TUESDAY JULY 25, 1:00PM
The Magic Words
USA / Drama / 8 minutes
Director/Writer: Jeffrey Limoncelli
Cast: Rhys Jackson Becker, Leo Brien
Just before his First Communion, a devout Catholic boy rehearses a major Bible reading — until his brazen bully shows up with a surprise.
Behind That Vacant Look
USA / Drama / 28 minutes
Director/Writer: Andrew Han
Producer: David Cahill, Giovanna Vicini
Cast: Tae Hee Chang, Sung Sim
BEHIND THAT VACANT LOOK is a contemplative, poignant short following Steven, a young Korean-American man, as he struggles with the weight of his headstrong grandfather’s sudden diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease.
To The Lights
USA / Drama / 17 minutes
Director/Writer: Emily Ji-Ae Kim
Producer: Jesse Gi, Lindsay Wolf, Emily Kim
Cast: Alyssa Kim, Jongman Kim, Caleb Jeon
When a young girl is faced with a chance to escape North Korea, she must confront her loving father devoted to his nation.
USA / Comedy / 13 minutes
Director: Kevin Ung
Writer: Matthew Stewart
Producer: Raphael Buisson Enlas, Kateryna Kurganska Gorbanov
Cast: Mary Ann Pianka, Sam Masto, Sam Masto
Four corporate co-workers unknowingly cross paths during a chaotic weekend that leaves their lives intertwined through improbable twists of fate.
Catching the Bus
USA / Comedy / 8 minutes
Director: Sean Branney
Writer: Rebecca Wackler, Eddie Levi Lee
Producer: Wackler Wellness, Rebecca Wackler
Cast: Jeff Doucette, Rebecca Wackler, Tina Preston
Being fed up with seeing the elderly as the butt of fart jokes, sex jokes, and taking forever to cross the street jokes in American cinema and television, writing partners Eddie Levi Lee and Rebecca Wackler decided to write their own version of being old in the USA.
USA / Drama / 8 minutes
Director: Brandon Hill
Writer: Zachary Patterson
Producer: Lydia Gallegos
Cast: Dareionte' Kinder, Nicole Shadi Tchounga, Frederick Irvin
When the son of a prolific jazz composer must take care of his dying father overnight, he attempts to reconnect with his estranged dad by writing his final piano ballad in their last moment together.
USA / Drama / 10 minutes
Director: Yiqing Hu
Writer: Yiqing Hu, Preston T. Francis
Producer: Austin Mack, Romario Norvil
Cast: Shauna Couch, Nicholas Garabedian, Nicholas Garabedian
Emma visits a candy house to meet a love-transferring magician with hopes of winning her crush's heart. However, she got trapped in an endless love cycle.