FRIDAY 
JULY 22, 5:30PM 
PROGRAM 7

SHORTLIST
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Hide-and-Seek
France / Drama / 2 minutes

Director/Writer: Kristell Chenut , Vincent Lacrocq 

Producer: Venkay films

Cast: Alexis Larrue, Hugo Berriri, Veronique Chailleux, Jacques Vulliod, Kristell Chenut

Since he was a child, Alexis has always been good at hiding; avoiding the hassles of life and its responsibilities, until... everything goes off the rails. A story of a poorly played game of hide and seek that Alexis plays with life. He reveals his strategy, bluffs, and bets his biggest stake yet...but, at what cost?

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For Worse...
USA / Drama / 11 minutes

Director: Julianna Robinson

Writer: Sean Kohnen

Producer: Sean Kohnen

Cast: Julianna Robinson, Sean Kohnen

A couple's marriage faces increasing pressure as they get ready for a party.

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Yokelan, 66
USA / Drama / 10 minutes

Director/Writer: Yi Tang

Producer: Duoduo Yang, Chen Chen, Yi Tang

Cast: Yokelan Yee, John Leong

In Chinatown Manhattan, 66-year-old widowed Yokelan goes to dance class. She wants to find love again.

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The Harvest
USA / Drama / 11 minutes

Director/Writer: Matthew Caltabiano

Producer: Charles Vignola, Matthew Caltabiano, Tracy Caltabiano

Cast: Sam Schweikert, Mike Watkiss

1986- Long John, the biggest star in porn makes a startling discovery and is confronted by his manager and mentor God Powers. The confrontation devolves into dark and disturbing clash of confession, abuse, truth and trauma. On a journey to decide his fate, Long John fights for his salvation as Powers pushes him closer to damnation.

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Voiceless
USA / Drama / 15 minutes

Director/Writer: Cindy (Di) Xin

Producer: Chloe Howe

Cast: Stacy Chu

An international high school girl is trapped in and digest a trauma nightmare that she never experienced before.

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Wax and Wane
USA / Drama / 15 minutes

Director/Writer: Beidi Wang

Producer: Beidi Wang, Lameng Bei

Cast: Mardy Ma

At the dawn of Mid-Autumn Day, when secluded immigrant Wu Sui is urged to remove her birth control ring implanted twenty years ago under China’s One Child Policy, she decides to keep the emergency surgery a secret, but reuniting with her family forces her to reckon with her wounded past.

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With What Spirit
USA / Drama / 9 minutes

Director/Writer: Alexander Lee Janjigian

Producer: Alexander Lee Janjigian, Raeshib Aggerwhil

Cast: Seirah Royin, Kathy Khanh Nguyen, Leah Zhang, Lisa Stanley

A woman's brief encounters with her next-door neighbors changes the trajectory of her life.