10 Minutes To Show (USA | 2017, 14 min)

Directed by: Joshua DeFour

Written by: Joshua DeFour

Cast: Sarah Spurger, Maia del Mazo, Jake McDermott, Eman Esfandi

Punk-rock drummer Charlotte 'Charlie' Howe desperately wants to win an Austin battle of the bands competition, but 10 minutes before her band is set to perform everything seemingly goes to hell backstage...

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Another Girl (USA | 2016, 22 min)

Directed by: Austin Kase

Written by: Austin Kase

Cast: Hannah Chase, Aaron Profumo

Sam's ex-lovers aren't so 'ex' to him. In fact, they always seem to re-appear at the worst possible moment, sabotaging his hopes of finding new love. Can Sam banish them from his life before they ruin his chances with the newfound girl of his dreams? Swaying delicately between dry wit and wistful vulnerability, 'Another Girl' playfully explores the way our relationships shape who we are, and offers a fresh perspective on sex, love, and self-acceptance.

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Captain Hagen's Bed & Breakfast (USA | 2017, 1 hour 28 min)

Directed by: Rafael Friedan

Written by: Rafael Friedan

Cast: William Beckwith, Dino Petrera, Andrew Cornelius, Jessamine Kelley, Rhonda Ayers, Lynn Berg, Tyler Bellmon, Bri Oglu, Zach Wegner, Chris Wandell, Marilyn Seide

A comedy about four couples spending a wild weekend at an unusual Bed & Breakfast run by a German boat captain and his strange family. The eccentric Captain becomes an unexpected sage as he helps - in his own quirky way - each couple sort out their problems.

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Care (Australia | 2017, 2 min)

Directed by: Katherine Bramston

Written by: Brendan Kelly

Cast: Brendan Kelly

In a fast paced, coffee driven world of industry it's become easy to ignore other's problems and hard to keep proper perspective. Where does a man in a comfortable bubble place his care?

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Elsewhere (USA | 2016, 1 hour 17 min)

Directed by: Patrick James Lynch

Written by: Nick Vergara

Cast: Nick Vergara, Nikki Borges, Brian Williams, Rob Bradford, Patrick James Lynch, Katy Wright Mead, Seth Kirschner, Ryan Gielen

After bombing their LA debut at the Troubadour, a band battles demons, exes and excesses at an afterparty in the Hollywood Hills on the eve of their first west coast tour.

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FREE/LANCE (USA | 2017, 24 min)

Directed by: Eli Kooris

In need of extra money to pay rent, Lance begins accepting packages for a friend who is heading out of town, leading to increasingly bad consequences.

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Heads or Tails (USA | 2016, 9 min)

Directed by: Eva von Schweinitz

Cast: Nikki Calonge, Lucy Kaminsky

Lilly convinces her best friend René to join her on a nocturnal trespassing adventure.

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Leg It (Australia | 2017, 5 min)

Directed by: Rachel Mackey

Along a street of the aggressively moderate, a determined backward running woman accidentally leads an uprising.

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Love Road (Australia | 2017, 3 min)

Directed by: Mathilde Nocquet

Cast: Caitlin Burley, Baylee Ardnt

It’s 1959. During a high school prom night, two teenagers leave the party to hang out in a car. They will face one of the most important experiences of their young life: making love for the first time. Suddenly, they are shot off to a wacky world and will ride on the road of love!

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March Fool (Canada | 2017, 14 min)

Directed by: Pierre-Marc Drouin, Simon Lamarre-Ledoux

Struggling with depression, Louis finds out that his family is planning a prank on him for April Fools' day. Problem is: we're still in March...

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Minor Turbulence (USA | 2016, 12 min)

Directed by: Jared Houseman

Two pilots. Two heads in the clouds.

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Norman Pinski Come Home Short (USA | 2017, 15 min)

Directed by: Aaron Rudelson

Cast: Elaine Bromka, Ray Iannicelli, Mark Gessner, Lee Tergesen

When a lightning bolt tragically cuts short the life a Jewish plumber's son, all appears lost for the Pinski family. But luckily for them, Dr. Vanderwal, a celebrated local baldness doctor is secretly a modern day Dr. Frankenstein. Once resurrected in the form of a classic horror film monster, Norman has another chance at finding himself … if his overbearing Jewish parents don’t get in the way.

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Sell Your Body (USA | 2017, 11 min)

Directed by: Jaanelle Yee

Cast: Nadira Foster-Williams, Pauline Sherrow, Menuhin Hart

Student debt + Dating app = Threesome gone wrong

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Sissi without Franz (Sissi ohne Franz) (Germany | 2017, 17 min)

Directed by: Tim Garde

Sissi splits up with her beloved Franz and needs to find happiness elsewhere.

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Slip Up (USA | 2017, 5 min)

Directed by: Ben Clark

A man frantically tries to hide a body when he finds himself implicated in a robbery gone awry.

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Spell Claire (USA | 2016, 8 min)

Directed by: Greg Emetaz

Claire purchases an antique educational toy that reignites fond memories from childhood and lays bare the sorry state her life is now in.

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Directed by: Sébastien Petretti

This is the story of two young guys without any trouble who just want to « screw » without being disturbed. State of Emergency Motherfucker is a surrealistic comedy that depicts a society where police violence and invasion of privacy are daily routine, normal, tedious. The victims themselves are used to it. Even the police is used to it! Every day, they get back at it. Samy and Mehdi aren’t even paying attention to it anymore… the viewer neither. The real question of the movie is to finally discover if Samy did get some on the night of Valentine’s…

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Strawberries (USA | 2017, 7 min)

Directed by: Donggyun Han

Written by: Maggie Briggs

Cast: Josie Girand, Grace Keyt

A shy girl and her best friend accidentally gift a condom instead of candy and must retrieve it before her crush discovers their embarrassing mistake.

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Stuck (USA | 2017, 1 hour 41 min)

Directed by: Jillian Armenante

Written by: David Mickel, Heather Turman

Cast: Heather Matarazzo, Amir Talai

After getting into trouble with the law, Darby is sentenced to 30 days of house arrest, and is now confined to the same house she once shared with her ex-boyfriend, who now shares it with his beautiful new fiancee.

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Swipe Right (USA | 2017, 25 min)

Directed by: Des Matelske

Written by: Dani Matelske, Des Matelske

Cast: Dani Matelske, Cody Kilpatrick Steele, Lance Still, Julia Langholt, Leigh A. Peterson, Claire Arble

The only thing that Liv wants in life is to be herself and live happily ever after with a beautiful woman. While her mother won't accept Liv's love interests and is stuck on finding her the perfect man, Liv's best friend Jason is out to find her the perfect girl until an unexpected blind date beats him to it.

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The Curtain (Canada | 2017, 17 min)

Directed by: Crystal Lowe

Two hospitalized strangers develop an unlikely friendship by revealing painful, intimate details about their lives through the safety and anonymity of the room’s curtain divider. They bond through grief and humour, encouraging one another to make brave choices that hold personal consequences.

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The Dinner Guest (USA | 2017, 14 min)

Directed by: Dale Griffiths Stamos

Cast: Julianna Robinson, Kenny Johnston, Molly Leland

Valerie Lambert arrives at the home of her boss's wife for dinner. But does the wife know her secret? And if so, why has she been invited there?

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The Final Show (USA | 2016, 9 min)

Directed by: Dana Nachman

A woman who has lived a long life full of love and loss has to decide, based on all that she has learned, who to take along to eternity.

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The Rascal (Der Bengel) (Germany | 2017, 29 min)

Directed by: die ausbeuter

Three young start-up entrepreneurs got exploited by a female investor. When trying to confront her, the whole thing accidentally turns into a half-assed abduction.

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Directed by: Lucie Guillemot

Written by: Lucie Guillemot and Mélody Banquet

Cast: Philippe du Janerand, Isabelle Anciaux, Mélody Banquet and Arnaud Préchac

Neighbors and libido...

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