Short Film Program 2105 minutes
Directed by J.D Shields/10 min.
Two personal journeys intersect when a struggling young photographer is hired for a cheap last-minute portrait
gig that leaves an indelible mark on both women.
SIX WINTERS GONE STILL
Directed by Justin Emeka/10 min.
This reimagination of Shakespeare’s Richard II has a black man preparing for incarceration, saying goodbye to
his mother and facing his new reality.
THE BALLAD OF SADIE BELLE
Directed by Rodrig Quezada /16 min.
Shortly after the end of the American Civil War, a young woman seeks revenge for her father’s murder at the
hands of a Confederate General.
Directed by George Vatistas /9 min.
An ordinary man seeks out a mysterious druggist who reportedly has an undetectable poison.
PLEASE IN SPANISH
Directed by Patricia Seely/9 min.
Feeling disconnected from her Dominican heritage, a young woman warms to her cultural identity after meeting
a lively neighbor.
THE CHOSEN ONE
Directed by Elazar Fine/19 min.
After impulsively shaving off his beard and sidelocks, a young Hasidic man experiences a nightmarish
transformation that leads him right back to where he started.
Directed by Emilie Upczak/10 min.
A Native botanist, grieving the death of a beloved aunt, travels alone to northern Mexico, where she is
nourished by images of their last trip together traversing the Colorado River.
Directed by Donovan Cheff McCarty /6 min.
A young girl is forced to face her fear when she encounters Santa Claus in the most unlikely of places.
Directed by David Michael Maurer /13 min.
After the death of her father, a troubled young woman robs a dry-cleaning shop, but a secret from the past
forces her to the precipice of truth and denial.
ShowtimesSaturday, November 11, 3:30 pm, Studio C
Monday, November 13, 9:00 pm, Studio C