SFFILM 2018: Shorts Lineup

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1. La nuit je mens (2017)

22 min | Short

A pretty girl meets a strange man on a website and invites him home. Over the course of the night, the lies they tell each other lead them into a true relationship.

Director: Aurélia Morali | Stars: Sigrid Bouaziz, Frank Williams

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2. Crisanto Street (2018)

12 min | Documentary, Short

A boy uses his camera to explore the meaning of home, community and family.

Director: Paloma Martinez

Votes: 5

Shorts 1

3. Jodilerks Dela Cruz, Employee of the Month (2017)

13 min | Short

Previously dedicated to her job at a soon-to-close gas station, the subject devotes her last night of employment to some questionable acts, thereby reflecting the increasingly anarchic nature of the society around her.

Director: Carlo Francisco Manatad | Stars: Angeli Bayani, Ross Pesigan, Ogie Tiglao, Grace Naval

Votes: 24

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4. Palenque (2017)

26 min | Documentary, Short, Musical

Palenque is a rhythmic portrait of San Basilio de Palenque, the first town in the Americas to have broken free from European domination.

Director: Sebastian Pinzon

Votes: 16

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6. While I yet Live (2018)

14 min | Documentary, Short

This short documentary explores the captivating work of five acclaimed African American quilters from Gee's Bend, Alabama, a rural community that played a pivotal role during the Civil Rights Movement.

Director: Maris Curran

Votes: 23

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7. Crossing River (2017)

19 min | Short

Over the course of an ordinary day, a young Chinese construction worker deals with isolation and loneliness all the while searching for something meaningful to hold on to.

Director: Yumeng Han | Stars: Qiaomei Du, Yangfeng Yang

8. Graven Image (2017)

10 min | Documentary, Short

Using over 100 years of archival footage, director Sierra Pettengill explores the history of the largest Confederate monument, Georgia's Stone Mountain.

Director: Sierra Pettengill

Votes: 8

9. Made in Iowa (2017)

12 min | Documentary, Short

In 2011, Webster City, Iowa, experienced a massive economic shift after the town's large appliance manufacturing plant shut down. This left many jobless and impacted local business, ... See full summary »

Director: Mohammad Gorjestani

Votes: 6

10. Shadow Animals (2017)

22 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

A young girl follows her parents to a party where she experiences assorted grown-up rituals. As the evening progresses she finds the adults' behavior increasingly strange. Everyone tries to fit in, but not everyone succeeds.

Director: Jerry Carlsson | Stars: Ayla Turin, Cecilia Milocco, Peter Melin, Zana Penjweni

Votes: 82

11. Zion (I) (2018)

12 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

A portrait of Zion Clark, a young wrestler who was born without legs and grew up in foster care.

Director: Floyd Russ | Stars: Zion Clark, Gilbert Donahue, Kimberly Clark, Darese Sparkman

Votes: 718

12. Carlotta's Face (2018)

5 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

Watching herself in the mirror, Carlotta each day views the face of a different woman.

Directors: Valentin Riedl, Frédéric Schuld

Votes: 26

13. Drop by Drop (2017)

10 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

The last habitants of a village refuse to let themselves sink into oblivion.

Directors: Laura Gonçalves, Alexandra Ramires

Votes: 22

14. Hybrids (2017)

6 min | Animation, Short

When marine wildlife has to adapt to the pollution surrounding it, the rules of survival change.

Directors: Florian Brauch, Matthieu Pujol, Kim Tailhades, Yohan Thireau, Romain Thirion

Votes: 130

15. Icebergs (2018)

9 min | Animation, Short

Based on the book Scenes by Efthymis Filippou, 14 short vignettes illustrate human existence ranging from the mundane to the absurd through a dark comedy lens.

Director: Eirini Vianelli

Votes: 11

16. Negative Space (2017)

5 min | Animation, Short

Even though Sam's father is hardly ever home because he is often away on business trips, he is able to connect with his son by teaching him how to pack a suitcase.

Directors: Ru Kuwahata, Max Porter | Star: Albert Birney

Votes: 1,515

17. 73 Questions

10 min | Documentary, Animation, Short | Post-production

A 73-question interview with Steve Jones about living on the streets in San Francisco.

Director: Leah Nichols

18. Weekends (2017)

R | 15 min | Animation, Short, Drama

'Weekends' is the story of a young boy shuffling between the homes of his recently divorced parents. Surreal dream-like moments mix with the domestic realities of a broken up family in this hand animated film set in 1980's Toronto.

Director: Trevor Jimenez

Votes: 1,202

19. .TV (2017)

23 min | Documentary, Short, Sci-Fi

.TV is a found footage essay film: Voicemails left by an anonymous caller from the future guide us to the remote islands of Tuvalu, a place the global media has described as "the first ... See full summary »

Director: G. Anthony Svatek | Star: Tiueli Papau

Votes: 6

20. Fair Grounds (II) (2017)

13 min | Short | Completed

A modern, folkloric examination and compilation of experiences, memories and ancestry of four young men who are traveling together for the first time.

Director: Ameer Kazmi

21. Mahogany Too (2018)

3 min | Short

Inspired by Nollywood's distinct re-imagining in the form of sequels, Mahogany Too, interprets the 1975 cult classic, Mahogany, a fashion-infused romantic drama. Starring Nigerian actress ... See full summary »

Director: Akosua Adoma Owusu | Star: Esosa E.

Votes: 5

22. Bird Karma (2018)

G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

A tale of a long-legged bird's journey of blissful joy, inescapable greed and the accidental discovery of the consequences when too much is not enough.

Director: William Salazar

Votes: 323

23. Coin Operated (2017)

5 min | Animation, Short

A young boy dreams of star-ships and space travel.

Director: Nicholas Arioli

Votes: 125

24. JessZilla (2017)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Biography | Completed

Jesselyn "Jesszilla" Silva is serious about boxing, and at 10 years old trains seriously with dreams of becoming a professional fighter. Her father, Pedro, finds himself caught in between ... See full summary »

Director: Emily Sheskin

Votes: 5

25. Late Afternoon (2017)

9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

An elderly woman drifts back through her memories. She exists between two states, the past and the present.

Director: Louise Bagnall | Stars: Fionnula Flanagan, Niamh Moyles, Lucy O'Connell, Michael McGrath

Votes: 1,531

26. Scrambled (I) (2017)

76 min | Comedy

"Scrambled" is a wild comic romp about a passionate omelette chef whose creepy ex-best friend just gets out of prison and wreaks havoc in all aspects of his life. It's a cross between "South Park" and Almodóvar with a little dose of "Animal House."

Director: Frank Reina | Stars: Mark Hapka, Becky O'Donohue, Tomer Shechori, José Julián

Votes: 5

27. Sherbert Rozencrantz, You're Beautiful (2018)

10 min | Short, Family

Milly's world revolves around her pet guinea pig. When her mother attempts to engineer for her a 'real' friend, it results in ridicule and forces Milly to question her sense of self.

Director: Natalie van den Dungen | Stars: Julia Savage, Mandy McElhinney, Maggie Ireland-Jones, George Holahan-Cantwell

Votes: 11

28. Undiscovered (2017)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Sasquatch has always remained elusive in photos--but not for the reasons we think.

Director: Sara Litzenberger

Votes: 12

29. The backstage (2017)

11 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy | Completed

there's only 5 minutes left until the play starts, and tons of trouble happens in this situation. the director of this play Jihun is struggling to fix this trouble

Directors: Nyeonho Song, Yejin Uhm | Stars: Jeongwon Choi, Jangwon Lee, Jiu Jung

30. Don't Litter Roadside (2017)

12 min | Documentary, Short

As plastic pollution is becoming one of the biggest environmental challenges of this time, director and producer Jeroen de Wit raises awareness about how we as individuals can tackle this global problem.

Director: Jeroen de Wit | Stars: Thomas van Thiel, Karl Beerenfenger

32. The Pool (2017 Video)

8 min | Short, Drama

A girl's inner turmoil is reflected in her backyard pool which begins to have an unsettling influence on her.

Director: Kelly Long | Star: Miranda Autumn Lewis

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