WEDNESDAY JULY 26, 5:30PM
Hot Or Iced?
USA / Drama / 2 minutes
Director/Writer: Anthony Chirco
Producer: Anthony Chirco, Taylor Jade
Cast: Hokuto Konishi, Karim Phelps, Charlit Dae
A man’s decision-making process is illustrated through a surreal fight between two opposing sides of his brain in a coffee shop.
The Hearts that Bleed & Bloom
USA / Drama / 11 minutes
Director/Writer: Seth Bakke
Producer: Christopher Putlock, Sophia Costanzo
Cast: Erika Nadir, Karl Schreyer
When her son unexpectedly dies, a mother seeks closure by meeting the recipient of his transplanted heart.
USA / Drama / 16 minutes
Director: Joey Rogoff, Brian Yuran
Writer: Brian Yuran
Producer: Christian Rose
Cast: Sufe Bradshaw, James Fahselt, Katie Leszynski
After enduring an abusive relationship and experiencing a miscarriage, Wilma Reed immerses herself in her career as a flight attendant. While working Flight J777 with service from Jacksonville, FL to Los Angeles, CA she notices something off with one of the younger female passengers.
USA / Dark Comedy / 19 minutes
Director: Juan Zuloaga Eslait
Writer: Adam Fagan
Producer: Melissa Valdiviezo
Cast: Brock Morse, Alicia Blasingame, Adam Fagan
To pay for a loved one's healthcare, a washed-up sitcom star must surgically amputate his arm in order to play a vietnam veteran in a big studio film.
USA / Drama / 15 minutes
Director: Megan Lee
Writer: Megan Lee, Samantha K. Tan
Producer: Joseph Choi, Samuel King Yen Lin, Samantha K. Tan
Cast: Valerie Loo, Esther Moon, Edgar de Santiago
When a young ballet dancer has the opportunity to compete in a hip-hop dance crew audition, her ambitions are met by her imposing mother who has other plans in store.
Above the Desert with No Name
USA / Drama / 17 minutes
Director: Sonia Sebastián
Writer: Heather Older
Producer: Heather Older, Sonia Sebastián
Cast: Mayra Batalla, Max Adler
Above the Desert with No Name is a short film that begins with the real-world issue of women fleeing into the United States to escape domestic violence in their own country.
USA / Experimental / 11 minutes
Director/Writer: Xinhao Lu
Producer: Wuliang Zhang, Yuqin Hong
Cast: Jiaming Guo, Dingjie Li, Dalit Berkowitz
A Chinese young acrobat is asked to re-perform the acrobatic action by white audience in the lounge.