The Goat that ate time

Animation, 7:00, Australia, 2007, NYC premiere

Director: Lucinda Schreiber

Synopsis: A goat with an appetite for life realizes that time is dangerously delicious.

The Tribe

Documentary, 17:45, USA, 2006

Director: Tiffany Shlain

Synopsis: An unorthodox, unauthorized history of the Jewish people and the Barbie doll.  Award: Best Documentary Short

Turn Back South

Documentary, 13:40, USA, 2006, NYC premiere

Director: Igor Borovac

Synopsis: A story of the inescapable relationship between Border Patrol agents and Mexican migrants.

The Flower

Animation, 1:40, Canada, 2007

Directors: Dale Hayward, Phil Dubrovsky

Synopsis: It’s the world’s most optimistic flower’s birthday and he gets presents!

Tanghi Argentini

Foreign language, 13:13, Belgium, 2006

Director: Guido Thys

Synopsis: Despite the faceless and cold atmosphere at his work place, an office clerk tries to make his colleagues happy.  Award: Best Comedy Short

Soft

Drama, 14:00, UK, 2007

Director: Simon Ellis

Synopsis: A father rediscovers his fear of confrontation, at the worst possible time.  Award: Best Drama Short

Spinning

LGBT, 7:30, Norway, 2006

Director:  Heidi Arnesen

Synopsis:  Boundaries shift for 3 naked women when the lights go out in a communal gym shower.  Award: Best LGBT Short

Sirenas de Fondo [Background Sirens]

Foreign language, 10:00, Mexico, 2006, NYC premiere

Director: Arcadi Palerm-Artís

Synopsis: When will the background sirens stop?

Award: Audience Choice Program D

Snake

Animation, 3:00, USA, 2005

Director: Becky James

Synopsis: Deceptively playful, Snake is a film about stubbornness in the face of change.

Real Men

Comedy, 10:00, USA, 2006, NYC premiere

Director: Sean Hanish

Synopsis: Best friends push the boundaries of their relationship to discover what a 'real man' is.

Rubberheart

Drama, 15:00, USA, 2007, NYC premiere

Director: Brian Crano

Synopsis:  Maggie’s second date with Nick goes awry when she arrives and is introduced to Nick's other dinner guests, his three roommates, Caroline, Cheryl and Annie.  Award: Audience Choice Program B

Simanei Derech [Road Marks]

Student, 21:14, Israel, 2006, NYC premiere

Director: Shimon Shai

Synopsis: On a trip to the desert, Gili stands up to his father, which leads to a terrifying sequence of events.

Awards: Best of Fest & Audience Choice Program A

Pomiedzy [In between] 

Foreign language, 16:40, Poland, 2006, NYC premiere

Director: José E. Iglesias Vigil

Synopsis: Is there a place for sincerity between solitude and love?

Paradise 

Animation, 7:54, Canada, 2007, NYC premiere

Director: Jesse Rosensweet

Synopsis:  Cogs spin and a giant automaton whirrs to life as John’s perfect little life unravels in a giant machine called Paradise.

Llévame a otro sitio [Take me somewhere else] 

Foreign language, 21:00, Spain, 2004, N. American premiere

Director: David Martín de los Santos

Synopsis: On a long road trip, an innocent game between a married couple becomes dangerous.

Madame Tutli-Putli

Animation, 17:21, Canada, 2007, NYC premiere

Directors: Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowski

Synopsis: Madame Tutli-Putli boards the night train, weighed down with all her earthly possessions and the ghosts of her past.

Award: Best Animation Short

Isabelle au bois dormant [Sleeping Betty]

Animation, 9:14, Canada, 2007, NYC premiere

Director: Claude Cloutier

Synopsis: In a sumptuous palace in the basement of a house in a Montreal working-class neighborhood, Princess Betty sleeps in a narcoleptic stupor.  Will Betty be wakened with just a kiss?

Awards: Best Kids Short & Audience Choice Program K

Infinite Justice

Animation, 2:00, Germany, 2006

Director: Karl Tebbe

Synopsis: Choking hazard.  Small parts.

I met the Walrus

Animation, 5:00, Canada, 2007

Director: Josh Raskin

Synopsis: 'Think peace and you'll get it. It's up to the people. If we really wanna change it, we can change it.'

Fission

Animation, 5:00, USA, 2006

Director: Kun-I Chang

Synopsis: A man sees himself as graffiti on the wall.

Equal Opportunity

Comedy, 6:30, USA, 2006

Director: Howard Duy Vu

Synopsis: Diverse co-workers share their true feelings about one another in the break room.

Fair Trade 

Foreign language, 15:00, Germany/Morocco, 2006, NYC premiere

Director: Michael Dreher

Synopsis: The shortest distance between Morocco and Europe can be the most treacherous.  Award: Best Foreign Language Short 

Dog Days

Animation, 16:00, France, 2007

Director: Geoffroy de Crécy 

Synopsis: A satire in which Grace, the newborn baby of an American upper-class family, gets switched with Doug, the puppy of a “white trash” American family.

Der Aufreisser [The Pick-up Artist] 

Foreign language, 12:35, Germany, 2006, NYC premiere

Director: Steffen Weinert

Synopsis: Olli only wants to have noncommittal sex but that becomes difficult when he meets the 6 year-old daughter of his one-night stand.

Colours

Drama, 8:50, Singapore, 2007, NYC premiere

Directors: Chee Tian Lee, Derrick Lui

Synopsis: A colour-blind girl's journey to find colours in her life.

A bout de truffe [The truffle hunter] 

Foreign language, 15:00, UK/France, 2007, NYC premiere

Director: Tom Tagholm

Synopsis: After years of searching, a struggling truffle hunter makes the discovery of a lifetime.

Aquarium

Student, 17:00, USA, 2007

Director: Rob Meyer

Synopsis: For a kid growing up in the suburbs, the truth can lie at the bottom of a fish tank.  Award: Best Student Short

5:55

Drama, 9:00, Mexico, 2007, NYC premiere

Directors: Illegal Artists

Synopsis: A five level labyrinth that spreads across Europe but has no real way out.

41 Sekunden [41 Seconds]

LGBT, 3:43, Germany, 2006

Directors: Tobias Martin, Rodney Sewell

Synopsis: What do you do when your girlfriend says your best friend kisses better than you?

2007 Festival

2007 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS  (in alphabetical order)

14th New York City Short Film Festival 20 OCTOBER 2018 

Warming

Animation, 4:24, Canada, 2007, NYC premiere

Director: Colleen MacIsaac

Synopsis: An exploration of global warming through watercolors.

Vartan LLP

Drama, 17:15, USA, 2007

Director: Myles Price

Synopsis: One of the most powerful and successful businessmen working on Wall Street is shaken to his core by one phone call.

Award: Audience Choice Program C