ATLANTA

shortsFEST

July  11 - 13 , 2019

Worth a Thousand Words
8m, Made in Georgia, by Emily Croke - drama

Awakening to a myriad of photos cascading from the ceiling, Matt is forced to consider what true love really means.


Penny & Dee
6m, U S A, dir. by Jamie Dack - documentary

Penny and her ex-husband, now a transgender woman named Dee. Although the two are no longer married, they remain best friends and neighbors in the same apartment building. Penny actively supports Dee's blooming exploration into womanhood and her attempts to relaunch her acting career as a woman. Although it is clear that the two women love and care for one another, their relationship comes with it's own set of unique challenges.

Michael + Jack
5m, U S A, dir. by Morse Bicknell - drama

Now and Forever.

Anamnesis
11m, USA, by Sebastien Tobler - sci-fi

Celine gives life to her lost love and attempts to resurrect the past using her memories. Guillermo searches for who he is and fights for meaning between a fragmented past. ANAMNESIS is a futuristic treatise on love and consciousness in seeing how far true love will take you.

Always with You
9m, U S A, dir. by Hugo C. Domenech - drama, fantasy

An elderly man finds a magical way to not only reconnect with his recently departed wife but to transform his current reality.


Nothing Can Come Between Us

Shorts Block # 8 

Screens Saturday, July 8 at 6:15 pm

74 min. TRT

Isonade

5m, Made in Georgia, by Christopher Richardson - music video

Isonade is a short with original music by Atlanta music/film outfit Cinema Novo that shines a harsh light on the concerning truth of same-sex domestic violence. Drawing from real life experiences, Isonade depicts a transformational and tragic relationship that is statistically and alarmingly common.

My Mom and The Girl
20m, U S A, dir. by Susie Singer Carter - drama, family

Dinner with friends takes a dark turn and leads a retired jazz singer (Valerie Harper) suffering with Alzheimer's and her caregiver (Liz Torres) to a proverbial crossroads on the streets of East Los Angeles where they encounter The Girl (Harmony Santana) and the three very disparate -- desperate -- women pull each other back into the light.

Cake
10 min, USA, by Anne Hu - comedy

Eliza, a bisexual woman, tries to explore her sexuality within her marriage with her husband Thomas by surprise ordering a seemingly human female sex robot. But the sex robot is not the cure-all she had hoped for. Be careful what you wish for.