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A Sidewalk Becomes a Street (13:59)


After a fight with his single mother, a Korean American teenager struggles to understand his role in the family as he sets out on the streets of Los Angeles with his little sister.
Director
Chris Lee
Writer
Pierson Carlsen
Producer
J. Izon, Don Ohmer
Cinematographer
RJ Siu
Production Designer
Donte Owens, Jon Schafer
Editor
Mickey Mann
Sound
Joseph Burch, Sarah Gilman
Composer
Issac Kang
Cast: Trey Noh as John, Avery Hwang as Cary, and Chris Yejin as Sue.

ANATHEMA (14:35)


On the island of Cyprus, an insomniac is haunted by hallucinations that his mother believes are a message from his dead father.
Director
Paolo Antypas
Writer
Paolo Antypas
Producer
Anabel Iñigo, Paolo Antypas
Cinematographer
Yannis Faidherbe
Production Designer
Christy Polydorou
Editor
Nick Lane, Paolo Antypas
Sound
Trisha Golec
Composer
George Solonos
Cast: Herodotos Miltiadous as Theodoros, Ermina Kyriazi as Mother, Giannos Antoniou as Priest, Nick Lane as The Faceless Man, Paolo Antypas as Father, Daniel Jackson as Face in the Water and Apollo as Pontos.

Blackbird (18:00)


A young woman is torn between two worlds, her job cleaning planes and her dream of being a pilot. When she attempts to get time off to pursue aviation, she is met with resistance and must fight against the odds to get her wings.
Producer
Nicole L. Thompson, Nick Brooks, Jamie Walker
Cinematographer
Kevin Reeves
Production Designer
Jasmine McClaurin
Editor
Geordan Baker, Seamus O' Finnegan
Sound
Assata Jackson
Composer
Kevin Lax
Cast: Alyssa Tibbs as Sherri Jones, Fredericka Meek as Julie King, Paulette Blair as Ms. Williams, Paul Nygro as Bill Hampton, Mia Brathwaite as Young Sherri, Ashley Carey as Agent Wilson, Franceli Chapman as Bessie Coleman, Peterjohn Minto as Shawn Hall, Ashley Hunt as Anna Hill, Michael Herbert as Tim Smith, and Baadja-Lyne as Mimi Watson.

Clarity (20:00)


Tom returns home to his estranged abusive father, only to find out he has Alzheimer's and no longer remembers him or their past...
Director
Roy Arwas
Writer
Roy Arwas
Producer
Roy Arwas, Tiffany Kontoyiannis, Karly Perez-Arevalo
Cinematographer
Becky Baihui Chen
Production Designer
Valeria Munguia
Editor
Roy Arwas
Sound
Lars Struck
Composer
Jesper Ankarfeldt
Cast: Brett Zimmerman as Tom, Chris Browning as Richard, Jodi Lynn Moore as Emily, Sinead Sommers as Waitress, Lisa Perez as Mary, Matthew Nilsen as Young Tom, Anika Chloe as Young Emily, and Kayla Kott as Teen Emily.

Dig (14:00)


When a neighbor's horse goes missing in their small Appalachian valley, 18-year-old Caleb (Jack Kilmer - Palo Alto, The Nice Guys, Hala) must cover for his autistic older brother Russell (Andrew Duff).
Director
Jono Seneff
Writer
Jono Seneff, David Hudson
Producer
Mehmet Gungoren, Ella Roberts, Jono Seneff
Cinematographer
Bash Achkar
Production Designer
Katie Theel
Sound
Eric Han
Cast: Jack Kilmer as Caleb, Andrew Duff as Russell, Margaret Reed as Charlotte, and David Atkinson as Tom.

Hanger's Limb (18:22)


After surviving a brutal amputation during the Civil War, James Hanger returns home emotionally and physically broken. In order to survive his depression, he designs and builds the first prosthetic leg with knee and ankle joints.
Producer
Gracie Corapi, Xiaoyuan Xiao
Cinematographer
Alyssa Renzi, Tanmay Chowdhary
Production Designer
Mollie Wartelle, Pimvenus Clark
Editor
Christopher Ma, Marcus Heleker
Composer
Amit May Cohen
Cast: Markus Jorgensen as James Hanger, Kristin Carey as Eliza Hanger, Tom Kiesche as William Hanger, Grace Mumm as Sandrine, Dennis W. Hall as Dr. Robison, and Christopher Zappia as Hamilton.

Kindling (13:59)


After a sorority girl asks her estranged childhood friend to drive her to an abortion clinic, the two confront each other on the road about who they were and what they have become.
Director
Xinyi Zhu
Writer
Sheridan Watson
Producer
Emily Meyers, Youssef Gouda
Cinematographer
Vanon Li
Production Designer
Yuelin Zhao, Jumai Yusuf
Editor
Hsu, Tzu-Yueh, Riley Sweeney Lynch
Sound
Dorothy Lee, Huang, Lo-Yao
Composer
Alexandra Kalinowski
Cast: Jill Renner as Piper and Nicole Falk as Celeste.

Miranda's Marionettes (21:18)


Miranda struggles to find her place as a puppeteer until she meets a unique mentor who will push her to strive in her creative world.
Producer
Alex Rivers
Cinematographer
Adriana Serrato
Production Designer
Marc de Bertier
Editor
Ashley McGraw
Composer
Kenny Regan
Cast: Lilli Passero as Miranda, Linda Kerns as Blanche, Natasha Tina Liu as Estelle, Allan Wasserman as Ivan, and Andy Arena as Oliver

Practice Funeral (13:56)


After being diagnosed with terminal testicular cancer, George, decides to throw a celebration of life party, despite his mother's protests.
Director
Mattie Bayne
Writer
Don Ohmer
Producer
John Kauffman, Chandler Toffa
Cinematographer
Bogui Adjorlolo
Production Designer
Emalie Ahlstrom, Julia Kern
Editor
Geneva Burkhardt, Madeleine Roche
Sound
Kyle J Miller, Destiny Perez
Composer
Kenny Regan, Ryan Gunderson
Cast: Ben Hirschhorn as George, Rachel Christianson as Nora, Dylan Field as Kyle, Nicole Jia as Caroline, Sophia Konat as Andrea, Miles Fowler as Mark, Manny Spero as Paul, and Evan Macedo as Brendan.

Shades of Jade (12:08)


A young girl must bond with a new father figure in order to help her mother pass their fake green card marriage.
Director
Rose Chang
Writer
Rose Chang
Producer
Jessica Mathisen
Cinematographer
Brandon Clayton Ng
Production Designer
Katherine Munis
Editor
Shaina Ghuraya
Sound
Brian Gross
Composer
Paul Olsen
Cast: Harmonie He as Hsiao-Yu, Hana Wu as Mai, David E. Taylor as Richard, and John Durham as Immigration Officer Ron.

The Green Sea (28:58)


Three young children try to save their mother from an abusive boyfriend with the help of their dad's ghost.
Producer
Ryan Michael Connolly, Sally Jean Robbins, Steven Alexander Robbins
Cinematographer
Brian Brooks II
Production Designer
Sally Robbins
Sound
Johnny Vong
Composer
P.T. Adamczyk
Cast: Greensy, Olivia Dorr as Libby, Grayson Spilman as Nathan, Gena Marie Koinzan as Izzie, Liz Coin as Katie, Goran Ivanovsky as Donny, Molly Gray as Laura, and Matt Parizek as Jerry.

The Ties That Bind Us (12:01)


When her sister becomes terminally ill, she will do whatever it takes to save her.
Director
Patricia Chavez
Writer
Alejandro Victorero
Producer
Patricia Chavez, Alejandro Victorero
Cinematographer
Emre Okten
Production Designer
Rudy Salas
Editor
Ashley McGraw Pennington
Sound
Austin Conway
Composer
Cali Wang
Cast: Emily Ozrey as Amara, Abigaille Ozrey as Adira, Jonathan Fishman as Dr. Shapiro, and Sherrod Taylor as Loan Officer.

Tuesday (14:32)


On a typical Tuesday, two high school students form an unlikely bond as they face challenges in their daily lives.
Director
Margo E. Sawaya
Writer
Megan Carroll
Producer
Alexa Villarreal, Timothy Pennix
Cinematographer
Emil Chang
Production Designer
Jadyn Yoon, Kato Lawton
Editor
John Hanle, Tiffany Lin
Sound
Aaron Dworetzky, Harrison Holland-McCowan
Composer
Robert Treves
Cast: Elijah Olachea as Gus, Kita Grayson as Ruby, Damon McKinnis as Roland, Natasha Elias as Gus's Sister, William Warren as Ruby's Dad, Annette Luna as Mrs. Garcia, Ryan Zuzulock as Kyle, and Jamie Kichuk as Trent

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