2020 Narrative Shorts

*Screenings followed by Q&A with the director

Auxiliary Man

Directed by Max Roux
USA / 2019 / 16 mins
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An inept hit man has a chance to prove himself but nothing goes as planned.

Brothers Again

Directed by Vanja Victor Kabir Tognola
Switzerland / 2019 / 11 mins
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An elderly man lives in serenity with his wife. The arrival of his brother Vittorio breaks the calm.


Directed by Javier Kühn
Spain / 2019 / 14 mins

A Victorian story about life, death and everything in between. 

Free Fun

Directed by Fehmi Öztürk
Cyprus / 2019 / 5 mins

When Kika entered an adult VR game, she encountered something she never expected.

Free Rider

Directed by Rhythum
USA / 2019 / 13 mins

A guy gives a stranger a ride to his aunt’s house, then realizes it was probably a mistake.

Going Steady

Directed by Brydie O’Connor
USA / 2019 / 8 mins
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A woman’s wild imagination about the relationship she truly desires in 1950s Kansas.

Hey Zeus

Directed by Jose A Acosta
USA / 2019 / 7 mins

After a botched immigration raid, ICE agents give varying accounts of what happened.

Maradona’s Legs

Directed by Firas Khoury
Germany / 2019 / 20 mins

During the 1990 World Cup, two young Palestinian boys look for the last missing sticker that they need in order to complete their world cup album.

Old Blue Eyes

Directed by Christian J. Parkinson
USA / 2019 / 18 mins

Frank Sinatra will play one last show at the Hoboken Town Hall before hanging up the mic. Or so he says…

Our Home Here

Directed by Angela Chen
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Parallel stories of broken relationships between parents and their children striving for the American Dream all revolving around one explosive night.

Rattenfalle / The Rat Trap

Directed by Win Brooks
USA / 2019 / 4 mins

The horrors of modern cuisine and the palatability of revenge.

Red Ladies

Directed by Parida Tanti
USA / 2019 / 9 mins

True blue Olivia returns home to stop her mom from becoming the first female Asian-American Republican assemblywoman.

Rock On, Dude!

Directed by Frank Appache
Canada / 2019 / 10 mins

A veteran hard rock DJ must compromise by interviewing and featuring a bubblegum music duo to stay on the air.


Directed by Guillaume Comtois
Canada / 2019 / 9 mins

Lionel is a photographer. Ruby is a model. They knew each other a long time ago and both know the other is unhappy.


Directed by Abigail Kruger
USA / 2019 / 11 mins
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Larry Wolf glides through the city of Shreveport knowing the unstoppable power of nature.

The Imminent Expiration of Seth Dodson

Directed by Alex Craig
USA / 2019 / 12 mins
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Seth Dodson, along with the rest of the world, knows the exact date of his ultimate demise. Just not how or at what time.

The Usual Route

Directed by Cory Warner
USA / 2019 / 11 mins
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Between starting a new job as a garbage collector and doing small dope deals, a 16-year-old, finds himself pulled in several directions. Based on selections from Steven Dunn’s novel, Potted Meat.


Directed by Scott Dale
Australia / 2019 / 19 mins
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A young boy and his imaginary friend are caught in the middle of a nasty custody battle. As the feud between his parents reaches boiling point, worlds collide.


Directed by Jessica Wright & Morgann Runacre-Temple
UK / 2019 / 5 mins

An abstract dining room is the setting for 26 Scottish Ballet dancers to perform.

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