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July  11 - 13 , 2019

Emojional Breakdown 

7m, U S A, dir. by Tom Chalmers

Having to navigate mixed signals and lack of clarity is hard enough in the dating world. But trying to interpret emojis, GIFs, and stickers could put anyone on the verge of an emojional breakdown.

Vestige
6m, U S A, dir. by Andrew Richardson - comedy

A newlywed couple is interrupted in their hotel suite by a man sent to save the Future.


#WhoWeKill
8m, Russian Federation, by Pavel Ivanov - dark comedy

Everybody has freedom. Everything is available.

Say and do whatever you want but be ready to stand by your actions and to make sure they follow your words.


Chasing Stars
7m, Switzerland, by Markus Eichenberger - documentary

“If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.” Rabindranath Tagore

Relax and enjoy the world of endless stars, snowy mountains and the music of world renowned composer Ludovico Einaudi. Filmed over a period of five years, Markus' project "Chasing Stars" shows the Swiss Alps in a 'never-before-seen' way of magic nights at high altitudes (8000-11'000 feet above sea level).

BLACKBIRD a dream resurrected
8m, U S A, dir. by Cyrus Salvia - drama, fantasy

The story of a man’s hopes and aspirations being slowly extinguished as a result of the life choices he has made, this compelling journey of self discovery is told almost solely through symbolic imagery.


Iteration 1
14m, Canada, dir. by Jesse Lupini - sci-fi

Anna wakes up in a strange white room. She has 60 seconds to escape; when the time hits zero she drops dead and reawakens in the same room, joined by a shadowy impression of her previous self. Every 60 seconds this cycle repeats and through each iteration Anna must think ahead and learn from her mistakes to solve a series of puzzles and escape this dystopian maze.

The Boy By The Sea
7m, Netherlands, by Vasily Chuprina - drama

The story of an unlikely friendship. A young boy sitting by the sea, watching the stones he throws disappear beneath the surface. An old lighthouse keeper. A different truth beyond the water.

The New 35
10m, U S A, dir. by Michelle Bossy - comedy, romance

Single New Yorker Kat is celebrating her 35th birthday her own way but by the end of the night, her past has come to collect...and conceive?


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Shorts Block # 4

Screens Friday, July 7 at 7:50 pm

79 min. TRT

Use Your Oui Oui
12m, U S A, dir. by Jonathan Moeller - romantic comedy

A bullied, inner-city 12 year old creates a French imaginary friend to help him win the heart of his middle school crush.