistolic Oak
USA / Drama / 7 minutes

Director/Writer: Jerome Dustin Marshall

Producer: Ellie Jepperson, Jerome Dustin Marshall

Cast: Loren Hayes, Michelle Timm, Becca Maddy

Being a maid of honor is a real sacrifice.

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Bienvenido Juanito
Sweden / Drama / 16 minutes

Director: Anna Lo Westlin

Writer: David Orantes, Anna Lo Westlin

Producer: Cindy Zhang

Cast: Nitzia Chama, Rocío López, Ricardo Gonzalez

Three years after being separated following an attempted border-crossing, Fernanda is reunited with her 12-year-old son Juan.

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