Short Program 1
Genre: Drama (12 min) USA
Director: Mel Miskell
Writers: Mel Miskell
Producers: Emma Haarburger
Cast: Ngaire Dawn Fair, Shaun Goss, Jane Menze, Benjamin Rigby, Shane Nagle, Karl Pescheck
Synopsis: Sia has returned home in an emotional twilight, paralyzed by a secret she can't confront. When a friend from the past arrives through their reconnection she is able to find solace and an equilibrium.
Genre: Drama/Thriller (13 min) Portugal
Director: Nuno Dias
Writers: Nuno Dias
Producers: Carla Fonseca
Cast: Rita Martins, Ruben Garcia
Synopsis: When she stumbled across a dead man in the middle of nowhere, she decided to take away his only possession. But there’s a blood trail, and a hunter, and she won’t be able to stop what’s coming… she will put in motion a torrent of events with tragic consequences for everyone involved.
Genre: Short/Drama (21 min) USA
Director: Harry Kakatsakis
Writers: John Viscount
Producers: Gavin Behrman, John Viscount, Traceigh Scottel, Elizabeth Behrman, Crispian Belfrage
Cast: James Cromwell, Anna Khaja, Oren Dayan, Anthony Batarse
Synopsis: Admissions is a short film starring Academy Award nominee James Cromwell that tells a transformational tale about what it takes to find lasting peace. Featuring an Israeli couple and a Palestinian, this modern parable is set in the Admissions Room for the afterlife. Its purpose is to start a conversation that heals.
Title: Hitting on Destiny
Genre: Action/Comedy (24 min) USA
Director: Chase Ryan Friedman
Writers: Andrew Palmer Bozalis & Chase Ryan Friedman
Producers: Steven Gorel , Chase Ryan Friedman , Andrew Palmer Bozalis
Cast: Josh Beren , Stacey Oristano , Frank Stallone , Ed Corbin , Jean St. James , Brit Prentice , Dante Ha
Synopsis: A wannabe hit man gets an existential wake up call from his no bullshit guardian angel, forcing him to rethink the implications of his newfound profession. It's not until he meets his latest mark, a stripper named Destiny, that he is able to realize he just might be capable of redemption.
Genre: Drama/Thriller (26 min) USA
Director: Joshua Caldwell
Writers: Joshua Caldwell & Travis Oberlander
Producers: Joshua Caldwell, Orlin Dobreff, Jatin Das Gupta, Dan Figur
Cast: Mark Margolis, Aaron Himelstein, Tiffany Brouwer, Bella Dayne, Voltaire Sterling and Reed Windle
Synopsis: Twenty years following his exodus from Europe, a young, Jewish Holocaust survivor comes face to face with the Nazi responsible for his family's death, kidnaps him, and orders him to dig his own grave.
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