FILMADELPHIA SHORTS PROGRAM
James P. Gannon | 9 MIN
50 years ago, Jack and Betty were hit by a train and survived. This is their story.
I (HEART) JACK LALANNE: A CARTOON MEMIOR
LeAnn Erickson | 14 MIN
In this animated short documentary, the filmmaker (a lesbian, feminist baby boomer) shares her coming out story with the help of exercise guru Jack LaLanne.
Cameron Clay | 15 MIN
Haunted by his recent death, a rapper’s younger brother struggles to finish his last verse.
RO & THE STARDUST
Eunice Levis | 18 MIN
A free-spirited teen fulfills her terminally ill grandmother’s dying wish of building a rocketship to launch her into outer space.
SHE GOT BALLS!
Cheryl Hess | 19 MIN
A South Philly cooking competition ends in controversy when a rumor spreads that the vegan entry has won. Sometimes a meatball is not just a meatball…
Andrew Bilindabagabo | 8 MIN
Based on a true story, this short film captures a singular moment in a mother’s internal struggle to overcome her abuser and fight for her children.
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