2018 Selections

Short Film

93 MILES

The night after defecting Cuba, a baseball player and his girlfriend are held up in a Mexican hotel room. The tension rises as the two become claustrophobic in the stressful situation that they are stuck in.

HIATUS

In his classroom a philosophy teacher opens the discussion on the place of religion in society. Out of his course he faces the realities of the street.

THE PERFECT FIT

A determined young actress gets the opportunity to audition for the role that her mother originated on Broadway. When tensions arise between the two, the girl must decide whether to play by her mother's rules or her own.

BEACON HILL

An exciting tale of revenge and murder that's slow at first, but builds with intensity and passion until it explodes at the climax.

MONDAY

“What can I get to you?” That’s the question driving a conflicted young hustler who sells everything and anything to make money. As he code-switches through various cliques, he’s forced to confront racism as well as the immorality of his occupation.

PUNCHING BAG

A dark comedy following a lonely romantic man who becomes a punching bag for disillusioned women to right the evils of all men.

FOUR KEYS

Faced with possible separation from her daughter, Rosa decides to give up the life that she has built for them in the US and self-deport to Canada. Since January 2017, roughly 25,000 undocumented immigrants have crossed into Canada seeking asylum from arrest and deportation in America.

OUR PARK BENCH

A short film that explores the relationship between a father, a daughter, and their inevitable progression through life. Showcased in their favorite place: "their" park bench.

VERONICA

Veronica decides to become her most authentic self by becoming someone else. Literally.

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