2015 Narrative Shorts

/2015 Narrative Shorts
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Country of Origin | Director | Running Time | Film Block* | Screening Time

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INTERESTING BALL

USA | DANIELS (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert) |12:51 | Quirky Shorts | Sun @3:30pm

A red ball bounces past a cafe and a couple folks’ houses and then goes to the beach.


PRELUDE TO AXANAR

USA | Christian Gossett |21:00 | Sci Fi Shorts! | Wed @7pm

Prelude to Axanar is an independent Star Trek project that tells the story of Captain Kirk’s hero, Garth of Izar, during the war between the Federation and the Klingon Empire. It is shot as a documentary and provides the backstory for the forthcoming feature “Axanar.”


COUGH

Australia | Jason Kempnich |10:30 | Sci Fi Shorts! | Wed @7pm

Liberty was yesterday. Civil freedom is curtailed when a viral outbreak turns into a pandemic. Weary of constant food shortages and invasive health officials, George questions how necessary his government-enforced lifestyle really is.


THE EVOLUTION OF A GEN-X MUSIC PURCHASER

USA | Jack Marchetti |7:30 | Musical Shorts | Thr @7pm

Buying and listening to music has changed radically over the past twenty years. Record stores are disappearing and even physical media seems destined to obscurity. We’ll follow one character as significant moments in his life coincide with the march of technology.


FIREFLY

USA | Micah Austin and Amelia Austin |5:10 | Dramatic Shorts | Sun @2pm

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.


CORTO

France | Alexis de Vigan |9:40 | Quirky Shorts | Sun @3:30pm

Corto drives his car from city to city, neighborhood to neighborhood, from residence to residence in order to “clean up.” Always alone, eager to silence, he’s sent by his boss and partner Daniel to meet very particular demands.


SELLING ROSARIO

USA | Michael Winokur and Iana Simeonov | 16:07 | Dramatic Shorts | Sun @2pm

A family of migrant workers send their 12-year-old daughter and her outlaw cousin into the night on the promise of a stranger.


LOW/FI

USA | Alejandro Montoya | 13:46 | Quirky Shorts | Sun @3:30pm

Influenced by pop culture all her life, Lea feels wronged by the way movies and music portray love. Now 30 and single, she quits pop culture cold turkey to see if she can find the man of her dreams.


MAYBE

UK | John Grey | 3:17 | Dramatic Shorts | Sun @2pm

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…


PHOENIX

Germany | Florian Frerichs | 12:10 | Sci Fi Shorts! | Wed @7pm

In the tradition of science fiction like Fahrenheit 451 or Brave New World, Phoenix shows us a man coming to his senses after a young woman makes him realize the true nature of the world they are living in.


RE PLACE

Germany | Sven Windszus | 1:41 | Sci Fi Shorts! | Wed @7pm

We are confronted with a Nature seemingly familiar to us, but only at first glance. Quickly it becomes clear that Nature’s laws have been suspended and strange creatures are inhabiting the planet.


TEPPANYAKI

USA | Matthew Fisher | 10:34 | Made in Tennessee | Sun @7:45

Mono no aware – Japanese for ‘sadness for the transience of things.’ This story explores the environment of the teppanyaki restaurant through the eyes of an aging chef. A slice-of-life meditation on life’s fading joys, and its moments of rejuvenation.