2020 Films: C
Call to arms (United States, 3:38 minutes)
Directed by: Karina Logothetis
Written by: Karina Logothetis
Cast: Eliza Gerontakis
A woman briefly breaks free from suppression and sends out a message to everyone. Then, she comfortably puts herself back to sleep. Call to arms is the debut music video from Club Zothique.
Cashed Out (Canada, 12:12)
Directed by: Michael Trainor
Written by: Michael Trainor
Cast: Ryan Robbins, Nicole Leier, Sharon Taylor, Tyler Burrows
A slew of questionable characters meet for an underground poker game; the stakes couldn't be higher.
Chekhov's Gun (United States, 7:30)
Directed by: Paul Cadenhead
Written by: Paul Cadenhead
Cast: Richard Riehle, Cindy Chase, Ben Diserens
One must never place a loaded rifle on the stage if it isn't going to go off - right?
Content Guidelines (United States, 20:00)
Directed by: Omid Shabkhiz
Written by: Denise Kulawik
Cast: Peter Banifaz, Jacob Womack, Jeremiah Benjamin, Stephen Brown
A Dark Comedy about a YouTube prank that goes wrong and now they have to get rid of dead body so their channel doesn't get deleted. Winner - Best Dark Comedy - Indie X Film Fest (2019) Nominated - Best Short Film - Orlando Film Festival (2019) Semi Finalist - Los Angeles Cine Fest (2019) Selected - Lift-Off Film Festival, Los Angeles (2019) Selected - Santa Monica International Film Festival (2019) Selected - Golden State Film Festival (2020) Selected - Malibu Film Festival (2020) Selected - NYC Indie Film Fest (2020) Selected - North Hollywood Cinefest (2020)
Cool for Five Seconds (United States, 12:00)
Directed by: Dani Wieder
Written by: Calamity West
Cast: Katherine Bourne Taylor, Mary Tilden
Colleen invites Eleanor to meet her in a diner late at night. They haven’t spoken in years - and Colleen has something to say.
Couch Connections (Austria, 1:15:07)
Directed by: Christoph Pehofer
Written by: Christoph Pehofer, Manuel Pammer
Cast: Christoph Pehofer
The world seems to separate people more than connecting them. A private couch shows a place of approach and strangers becoming friends. To go on a world trip sleeping mainly on strangers’ couches has absolutely nothing to do with high standard, big expectations and comfort. The only motivation is to establish contacts and socialise with people from all over the world, who are as diverse as possible, while having a place to stay.
Crystal Horse (Israel, 24:00)
Directed by: Ronen Amar
Written by: Ronen Amar
Cast: Roi Mehabad, Sophia Ostritsky
Lior, a 12-year-old boy, tries to help his narcotic mother to quit her addiction. When he realises that her attempts are futile, he is forced to make a difficult decision.