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International Shorts: Having a Bad Day

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Misadventures, bad choices, and a series of unfortunate events are all present in this program of short films. There is some serious drama and a bit of comedy on display in these exhilarating, thoughtful, and unpredictable tales.

 

 Q&A Oct 5 & Oct 7

 

This short film program includes the following films:

My Name Is Anti
Andreas Vakalios, Fili Olsefski, Greece (16 min)

On the way to the airport a teen girl jumps from a moving car to flee a sex trafficking abduction; while she escapes, she records it all on a stolen cell phone.

 


OST
Abhichoke Chandrasen, Thailand (20 min)

A perfectionist scoring assistant on a horror film rush job becomes convinced she is being haunted by a spirit from the movie she’s working on.

 


Starfuckers
Antonio Marziale, USA (15 min)

An intimate evening between a film director and an escort is disrupted when a familiar face arrives.

 


Judy, Judy, Judy
Jessica McGaugh, USA (7 min)

A menopausal woman wakes up in the midst of a hot flash, and everything just goes downhill from there.

 


Marianne
Julien Gaspar-Oliveri, France (17 min)

A woman gets interviewed by a young journalist for her heroic act of saving children, but she’s a moody and reluctant participant.

 


Censor of Dreams
Léo Berne, Raphaël Rodriguez, France (18 min)

For many nights, The Censor and his team have been moderating a woman’s dreams to keep them in safe territory. Tonight, nothing happens as planned.

 


Plastic Killer
Jose Pozo, Andorra/Spain (21 min)

Amparo lives in an old abandoned haberdashery in the centre of Madrid. Her only companion is Carmela, a plastic bag whom she considers her daughter.

 

Community Partner

Director

Various

Country of Origin

Various

Year

2021-2022

Language

Various with English subtitles

Content Warning

Sexual Violence

18+
114 min
Shorts

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