THURSDAY 
JULY 21, 7:45PM 
OPENING NIGHT PROGRAM 4

RUSH LINE ONLY
SHORTLIST
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Loss Prevention
USA / Action / 7 minutes

Director: J. Houston Yang

Writer: J. Houston Yang, Alex Henes, Ryan Hunter

Producer: Kyle Bullington, Davis DiLillo, Jorge Lymberopulos

Cast: Samantha Win, Daniel Bernhardt

In the near future, tech companies will go to war. And the frontlines of that battlefield will look quite a bit different. Loss Prevention takes an action packed look at the inciting moment of the coming war, following two ‘executives’ on the corporate errand of a lifetime.

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Guest Appearances
USA / Comedy / 11 minutes

Director/Writer: Elizabeth Guest

Producer: Elizabeth Guest, Daniel Jaffe, Pamela Guest, Nicholas Guest

Cast: Elizabeth Guest, Ed Begley Jr., Ishmel Sahid, Nicholas Guest

The first season of “Guest Appearances” dealt mainly with Lydia’s love addiction. It ended on a cliffhanger. Lydia, rippled with self-doubt, insecurities, anxiety and somehow juggling multiple romantic relationships with men and one woman all at once, decided to take a moment and meditate and think about her behavior and her behavior to come- so she could pick one person or no one at all.

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American Dream
USA / Drama / 21 minutes

Director: Angela Garcia Combs

Writer: Asher Huey

Producer: Tara L. Craig, Meredith Riley Stewart, Asher Huey, Angela Garcia Combs

Cast: Alfred Molina, Julia Garcia Combs, Alycia Cooper, Eric Pierpoint

A recovering addict suffers the dangers and indignities of gig work in the wealthy homes of the privileged few.

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The Palisades
USA / Drama / 13 minutes

Director/Writer: Carissa Gallo

Producer: Andrew Gallo

Cast: Kaia Gerber

When Alex moves to LA, she quickly gets lost in her new roommate's world. Yet quickly, her draw towards intimacy is complicated by her growing suspicions… Lines crossed between seduction and intuition, between trust and gossip. Alex has to decide what she’s willing to lose and where her loyalty lies.

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Fire-Man's Fetish
USA / Comedy / 8 minutes

Director/Writer: John Slover

Producer: John Slover, Vérane Jackie Deschamps

Cast: Danny Trejo, Andrew Jacobs, Nicholas Palacio

After 50 years in a state penitentiary, a pyromaniac (Trejo) is released back into society, and immediately embarks on a raucous arson spree

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Still Rolling Papers
USA / Music Documentary / 32 minutes

Director: Blair Avery

Cast: Wiz Khalifa

Music megastar Wiz Khalifa reflects on the success of his first studio album, and his journey as an independent artist to becoming a multi platinum major label act.