April / May 2016

April 

Go Daan Go!

d. Mari Sanders | Netherlands | 2014 | 15 min

Nine-year-old Daan discovers he has a passion and talent for swimming but his mother fears he may have inherited her own, potentially dangerous, cardiac ailment. Best of SIFF 2015.

Submarine Sandwich

d. PES | USA | 2014 | 2 min

Nostalgia and creativity make a tasty sandwich.

Sandorkraut

d. Emily Lobenz | USA | 2014 | 12 min

Meet the man whose personal obsession with salt and cabbage has inspired the fermentation movement..

Hotel 22

d. Elizabeth Lo | USA | 2014 | 9 min

Each night in Silicon Valley, the 22 transforms from a public city bus into an unofficial shelter for the homeless in one of the richest parts of the world.

A Passion of Gold and Fire

d. Sebastien Pins | Belgium | 2014 | 7 min

A beekeeper shares his worries about the future of his apiary school. A passion of gold and fire which definitely helps our environment to keep on living.

Lila

d. Carlos Lascano | Argentina | 2014 | 9 min

Armed with her sketchbook Lila walks off to the world convinced that she has the power to make it a better place.

The Trophy Thief

d. Dave Edwardz | Australia | 2015 | 15 min

Ben is a young soccer player who believes that winning his team's MVP trophy will solve his family problems. When he misses out on the award, he takes matters into his own hands.

A Night in The Sunlight

d. Shawn Telford | USA | 2008 | 10 min

A haiku about love, loss, family and the impact others leave upon us.

May

August Heat

d. Matthew Thompson | USA | 2014 | 11 min

Seeking relief from his sweltering apartment, James wanders the streets of Manhattan only to encounter a mason carving a tombstone with his name on it.

We Are Friends

d. Carlos Amigos | Spain | 2014 | 13 min

Julio finds himself in an awful situation: he has to fire his best friend.

Oblo, Amazing Laundrette

d. Martina Carossa | Italy |2014 | 7 min

The creative sci-fi imagination of childhood takes flight in the porthole of the washing machine.

This Was My Son (Emmett Till)

d. Rob Underhill | USA | 2014 | 8 min

Mike Wiley channels the Civil Rights heroine, Mamie Till, in a reenactment of 1950s interviews.

Tumble Dry Low

d. Jefferson Stein | USA | 2015 | 7 min

A little girl and her father come together to cope with loss.

Rosa - These Storms

d. Sean Kusanagi | USA | 2015 | 12 min

A little girl and her father come together to cope with loss.

The Typist

d. Kristine Stolakis | USA | 2014 | 8 min

A gay Korean War Veteran reflects on his time as the office clerk tasked with writing the discharges of outed gay seamen.

The Youth

d. Dehanza Rogers | USA | 2015 | 16 min

A recent college graduate is frustrated that his life is going nowhere until an old friend offers him the opportunity to make a difference.