Competition Narrative Shorts
Shorts Program #2: Burn
Total Running Time: 90 MIN
DIRECTED BY CLAY LIFORD
USA, 2008, 17 MIN
A son returns home to help his aged mother with a long list of chores; including replenishing her supply of a very special herb! Hilarious!
DIRECTED BY LILIANA GREENFIELD-SANDERS
USA, 2009, 12 MIN
Seeking love by faking illness, Adelaide meets the man of her dreams—a pharmacist who plays into her whacked-out fantasies with one of his own!
DIRECTED BY JEN McGOWAN
USA, 2009, 11 MIN
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Waiting for the train, two women who are strangers make the most personal connection in their lives.
DIRECTED BY BROOKE SEBOLD
USA, 2009, 7.5 MIN
A pregnant runaway teen is confronted by her father on a smoke break. He has the length of a cigarette to convince her to come home.
DIRECTED BY ARBI PEDROSSIAN
USA, 2009, 9.5 MIN
An abusive Hollywood producer tasks his eager assistant with euthanizing his “sick” dog. The assistant realizes the dog isn’t ill and must choose: career or dog!
DIRECTED BY KIM SPURLOCK
USA, 2009, 18 MIN
A terminally ill coal miner struggles to find refuge for his developmentally challenged son. Southern Gothic storytelling at its finest.
DIRECTED BY KHEN SHALEM
USA/ISRAEL, 2009, 15 MIN
IN HEBREW AND ARABIC WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
Sometimes enemies can find themselves in the same boat… or on the same bus.