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Beauty School

Drama / USA / 11 min.

A young girl learns what it takes to be a real a woman with a little help from her older cousin, and the beauty industry.

Director: Samantha Shada
Producer: Sorina Sambula, Samantha Shada
Writer: Samantha Shada
Zula the Infinite

Drama / USA / 16 min.

A small-town girl discovers a letter from her father's post office that lures her into a friendship with a troublesome young passer-through.

Director: Jillian Dudley
Producer: Jillian Dudley
Writer: Valentina Matosian, Jillian Dudley
Cast: Valentina Matosian, Stefanie Butler, Peter Michael McDonald

Drama / USA / 15 min.

A deadbeat dad is ready to do just about anything to watch his Cubbies play the World Series and that includes hanging out with his neighbor's daughter.

Director: Randall Whittinghill
Producer: Jacob Patrick, Anna Dudas
Writer: Randall Whittinghill
Cast: Antonio D. Charity, Kruiz Mauga
The Story of Aisholpan

Documentary / Canada / 4 min.

A brave young girl takes up the ancient tradition of hunting with eagles, which has been practiced in the mountains of Western Mongolia for centuries.

Director: Martin Buzora
Producer: Martin Buzora, Arnaud Vittet
Writer: Martin Buzora
Cast: Aisholpan Nurgaiv
I Got You Babe

Drama / USA / 27 min.

An ambitious young woman must decide what she is willing to sacrifice should she marry her boyfriend before midnight to save him from the Vietnam War draft due to an executive order signed by President Johnson on August 26th, 1965.

Director: Ashton Avila
Producer: Shamola Kharkar
Writer: Ashton Avila
Cast: Taylor Owen, Matthew Derek Davis
Run Run as Fast as You Can

Drama / United Kingdom / 17 min.

A group of children are pursued through the woods by a relentless mob. Their determination to get away is matched only by their assailants' determination to stop them.

Director: Katie Smith
Producer: Katie Smith
Writer: Danny King
Cast: Johnny Vivash, Cami Lamont-Brown, Oliver
The Sleeping Beauty

Music Video / United Kingdom / 7 min.

A young single father, coping with the loss of his wife, ties to maintain a happy environment for his young daughter, whose dream is to become a ballerina princess.

Director: Fabio D'Andrea, Rikki Chandler
Producer: David Milligan, Helen Rome
Writer: Fabio D'Andrea
Cast: Emma Rigby, Leo Staar, Eliza Fox-Preece
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