International Narrative Shorts
Total Running Time: 104 MIN
DIRECTED BY KEVIN MEUL
BELGIUM, 2011, 13.5 MIN
IN DUTCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
For Rocky, life is just a series of unhappy endings. Winner of the Short Film Gold Plaque at the 2011 Chicago International Film Festival.
DIRECTED BY TÓMAS H. JÓHANNESSON
ICELAND, 2011, 8 MIN
IN ICELANDIC WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
Oli runs a car wash with his mentally impaired brother. When a demanding customer interrupts Oli’s love of karaoke, his brother gets the last word.
DIRECTED BY PETER SZEWCZYK
UNITED KINGDOM/POLAND, 2011, 9 MIN
EAST COAST PREMIERE
After a creative young woman crosses paths with a scheming old lady, her world will never look the same.
DIRECTED BY DANIEL SEIDENEDER AND DANIEL PFEIFFER
GERMANY/ESTONIA, 2011, 3.5 MIN
SOUTHEAST PREMIERE/2ND US SHOWING
This delightfully clever observation of a picturesque seaside town proves that things aren’t always what they appear to be.
DIRECTED BY ELFAR ADALSTEINS
UNITED KINGDOM, 2011, 18 MIN
An elderly widower, deftly played by John Hurt (Oscar® nominee for Best Actor, The Elephant Man), ventures out on a silent sea journey in this poignant story of love and loss that was short-listed for this year’s Academy Awards®.
DIRECTED BY TOM PIETRASIK
UNITED KINGDOM/INDIA, 2011, 3 MIN
Take a glimpse inside the colorful world of an Indian barbershop, where a visit involves more than just a haircut.
DIRECTED BY LIAM O MOCHAIN
IRELAND, 2011, 13 MIN
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
In this quirky dark comedy, tyrannical pub owner Paudge tries every gimmick he can think of to bring new patrons to his establishment.
DIRECTED BY TOM LUDLAM
UNITED KINGDOM, 2011, 11 MIN
EAST COAST PREMIERE/2ND US SHOWING
A friendly game of Scrabble® reveals more about this couple’s relationship than they expected.
DIRECTED BY ENRICO MARIA ARTALE
ITALY, 2011, 11 MIN
IN ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
A young woman’s primitive instinct compels her to seek skillful revenge.
DIRECTED BY GUNNAR A.K. JÄRVSTAD
SWEDEN, 2011, 3 MIN
An execution in the middle of nowhere takes an unexpected turn when the two share a special moment.
DIRECTED BY NASH EDGERTON
AUSTRALIA, 2011, 11 MIN
Jack means well, but sometimes good intentions have horrible consequences. From the stuntman-turned-director of “Spider” (FFF 2008) and The Square.