SUNDAY JULY 30, 3:15PM
USA / Drama / 18 minutes
Director/Writer: Yimeng Yuan
Producer: Yimeng Yuan, Juan Cortés
Cast: Susan Elle, Heidi Méndez, Danielle Degrasse Alston
A magical realistic day in the life of an evicted young immigrant girl, and her conversation with a waitress who reunites with her dog, an aged Latina who obsesses over plants, and eventually, a mysterious houseless man.
USA / Drama / 20 minutes
Director/Writer: Lucas Vilicich
Producer: Emilio Fermin, Shruthi Anand, Seia Watanabe
Cast: Ryan Ruffing, Lecia Papadopoulos, Lynn Allinger
When an estranged grandson attends his grandmother’s funeral reception in hopes of claiming his inheritance, he finds himself at odds with the other guests, also vying for the fortune.
Canada / Drama / 17 minutes
Director/Writer: Josh Litman
Producer: Josh Litman, Tamar Pelzig, Matt Nordstrom
Cast: Will Beinbrink, Tamar Pelzig, Greg Lucey
Shot on Super 16mm film, “Therapists” tracks the personal stories of over a dozen main characters as they find themselves experiencing both sides of the therapist-client relationship.
It Takes a Village...
Armenia / Drama / 23 minutes
Director/Writer: Ophelia Harutyunyan
Producer: Nare Leone Ter-Gabrielyan, Lydia Indjova, Quentin Daniel
Mariam lives in an Armenian village where there are no men. On her birthday, her hopes of a reunited family are shattered, but she must put aside her own crushed dreams and help her friend Anush as she embarks into motherhood.