2017 Short Films

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D.E.U.S.

Showtime
Friday, February 17 @ 7:30pm
Director
Rafael Costa
Country
Brazil
Language
Portuguese
Film Length
14 minutes

GOD is a short film about a boy who doesn’t believe in true love. He’s walking down the street in a normal day when he sees a … Read more »

The Revenge

Showtime
Saturday, February 18 @ 10:00am
Director
Ivette Ávila
Country
Cuba
Language
Spanish
Film Length
3 minutes

A man living in an apartment in a gritty urban neighbourhood just wants to get some well-deserved rest. But nature has other plans for him and his … Read more »

The Seamstress

Showtime
Saturday, February 18 @ 2:00pm
Director
Ivette Ávila
Country
Cuba
Language
Spanish
Film Length
6 minutes

Meet a seamstress who uses her tools and materials to (literally) mend broken hearts and a host of other ills – until she pays a steep price.

Before I Go

Showtime
Saturday, February 18 @ 7:00pm
Director
Ramon Samson
Country
Australia
Language
English
Film Length
3 minutes

A recently deceased father tries to leave one last message for his son before he has to move on to the afterlife.

Tick Tock

Showtime
Sunday, February 19 @ 1:00pm
Director
Alien Ma Alfonso
Country
Cuba
Language
Spanish
Film Length
6 minutes

Death comes outfitted with the latest technology. But he meets his match in an old man who outwits him – and finds love in the process.

The Suit

Showtime
Sunday, February 19 @ 3:15pm
Director
Abdel and Adrián de la Campa)
Country
Cuba
Language
Spanish
Film Length
5 minutes

An outwardly successful official is depressed over the mind-numbing repetitiveness of his work and life, which are in sharp contrast to his child’s creativity… for now.

How to Completely Disappear

Showtime
Sunday, February 19 @ 7:00pm
Director
Harold Rensoli
Country
Cuba
Language
Spanish
Film Length
3 mins minutes

A desk and chair terrify a young man in this pixelated short that pays homage to Norman McLaren’s classic A Chairy Tale.

Light is Calling

Showtime
Monday, February 20 @ 10:00am
Director
Bill Morrison
Country
United States of America
Language
English
Film Length
8 minutes

“In Light Is Calling, a deteriorating scene from James Young’s The Bells (1926) was optically reprinted and edited to Michael Gordon’s seven-minute composition. The aesthetic of Morrison’s … Read more »

I Remember You

Showtime
Monday, February 20 @ 2:00pm
Director
Ramon Samson
Country
Australia
Language
English
Film Length
6 minutes

An elderly father with alzheimers must try and find a way to transcend the limitations of his disability and communicate with his estranged son. (IMDb)

Modern Communities

Showtime
Monday, February 20
Director
Lester Harbert Noguel
Country
Cuba
Language
Spanish
Film Length
3 minutes

In a classic reversal, an anthropologist from the developing world examines the rituals and behaviours of Western women, skewering our unattainable ideals of beauty.