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Wednesday, October 19 • 4:00pm - 5:48pm
Shorts Program 10: Everything’s Shorter in Texas

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(88 min)

The Lemon Tree
(USA, 11 min)
Writer/Director: Amanda Yam
A young girl comes to terms with her father’s impending death as they spend their last few remaining days together. His ailment? A lemon tree growing from his stomach.

(USA, 23 min)
Director: Rachel Bardin
This documentary chronicles El Tuche Ranch, a host to oil tycoons and powerful men and also a waypoint for illegal immigrants crossing the border.

(USA, 10 min)
Writer/Director: Hannah Whisenant
A young girl tries to get close to her absent mother by putting on her makeup, but she begins to realize why she shouldn't emulate her.

Game Night
(USA, 6 min)
Writer/Director: Joel Fendelman
When a lonely taxi driver happens upon a football field, he falls into a memory of his past.


(USA, 9 min)
Writer: Lizette Barrera, Renier Murrilo
Director: Lizette Barrera
A wayward teen revisits her hometown to reconnect with her cousin, despite her aunt’s wishes.

Hit & Run
(USA, 13 min)
Writer/Director: Jason Neulander
Katie's brother John thinks he's run over someone. What the siblings find instead will change their lives forever. And not for the better.

(USA, 6 min)
Writers: Matt Cooper, Will Witwer
Director: Matt Cooper
A business traveller with bad karma gets what's coming to him in the form of an automatic flush toilet.

That Day
(USA, 10 min)
Writer/Director: Stephanie Mishelle Ard
While friends and family mourn her father’s passing, 15-year-old Mishelle needs to deals with grieving in her own way.

Wednesday October 19, 2016 4:00pm - 5:48pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro