2016 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule has ended
Tuesday, October 18 • 1:00pm - 2:45pm
Shorts Program 5: A Stranger Comes To Town

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(85 min)

Killing Thyme
Writer: Natalie Malla
Director: M.J. McMahon
Eight-year-old Sam is desperate for an allotment. When he meets Norma, a curmudgeonly old man with a neglected allotment and a death wish, Sam thinks he has the solution to both of their problems.

Upside Down Feeling
(AUSTRALIA, 10 min)
Writer/Director: Eddie White
With the help of a strange visitor from another time, young and imaginative Arthur begins to explore mortality after the passing of a classmate.

(USA, 9 min)
Writer: Robert Herzog, Thomas Mentel
Director: Robert Herzog
When Kenny is passed over for a promotion, he makes a decisive choice that puts a co-worker into the hospital and leaves him to suffer with the moral consequences.

The Universe of Scotch and Haagen-Dazs
(USA, 10 min)
Writer/Director: Jonathan Todd Ross
When Dan Levy goes to get his snoring, pregnant wife a glass of water, he meets an alternate version of himself who has an offer this Dan might not be able to refuse.

Pretty M. John
Writer/Director: Enrique Unzueta
A boy explores his gender identity through a brief but touching friendship with a transgender boxer who comes to stay at his mother’s guesthouse.

(Belgium, 10 min)
Writers/Directors: François Mercier, Hans Vercauter
After a wild night, Vali decides the time is right to settle a score with her lover Marco.

Big City
(AUSTRALIA, 9 min)
Writer/Director: Jordan Bond
A lonely Indian taxi driver is befriended by an enigmatic passenger, who tries to coax him out of his shell.

Tuesday October 18, 2016 1:00pm - 2:45pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate