SHORTS PROGRAM 1
Program Running Time: 111 min.
Act 1, Scene 1 (2012/Sweden/Dir. Hans Montelius) (12.5 Min.)
A director and playwright battles his inner demons of jealousy as he tries to write a play for his girlfriend and his brother, but as the writing and rehearsals progress the demons take over.
Past Due (2011/USA/Dir. Denise Plumb) (20 Min.)
In this dark comedy, introvert Evelyn Lester's mundane life is turned upside down by the relentless pursuits of spiteful collection agent Scott Burgess.
Paying For It (2011/USA/Dir. Lauren Lillie) (22 Min.)
While on a weekend getaway with her boyfriend, lonely Deidre discovers an injured call girl and bonds with her, opening up to this woman in a way that she isn't capable of confiding in anyone else.
Pepper (2011/USA/Dir. Kim Noonan) (13 Min.)
In this comedy, Nate hits a dog with his car and must decide whether or not he should tell its lonely owner about the accident.
Ray Bradbury’s Kaleidoscope (2012/USA/Dir. Eric Tozzi) (17 Min.)
Hollis (Brett Stimely) pulls together the surviving crew of an exploded spaceship cargo carrier. The deeper he digs in the moments before his almost certain death, the greater his risk of discovering what matters. Are memories really worth more than dreams?
Rites Of Passage (2012/USA/Dir. Jeff Roy) (21 Min.)
Filmed in Bangkok, this documentary follows Maya (Mohammed) Jafer, a 42-year old Indo-Muslim transsexual female, through the weeks leading to her gender reassignment surgery.
Stick It To The Pattern (2012/USA/Dir. Siobhan Cavanagh) (5 Min.)
This animated short about creating something new while not forgetting the beauty of the old utilizes the notion of reuse through re-purposing of found objects and sounds.
*Exact screening order of short films in this program will be random. Please plan to view all the films in this program.