Live Action Shorts Program 1
Join us after the screening for a Q&A with various participating filmmakers.
EVERY HOUSE IS HAUNTED
BRYCE MCGUIRE | 12 MIN
After years of compromise and losing sight of what she wants, Maya finds part of herself that’s been missing in the spirits that occupy her new haunted house.
GUNNUR MARTINSDÓTTIR SCHLÜTER | 5 MIN
At a downtown café, business colleagues discuss a future investment opportunity when a seagull hits the window right in front of them. One of them is unable to shake off the incident.
JESSICA BISHOPP | 20 MIN
On a remote Icelandic island, teenagers Birta and Selma trade late-night parties for nocturnal puffin rescues in this coming-of-age story for young adults and puffins alike.
FUCK ME, RICHARD
LUCY MCKENDRICK, CHARLIE POLINGER | 15 MIN
A romance-obsessed loner finds herself swept up in a passionate long-distance love affair. Richard is perfect in every way, except that he might be a scammer.
WHEN YOU LEFT ME ON THAT BOULEVARD
KAYLA ABUDA GALANG | 13 MIN
Teenager Ly and her cousins get high before a boisterous family Thanksgiving at their auntie’s house in southeast San Diego in 2006.
BETWEEN EARTH AND SKY
ANDREW NADKARNI | 26 MIN
After surviving a life-threatening fall from a tree, an ecologist renowned for studying “what grows back” after a disturbance must turn her research question onto herself.