JULY 23, 3:15PM
USA / Drama / 11 minutes
Director: Arya Moghaddam
Writer: Arya Moghaddam, Brennan Gilpatrick
Producer: Joanna Koss
Having immigrated to the states, on September 11, 2001 a young Iranian boy attends his first day of school.
USA / Animation / 23 minutes
Director/Writer: Lauren Aboulafia
Producer: Lauren Aboulafia, Kimleigh Smith, Seth Grossman
In Super Scar, writer/actor/animator Lauren Aboulafia shares her real-life traumatic birth experience with humor and humanity. After giving birth three months early, she struggled to stay sane amidst the madness of the NICU. In telling her story, Lauren learns to be grateful for all the goodness in her life, especially her new scar, which ultimately symbolizes her newfound warrior spirit.
USA / Drama / 23 minutes
Director: Brian Glassford
Writer: Daniel Pierce, Brian Glassford
Producer: Brian Glassford, Bayley Holt, Lesley Glassford, Lesley Glassford, Daniel Roebuck, Lance Larson
Cast: Landon Jacob Lee, Daniel Roebuck, James Black, Megan Elizabeth Barker, Vicky Dawson
A young pastor's world is turned upside-down when he's suddenly thrust into a dangerous hostage situation. The only way he'll be able to get anyone out alive is by bravely reaching out to appeal to the soul of a violent gunman.
USA / Comedy / 17 minutes
Director/Writer: Gwendolyn Infusino
Producer: Reina Higashitani, Gwendolyn Infusino
Cast: Steve Olson
A group of well-intentioned but hopelessly flawed film enthusiasts struggle to save their beloved video store from extinction.
USA / Drama / 14 minutes
Director: Stephen French
Writer: Rachel Greenhoe, Sharon Zhang, Stephen French
Producer: Stephen French
Cast: Sharon Zhang