LA Shorts Fest

PROGRAM 38
WEDNESDAY - AUGUST 9 - 7:45 PM

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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
Witnesses

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
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