October 20, October 24

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A Year
NEPAL, USA | 2018 | 14 MIN
DIR: JISUN JAMIE KIM

A Himalayan village woman yearns to provide a better life for her young daughters. But the only way she sees is surrogacy—a choice that will explode her domestic tranquility and become a searing dilemma.


You Know Where [US PREMIERE]
USA | 2017 | 9 MIN
DIR: JACKSON KROOPF

A young skater looks for a place to skate in a small midwestern town and encounters two outsiders in dire need of someone to talk to.

Yoshua
USA | 2017 | 20 MIN
DIR: MATTHEW CASTELLANOS

A group of outcast teens must flee their hometown of South Central, Los Angeles, in order to protect their blue alien friend from a ban against his kind.

 

My Home Is a Dog That Lives Inside Me [US PREMIERE]
AUSTRALIA, JAPAN | 2017 | 13 MIN
DIR: ADAM BRIGGS

An old folk singer returns to a small seaside village, visits people of the past, and holds a small untidy concert.

 

Mom (Okaasan)
JAPAN, USA | 2018 | 18 MIN
DIR: KANA HATAKEYAMA

After her grandmother’s death, a daughter returns to her mother’s mountainous home in rural Japan. After some time apart, the two attempt to work past guilt, old resentment, and distance in order to connect.

 

Shadow Cut [US PREMIERE]
NEW ZEALAND | 2018 | 14 MIN
DIR: LUCY SUESS

Drawn to a world beyond the restrictive walls of rural New Zealand, a young couple searches for truth, leading to a late night decision that could change their lives forever.

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