Rhode Island International Film Festival: Shorts Lineupby IMDb-Editors | created - 01 Aug 2017 | updated - 07 Aug 2017 | Public
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1. 4 Pounds of Flowers (2016)
15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
For the last 5 years, Kayla and her boyfriend Trevor have scraped by working their small weed grow in the isolated forests of Northern California. On the eve of their last sale of the ... See full summary »
5. ALL of Me (2017)
14 min | Short, Drama, Family
Viv, a talented genderqueer musician faces late stage Leukemia that threatens the life she's built. Her best hope is a bone marrow transplant from her estranged family, but reconnecting means confronting a difficult past.
10. Beef Wellington (2017)
8 min | Short
The City of Los Angeles is in the grip of a serial killer nicknamed the Butcher who hangs his victims like a hindquarter of beef but butchers them with the precision of Jack the Ripper. ... See full summary »
13. The Cage (II) (2017)
15 min | Short
A young teen with a tarrible home life struggles with the everyday difficulties of living in the city, and must pursue his dreams despite the discouragement he receives.
14. Canned (II) (2017)
10 min | Short, Comedy
A dark comedy. Three school friends each suffering from a 'quarter-life-crisis' are thrown back together again following a tragedy. Can their friendship re-blossom and in doing so help each of them figure out this life business?
15. Cast Off (2016)
20 min | Short, Drama
Simon has to leave the island on which he lives to go to boarding school. One day he plays with his sister and finds a beached little wooden boat. Through his attempts to repair it he will accept, or not, to cast off.
16. Generation Mars (2016)
25 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi
Astrid is one of the winners of Generation Mars; a reality show sending the first humans to Mars, never to return.
18. The Catch (I) (2017)
14 min | Short, Drama, Family
The Catch is about a tough young girl named Morgan who loves fly fishing for salmon in the river near her home. She also likes boys. But boys don't like girls who fish. Morgan can't seem to... See full summary »
Director: Holly Brace-Lavoie
24. Deaners (2016)
20 min | Documentary, Short
A pilgrimage to the annual James Dean Festival in Fairmount, IN as seen through the eyes of the cultural icon's die-hard fans, affectionately known as 'Deaners'.
29. Diamenteurs (2016)
12 min | Animation, Short, Biography
A jelewer tells his children the diamond's history. Next to the story of the diamond size évolution, that moves towards the uniformization by rejecting all impure rock, we see his children ... See full summary »
30. The Drone and the Kid (2017)
13 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
A lonely Pakistani boy finds the camera device from a crashed U.S. military drone and is able to finally get the attention he craves when he discovers it's still able to transmit to the American drone operator on the other side.
32. The Eleven O'Clock (2016)
Not Rated | 13 min | Short, Comedy
The delusional patient of a psychiatrist believes he is actually the psychiatrist. As they each attempt to treat each other the session gets out of control.
33. Emma (I) (2016)
13 min | Short, Drama
14-year-old Emma struggles to hide her alopecia, a condition of rapid, unpredictable hair loss. Fighting a futile battle against her changing appearance, her only hope is acceptance.
34. The Escape (I) (2017)
A man is offered the chance to escape to his perfect dream world - all he has to do is hand over everything he owns. Will he really abandon his family? The answer to this question asks us to consider what really matters in our lives.
36. Faith (III) (2016)
11 min | Short, Drama
Having made the momentous decision to end her life, Faith Simpson's fate now rests at the mercy of unseen forces, divine spirits who value Faith's earthly life more than enough to prevent her from joining their realm.
40. Five by Five (2017)
TV-MA | 25 min | Drama
BBC Three's five by five, a series of short films from new writers, featuring new and established on-screen talent working side by side. Set in London, the five standalone films feature ... See full summary »
41. For Blood (2017)
21 min | Short, Action, Crime
An act of evil sets off a plot for revenge that intertwines the lives of a father, a liquor store owner, and 3 brothers, blurring the line between right and wrong.
42. For You, Alexis (2017)
25 min | Documentary, Short, Sport
For You, Alexis is a love letter from Sulem Urbina to her younger brother, Alexis. Both boxers, the two had a dream of reaching the 2016 Olympics together. Sulem would represent Mexico and ... See full summary »
Director: Douglas Gordon
46. La Convention de Genève (2016)
15 min | Short, Comedy, Family
As Hakim is waiting for the bus after class, he is caught in a vendetta between teenagers. He is not exactly keen to get into a fight, but how can he possibly avoid an awaited confrontation?
48. Girl of My Dreams (2017)
19 min | Short
Edward Watson has been looking for something that can change his life. His challenge is to find what needs to change. Tonight he will search for answers in the most vast place anyone can explore, his own mind.
50. La Madre Buena (The Good Mother) (2017)
6 min | Short, Comedy, Drama