A teenager from the South Side of Chicago decides to reveal their true identity during a spoken word performance only to be interrupted by an uninvited guest.
Director: Mike Paulucci
Cast: Patrick "Patches" Blanton
Crossing the Bar
Two estranged childhood friends embark on a road trip where old conflicts are finally laid to rest in an exploration of grief, loss and forgiveness.
Director: Vinessa Shaw
Writer: Monica Sly, Vassiliki Ellwood
Producer(s): Vassiliki Ellwood, Sarah Delpizzo
Cast: Starring: Vassiliki Ellwood, Vana Bell
World Premiere Moom
Every forgotten object has a memory with its previous owner still attached. This is a story of Moom, one of those memories stuck in this world. One day, Moom meets another memory just like him.
Director: Robert Kondo, Dice Tsutsumi
CO PremiereMother's Day
Tragedy forces Mary (Academy Award Winner: Melissa Leo) and her son Jay (Gabriel Furman) to say goodbye forever.
Director: Jeff Tan
Writer: Gabriel Furman
Producer(s): Gabriel Furman, Melissa Leo, Jeff Tan
Cast: Melissa Leo & Gabriel Furman
CO PremiereChatarra (Junk)
Memories of life in an apocalyptic world.
Director: Walter Tournier
As a present for her 6th birthday, Selma gets a live chicken. When she realises the creature is going to be killed to feed the family she decides to set it free, unaware of the dangerous consequences such action will lead to... It is Sarajevo, year running 1993.
Director: Una Gunjak
Writer: Una Gunjak
Producer(s): Jelena Goldbach
Cast: Iman Alibalic, Esma Alic, Mirela Lambic, Mario KnezovicHow You Look At It
HOW YOU LOOK AT IT is a Dance Comedy Short about how love at first sight changes a man's view of the world around him.
Director: Wendy Seyb
Writer: Wendy Seyb
Producer(s): Wendy Seyb, Anette Lewis
Cast: Peter Scolari, Tracy Shayne