UK | John Grey | 3:17
Lost in his thoughts, a man is joined at the bus stop by a young woman. As his imagination runs wild, he can’t help but wonder: maybe she’s the girl of his dreams…
CINDERELLA, A SHADOW BALLET
USA/Germany | Lotte Reiniger and Carla Patullo | 14:06
Singer/composer White Widow (Carla Patullo) writes a dazzling new score for her new version of pioneering German animator Lotte Reiniger’s 1922 silent shadow ballet Aschenputtel. In her version, each character is a different shadow aspect of one unified figure.
Bread and Butter
UK | Freya Billington |4:24
Bread and Butter, an experimental musical that gives voice to the unspoken dreams and desires we have to keep the lid on in the workplace…
THE RAVEN COMES ALIVE
USA | Kayla Briet | 5:42
An original, alt-pop musical adaptation of “The Raven” by legendary American Gothic poet, Edgar Allan Poe.
USA | Micah Austin and Amelia Austin
Sophie is unable to cope with the sudden loss of her mother and latches onto the memories she has, leaving her brother, Owen, alone to help her.
THE EMOTIONAL DIMENSIONS OF THE JAMES RIVER
USA | Michelle Marquez | 3:09
Michelle Marquez, a fifteen-year-old scientist and artist, conceptualized, produced and directed this short experimental film in which she aims to challenge the traditional separation between Science and Art. Her three-year journey in research has revealed the deeply rooted biological connection that the human brain forms with complex images, sounds, and music.
THE LITTLE DEPUTY
Canada | Trevor Anderson |9:00
Trevor tries to have his photo taken with his father.
USA | Michael Winokur and Iana Simeonov | 16:07
A family of migrant workers send their 12-year-old daughter and her outlaw cousin into the night on the promise of a stranger.