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Thursday, October 13
 

7:10pm CDT

Hidden
(USA, 20 min)
Writer/Director: Farzad Ostovarzadeh
After losing his younger half-brother, 12-year-old Parham experiences a battery of conflicting emotions regarding his brother’s death, and his new position in the family.

Thursday October 13, 2016 7:10pm - 8:52pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

7:10pm CDT

Las Cenizas
(USA, 7 min)
Writer: Jacob Kirby, Fiona Gorman
Director: Jacob Kirby
In the wake of a domestic tragedy, a turbulent pair of siblings travel to Cuba in hopes of finding peace with their estranged father in his homeland.


Thursday October 13, 2016 7:10pm - 8:52pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

7:10pm CDT

Not Real
(AUSTRALIA, 6 min)
Writer/Director: Michael Nicholls
When an imaginative 8-year-old boy learns the truth about Santa, he must choose between keeping his younger sister in the dark, or waking her up to their parents’ lies


Thursday October 13, 2016 7:10pm - 8:52pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

7:10pm CDT

Past the Second Stage
(AUSTRALIA, 6 min)
Writer: Samuel Hunter Galloway
Director: Samuel Hunter Galloway, Peter Camilleri
Old family resentments are uncovered as a man cleans his dead brother’s derelict house.



Thursday October 13, 2016 7:10pm - 8:52pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

7:10pm CDT

Shy Guys
(USA, 8 min)
Writer/Director: Fredric Lehne
Two strangers bravely confront and resolve one of the most terrifying and perplexing scourges to ever afflict mankind… all while standing at neighboring urinals.


Thursday October 13, 2016 7:10pm - 8:52pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

7:10pm CDT

The Art of Not Appearing
(NORWAY, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Pernille Rivedal Hellevik
After years of solitude and obsession, two ghosts cross paths and are forced to question their reasons for haunting.


Thursday October 13, 2016 7:10pm - 8:52pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

7:10pm CDT

The Boy by the Sea
(NETHERLANDS, 7 min)
Writer: Andreas Illmer
Director: Vasily Chuprina
A young brooding boy and an old lighthouse keeper form an unlikely bond while gazing out over the shore, each finding a different truth beyond the water.



Thursday October 13, 2016 7:10pm - 8:52pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

7:10pm CDT

The Law of Averages
(CANADA, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Elizabeth Rose
Death waits for no woman.
In a secluded winter home, a mother and daughter are forced to confront their relationship while dealing with the passing of a family member.
 

Thursday October 13, 2016 7:10pm - 8:52pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

A New Civilization
(USA, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Williams Naranjo
A young group of volunteers are about to deliver presidential ballots during the 2013 Venezuelan Elections when a group of suspicious warrant-wielding officials appear.



Thursday October 13, 2016 9:45pm - 11:30pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

And Then, Violence
(USA/FRANCE, 15 min)
Writer/Director: Jordan Goldnadel
While trying to reconnect with her ex-boyfriend, Rebecca finds her life interrupted by an ambient anti-Semitism that has infiltrated French society.



Thursday October 13, 2016 9:45pm - 11:30pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

Friday Night
(FRANCE, 15 min)
Writer/Director: Alexis Michalik
Thrown into the midst of a city-wide attack, Claire is forced to navigate the French metropolis in a desperate search to find her daughter and ensure her safety.




Thursday October 13, 2016 9:45pm - 11:30pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

Mala
(USA, 19 min)
Writer: Stephen Schuyler
Director: Marly Hernandez Cortes
Young migrant worker Lucinda tries to navigate a balance between her teenage independence and the demands of work on a farm.



Thursday October 13, 2016 9:45pm - 11:30pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

My Viola
(CANADA, 10 min)
Writer/Director: Shawn Gerrard
A sixteen year old viola protégé’s mixed racial background suddenly comes to the forefront after his mother is held up at gunpoint by an unidentified assailant.



Thursday October 13, 2016 9:45pm - 11:30pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

Weg Met Willem
(NETHERLANDS, 12 min)
Writer/Director: Willem Bosch
After being left with two unhygienic strangers, six-year-old Willem believes he has been abandoned by his parents and decides to make his own way home on foot.



Thursday October 13, 2016 9:45pm - 11:30pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro
 
Friday, October 14
 

2:00pm CDT

All The Presidents' Heads
(USA, 8 min)
Director: Adam Roffman
A short documentary about the rise and fall of Presidents Park, and one man's quest to bring the giant presidential busts back into the public eye.

Friday October 14, 2016 2:00pm - 3:49pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

2:00pm CDT

Bike Love
(USA, 12 min)
Director: Kara Minnehan
Bike Love explores car-free living, new modes of transportation, and the city of Portland’s bike culture firsthand.

Friday October 14, 2016 2:00pm - 3:49pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

2:00pm CDT

Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405
(USA, 40 min)
Director: Frank Stiefel
Previously trapped in a life of darkness and isolation, Mindy Alper’s psychologically powerful and emotionally honest art pieces have allowed her to emerge into a brighter life.



Friday October 14, 2016 2:00pm - 3:49pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

2:00pm CDT

Heavy Fog Tonight
(USA, 19 min)
Writer/Director: Nathan Reich
Chief engineer since 1967 at NYC’s last steam driven power plant, Conrad will have to face his fear of retirement and start making new plans for his future.


Friday October 14, 2016 2:00pm - 3:49pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

2:00pm CDT

Mile 19
(USA, 10 min)
Director: Vincent DeLuca
Johnnie Jameson returned from the Vietnam War seeking peace andfound it in the LA Marathon. Preparing for his 30th consecutive race, Johnnie must face his aging body and dig deeper than ever before to push forward.


Friday October 14, 2016 2:00pm - 3:49pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

4:30pm CDT

A House Without Snakes
(USA/BOTSWANA, 29 min)
Writer/Director: Daniel Koehler
In Botswana, two young Bushmen struggle to build their futures in the wake of their people’s relocation from their ancestral homeland.


Friday October 14, 2016 4:30pm - 6:15pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

4:30pm CDT

Fragile
(USA, 10 min)
Director: Nilo Batle
Using the transformative power of art, Gil Batle carves images of his twenty-year incarceration onto delicate ostrich eggs.

Friday October 14, 2016 4:30pm - 6:15pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

4:30pm CDT

Soul City
(USA, 20 min)
Directors: Monica Berra, SheRea DelSol, Gini Richards
Civil rights activists attempt to build a multiracial utopia in the heart of Klan County – North Carolina in the 1970s. Faced with difficult obstacles, they are forced to balance idealism with the hostile reality of the times. 


Friday October 14, 2016 4:30pm - 6:15pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

4:30pm CDT

The Soul of a Tree
(USA, 17 min)
Director: Mari Walker
World famous woodworker George Nakashima's path crosses twice with a man in Eden, Idaho named Bill Vaughn: once when George was interned during World War II... and decades later, when Bill picked up the book The Soul of a Tree.

Friday October 14, 2016 4:30pm - 6:15pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

4:30pm CDT

Well Groomed
(USA, 9 min)
Director: Rebecca Stern
Well Groomed is a psychedelically hued journey into the colorful world of competitive creative dog grooming - diving deep into the passion these specialized groomers bring to their competitions.


Friday October 14, 2016 4:30pm - 6:15pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

6:00pm CDT

Burnt
(USA, 6 min)
Writer/Director: Devin Bell
In a scorched desert forest, three burnt plant creatures encounter something green.


Friday October 14, 2016 6:00pm - 7:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

6:00pm CDT

Hey Deer!
(HUNGARY, 7 min)
Writer/Director: Örs Bárczy
A cocoa-drinking deer has his foundation shaken by an earthquake that persistently upsets his tidy work.


Friday October 14, 2016 6:00pm - 7:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

6:00pm CDT

Hugo Bumfeldt
(HUNGARY, 12 min)
Writer/Director: Eva Katinka Bognar
Hugo, an alien boy on a tiny far-away planet, finally gets his first pet: a scuba diver. Swept away by his childlike excitement, Hugo doesn't recognize his plaything is an actual human being.

Friday October 14, 2016 6:00pm - 7:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

6:00pm CDT

Moon of a Sleepless Night
(JAPAN, 26 min)
Writer/Director: Takeshi Yashiro
In a thick forest full of giant trees, a boy lives modestly with his family until a squirrel invites him on an adventure to free the moon, which is stuck high in a tree.


Friday October 14, 2016 6:00pm - 7:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

6:00pm CDT

Mothers
(BULGARIA, 18 min)
Writer/Director: Lubomir Yotov
On a cold, wet autumn night Philip needs a woman—someone to give him all her love. So he hires Agathe—a mother for a night.

Friday October 14, 2016 6:00pm - 7:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

6:00pm CDT

Pearl
(USA, 6 min)
Writers: Alexis Harte, Scot Stafford, Patrick Osborne, JJ Wiesler
Director: Patrick Osborne
Set inside their home, a beloved hatchback, Pearl follows a girl and her dad as they crisscross the country, chasing their dreams.


Friday October 14, 2016 6:00pm - 7:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

6:00pm CDT

Taking Flight
(USA, 6 min)
Writer/Director: Brandon Oldenburg
What begins as a small boy’s boring day with Grandpa turns into a larger-than-life journey, narrowly escaping wild monkeys and battling aliens to save the universe.

Friday October 14, 2016 6:00pm - 7:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

6:00pm CDT

The Treehouse
(MEXICO, 6 min)
Writers: Adan Díaz de León, Emilio Anaya Acosta, Rubén Rodríguez Pérez
Director: Adan Díaz de León
Molière is the son of a strict luthier who wants him to play a string instrument just like him. One day at the market, Molière discovers a new instrument: the trumpet.

Friday October 14, 2016 6:00pm - 7:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

6:00pm CDT

Welcome to My Life
(FRANCE, 9 min)
Writer/Director: Elizabeth Ito
Monster –American teenager Douglas, aka T-Kesh, is doing his best to fit in and make it through high school. Life can be hard when you’re so very much not like the others.

Friday October 14, 2016 6:00pm - 7:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

7:00pm CDT

CAPES
(AUSTRALIA, 8 min)
Writer/Director: Lucas Testro
When the city's superhero finds himself short of a sidekick, he comes up with an unlikely solution to his staffing problems.


Friday October 14, 2016 7:00pm - 9:02pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

7:00pm CDT

Maartin
(FINLAND, 21 min)
Writers: Joel Rahkonen and Sonia Stenius
Director: Joel Rahkonen
A police officer gets an opportunity to show what he’s made of when the Norwegian bicycle mafia kidnaps Pierre, the son of his sweetheart.


Friday October 14, 2016 7:00pm - 9:02pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

7:00pm CDT

That Kinda Night
(USA, 20 min)
Writers: Jeremy King and Chelsey Cummings
Director: Clayton Witmer
Kev always thought that there was only one girl for him. When an alien invasion destroys the city, he begins to realize how right he was.

Friday October 14, 2016 7:00pm - 9:02pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

7:00pm CDT

The Bathtub
(AUSTRIA, 13 min)
Writers: Tim Ellrich and Dominik Huber
Director: Tim Ellrich
Three brothers try to dive back into their childhood by recreating an old family picture in the bathtub.


Friday October 14, 2016 7:00pm - 9:02pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

7:00pm CDT

The Blondes
(SPAIN, 17 min)
Writer/Director: Carlota Martínez Pereda
After coming into possession of another woman’s credit card, Marta dyes her hair blonde to engage in some light identity theft. With the help of fellow blonde Pepa, Marta’s crime spree goes a little too far.


Friday October 14, 2016 7:00pm - 9:02pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

7:00pm CDT

Zaire
(UK, 16 min)
Writer: George Kellock
Director: Joshua Benson
A scientist struggles to bring organic life to a remote planet. Forced to face the prospect of failure after months of unsuccessful attempts, he seeks the hope needed to persevere.

Friday October 14, 2016 7:00pm - 9:02pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

A Man Like a Tree
(GERMANY, 8 min)
Writer/Director: Sylvia Borges
An elderly man’s quest to buy a Christmas tree forces him to confront the fact that, even during the holiday season, things continue to change.

Friday October 14, 2016 9:45pm - 11:48pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

Boutik
(MAURITIUS, 15 min)
Writer/Director: Damien Dittberner
Gaetan has lost his toy soldier and seeks help from the adults around him to get a new one. Once Gaetan realizes the adults are no help at all, he begins to meddle in their already difficult lives.


Friday October 14, 2016 9:45pm - 11:48pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

Dance Card
(AUSTRALIA, 7 min)
Writer/Director: Renee Crea
Cara has something important to tell her grandfather, but she's worried he might find it a bit shocking. It turns out he has some surprises for her, too.



Friday October 14, 2016 9:45pm - 11:48pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

Fanny Pack
(USA, 11 min)
Writer/Director: Uttera Singh
A young Indian-American woman wants to follow her dreams, but her fanny pack clad Indian father would much rather have her follow his own.



Friday October 14, 2016 9:45pm - 11:48pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

Lucy in My Eyes
(CANADA, 12 min)
Writer/Director: Megan Park
On the eve of her wedding, Lucy has a conversation with her six year old self.


Friday October 14, 2016 9:45pm - 11:48pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

Off Track Betty
(USA, 19 min)
Writer/Director: Clayton Dean Smith
A woman struggling with her neighborhood being torn down is given a link to her past when a boy shows up outside her door.

Friday October 14, 2016 9:45pm - 11:48pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

Piece of Wood
(EGYPT, 16 min)
Writer: Michael Blankenship
Director: Yassin Koptan
Adam is an Egyptian teenager that only wants to land his skateboarding trick at a local mall. When his skateboard is confiscated by mall security, it's up to him and his best friend George to retrieve it.


Friday October 14, 2016 9:45pm - 11:48pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro

9:45pm CDT

The Obituary
(USA, 14 min)
Writer: Norm Leonard
Director: Jonathan Thompson
An aspiring writer pens obituaries to pay the bills, but when he shows up to a man's home for a statement regarding someone's passing, he's confronted with a life-or-death situation of his own.


Friday October 14, 2016 9:45pm - 11:48pm CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Capital Metro
 
Saturday, October 15
 

10:30am CDT

Young Filmmakers Competition
(85 min)

Axiom (USA, 10 MIN)
Writers: Matthew Dalton, Jamie Ostmann
Director: Soorim Lee
A good citizen of αβ (Alphabeta) named K struggles to accept the truth about her society and her closest friends.

Mad & Aloof (USA, 6 MIN)
Writer/Director: Aylin Valdes
A high schooler enlists the help of her best friend and a couple of baby goats to win over her crush.

Heroes (USA, 5 MIN)
Writer/Director: Sarah Vasquez
A family struggles to pick up the pieces after their father was killed in combat.

Phantasmagoric! (USA, 4 MIN)
Writer/Director: Harrison Chen
Malus is just your ordinary 10 year old boy…until you make him angry.

Witt’s Third Wheel (USA, 7 MIN)
Writer/Director: Courtney Holden
When two of her best friends decide to start dating, Witt must learn to cope with the changes in their friendship and sleeping arrangements.

Flying (USA, 5 MIN)
Writers: Drew Collie, Sloane Reardon
Director: Sloane Reardon
A young woman learns that in life there are two choices – to hold on, or to let go.

Summer Citrus (USA, 10 MIN)
Writers: Nico Fulton Lavachek, Ronan Walters, George Esteban
Director: Nico Fulton Lavachek
John and Oliver run a lemonade stand to raise money for an inflatable pool. Trouble arises when their competition's lemonade turns out to be too delicious.

Family Under The Roof (USA, 8 MIN)
Writer/Director: Michael Deng
Family Under the Roof tells the story of the boy Yong Wang, a very tough twelve-year-old "young man", whose mother died from an accident and whose family struggles with extreme poverty.

Pin the Tail on the Donkey (USA, 8 MIN)
Writer/Director: Catrin Blythe
When Alex Miller is not allowed to have a birthday party, his best friend decides to throw him the best one ever.

The Watcher (USA, 4 MIN)
Writer: Red Ellisor
Directors: Christina Winbigler, Red Ellisor
A young man recalls a lost love.

The Ripple Effect (USA, 7 MIN)
Writers: Kyle Murphy, Bryson Price, TJ Mattson
Directors: Logan Faught, Cheyenne Mickler
In 2002, three Lampasas teenagers were involved in a hit and run accident on Lake Buchanan, killing high school senior, Justin Roberts. The case went cold for 9 years, until a tip led authorities to the killer. The ripple effect of this tragedy still continues today.

Piping Hot (USA, 7 MIN)
Writer/Director: Miles Millikan
The owner of a failing coffee shop falls in love with a neighboring baker. The only thing standing in the way of their love is a cash register.

One Day on Carver Street (USA, 4 MIN)
Writer/Director: Azure Allen
One Day on Carver Street explores the forgotten history of a South Carolina music establishment that embraced integration in the Jim Crow South.


Saturday October 15, 2016 10:30am - 12:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

4:00pm CDT

Flush
(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.



Saturday October 15, 2016 4:00pm - 5:48pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

4:00pm CDT

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.


Saturday October 15, 2016 4:00pm - 5:48pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

4:00pm CDT

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.


Saturday October 15, 2016 4:00pm - 5:48pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

4:00pm CDT

Lavoyger
(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.



Saturday October 15, 2016 4:00pm - 5:48pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

4:00pm CDT

Makeup
(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.


Saturday October 15, 2016 4:00pm - 5:48pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

4:00pm CDT

Mosca
(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.


Saturday October 15, 2016 4:00pm - 5:48pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

4:00pm CDT

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.


Saturday October 15, 2016 4:00pm - 5:48pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

4:00pm CDT

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.


Saturday October 15, 2016 4:00pm - 5:48pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:30pm CDT

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.


Saturday October 15, 2016 6:30pm - 8:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:30pm CDT

Killing Thyme
(GREAT BRITAIN, 23 min)
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.


Saturday October 15, 2016 6:30pm - 8:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:30pm CDT

Pretty M. John
(PHILIPPINES, 14 min)
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.

Saturday October 15, 2016 6:30pm - 8:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:30pm CDT

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.


Saturday October 15, 2016 6:30pm - 8:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:30pm CDT

Turnings
(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.


Saturday October 15, 2016 6:30pm - 8:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:30pm CDT

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.



Saturday October 15, 2016 6:30pm - 8:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:30pm CDT

Vali
(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.
 


Saturday October 15, 2016 6:30pm - 8:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

As If To Stay
(USA, 3 min)
Writer/Director: Kerry Bishé
A young woman struggles to find the right way to describe how she feels.


Saturday October 15, 2016 9:00pm - 10:54pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Fish & Chicks
(FRANCE, 19 min)
Writers/Directors: Elise McLeod and Julie Grumbach
Responding to a history question written on his desk with a joke, Erwan initiates an increasingly intriguing game of graffiti tag with an unknown student from a different class period. 



Saturday October 15, 2016 9:00pm - 10:54pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Gorilla
(FRANCE, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Tibo Pinsard
Henry Corso performs as a costumed gorilla in several different Hollywood horror films in 1952. Despite falling for an actress in his most recent project, he’ll remain committed to his terrifying role. 


Saturday October 15, 2016 9:00pm - 10:54pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Les Hommes Sans
(USA, 5 min)
Writers: Drew Freed, Kevin Masterson
Director: Matt Laud
During a campfire heart-to-heart, two men realize they share something in common.



Saturday October 15, 2016 9:00pm - 10:54pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Ping
(USA, 19 min)
Writer/Director: Phil Traill
An overlooked and overworked teacher (played by Kristen Schaal) finds herself in a surprising new relationship…with a microwave.


Saturday October 15, 2016 9:00pm - 10:54pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Swipe Right
(USA, 9 min)
Writer/ Director: Kendall Goldberg
After Katie is stood up by her tinder date, she meets Levi and they hit it off. When things take a turn for the worst, Katie can once again rest her case that she is horrible at dating.



Saturday October 15, 2016 9:00pm - 10:54pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Take With Water
(USA, 10 min)
Writer/Director: Tara O'Sullivan
After her first one night stand, Emma navigates the awkward and unfamiliar world of casual sex and learns to embrace her sexuality.


Saturday October 15, 2016 9:00pm - 10:54pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Wannabe
(USA, 15 min)
Writer/Director: Matthew Manson
New York City, 1991: In order to win over his crush, a neurotic Jewish boy must first impress her skeptical Jamaican family.


Saturday October 15, 2016 9:00pm - 10:54pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate
 
Sunday, October 16
 

11:30am CDT

Young Filmmakers Competition
(85 min)

Axiom (USA, 10 MIN)
Writers: Matthew Dalton, Jamie Ostmann
Director: Soorim Lee
A good citizen of αβ (Alphabeta) named K struggles to accept the truth about her society and her closest friends.

Mad & Aloof (USA, 6 MIN)
Writer/Director: Aylin Valdes
A high schooler enlists the help of her best friend and a couple of baby goats to win over her crush.

Heroes (USA, 5 MIN)
Writer/Director: Sarah Vasquez
A family struggles to pick up the pieces after their father was killed in combat.

Phantasmagoric! (USA, 4 MIN)
Writer/Director: Harrison Chen
Malus is just your ordinary 10 year old boy…until you make him angry.

Witt’s Third Wheel (USA, 7 MIN)
Writer/Director: Courtney Holden
When two of her best friends decide to start dating, Witt must learn to cope with the changes in their friendship and sleeping arrangements.

Flying (USA, 5 MIN)
Writers: Drew Collie, Sloane Reardon
Director: Sloane Reardon
A young woman learns that in life there are two choices – to hold on, or to let go.

Summer Citrus (USA, 10 MIN)
Writers: Nico Fulton Lavachek, Ronan Walters, George Esteban
Director: Nico Fulton Lavachek
John and Oliver run a lemonade stand to raise money for an inflatable pool. Trouble arises when their competition's lemonade turns out to be too delicious.

Family Under The Roof (USA, 8 MIN)
Writer/Director: Michael Deng
Family Under the Roof tells the story of the boy Yong Wang, a very tough twelve-year-old "young man", whose mother died from an accident and whose family struggles with extreme poverty.

Pin the Tail on the Donkey (USA, 8 MIN)
Writer/Director: Catrin Blythe
When Alex Miller is not allowed to have a birthday party, his best friend decides to throw him the best one ever.

The Watcher (USA, 4 MIN)
Writer: Red Ellisor
Directors: Christina Winbigler, Red Ellisor
A young man recalls a lost love.

The Ripple Effect (USA, 7 MIN)
Writers: Kyle Murphy, Bryson Price, TJ Mattson
Directors: Logan Faught, Cheyenne Mickler
In 2002, three Lampasas teenagers were involved in a hit and run accident on Lake Buchanan, killing high school senior, Justin Roberts. The case went cold for 9 years, until a tip led authorities to the killer. The ripple effect of this tragedy still continues today.

Piping Hot (USA, 7 MIN)
Writer/Director: Miles Millikan
The owner of a failing coffee shop falls in love with a neighboring baker. The only thing standing in the way of their love is a cash register.

One Day on Carver Street (USA, 4 MIN)
Writer/Director: Azure Allen
One Day on Carver Street explores the forgotten history of a South Carolina music establishment that embraced integration in the Jim Crow South.


Sunday October 16, 2016 11:30am - 1:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

12:00pm CDT

All The Presidents' Heads
(USA, 8 min)
Director: Adam Roffman
A short documentary about the rise and fall of Presidents Park, and one man's quest to bring the giant presidential busts back into the public eye.

Sunday October 16, 2016 12:00pm - 1:29pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

12:00pm CDT

Bike Love
(USA, 12 min)
Director: Kara Minnehan
Bike Love explores car-free living, new modes of transportation, and the city of Portland’s bike culture firsthand.

Sunday October 16, 2016 12:00pm - 1:29pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

12:00pm CDT

Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405
(USA, 40 min)
Director: Frank Stiefel
Previously trapped in a life of darkness and isolation, Mindy Alper’s psychologically powerful and emotionally honest art pieces have allowed her to emerge into a brighter life.



Sunday October 16, 2016 12:00pm - 1:29pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

12:00pm CDT

Heavy Fog Tonight
(USA, 19 min)
Writer/Director: Nathan Reich
Chief engineer since 1967 at NYC’s last steam driven power plant, Conrad will have to face his fear of retirement and start making new plans for his future.


Sunday October 16, 2016 12:00pm - 1:29pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

12:00pm CDT

Mile 19
(USA, 10 min)
Director: Vincent DeLuca
Johnnie Jameson returned from the Vietnam War seeking peace andfound it in the LA Marathon. Preparing for his 30th consecutive race, Johnnie must face his aging body and dig deeper than ever before to push forward.


Sunday October 16, 2016 12:00pm - 1:29pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

2:30pm CDT

A House Without Snakes
(USA/BOTSWANA, 29 min)
Writer/Director: Daniel Koehler
In Botswana, two young Bushmen struggle to build their futures in the wake of their people’s relocation from their ancestral homeland.


Sunday October 16, 2016 2:30pm - 4:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

2:30pm CDT

Fragile
(USA, 10 min)
Director: Nilo Batle
Using the transformative power of art, Gil Batle carves images of his twenty-year incarceration onto delicate ostrich eggs.

Sunday October 16, 2016 2:30pm - 4:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

2:30pm CDT

Soul City
(USA, 20 min)
Directors: Monica Berra, SheRea DelSol, Gini Richards
Civil rights activists attempt to build a multiracial utopia in the heart of Klan County – North Carolina in the 1970s. Faced with difficult obstacles, they are forced to balance idealism with the hostile reality of the times. 


Sunday October 16, 2016 2:30pm - 4:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

2:30pm CDT

The Soul of a Tree
(USA, 17 min)
Director: Mari Walker
World famous woodworker George Nakashima's path crosses twice with a man in Eden, Idaho named Bill Vaughn: once when George was interned during World War II... and decades later, when Bill picked up the book The Soul of a Tree.

Sunday October 16, 2016 2:30pm - 4:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

2:30pm CDT

Well Groomed
(USA, 9 min)
Director: Rebecca Stern
Well Groomed is a psychedelically hued journey into the colorful world of competitive creative dog grooming - diving deep into the passion these specialized groomers bring to their competitions.


Sunday October 16, 2016 2:30pm - 4:15pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

5:00pm CDT

Brothers (Season 2 Episode 1)
(USA, 10 min)
Writer/Director: Emmett Lundberg
Brothers follows a group of transgender male friends struggling to live in a society where they are breaking traditional gender expectations.


Sunday October 16, 2016 5:00pm - 6:52pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

5:00pm CDT

Guest Appearances (Episodes 1-2)
(USA, 28 min)
Writer/Director: Elizabeth Guest
Too many boyfriends, too many friends, too many parents, too many anxiety-riddled self-conscious moments - Lydia has choices to make but no decisions yet.


Sunday October 16, 2016 5:00pm - 6:52pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

5:00pm CDT

The Benefits of Gusbandry (Episodes 1-3)
(USA, 35 min)
Writers: Alicia J. Rose, Courtenay Hameister
Director: Alicia J. Rose
At her debaucherous 40th birthday party, serial relationship-killer Jackie Rosenblum meets handsome and charming River Manning. Their ensuing adventures in self-medication, late-blooming, and questionable judgment lead them to discover a raucous new kind of “significant otherness.”


Sunday October 16, 2016 5:00pm - 6:52pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

5:00pm CDT

The Come Up (Episode 1)
(USA, 19 min)
Writer/Director: Ben Snyder
The Come Up focuses on the gatekeepers of New York City’s nightlife. These men guard the doors to the hottest nightspots in the city and then lead their own hilarious and heartfelt lives at home while off the clock.

Sunday October 16, 2016 5:00pm - 6:52pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:15pm CDT

Grand Opening
(USA, 4 min)
Writers: Timothy Reckart and Hana Kitasei
Director: Timothy Reckart
A husband and wife try to spare each other from disappointment when their family restaurant has its anticlimactic Grand Opening.


Sunday October 16, 2016 7:15pm - 9:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:15pm CDT

I Know Jake Gyllenhaal is Going to Fuck My Girlfriend
(USA, 16 min)
Writer: Sean Wing
Director: Nino Mancuso
After seeing a Jake Gyllenhaal movie, Sean becomes convinced his girlfriend is infatuated with the actor. As his paranoia continues, his fear seems to manifest the chance encounter.


Sunday October 16, 2016 7:15pm - 9:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:15pm CDT

Other People's People
(USA, 17 min)
Writers: Carlee Briglia and Mike Lavoie
Director: James Fauvell
Nerves abound in the hours before Jesse and Caleb’s wedding.



Sunday October 16, 2016 7:15pm - 9:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:15pm CDT

Red Apples
(USA, 15 min)
Writer: Ophelia Harutyunyan
Director: George Sikharulidze
On their first day of marriage, a young Armenian bride’s relationship with her husband is tested by the interference of her mother-in- law.


Sunday October 16, 2016 7:15pm - 9:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:15pm CDT

Run Free
(NETHERLANDS, 8 min)
Writer/Director: Raynor Arkenbout
Escaping his execution at the hands of Nazi Soldiers, a rebellious Dutch teenager writes a brutally honest love letter to the girl who changed his life.


Sunday October 16, 2016 7:15pm - 9:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:15pm CDT

The Audition
(AUSTRALIA, 9 min)
Writers: Jasmine Roth and Ben Ridgwell
Director: James Thompson
A casual breakfast rendezvous between two housemates quickly descends into an interrogative and sinister exchange when one asks the other to help him read an audition script.


Sunday October 16, 2016 7:15pm - 9:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:15pm CDT

The Goodnight Kiss
(CANADA, 10 min)
Writer/Director: Laura Adkin
Amy and Brandon have just ended what appears to be a very good first date. As they kiss we flash through their entire relationship. Which begs the question: If you knew how a relationship would end, would you start it in the first place?



Sunday October 16, 2016 7:15pm - 9:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:15pm CDT

Vows
(ISRAEL, 14 min)
Writer: Tal Miller
Director: Tal Zagreba
Amos arrives home to inform his wife he is leaving her, and walks into his own surprise vow renewal party.

Sunday October 16, 2016 7:15pm - 9:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:30pm CDT

Coded (Episodes 1-3)
(CANADA, 27 min)
Writer: Steve Neufeld
Directors: Gary Harvey, Nigel Edwards
A new teacher, dogged by a violent past, risks everything to reach his students, five tenth-grade misfits who just don’t care.


Sunday October 16, 2016 7:30pm - 9:20pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:30pm CDT

Cold (Episodes 1-2)
(USA, 20 min)
Writer/Director: Emily Diana Ruth
In her efforts to uncover what happened to her birth parents, a teenage girl explores the quaint-seeming town where she would have grown up, which holds many secrets.

Sunday October 16, 2016 7:30pm - 9:20pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:30pm CDT

Craigslist Therapist (Episode 1)
(USA, 9 min)
Writer: Dean Cates
Director: Dan Gregor
Facing divorce and financial ruin, failed burrito-truck owner Steven Wellish steals his ex-wife’s identity in an attempt to mount a successful therapy practice.


Sunday October 16, 2016 7:30pm - 9:20pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:30pm CDT

Girl Band (Episode 1)
(USA, 11 min)
Writers/Directors: Cailin Lowry, Kerry Furrh and Olivia Mitchell
Four delusionally persistent childhood friends slash bandmates tackle the music industry, Los Angeles, and early adulthood.


Sunday October 16, 2016 7:30pm - 9:20pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

7:30pm CDT

The Listening Box (Episode 1)

(USA, 23 min)
Writer/Director: Westin Ray
A Catholic priest makes an unusual discovery in a confessional booth, setting off a chain of events that not only affects the lives of his parishioners, but also tests his own sense of right and wrong.



Sunday October 16, 2016 7:30pm - 9:20pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:45pm CDT

First & Second
(AUSTRALIA, 8 min)
Writer/Director: Kacie Anning
When a courier delivers a package to an old friend from primary school, unexpected emotions arise when the pair reminisces about their first kiss.


Sunday October 16, 2016 9:45pm - 11:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:45pm CDT

Goodbye, My Big Cat
(USA, 11 min)
Writer/Director: Oates Yinchao Wu
Harry, a young Chinese man, travels to America in attempt to reunite with his first lover.



Sunday October 16, 2016 9:45pm - 11:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:45pm CDT

Happily Ever After
(BRAZIL, 15 min)
Writer: Lucas Paraizo
Director: Joao Prado
Hugo and Eva cross paths constantly but never meet. An accident will change this.


Sunday October 16, 2016 9:45pm - 11:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:45pm CDT

Jeremy and Margot Make a Baby
(CANADA, 11 min)
Writer: Clara Altimas
Director: Daniel Beirne
Margot has agreed to be a surrogate for her friend Jeremy and his partner Cruz. However, when they decide to make a baby the old fashioned way, Margot's already strong feelings for Jeremy become even stronger.


Sunday October 16, 2016 9:45pm - 11:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:45pm CDT

Life on Mars
(SPAIN, 16 min)
Writer/Director: Jose Manuel Carrasco
Once-lovers have an overdue reunion where they examine past desires with the benefit of hindsight and the tarnish of lost time.

Sunday October 16, 2016 9:45pm - 11:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:45pm CDT

The Homecoming
(USA, 18 min)
Writer/Director: Paulina Bugembe
Andy returns to Milwaukee to celebrate her estranged brother’s release from prison. Getting the rest of the family on board with her welcome plans, however, presents a challenge.


Sunday October 16, 2016 9:45pm - 11:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:45pm CDT

VHS Boy
(BRAZIL, 18 min)
Writer/Director: Carlos Daniel Reichel
A boy decides to give a special gift to the girl he loves before she leaves town. A familiar tale, except this boy has a camera as a head which he uses to record everything.



Sunday October 16, 2016 9:45pm - 11:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

11:15pm CDT

Antarctica
(USA, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Iesh Thapar
A happily married woman encounters a charming stranger and indulges in an adulterous fling.



Sunday October 16, 2016 11:15pm - Monday October 17, 2016 1:15am CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

11:15pm CDT

Leonarda
(ITALY/USA, 11 min)
Writer: Rosaria Cianciulli
Director: Luca Brinciotti
Based on the true story of the serial killer, Leonarda Cianciulli sacrifices three women in order to save her children’s lives, and makes soap and cookies out of their bodies to dispose of the evidence.


Sunday October 16, 2016 11:15pm - Monday October 17, 2016 1:15am CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

11:15pm CDT

Menina
(PORTUGAL, 15 min)
Writer/Director: Simão Cayatte
Set in Lisbon in 1971, a young housewife has the courage to find out if there is more to her world than her husband, her baby, and her home. What she discovers is a reality that will change her forever.


Sunday October 16, 2016 11:15pm - Monday October 17, 2016 1:15am CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

11:15pm CDT

Son
(LUXEMBOURG, 14 min)
Writers: Guillaume Levil, Cyrus Neshvad
Director: Cyrus Neshvad
Stricken with guilt after a tragic accident leaves his son in a coma, Sebastian’s nightshift at a children’s psychiatric hospital is plagued by visions of his child.



Sunday October 16, 2016 11:15pm - Monday October 17, 2016 1:15am CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

11:15pm CDT

The Cleansing Hour
(USA, 18 min)
Writer: Aaron Horwitz
Director: Damien LeVeck
Two filmmakers have found success running a webcast that streams live exorcisms, each an elaborate hoax to dupe their global audience. This time their latest subject might actually be demon-possessed.


Sunday October 16, 2016 11:15pm - Monday October 17, 2016 1:15am CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

11:15pm CDT

Thresher
(CANADA, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Alex Clark
A lone man is terrorized by a masked burglar late one night, but the intruder soon realizes that the man's house is not what it seems.



Sunday October 16, 2016 11:15pm - Monday October 17, 2016 1:15am CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

11:15pm CDT

Trunk Space
(USA, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Max Silver
When Anna and Priss pick up a hitchhiker in the middle of the desert, their road trip takes a turn for the worse.


Sunday October 16, 2016 11:15pm - Monday October 17, 2016 1:15am CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint
 
Monday, October 17
 

12:00pm CDT

Hidden
(USA, 20 min)
Writer/Director: Farzad Ostovarzadeh
After losing his younger half-brother, 12-year-old Parham experiences a battery of conflicting emotions regarding his brother’s death, and his new position in the family.

Monday October 17, 2016 12:00pm - 1:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

12:00pm CDT

Las Cenizas
(USA, 7 min)
Writer: Jacob Kirby, Fiona Gorman
Director: Jacob Kirby
In the wake of a domestic tragedy, a turbulent pair of siblings travel to Cuba in hopes of finding peace with their estranged father in his homeland.


Monday October 17, 2016 12:00pm - 1:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

12:00pm CDT

Not Real
(AUSTRALIA, 6 min)
Writer/Director: Michael Nicholls
When an imaginative 8-year-old boy learns the truth about Santa, he must choose between keeping his younger sister in the dark, or waking her up to their parents' lies.


Monday October 17, 2016 12:00pm - 1:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

12:00pm CDT

Past the Second Stage
(AUSTRALIA, 6 min)
Writer: Samuel Hunter Galloway
Director: Samuel Hunter Galloway, Peter Camilleri
Old family resentments are uncovered as a man cleans his dead brother's derelict house.



Monday October 17, 2016 12:00pm - 1:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

12:00pm CDT

Shy Guys
(USA, 8 min)
Writer/Director: Fredric Lehne
Two strangers bravely confront and resolve one of the most terrifying and perplexing scourges to ever afflict mankind… all while standing at neighboring urinals.


Monday October 17, 2016 12:00pm - 1:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

12:00pm CDT

The Art of Not Appearing
(NORWAY, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Pernille Rivedal Hellevik
After years of solitude and obsession, two ghosts cross paths and are forced to question their reasons for haunting.


Monday October 17, 2016 12:00pm - 1:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

12:00pm CDT

The Boy by the Sea
(NETHERLANDS, 7 min)
Writer: Andreas Illmer
Director: Vasily Chuprina
A young brooding boy and an old lighthouse keeper form an unlikely bond while gazing out over the shore, each finding a different truth beyond the water.



Monday October 17, 2016 12:00pm - 1:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

12:00pm CDT

The Law of Averages
(CANADA, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Elizabeth Rose
Death waits for no woman.
In a secluded winter home, a mother and daughter are forced to confront their relationship while dealing with the passing of a family member.
 

Monday October 17, 2016 12:00pm - 1:42pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:00pm CDT

A New Civilization
(USA, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Williams Naranjo
A young group of volunteers are about to deliver presidential ballots during the 2013 Venezuelan Elections when a group of suspicious warrant-wielding officials appear.



Monday October 17, 2016 3:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:00pm CDT

And Then, Violence
(USA/FRANCE, 15 min)
Writer/Director: Jordan Goldnadel
While trying to reconnect with her ex-boyfriend, Rebecca finds her life interrupted by an ambient anti-Semitism that has infiltrated French society.



Monday October 17, 2016 3:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:00pm CDT

Friday Night
(FRANCE, 15 min)
Writer/Director: Alexis Michalik
Thrown into the midst of a city-wide attack, Claire is forced to navigate the French metropolis in a desperate search to find her daughter and ensure her safety.




Monday October 17, 2016 3:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:00pm CDT

Mala
(USA, 19 min)
Writer: Stephen Schuyler
Director: Marly Hernandez Cortes
Young migrant worker Lucinda tries to navigate a balance between her teenage independence and the demands of work on a farm.



Monday October 17, 2016 3:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:00pm CDT

My Viola
(CANADA, 10 min)
Writer/Director: Shawn Gerrard
A sixteen year old viola protégé’s mixed racial background suddenly comes to the forefront after his mother is held up at gunpoint by an unidentified assailant.



Monday October 17, 2016 3:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:00pm CDT

Weg Met Willem
(NETHERLANDS, 12 min)
Writer/Director: Willem Bosch
After being left with two unhygienic strangers, six-year-old Willem believes he has been abandoned by his parents and decides to make his own way home on foot.



Monday October 17, 2016 3:00pm - 4:45pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:00pm CDT

CAPES
(AUSTRALIA, 8 min)
Writer/Director: Lucas Testro
When the city's superhero finds himself short of a sidekick, he comes up with an unlikely solution to his staffing problems.


Monday October 17, 2016 6:00pm - 8:02pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:00pm CDT

Maartin
(FINLAND, 21 min)
Writers: Joel Rahkonen and Sonia Stenius
Director: Joel Rahkonen
A police officer gets an opportunity to show what he’s made of when the Norwegian bicycle mafia kidnaps Pierre, the son of his sweetheart.


Monday October 17, 2016 6:00pm - 8:02pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:00pm CDT

That Kinda Night
(USA, 20 min)
Writers: Jeremy King and Chelsey Cummings
Director: Clayton Witmer
Kev always thought that there was only one girl for him. When an alien invasion destroys the city, he begins to realize how right he was.

Monday October 17, 2016 6:00pm - 8:02pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:00pm CDT

The Bathtub
(AUSTRIA, 13 min)
Writers: Tim Ellrich and Dominik Huber
Director: Tim Ellrich
Three brothers try to dive back into their childhood by recreating an old family picture in the bathtub.


Monday October 17, 2016 6:00pm - 8:02pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:00pm CDT

The Blondes
(SPAIN, 17 min)
Writer/Director: Carlota Martínez Pereda
After coming into possession of another woman’s credit card, Marta dyes her hair blonde to engage in some light identity theft. With the help of fellow blonde Pepa, Marta’s crime spree goes a little too far.


Monday October 17, 2016 6:00pm - 8:02pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:00pm CDT

Zaire
(UK, 16 min)
Writer: George Kellock
Director: Joshua Benson
A scientist struggles to bring organic life to a remote planet. Forced to face the prospect of failure after months of unsuccessful attempts, he seeks the hope needed to persevere.

Monday October 17, 2016 6:00pm - 8:02pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

A Man Like a Tree
(GERMANY, 8 min)
Writer/Director: Sylvia Borges
An elderly man’s quest to buy a Christmas tree forces him to confront the fact that, even during the holiday season, things continue to change.

Monday October 17, 2016 9:00pm - 11:03pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Boutik
(MAURITIUS, 15 min)
Writer/Director: Damien Dittberner
Gaetan has lost his toy soldier and seeks help from the adults around him to get a new one. Once Gaetan realizes the adults are no help at all, he begins to meddle in their already difficult lives.


Monday October 17, 2016 9:00pm - 11:03pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Dance Card
(AUSTRALIA, 7 min)
Writer/Director: Renee Crea
Cara has something important to tell her grandfather, but she's worried he might find it a bit shocking. It turns out he has some surprises for her, too.



Monday October 17, 2016 9:00pm - 11:03pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Fanny Pack
(USA, 11 min)
Writer/Director: Uttera Singh
A young Indian-American woman wants to follow her dreams, but her fanny pack clad Indian father would much rather have her follow his own.



Monday October 17, 2016 9:00pm - 11:03pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Lucy in My Eyes
(CANADA, 12 min)
Writer/Director: Megan Park
On the eve of her wedding, Lucy has a conversation with her six year old self.


Monday October 17, 2016 9:00pm - 11:03pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Off Track Betty
(USA, 19 min)
Writer/Director: Clayton Dean Smith
A woman struggling with her neighborhood being torn down is given a link to her past when a boy shows up outside her door.

Monday October 17, 2016 9:00pm - 11:03pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Piece of Wood
(EGYPT, 16 min)
Writer: Michael Blankenship
Director: Yassin Koptan
Adam is an Egyptian teenager that only wants to land his skateboarding trick at a local mall. When his skateboard is confiscated by mall security, it's up to him and his best friend George to retrieve it.


Monday October 17, 2016 9:00pm - 11:03pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

The Obituary
(USA, 14 min)
Writer: Norm Leonard
Director: Jonathan Thompson
An aspiring writer pens obituaries to pay the bills, but when he shows up to a man's home for a statement regarding someone's passing, he's confronted with a life-or-death situation of his own.


Monday October 17, 2016 9:00pm - 11:03pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 9 presented by Dove Chocolate
 
Tuesday, October 18
 

1:00pm CDT

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

1:00pm CDT

Killing Thyme
(GREAT BRITAIN, 23 min)
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.


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

1:00pm CDT

Pretty M. John
(PHILIPPINES, 14 min)
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.

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

1:00pm CDT

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.


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

1:00pm CDT

Turnings
(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.


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

1:00pm CDT

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.



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

1:00pm CDT

Vali
(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.


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

3:30pm CDT

As If To Stay
(USA, 3 min)
Writer/Director: Kerry Bishé
A young woman struggles to find the right way to describe how she feels.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 3:30pm - 5:24pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:30pm CDT

Fish & Chicks
(FRANCE, 19 min)
Writers/Directors: Elise McLeod and Julie Grumbach
Responding to a history question written on his desk with a joke, Erwan initiates an increasingly intriguing game of graffiti tag with an unknown student from a different class period.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 3:30pm - 5:24pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:30pm CDT

Gorilla
(FRANCE, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Tibo Pinsard
Henry Corso performs as a costumed gorilla in several different Hollywood horror films in 1952. Despite falling for an actress in his most recent project, he’ll remain committed to his terrifying role. 


Tuesday October 18, 2016 3:30pm - 5:24pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:30pm CDT

Les Hommes Sans
(USA, 5 min)
Writers: Drew Freed, Kevin Masterson
Director: Matt Laud
During a campfire heart-to-heart, two men realize they share something in common.



Tuesday October 18, 2016 3:30pm - 5:24pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:30pm CDT

Ping
(USA, 19 min)
Writer/Director: Phil Traill
An overlooked and overworked teacher (played by Kristen Schaal) finds herself in a surprising new relationship…with a microwave.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 3:30pm - 5:24pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:30pm CDT

Swipe Right
(USA, 9 min)
Writer/ Director: Kendall Goldberg
After Katie is stood up by her tinder date, she meets Levi and they hit it off. When things take a turn for the worst, Katie can once again rest her case that she is horrible at dating.



Tuesday October 18, 2016 3:30pm - 5:24pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:30pm CDT

Take With Water
(USA, 10 min)
Writer/Director: Tara O'Sullivan
After her first one night stand, Emma navigates the awkward and unfamiliar world of casual sex and learns to embrace her sexuality.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 3:30pm - 5:24pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

3:30pm CDT

Wannabe
(USA, 15 min)
Writer/Director: Matthew Manson
New York City, 1991: In order to win over his crush, a neurotic Jewish boy must first impress her skeptical Jamaican family.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 3:30pm - 5:24pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:15pm CDT

Grand Opening
(USA, 4 min)
Writers: Timothy Reckart and Hana Kitasei
Director: Timothy Reckart
A husband and wife try to spare each other from disappointment when their family restaurant has its anticlimactic Grand Opening.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 6:15pm - 8:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:15pm CDT

I Know Jake Gyllenhaal is Going to Fuck My Girlfriend
(USA, 16 min)
Writer: Sean Wing
Director: Nino Mancuso
After seeing a Jake Gyllenhaal movie, Sean becomes convinced his girlfriend is infatuated with the actor. As his paranoia continues, his fear seems to manifest the chance encounter.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 6:15pm - 8:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:15pm CDT

Other People's People
(USA, 17 min)
Writers: Carlee Briglia and Mike Lavoie
Director: James Fauvell
Nerves abound in the hours before Jesse and Caleb’s wedding.



Tuesday October 18, 2016 6:15pm - 8:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:15pm CDT

Red Apples
(USA, 15 min)
Writer: Ophelia Harutyunyan
Director: George Sikharulidze
On their first day of marriage, a young Armenian bride’s relationship with her husband is tested by the interference of her mother-in- law.

Tuesday October 18, 2016 6:15pm - 8:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:15pm CDT

Run Free
(NETHERLANDS, 8 min)
Writer/Director: Raynor Arkenbout
Escaping his execution at the hands of Nazi Soldiers, a rebellious Dutch teenager writes a brutally honest love letter to the girl who changed his life.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 6:15pm - 8:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:15pm CDT

The Audition
(AUSTRALIA, 9 min)
Writers: Jasmine Roth and Ben Ridgwell
Director: James Thompson
A casual breakfast rendezvous between two housemates quickly descends into an interrogative and sinister exchange when one asks the other to help him read an audition script.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 6:15pm - 8:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:15pm CDT

The Goodnight Kiss
(CANADA, 10 min)
Writer/Director: Laura Adkin
Amy and Brandon have just ended what appears to be a very good first date. As they kiss we flash through their entire relationship. Which begs the question: If you knew how a relationship would end, would you start it in the first place?



Tuesday October 18, 2016 6:15pm - 8:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

6:15pm CDT

Vows
(ISRAEL, 14 min)
Writer: Tal Miller
Director: Tal Zagreba
Amos arrives home to inform his wife he is leaving her, and walks into his own surprise vow renewal party.

Tuesday October 18, 2016 6:15pm - 8:08pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Antarctica
(USA, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Iesh Thapar
A happily married woman encounters a charming stranger and indulges in an adulterous fling.



Tuesday October 18, 2016 9:00pm - 11:00pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Leonarda
(ITALY/USA, 11 min)
Writer: Rosaria Cianciulli
Director: Luca Brinciotti
Based on the true story of the serial killer, Leonarda Cianciulli sacrifices three women in order to save her children’s lives, and makes soap and cookies out of their bodies to dispose of the evidence.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 9:00pm - 11:00pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Menina
(PORTUGAL, 15 min)
Writer/Director: Simão Cayatte
Set in Lisbon in 1971, a young housewife has the courage to find out if there is more to her world than her husband, her baby, and her home. What she discovers is a reality that will change her forever.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 9:00pm - 11:00pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Son
(LUXEMBOURG, 14 min)
Writers: Guillaume Levil, Cyrus Neshvad
Director: Cyrus Neshvad
Stricken with guilt after a tragic accident leaves his son in a coma, Sebastian’s nightshift at a children’s psychiatric hospital is plagued by visions of his child.



Tuesday October 18, 2016 9:00pm - 11:00pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

The Cleansing Hour
(USA, 18 min)
Writer: Aaron Horwitz
Director: Damien LeVeck
Two filmmakers have found success running a webcast that streams live exorcisms, each an elaborate hoax to dupe their global audience. This time their latest subject might actually be demon-possessed.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 9:00pm - 11:00pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Thresher
(CANADA, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Alex Clark
A lone man is terrorized by a masked burglar late one night, but the intruder soon realizes that the man's house is not what it seems.



Tuesday October 18, 2016 9:00pm - 11:00pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate

9:00pm CDT

Trunk Space
(USA, 14 min)
Writer/Director: Max Silver
When Anna and Priss pick up a hitchhiker in the middle of the desert, their road trip takes a turn for the worse.


Tuesday October 18, 2016 9:00pm - 11:00pm CDT
Galaxy Highland 8 presented by Dove Chocolate
 
Wednesday, October 19
 

12:00pm CDT

Burnt
(USA, 6 min)
Writer/Director: Devin Bell
In a scorched desert forest, three burnt plant creatures encounter something green.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

12:00pm CDT

Hey Deer!
(HUNGARY, 7 min)
Writer/Director: Örs Bárczy
A cocoa-drinking deer has his foundation shaken by an earthquake that persistently upsets his tidy work.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

12:00pm CDT

Hugo Bumfeldt
(HUNGARY, 12 min)
Writer/Director: Eva Katinka Bognar
Hugo, an alien boy on a tiny far-away planet, finally gets his first pet: a scuba diver. Swept away by his childlike excitement, Hugo doesn't recognize his plaything is an actual human being.

Wednesday October 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

12:00pm CDT

Moon of a Sleepless Night
(JAPAN, 26 min)
Writer/Director: Takeshi Yashiro
In a thick forest full of giant trees, a boy lives modestly with his family until a squirrel invites him on an adventure to free the moon, which is stuck high in a tree.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

12:00pm CDT

Mothers
(BULGARIA, 18 min)
Writer/Director: Lubomir Yotov
On a cold, wet autumn night Philip needs a woman—someone to give him all her love. So he hires Agathe—a mother for a night.

Wednesday October 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

12:00pm CDT

Pearl
(USA, 6 min)
Writers: Alexis Harte, Scot Stafford, Patrick Osborne, JJ Wiesler
Director: Patrick Osborne
Set inside their home, a beloved hatchback, Pearl follows a girl and her dad as they crisscross the country, chasing their dreams.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

12:00pm CDT

Taking Flight
(USA, 6 min)
Writer/Director: Brandon Oldenburg
What begins as a small boy’s boring day with Grandpa turns into a larger-than-life journey, narrowly escaping wild monkeys and battling aliens to save the universe.

Wednesday October 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

12:00pm CDT

The Treehouse
(MEXICO, 6 min)
Writers: Adan Díaz de León, Emilio Anaya Acosta, Rubén Rodríguez Pérez
Director: Adan Díaz de León
Molière is the son of a strict luthier who wants him to play a string instrument just like him. One day at the market, Molière discovers a new instrument: the trumpet.

Wednesday October 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

12:00pm CDT

Welcome to My Life
(FRANCE, 9 min)
Writer/Director: Elizabeth Ito
Monster –American teenager Douglas, aka T-Kesh, is doing his best to fit in and make it through high school. Life can be hard when you’re so very much not like the others.

Wednesday October 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

2:45pm CDT

First & Second
(AUSTRALIA, 8 min)
Writer/Director: Kacie Anning
When a courier delivers a package to an old friend from primary school, unexpected emotions arise when the pair reminisces about their first kiss.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 2:45pm - 4:42pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

2:45pm CDT

Goodbye, My Big Cat
(USA, 11 min)
Writer/Director: Oates Yinchao Wu
Harry, a young Chinese man, travels to America in attempt to reunite with his first lover.



Wednesday October 19, 2016 2:45pm - 4:42pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

2:45pm CDT

Happily Ever After
(BRAZIL, 15 min)
Writer: Lucas Paraizo
Director: Joao Prado
Hugo and Eva cross paths constantly but never meet. An accident will change this.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 2:45pm - 4:42pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

2:45pm CDT

Jeremy and Margot Make a Baby
(CANADA, 11 min)
Writer: Clara Altimas
Director: Daniel Beirne
Margot has agreed to be a surrogate for her friend Jeremy and his partner Cruz. However, when they decide to make a baby the old fashioned way, Margot's already strong feelings for Jeremy become even stronger.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 2:45pm - 4:42pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

2:45pm CDT

Life on Mars
(SPAIN, 16 min)
Writer/Director: Jose Manuel Carrasco
Once-lovers have an overdue reunion where they examine past desires with the benefit of hindsight and the tarnish of lost time.

Wednesday October 19, 2016 2:45pm - 4:42pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

2:45pm CDT

The Homecoming
(USA, 18 min)
Writer/Director: Paulina Bugembe
Andy returns to Milwaukee to celebrate her estranged brother’s release from prison. Getting the rest of the family on board with her welcome plans, however, presents a challenge.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 2:45pm - 4:42pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

2:45pm CDT

VHS Boy
(BRAZIL, 18 min)
Writer/Director: Carlos Daniel Reichel
A boy decides to give a special gift to the girl he loves before she leaves town. A familiar tale, except this boy has a camera as a head which he uses to record everything.



Wednesday October 19, 2016 2:45pm - 4:42pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint

4:00pm CDT

Flush
(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.



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

4:00pm CDT

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.


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

4:00pm CDT

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.


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

4:00pm CDT

Lavoyger
(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.



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

4:00pm CDT

Makeup
(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.


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

4:00pm CDT

Mosca
(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.


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

4:00pm CDT

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

4:00pm CDT

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.


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

4:30pm CDT

Brothers (Season 2 Episode 1)
(USA, 10 min)
Writer/Director: Emmett Lundberg
Brothers follows a group of transgender male friends struggling to live in a society where they are breaking traditional gender expectations.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 4:30pm - 6:22pm CDT
Hideout Theatre

4:30pm CDT

Guest Appearances (Episodes 1-2)
(USA, 28 min)
Writer/Director: Elizabeth Guest
Too many boyfriends, too many friends, too many parents, too many anxiety-riddled self-conscious moments - Lydia has choices to make but no decisions yet.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 4:30pm - 6:22pm CDT
Hideout Theatre

4:30pm CDT

The Benefits of Gusbandry (Episodes 1-3)
(USA, 35 min)
Writers: Alicia J. Rose, Courtenay Hameister
Director: Alicia J. Rose
At her debaucherous 40th birthday party, serial relationship-killer Jackie Rosenblum meets handsome and charming River Manning. Their ensuing adventures in self-medication, late-blooming, and questionable judgment lead them to discover a raucous new kind of “significant otherness.”


Wednesday October 19, 2016 4:30pm - 6:22pm CDT
Hideout Theatre

4:30pm CDT

The Come Up (Episode 1)
(USA, 19 min)
Writer/Director: Ben Snyder
The Come Up focuses on the gatekeepers of New York City’s nightlife. These men guard the doors to the hottest nightspots in the city and then lead their own hilarious and heartfelt lives at home while off the clock.

Wednesday October 19, 2016 4:30pm - 6:22pm CDT
Hideout Theatre

7:00pm CDT

Coded (Episodes 1-3)
(CANADA, 27 min)
Writer: Steve Neufeld
Directors: Gary Harvey, Nigel Edwards
A new teacher, dogged by a violent past, risks everything to reach his students, five tenth-grade misfits who just don’t care.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 7:00pm - 8:50pm CDT
Hideout Theatre

7:00pm CDT

Cold (Episodes 1-2)
(USA, 20 min)
Writer/Director: Emily Diana Ruth
In her efforts to uncover what happened to her birth parents, a teenage girl explores the quaint-seeming town where she would have grown up, which holds many secrets.

Wednesday October 19, 2016 7:00pm - 8:50pm CDT
Hideout Theatre

7:00pm CDT

Craigslist Therapist (Episode 1)
(USA, 9 min)
Writer: Dean Cates
Director: Dan Gregor
Facing divorce and financial ruin, failed burrito-truck owner Steven Wellish steals his ex-wife’s identity in an attempt to mount a successful therapy practice.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 7:00pm - 8:50pm CDT
Hideout Theatre

7:00pm CDT

Girl Band (Episode 1)
(USA, 11 min)
Writers/Directors: Cailin Lowry, Kerry Furrh and Olivia Mitchell
Four delusionally persistent childhood friends slash bandmates tackle the music industry, Los Angeles, and early adulthood.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 7:00pm - 8:50pm CDT
Hideout Theatre

7:00pm CDT

The Listening Box (Episode 1)
(USA, 23 min)
Writer/Director: Westin Ray
A Catholic priest makes an unusual discovery in a confessional booth, setting off a chain of events that not only affects the lives of his parishioners, but also tests his own sense of right and wrong.


Wednesday October 19, 2016 7:00pm - 8:50pm CDT
Hideout Theatre