October 21 – 25
The Funeral Band [WORLD PREMIERE]
USA | 2018 | 9 MIN
DIR: NICHOLAS MANUEL PINO
On his first day as the newest member of “Thicker than Blood Brass Band,” John, a teenager displaced by Katrina, learns about the unique community he’s been disconnected from, and the traditions that follow them to the grave.
Community Partners: NOVAC & SCI-High
USA | 2018 | 19 MIN
DIR: TOROES DAVID THOMAS JR.
A father attempts to shield his kids from their harsh reality by making them a promise he can’t keep.
Street Fight [WORLD PREMIERE]
USA | 2018 | 6 MIN
DIR: JANE GEISLER
Two lovers engage in a directionless argument on their way home from a bar.
The Language of Silence [WORLD PREMIERE]
USA | 2018 | 20 MIN
DIR: CATERINA PICONE
A musician who recently lost his hearing must weigh the options of cochlear implants, while learning about ASL and deaf culture with his born-deaf girlfriend.
Breasts [WORLD PREMIERE]
USA | 2018 | 17 MIN
DIR: EVA CONTIS
When a working mother mentions to her male co-worker that she has to pump her breasts, he slaps her with a sexual harassment complaint.
Riverbend [WORLD PREMIERE]
USA | 2018 | 13 MIN
DIR: MELISSA REMARK
Fifteen years later, a chance encounter reconnects Heather and Danny in Algiers Point where they talk about the night in college when their friendship ended.