FREE for IN&OUT PASS HOLDERS!! Our Old Den (dir: Max Kirk); Charlie Surfer (dir: Pia Strømme); Something Borrowed (dir: Lydia Bottom); The Only Beautiful Thing (dir: Elizabeth Irwin); The Shepherd (dir: Ilya Plyusnin); Grow Old With Me (dir: J.J. McDowell); Wicked Image (dir: Caitlin Scherer); Just For The Record (dir: Vojin Vasovic)
FREE for IN&OUT PASS HOLDERS
1. OUR OLD DEN
Dir: Max Kirk (live-action/animation comedy, UK, 15 Minutes)
Three friends on the brink of adulthood reunite in the place they grew up together. With both live-action and animation, they go from the past to the future, and back again.
2. CHARLIE SURFER
Dir: Pia Strømme (documentary, Norway, 18 Minutes)
Charlie fights the feeling of being different from the other kids by doing the things he loves -surfing and dancing.
3. SOMETHING BORROWED
Dir: Lydia Bottom (comedy, USA, 14 Minutes)
A neighborhood in Brooklyn "borrows" an old truck. With Sawyer Spielberg, Raye Levine Spielberg and Maya Koenig. (world premiere)
4. THE ONLY BEAUTIFUL THING
Dir: Elizabeth Irwin (drama, USA, 15 Minutes)
Sinatra, a pitbull, just graduated from a training program that pairs rescue dogs and prison inmates. Nikki and her partner Margaux agree to foster Sinatra but we soon find out this act of generosity comes with strings attached. Can the womens' relationship survive what this new arrival brings? (World Premiere)
5. THE SHEPHERD
Dir. Ilya Plyusnin (comedy/sci-fi, Russia, 9 Minutes)
A typical office plankton Leonid living a boring life under a load of daily issues is struggling to finish the annual report for his obnoxious boss when he suddenly gets a chance of getting hold of mighty powers and show the world who the real boss in the town is with a little help from unearthly invaders!
6. GROW OLD WITH ME
Dir: J.J. McDowell (drama, USA, 7 Minutes)
A threatening medical diagnosis prompts a young couple to dramatize their golden years.
7. WICKED IMAGE
Dir: Caitlin Scherer (comedy, USA, 9 Minutes)
Lucifer, Satan and the Devil meet with a corporate PR agent to rehabilitate their images — which includes reminding the world that they’re women. However, they quickly discover that the PR agent is more evil than they are.
8. JUST FOR THE RECORD
Dir: Vojin Vasovic (comedy/animation, Serbia, 7 Minutes)
In an abandoned attic, a toy, dictaphone-robot REC desperately tries to record the voice of a bird in order to overwrite his last recorded memory.
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