Shorts Program 2

Shorts Program 2

Program Details:

Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband
Screening Section: Short Film Program
Screening Category: Short Film Program
Runtime: 89:25 mins

Program Includes:

Teenage Kira attempts to take revenge after a heartbreaking betrayal by her ex-best friend.

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On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison.

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In a high school theater class, Krista uses her scene study as catharsis.

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At a Jewish funeral service with her parents, a college student runs into her sugar daddy.

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A black male burn-survivor and amputee goes on a date with a regularly-abled man. After the bar, they go back to his apartment, where he faces his demons as he attempts to experience intimacy for the first time since his accident, ten years ago.

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A couple wakes up in bed together; they start making out and he wants to take things further, but she’s not in the mood. A passing joke about paying for her to change her mind turns serious and afterwards, they have a hard time coming to terms with how this has changed their relationship. In »Intercourse«, director Jonatan Etzler holds up a mirror to the skewed power structures in our society and how they can affect our most intimate relationships and our ability to talk about them.

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In the middle of a Texas summer, plans for a babysitter fall through and six-year-old Caroline is left in charge of her two younger siblings.

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Diego accompanies his father, Luis to a camping trip among men invited by Luis’ boss, Omar and his teenage son, Patricio.
After learning how to ride a motorcycle, go fishing and ride horses through the woods, Diego is sexually abused by Patricio.
When revealing what happened to his father, Diego is humiliated and punished for lying.

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