Short Film Program 2: On the Sharper Side

Sunday, March 8th, 1:50 PM – 3:50 PM

Carnegie Institution for Science

*Screenings followed by Q&A with the director


Directed by Javier Kühn
Spain / 2019 / 14 mins

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

Hey Zeus

Directed by Jose A Acosta
USA / 2019 / 7 mins

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

Our Home Here

Directed by Angela Chen
USA / 2020 / 19 mins
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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.


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 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.

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.

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