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shortsFEST

July  11 - 13 , 2019

Enchanting Ghost Shorts Program
Saturday, July 16 at 9:30 pm   -  88 min. TRT




What Happened to Ronan Brandt?
dir. by Curtis James Salt  -  USA  -  4 min.  -  film website

Based on 'Latraxus' (a television series in development by writer / director; Curtis James Salt), Ronan & Adeline Brandt (Josh Trant & Brianne Cordaro) reminisce about their childhood growing up in a broken foster care system and the event that ultimately tore them apart.


Speech of Foxes
dir. by Ben Phillippo  -  4 min.

​An old man burns his mementos, but as each photograph is destroyed, he also loses a piece of himself to the fire. When the flames spread out of control, the man leaves his past— both the joy and the sorrow— behind.



The Noose
​dir. by Phillip Middleton  - Australia  -  6 min.

​A man tries desperately to talk himself out of suicide.



Bit Tuner - Immnune
​dir. by Roland von Tessin, Alice Zurbuchen - Switzerland -  5 min

​This eclectic music video for zurich based electronica producer Bit-Tuner stars the up and rising, London based performer Paleta CalmQuality and follows her through various metamorphoses and incarnations. 



A Late Thaw
dir. by Kim Barr  -  Canada  - 14 min.  - film website

When Tara's boyfriend presents her with the perfect house, memories of a lover who died years ago seep into her waking life. It is clear that she must confront her past in order to move on, but can she?


Cage
​dir. by Pengpeng Du  - USA  -   4 min.  -  film website

CAGE represents a situation that is filled with a lot of constraints, or a habit or an addiction that is hard to get rid of. This project is to present a Chinese cultural and traditional visual style to audiences. On the other hand, CAGE tries to inspire them to recall their memory and consider what is the meaning of life to them individually.


Old Soul
​dir. by Lana Young  -  USA  -   8 min.  - film website

​Elderly Maggie laments giving her bi-racial daughter up for adoption in 1945 due to racism. With nothing left to lose, she sets out on a quest to seek forgiveness from her only living relative, her granddaughter Sophia. She makes a wish into a wishing well and is turned into a little girl and given one last chance at redemption.


Marshland
​dir. by Michito Tanaka  - Japan  - 3 min. - film website

6,000 years ago, this place was an ocean


The Mother
dir. by Paolo Monico  -  USA  -  11 min.  - film website

When a hardened widow receives an unexpected visit, she is given the chance to shed light on her husband's death.



Hotel Clermont
dir. by Heather L. Hutson  -  USA  -  29 min. - film website

​This documentary short film honors the Clermont: a place all Atlantans know of, but few know. The hotel intrigues all walks of life. Part of the fascination is due to its basement tenant: Atlanta’s oldest strip club. This dive bar is famous locally and internationally among counter culture locals and touring rock bands, but the residents who rented rooms in the hotel upstairs occupied even further-outlying corners of Atlanta society. It is their stories we aim to tell.



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