Dryland (United States | 2015, 22 min)
Directed by: Liv Prior Colliander
Written by: Liv Prior Colliander, Anne Metcalf
Cast: Charlie Kanter, Jacqueline Wright
When sixteen-year-old Mia returns home from swim practice, she discovers her mother attempting suicide and rushes her to the hospital just in time. But once they return home, there is a suffocating silence between them. Mia keeps the event a secret and continues to train for an upcoming swim meet, suppressing her pain and shame – until the bubble bursts at the pivotal moment, forcing mother and daughter to confront their unspoken trauma.