December 2015 / January 2016

December 

BihttosĖŒ

d. Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers | Canada | 2014 | 15 min

Bihttoš is an unconventional documentary that explores the complex relationship between a father and daughter.

Boogaloo and Graham

d. Michael Lennox | Ireland | 2014 | 14 min

Jamesy and Malachy are over the moon when their soft-hearted Dad presents them with two baby chicks to care for, but the two boys are in for a shock when their parents announce that big changes are coming to the family.

Lambing Season

d. Jeannie Donohoe | USA,Ireland | 2013 | 15 min

An American woman travels to the Irish countryside in search of her long-lost father, only to find her path full of sheep, secrets, and shenanigans.

Malaria

d. Edson Shundl Oda | Brazil | 2013 | 6 min

A young mercenary is hired to kill Death.

Ni-Ni

d. Melissa Hickey | USA | 2013 | 19 min

A lonely street thug yearns for a better life after he bumps into a girl from his past and remembers the boy he used to be.

The Phone Call

d. Mat Kirkby | United Kingdom | 2013 | 20 min

During a small amount of time, a shy operator (Sally Hawkins) at a crisis hotline center forms a powerful and emotional bond with a depressed older man (Jim Broadbent).  

Silent Treatment

d. Mark Lobatto | United Kingdom | 2013 | 10 min

In a dull waiting room, two strangers are compelled to connect in an encounter where actions speak louder than words.

So You've Grown Attached

d. Kate Tsang | USA | 2014 | 15 minEx, an imaginary friend, ponders retirement when his beloved Izzy starts to mature.

January

At Home
d. Alfonso Nogueroles | Spain | 2014 | 9 min
Bored in class, Alberto yearns for an afternoon at his house with the lovely Beatriz.
El Camino Solo
d. Shawn Telford | USA | 2015 | 11 min
Stranded in the desert, a man is forever changed by a random act of kindness.
First Prize
d. Kevin McMullin | USA | 2013 | 10 min
A boy finds something amazing in the forest and no one believes him. It will be a perfect exhibit to unveil at the science fair.
How to Get Rich in 13 Steps
d. Keith Bearden | USA | 2015 | 5 min
Listen up if you want to get rich quick.
Impact, A Boxer's Story
d. Keith Rivers | USA | 2014 | 6 min
Though a tragic incident stalled his boxing career, Malagamali'i D'hue draws inspiration from his idol Muhammad Ali to persevere.
The Lost Mariner
d. Tess Martin | Netherlands | 2014 | 6 min
Based on an Oliver Sacks' case study, photographs and animation visualize the rare memory condition of patient Jimmie G.
Mr. Invisible
d. Greg Ash | United Kingdom |2014 | 14 min
A lonely, disregarded old man seems invisible to the world around him. But when he journeys to the heart of London, being invisible proves to be his greatest weapon.
OMW
d. Daryle Conners | USA | 2014 | 9 min
A woman confronts her doppelganger in a most surprising way.