2018 Official Short Films

AFTER HER —dir. Aly Migliori
2018, USA, 14:33, Fiction

A wayward teenager goes missing and her friend is haunted by her disappearance.

ARMOR DEL AMOR — dir. Kirk Martin
2018, USA, 01:46 mins, Animation

A nature ‘documentary’ depicting the mating rituals of Dasypus novemcinctus aka the nine-banded female armadillo.

BASKETBALL — dir. Tony Schubert
2018, USA, 4:13 mins, Fiction

A woman struggles to learn the fundamentals of basketball.

BLEEDING INTO ETERNITY — dir. Kier Atherton
2018, USA, 7:00 mins, Nonfiction

Backwoods poet Joe Sawyer takes the viewers on a first person journey into a rich past, riddled with escapades, and a present that offers humor and clarity through his poetry.

COLE — dir. David Call
2018, USA, 10:26 mins, Fiction

A U.S. combat veteran recovering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) attempts to find a job in the civilian world.

FEAR US WOMEN — dir. David Darg
2017, USA & Syria, 27:02 mins, Nonfiction

Hanna Bohman is a Canadian civilian who has spent the last three years in Syria as a volunteer soldier battling ISIS.

KERLOSTER — dir. Ombeline de la Gournerie
2017, France, 25:00 mins, Fiction

Religious people in the village of Kerloster seek out Baptiste, the youngest of three orphaned teenagers known for his divine connection to Sain-Yves-de-Vérité, to solve their problems.

KRISTA — dir. Danny Madden
2018, USA, 9:23 mins, Fiction

In a high school theater class, Krista uses her scene study as catharsis.

LONG LOST — dir. Erik Bloomquist
2018, USA, 95 mins, Fiction

When Seth receives a mysterious letter inviting him to spend the weekend at a secluded mansion in the country, he soon realizes the people inside the house may know him better than he knows himself.

LOTTE THAT SILHOUETTE GIRL —dir. Carla Patullo, Elizabeth Becherl
2018, USA, 9:59 mins, Nonfiction

Long before Disney and the other animation giants, Lotte Reiniger ignited the screen with shadows, light, and a pair of magical scissors.

MEDUSA — dir. India Donaldson
2018, 11:23 mins, Fiction

Meredith is infatuated with the marble statue ‘Perseus with the Head of Medusa’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

PLUNGE — dir. Joshua DeFour
2018, USA, 10:09, Fiction

A vagabond apartment guest and the apartment owner must set aside mutual resentment as they attempt to fix a badly clogged toilet.

THE VIOLENCE OF A CIVILIZATION WITHOUT SECRETS — dir. Adam & Zack Khalil
2018, USA, 9:44 mins, Nonfiction

A glimpse into the controversial, 1996 court case that decided the fate of the ‘Kennewick Man’.

THE HAPPINESS MACHINE — dir. Rebecca Blumhaven
2018, USA, 23:35 mins, Nonfiction

A philosopher, inventor, and farmer, Cal shares with us the deeply intricate workings of his life as a sharecropper on 22 acres in rural Iowa.

THE QUIET ROOM — dir. Samuel Wineman
2018, USA, 27:38 mins, Fiction

When Michael’s attempt at suicide awakens a psych ward demon, he must stop her before she kills everyone in the hospital he connects with.

THOU SHALL NOT TAILGATE — dir. Greg Hamilton
2018, USA, 25 mins, Nonfiction

A colorful portrait of Rev. Chuck Linville, art car creator and co-founder of the ‘Portland Cacophony Society’.