2017 Films: C
CAGED (United , 17 min)
Directed by: Nickolas Powers-Gomez
A poor amateur cage fighter gets his shot at a professional career, but when his hustler brother betrays a dangerous friend, he is faced with a life changing decision.
Cake (United States | 2016, 9 min)
Directed by: Anne Hu
Eliza tries to explore her sexuality within her marriage with her husband Thomas by surprise ordering a female sex robot for them to share.
Caper (United States | 2016, 16 min)
Directed by: Brian O Neill
Two goons. One patsy. Six sticks of dynamite. No clue.
Cardinal X (United States | 2016, 1 hour 34 minutes )
Directed by: Angie Wang
In 1984, the most powerful drug dealer on the west coast was a 19 year old coed. Based on actual events.
Cauliflower (United States | 2016, 2 min)
Directed by: Natasha Straley
CAULIFLOWER is a ridiculous poetic comedy denying ignorance.
Cells' Amusement Park (China | 2016, 4)
Directed by: Li Ang
Platelets and white blood cells mixing around water.The blood is flowing because of an unknown power,without emotion. They sustain the body silently,having neither negative attitude nor positive attitude.In the blink of an eye, the cell goes through its whole life and dies silently. Which cells decide "my" consciousness?Which cells control "my" mind?
Chai(Destroy) (Taiwan | 2016, 5 min)
Directed by: ZION CHANG
How many turning points can one have during his lifetime? The story behind this song exactly reflects those that have dwelt in Taiwan for most of their life, trying to find out the most faithful affections within this vulnerable life.
chair (Spain | 2016, 2 min)
Directed by: Cristal Buemi, Ludwig Camarillo
A chair evolves through the means of imagination.
Children of Beqaa (United States | 2016, 1 hr 16 min)
Directed by: Elias Matar
Children of Beqaa documents director Elias Matar and his daughter Lyla, traveling to the Beqaa Valley, Lebanon in June of 2016 to work with Salam LADC, a local NGO. Here in the Beqaa, there are over 500,000 Syrian refugees who have been living in a state of limbo for the past 5 years. These refugees are left in the dark; they have no country, nearly no rights, very little education and not enough food. Children of Beqaa gives a voice to the refugees, who just want their stories to be heard.
Chopin's Fantasie Impromptu (United States | 2016, 7 min)
Directed by: Jesse Binger, Kaitlyn Johnston
John Potente spends his time shuffling between his dental practice, advocating for land conservation, writing about the natural world, and playing the piano that sits by his fireplace.
City Boy (United States | 2016, 5 min)
Directed by: Jonathan Downing and Tiffany Sewell
The story is a “Singing in the Rain” meets “West Side Story” styled day-in-the-life of a City Boy. His day begins with a beat down from the hustle and bustle of the city but takes an upward swing after a chance encounter with a beaming City Girl. What follows is a romantic and adventurous romp through classic NYC sites with the help of an unexpected hero/tour guide at their side. It is an ode to the beauty, madness, and enchantment of New York City.
Clean (USA | 2015, 5 minutes)
Directed by: Gabriel Wilson
A young man battles his compulsions on his way to school in New York City.
Club Angels (United States | 2016, 11 min)
Directed by: Andy Boyce
Club Angels is a short documentary about the forming of the band Sateen by Queen Sateen and Exquisite, a heterosexual married couple who do drag and are fixtures in the queer New York City nightlife scene.
Coastal Georgia's Green Infrastructure & Stormwater Management (United States | 2016, 5 min)
Directed by: Rachel Hughes
An animated short film on stormwater runoff management and green infrastructure solutions.
Coffee Break (United States | 2016, 5 min)
Directed by: Jason Ortiz
When the coffee runs out...it's war!
Confessions by Connie: Christmas Special (United States | 2016, 3 min)
Directed by: Amanda Bruton
A New Jersey housewife confesses her true feelings about Christmas.
Confessions of a Breastimator (United States | 2016, 3 min)
Directed by: Jisu Kim
“Confessions of a Breastimator” is a digital 2D animated film about personal passion for animated breasts. It approaches the potentially controversial subject in a light-hearted and honest embrace of it. Although created fully digitally, the film uses traditional hand-drawing methods partly as an homage to the limited animation style of the 50s.
Contre-champ (Belgium | 2015, 19 min)
Directed by: Michael De Nijs
In the footsteps of her father, a recently deceased war reporter, Lydia makes her first steps as a photojournalist during the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo. Lydia doesn't suspect that this experience will change her life forever.
Cookies (United States | 2016, 2 min)
Directed by: Catherine Santino
Two young women stumble across an all too familiar situation on the sidewalk.