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Month: August 2016

2016 OFFICIAL SELECTION | Over Dinner directed by Travis Gonzalez

August 9, 2016

SCREENING DATE: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16TH 2016
TIME: 4:00 PM | SHORT FILMS BLOCK 3
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Synopsis

Frustrated by her eccentric mother’s carefree role as grandmother, a young single mother unravels their complicated past over Thanksgiving dinner. Over Dinner is a short drama/comedy about the rocky relationship between a quirky grandmother, Eleanor, her grown-up daughter, Anne, and her son
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2016 OFFICIAL SELECTION | Doris directed by Oscar Gorriz

August 9, 2016

SCREENING DATE: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16TH 2016
TIME: 4:00 PM | SHORT FILMS BLOCK 3
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Synopsis

Doris tells the story of an undocumented Mexican
housemaid working for a spoiled family, where she works
hard to satisfy their every whim in exchange for their
support with her green card application. When the family
leaves for the holidays, Doris is put in charge of
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2016 OFFICIAL SELECTION | White Paint directed by Noel Nunez

August 8, 2016

SCREENING DATE: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16TH 2016
TIME: 6:00 PM | SHORT FILMS BLOCK 4
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Synopsis 

Two women from an impoverished area who refuse to leave their childhood home to their landlord’s gentrifying plot.

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Director Biography

Noel Núñez-Caba is a multi-disciplinary graphic designer and filmmaker enrolled based in NYC.
When not designing or
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2016 OFFICIAL SELECTION | Through The Wall produced by Chelo Alvarez-Stehle and directed by Tim Nackashi

August 8, 2016

SCREENING DATE: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH 2016
TIME: 1:45 PM | SHORT FILMS BLOCK 8
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Synopsis

For two years now, on Sundays, Abril makes a treacherous trip from where she has been living undocumented in Southern California, to the US/Mexico border, carrying her two-year-old son Julián with her so that they can have family-time with Uriel, Julián’s father,
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Solëdad directed by Jon Navarro

August 8, 2016

SCREENING DATE: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16TH 2016
TIME: 1: 45 PM | SHORT FILMS BLOCK 2
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Synopsis

A woman revisits the place filled with her happiest moments and most tragic memory, and in a moment of solitude decides to let go of it all and take a leap of faith.

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Short Steps directed by Laura Aguinaga

August 8, 2016

SCREENING DATE: SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH 2016
TIME: 4:00 PM | SHORT FILMS BLOCK 8
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Synopsis

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Repressed memories resurface, forcing Eric (Juan-Pablo Veza) to relive a moment he can not change. Eric now has to make a bold decision on whether he should move on from his wife Lyna (Rachel
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Save Me A Spot directed by Alfredo HuecK

August 8, 2016

SCREENING DATE: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16TH 2016
TIME: 11:30 AM | SHORT FILMS BLOCK 1
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Synopsis

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The chaotic city of Caracas is known throughout the world for many reasons but what most do not imagine is that finding a parking space is a nightmare. In this story a couple of
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Persefone’s Breakfast directed by Samuel Mendez

August 8, 2016

SCREENING DATE: SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH 2016
TIME: 10:00 AM | SHORT FILMS BLOCK 6
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Synopsis

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A series of messages from Persephone to Hades as she prepares to leave the Underworld, once and for all.

An experimental animation inspired by the problems of today’s cities and the narratives they force
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Part of Eternity directed by Daniel Salazar

August 8, 2016

SCREENING DATE: SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH 2016
TIME: 10:00 AM | SHORT FILMS BLOCK 6
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Synopsis

A Mysterious person returns from the future to give you invaluable information that sends you on a journey you may never forget.

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Director Biography

I am the son of several nationalities. My mother is Cuban, my father
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ROMA: The Silent Film directed by Adam Gonzalez

August 8, 2016

SCREENING DATE: SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH 2016
TIME: 7:00 PM | SHORT FILMS BLOCK 9
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Synopsis

Josh, an aspiring pianist, falls in love with a theater dancer named Roma, but their relationship is challenged by her ex-fiancé Dean, a vigilant womanizer. This modern day silent film is carried by instrumental music of various genres while keeping to the
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Olia directed by Tania Cattebeke

August 8, 2016

SCREENING DATE: SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH 2016
TIME: 7:00 PM | SHORT FILMS BLOCK 9
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Synopsis

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Jose’i is a child who does not have someone to stay with while her mother goes to work, therefore she asked a mute neighbor to take care for him in her absence. Jose’i
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