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Good Night Butterfly

Drama / USA / 22 min.

After her father is killed during the Watts riots, a Chinese immigrant girl moves in with the Jewish family who owned the store where he worked. "Good Night Butterfly" is a contemplative period piece about loss and longing in the troubled, destabilizing year of 1965.

Director: Scott Corbett
Producer: Caroline Gibney
Writer: Scott Corbett
Cast: Shavvon Lin, Kyle Fain, Stacey
The Space Between

Drama / USA / 18 min.

Rachel struggles with the trauma surrounding her mother's death. Her marriage is tested when faced with the choice between love and motherhood.

Director: Taren Maroun
Producer: Amber Sweet, Taren Maroun
Writer: Amber Sweet
Cast: John Ennis, Amber Sweet, Scott Speiser

Drama / France / 29 min.

Stephane, a freelance war photographer, is covering the Syrian conflict. She follows the daily existence of a young couple: Farah, a schoolteacher, and Omar, a doctor. During fighting, Stephane takes a photo of Omar. A photo that will alter the lives of both Stephane and the doctor.

Director: David Koch
Producer: Lucie Moreau, Pierre Cazenave, Gaetan Rousseau
Writer: David Koch
Cast: Virginie Ledoyen, Jaber Jamil
Jack and Jill

Action/Adventure / USA / 16 min.

Two roving tough girls wreak small-town havoc and seek redemption.

Director: Nikhil Melnechuk
Producer: Nicole Cosgrove, Spencer Gillis
Writer: Nikhil Melnechuk
Cast: Melissa Jackson, Ellen Hollman, Damian Young
Cautionary Tales

Comedy / United Kingdom / 8 min.

A bizarre incident as a young boy left Aaron with an unusual facial disfigurement that has plagued him all his life. Isolated and vulnerable, Aaron seeks comfort in the friendship and understanding of an unexpected group of outcasts.

Director: Luke Taylor, Chris Barrett
Producer: Medb Riordan, Lizie Gower
Writer: Luke Taylor, Chris Barrett
Cast: Ross Hatt, Anthony Barton, Andrew
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