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Sci-Fi / USA / 15 min.

Clark (20's) is quarantined. All that exists within his minimalist quarters are a bed, a toilet, and a large video screen that constantly loops selective imagery. Each day an omnipresent voice instructs Clark through his daily routines, an experience that he has been going through his entire life seemingly without a hitch. That all soon begins to change. As the omnipresent voice leads Clark through his current daily tests, a growing fixation with a woman from the vid

Director: James Kid
Producer: James Markidis, Blake Berris
Writer: James Kid
Cast: Blake Berris, Sheila Vand, Tanya Chisholm

Action/Adventure / Canada / 13 min.

When Frank tells his young granddaughter Katerina about her mother's death, he changes her life, setting her on a vengeful path.

Director: Jonah Greisman
Producer: Jonah Greisman, Marc Forand
Writer: Jonah Greisman
Cast: Enrico Colantoni, Avaah Blackwell, Isabella Franca

Comedy / USA / 9 min.

Ernest is a character study about a 34-year-old man who lacks the confidence to stand up for himself. One day, Ernest's identity is mistaken and he is forced to take on the persona of a popular and outgoing guy.

Director: Anni Weisband
Producer: Kora Christensen
Writer: Anni Weisband, Kora Christensen
Cast: Drew Lewis, Ele Woods, Anna Suzuki, Spencer Pratt, Johnny Crawford

Documentary / Brazil / 9 min.

A poetic docufiction about the physical and mental journey of climber, Lucas Lima, who tests his determination on a difficult awakening ascent, coexisting with nature.

Director: Otavio Lima, Mickael Couturier
Producer: Otavio Lima
Writer: Otavio Lima, Lucas Lima
Cast: Lucas Lima, Otavio Lima
A Quiet Kind of Love

Suspense/Thriller / USA / 13 min.

A desperate man uses voodoo to get his lover back, but doesn't quite get what he asked for.

Director: Benjamin David Hoffman
Producer: Ryan Caldwell
Writer: Benjamin Hoffman, David Dastmalchian
Cast: Grace Rex, David Dastmalchian
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Drama / USA / 20 min.

In 1947, newly-minted congressmen and future presidents John F. Kennedy, age 29, and Richard Nixon, age 34, travel to Pennsylvania where they must make a fateful decision. A supernatural drama based on true events.

Director: Alfred Thomas Catalfo
Producer: Alfred Thomas Catalfo
Writer: Alfred Thomas Catalfo
Prison Fight

Documentary / Canada / 16 min.

This documentary is about two men, Sean McNabb and Komkit Ketnawk. Two men from opposite ends of the globe who eventually end up in a prison fight. Sean fights for his long lost brother, while Komkit fights for his freedom.

Director: Robert Pilichowski
Producer: Ann Shin
Writer: Robert Pilichowski
Cast: Sean McNabb, Komkit Agorn Ketnawk
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