FLIGHT DELAYS – narrative program

Things don’t always go as planned for the characters in this group of narrative short films.

The Boy Scout, directed and written by Patrick Brooks. (USA) – New York Premiere.

Pour Retourner, directed by Scooter Corkle, written by Zack Mosley. (Canada) – World Premiere.

La Carnada, directed and written by Josh Soskin. (USA) – World Premiere.

The Kiosk, directed and written by Anete Melece. (Switzerland) – U.S. Premiere.

Sweepstakes, directed and written by Mark Tumas. (USA) – World Premiere.

Sker, directed and written by Eyþór Jóvinsson. (Iceland) – International Premiere.

Helium, directed and written by Anders Walter, co-written by Christian Gamst Miller-Harris. (Denmark) – New York Premiere. (2014 Academy Award® winner Live Action Short film)


HANDLE WITH CARE – narrative program

          The delicate situations in these short films require steady hands and minds; the smallest slip can have serious repercussions.

Scratch, directed and written by Philip Kelly, co-written by Liam Ryan. (Ireland) – New York Premiere.

App, directed and written by Alexander Berman. (USA) – World Premiere.

Contrapelo, directed and written by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, co-written by Liska Ostojic. (USA) – World Premiere.

For Spacious Sky, directed by Coy Middlebrook, written by Kevin Allen Jackson. (USA) – North American Premiere.

The Phone Call, directed and written by Mat Kirkby, co-written by James Lucas. (UK) – New York Premiere.


MORAL FIBERS – narrative program

Decisions confront the characters in these narrative shorts.

Love in the Time of March Madness, directed by Melissa Johnson and Robertino Zambrano, written by Melissa Johnson. (USA) – World Premiere.

Firstborn, directed and written by Leah Tonic. (Israel) – North American Premiere.

Ruby, directed by Louise Ni Fhiannachta, written by Antoin Beag O’Colla. (Ireland) – New York Premiere

Today’s The Day, directed and written by Daniel Campos, co-written by Tamara Levinson-Campos. (USA) – North American Premiere.

Parachute, directed by Peter Stebbings, written by Peter Mooney. (Canada) – World Premiere.

Stew & Punch, directed and written by Simon Ellis. (UK) – North American Premiere.

Record, directed and written by David Lyons, co-written by Brook Hely and Trent Roberts. (Australia) – New York Premiere.


SOUL SURVIVORS – narrative program

Life isn’t always easy, and this is exemplified by the shorts with both small and large conundrums; human interaction is life preservers in these turbulent waters.

Kakara, directed and written by Kimmo Yläkäs. (Finland) – New York Premiere.

Day Ten, directed and written by Arian Moayed. (USA) – World Premiere.

Tinto, directed and written by Felix Solis, co-written by Liza Fernandez. (USA) – World Premiere.

Sequestered, directed and written by Lucas Spaulding. (USA) – World Premiere.

Cycloid, directed and written by Tomoki Kurogi. (Japan) – New York Premiere.

Nesma’s Birds, directed by Najwan Ali and Medoo Ali, written by Najwan Ali and Yaser Karim. (Iraq) – North American Premiere.

Human Voice, directed and written by Edoardo Ponti, co-written by Erri De Luca based on Jean Cocteau’s play. (Italy) – World Premiere.


TOTALLY TWISTED – narrative program

Fun. Creepy. Weird. That pretty much sums up the feel of this program designed especially for our late-night loving audience.

The 30 Year Old Bris, directed and written by Michael D. Ratner. (USA) – World Premiere.

Trust Me, I’m A Lifeguard, directed by Tony Glazer, written by Christian Keiber. (USA) – World Premiere.

Peepers, directed by Ken Lam, written by Laura Grey and Jordan Klepper. (USA) – New York Premiere

Remora, directed and written by Dylan Marko Bell, co-written by Russell August Anderson. (USA) – World Premiere.

The Body, directed and written by Paul Davis, co-written by Paul Fischer. (UK) – New York Premiere.

One Please, directed and written by Jesse Burks. (USA) – New York Premiere.

Sequence, directed and written by Carles Torrens. (USA) – New York Premiere.

The short film, Incident Urbain, will be screening before Karpotrotter in the Viewpoints Section. On the esplanade in Paris, two enigmatic characters engage in an extended discourse about architecture, cinema, and revolutionary politics.

Incident Urbain, directed and written by John Lalor. (France, Ireland) – North American Premiere.