SATURDAY JULY 22, 1:00PM
When I Grow Up
USA / Drama / 3 minutes
Director/Writer: Melika Jamshidabadi
Producer: Melika Jamshidabadi
Cast: Alma Libdeh, Sara Libdeh
Growing up as a girl in the Middle East not only entails being deprived of the same aspirations as girls in other countries, but it also exposes the harsh reality that the simple act of reaching adulthood is uncertain.
How To Meal Prep During A Famine
USA / Thriller / 11 minutes
Director/Writer: Lindsey Ruggles
Producer: Lindsey Ruggles, Shelby Bartelstein, Kelsey Wilson
Cast: Sarah Deaver
When a global famine strikes, a young woman must rely on others to survive.
A Simple Disposal
USA / Drama / 8 minutes
Director/Writer: Jason Castle
Producer: Jason Castle
Cast: Jason Castle, Jeremy Kyle Bryan, Dave Hines
When a man is forced to dispose of a body out in the middle of the desert he quickly discovers that it will be far from simple.
A Broadway Body
USA / Drama / 13 minutes
Director: Emilia Ray
Writer: Megan Gill
Producer: Amy Geist, Megan Gill
Cast: Megan Gill, Fran Nichols, Maya Smoot
The day of her senior performance, Gemma, a dedicated and talented musical theatre major, struggles with the effects of toxic body image standards that have trickled down from Broadway into her collegiate musical theatre program.
Who's Watching Who?
USA / Comedy / 7 minutes
Director/Writer: Chris Levine
Producer: Chris Levine
Cast: Alex Lizzul, Chris Levine
In "Who's Watching Who?" Trevor, a precocious 12-year-old, unexpectedly becomes the wisest (and funniest) counselor to his despondent Uncle Nick, helping him navigate a rough breakup through a mix of sage advice and well-timed flatulence.
USA / Musical / 11 minutes
Director/Writer: Benjamin To
Producer: Benjamin To, Bryce Marrero
Cast: Olivia Cordell, Jonathan Tanigaki
A famous Japanese-American ballroom dance duo must choose between their passion or their lives as WWII concentration camps begin to rise in the U.S.
USA / Comedy / 10 minutes
Director/Writer: Kat Ahn
Producer: Kat Ahn
Cast: Kat Ahn, Angela Fornero, Nikki Ghisel, Neil Wang
Forced to return to the office, three cubicle jockeys discover a ghost...in the office.
An Ideal of Liberty
USA / Drama / 14 minutes
Director/Writer: Noel Paganotti
Producer: Noel Paganotti
Cast: Nachbi Lacossiere, Kutloano Headbush, David Warpness
In 1929, an African American couple is being forced out of their home by the government after a railroad is set to be built on top of their land. Bill will have to choose between leaving with his wife and baby or stay and protect his house and legacy.
Great White Lies
USA / Drama / 9 minutes
Director/Writer: Heather Andelsman
Producer: Una Campbell, Zoe Brown
Cast: Danika Yarosh, Elijah Boothe, Vanessa Angel
Sofia, a teenage cancer survivor, attends her best friend’s party for the first time after cancer treatment.
A Moment of Your Time
USA / Horror / 7 minutes
Director: Shannon Joy Rodgers
Writer: Shannon Joy Rodgers, Ross Bryant
Producer: Shannon Joy Rodgers, Ross Bryant
Cast: Shannon Joy Rodgers, Ross Bryant
A Bible Salesman solicits a 1950's Southern Housewife.