LA Shorts Fest

PROGRAM 12
FRIDAY - AUGUST 4 - 5:30 PM

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Aileron

Suspense/Thriller / USA / 12 min.

A tough, female co-pilot fights to prevent a passenger jet from crashing after the mysterious death of the captain. A knock on the cockpit door brings further complications, holding the lives of everyone on board in the balance.

Director: A.J. Wedding
Producer: Lisha Yakub, Berly Ellis
Writer: A.J. Wedding
 
Cast: Maureen McCormick, Sayed Badreya, Shi Ne
Perfect

Drama / Canada / 16 min.

When one identical twin sister seeks to carve out her own unique identity, she is met with violent resistance from her tyrannical mother and twin sister who want to return to the status quo.

Director: Olivier Sabino
Producer: Sally Karam
Writer: Kaveh Mohebbi, Olivier Sabino
 
Cast: Miranda Millar, Joy Tanner, Kyle
Small Arms

Drama / USA / 22 min.

Harassed with anonymous homophobic threats, a college student in Northern Michigan seeks out shooting lessons with a reclusive survivalist in an effort to prove his manhood.

Director: Arman Cole
Producer: Eddie Rubin
Writer: Arman Cole
 
Cast: Tyler Young, Dominic DeVore
Bonbon

Foreign / Tunisia / 23 min.

Mehdi is a young graduated. He starts his professional life as a bailiff. Full of ambition and optimism, supported by his loving and proud mother; he goes for his first day of work. Not everything goes as planned. Bullied by his boss, ignored by his colleagues and mistreated by the company that treats him of the bad news advertiser. Gradually, Mehdi changes and hardens. He loses his naivety and his purity until the day when everything tilts.

Director: Abdelhamid Bouchnak
Producer: Abdelhamid Bouchnak
Writer: Abdelhamid Bouchnak
 
Cast: Aziz Jbali, Chedia Azouz, Hela
The Talk

Comedy / USA / 18 min.

A struggling writer is seduced by an offer to ease his stress by throwing in the towel on his dreams.

Director: Kyle Bornheimer
Producer: Kevin Mann, Chris Boyd
Writer: Kyle Bornheimer
 
Cast: Kyle Bornheimer, Dan O'Brien, Christine
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