THE DRUMMER

Sam is an autistic college student who is passionate about music. But is constantly bullied by people like Ryan, his classmate. But his old friend Donna see's something special in Sam, and gives him the chance he's been waiting for.

 

Student

Director

Atticus Wright

TRT: 11:36

THE OTHER SIDE

A young girl wakes up in an apartment that can’t escape with no recollections on where she. She notices a substance consumes her. Now she has to figure out why she is in this place while she deals with the metamorphosis of her body.

 

Director

Victor Velasco

TRT: 7:27

RAM PRIDE

The Robinson Rams are facing the Chantilly Chargers in the second round of the Northern Virginia football playoffs. If the Rams win the game, they will make school history. The team will be the first to advance to the third round of the playoffs in the past ten years. Their head coach, Scott Vossler, believes that the Rams have the power to make that dream a reality. He en

MY FIRST DRAG SHOW

'My First Drag Show' captures the experiences of first time drag performers as they take the stage at Florida State University's Amateur Drag Show.

 

Director

Brian Graves

TRT: 5:00

O WHOLLY NIGHT

O Wholly Night is a journey in which two girls of opposite privilege are able to save each other and thus destroy the societal constraints that alienate individuals of different class. This film envisions the humanization of the homeless and the coming together of diverse members of the community for the sake of compassion.

 

Student

Director

Gabrielle Bautista

TRT: 9:00

WHOEVER WAS USING THIS BED

An married couple is woken by a mysterious phone call that begins an unsettling journey into love and fear. Whoever was Using This Bed is an award-winning short film based on a story by Raymond Carver (Birdman). 

 

Director

Andrew Kotatko

TRT: 20:00

TEA IN THE LAND OF THUNDER - FIELD NOTES FROM DARJEELING

Last summer, Jeremy Lopatin, an American importer of organic tea, visited the Makaibari Tea Estate in Darjeeling, India, to get a firsthand look at how top-notch Darjeeling teas are made. This short film takes the viewer on an adventure to explore the beautiful people, places, and processes behind the creation of organic Darjeeling teas in 'the land of thunder.'

 

Director

Donald Harrison

TRT: 16:00

HANK AND RITA

A husband-wife singing duo, ten years past the peak of their fame, confront the reality of smaller venues, dwindling audiences, and disharmony in their marriage.

 

Directors

Terri Ryburn and J.J. Painter

TRT: 17:00

 

SILENCE & MONSTERS

Rock Star and Activist Gede Robi (NAVICULA) describes the unique Balinese celebration of Nyepi. He suggests the whole world will feel the butterfly effect of this Day of Silence. On the Hindu New Year Eve called Nyepi, Robi joins a colourful, noisy procession of giant papier-mache monsters called Ogoh-ogoh, as they wind through the busy streets. This is the island's most auspicious day of the year.

 

Director

Karen Donald

TRT: 7:00

FORGET-ME-NOTS

A week after the death of her husband, Silvia moved with her daughter, María, to Madrid to be closer to the set where María works as an actress. 

A few months later, her parents send a 'forget-me-nots' to remind her that she has abandoned them. 

 

Director

Miguel Berzal de Miguel

TRT: 17:42

TALKING PIECE

When Jason Smith, a MidWestern transplant living in Brooklyn, accepts a new job as a principal of a high school in one of the boroughs roughest neighborhoods, he expects his youth and relative 'coolness' will help him connect with the kids. But he so

on discovers that they understand more about him, and the world he comes from, than he may ever understand about them.

 

Directors

K. Page & Stuart Valdes

TRT: 16:20

 

 

FATHER AND BOY

A 12-year-old boy comes to visit his father who's left the family for another woman. The boy is trying to convince the father that his mum, sister and himself are very happy on their own without him. However, very soon it becomes obvious that all the boy wants is his father to come back.

 

Director

Evgeny Sinelnikov

TRT: 9:44

SHADOWBOXING

An aspiring boxer must face the shadows that haunt him before he can step into the ring. After surviving a tragedy, James has shut himself off from the world. When a new chance at love and a fight begin to contend with his pain, James must decide to stay in the corner or find out what happens when he starts punching back.

 

Director

Joshua Durham

TRT: 15:00

AMERICAN STORYTELLERS

Free River Press, a nonprofit publishing house, is dedicated to creating a collective autobiography of America. After establishing the press in 1989, Robert Wolf has traveled across the country, holding writing workshops and collecting stories from Americans of all walks of life, with the hope that by sharing our stories, we can underline our common humanity.

 

Student

Director

Emily Tope

TRT: 11:00

SUICIDE

In Spain, a young woman waits for someone named Pedro to come to dinner. Brushing off his tardiness as typical, she passes the time in her usual mundane ways. However, as the hours pass with his whereabouts unexplained, she becomes a victim to her own imagination.

 

Director

Andre Mileti

TRT: 10:00

 

TIME TRAIN

A time travel walk down San Francisco's Market Street with rare footage from 1905 prior to the great earthquake that leveled many of the city's buildings blended with scenes from the same locations in the present day.

 

Director

Anthony Hodge

TRT: 9:35

 

MOSYO

Cevdet Ogut is the owner of a second hand shop but he accept himself as an antician. Although he is a shop owner in downtown his intellectuality is much higher than his neighbors. They appreciate his intellectuality and named him as The Monsieur. The

 Film is the portrait of a man who makes so much difference in his environment.

 

Director

Kagan Olgünturk

TRT: 18:00

GINGER AND SNAPPER

A post-apocalyptic story about a lonely gamer girl and a misunderstood zombie. 

Starring Lacey Chabert ('Mean Girls,' 'Party of Five') and 12 other voice actors who have all been heard in the zombie-centric video game franchise, 'Resident Evil.'

 

Director

D.C. Douglas

TRT: 5:00