11:35 > Mexico > 2007 > NYC premiere
Director: Kenya Márquez
Synopsis: Ramona loses her tranquility when her son Osvaldo disappears.
16:00 > Romania > 2007 > NYC Premiere
Director: Ciprian Alexandrescu BEST DRAMA
Synopsis: The death of a person starts a chain reaction which involves the neighbors.
12:27 > Canada > 2008 > N. America premiere
Directors: Karen Nielsen
Synopsis: An unlikely friendship emerges that challenges a young boy and will define his life forever.
8:11 > Netherlands > 2007 > NYC premiere
Director: Willemiek Kluijfhout
Synopsis: An amateur soccer match ends. All players head for the cosy clubhouse. All except Willem, who needs to retrieve his soccer ball.
20:33 > USA > 2008
Director: Jonathan Lisecki
Synopsis: A darkly comic look at the life of an actress and the types of Middle Eastern roles available to her in a post 9/11 culture
6:26 > Canada > 2008 > NYC premiere
Director: Kellie Ann Benz
Synopsis: A dinner party conversation takes the most unexpected of turns.
3:51 > USA > 2008 > World premiere
Director: Alex Frenklakh
Synopsis: A portrait painter is confronted with a challenging high profile commission when he is asked to paint a famous general with a pronounced mole.
21:16 > Belgium > 2008 > NYC Premiere
Director: Nicolas Daenens AUDIENCE CHOICE B
Synopsis: In a crazy daisy chain of events, Mario and Tom rob a bank, Emin drives the getaway car and Jimmy picks pockets. Their fortunes intertwine over the course of a day.
15:20 > USA > 2007 > NYC premiere
Director: Philip Hodges
Synopsis: Abbey Jacobs is a 12-year-old upright bass prodigy whose true love is baseball.
5:30 > USA > 2008 > World premiere
Director: Jakob Daschek
Synopsis: Amidst the madness of New York City, a virtually unknown surf culture is driven by a different current.
6:00 > USA > 2008 > NYC premiere
Director: Adam Keker
Synopsis: A top-secret government file, to be viewed only in the event of the President's death by assassination.
14:00 > Australia > 2008
Director: Wednesday & Jez
Synopsis: In October 2007, Jeremy had chest surgery, completing the female-to-male transition he has been working toward for two years.
7:15 > Australia > 2008 > NYC premiere
Director: Glen Hunwick
Synopsis: All work and no play leads to disaster for a disgruntled farmer, his cow and hardworking dog.
2:58 > USA > 2008 > World premiere
Director: Darrell Van Citters
Synopsis: From dinosaurs to petroleum to plastics, from sand to glass, a light-hearted look at why recycling the earth’s resources is so important.
11:44 > Canada > 2008 > NYC premiere
Director: Nicholas Wong
Synopsis: Ralph has been keeping his profession a secret from his 7-year-old son, Zack. But when Zack’s class participates in Take-Your-Kids-to-Work’ Day, keeping the secret becomes a lot harder.
13:00 > Spain > 2008 > NYC premiere BEST OF FEST &
Director: Arturo Ruiz Serrano AUDIENCE CHOICE C
Synopsis: Gabino has never declared his love to a woman.
9:10 > Canada > 2008 > NYC premiere
Director: Nicolas Brault
Synopsis: Under the African sun, a mother's soul resurrected by music will return strength and life to her child.
6:30 > Israel > 2007 > NYC premiere
Director: Mirey Brantz BEST STUDENT
Synopsis: On the 2006 Purim Holiday, an Arab guy, an Israeli woman, paranoia and bus passengers who don't suspect a thing.
3:40 > Ireland > 2008 > NYC premiere
Director: Thomas Hefferon
Synopsis: A young man nervously goes to confess his sins, but the priest seems to be more interested in gossiping about the women of the town than granting him absolution.
12:30 > USA > 2008 > NYC premiere BEST KIDS &
Director: Kevin Watkins AUDIENCE CHIOCE K
Synopsis: A garden hose in search of adventure, discovers that the grass isn't greener on the other side - in fact there isn't even any grass.
20:00 > France > 2007 > NYC premiere BEST FOREIGN LANG
Director: Valentin Potier & AUDIENCE CHOICE A
Synopsis: Tony is a 28 year-old single guy with very big ears. Looking for love, he only finds women who reject his remarkable physical traits.
4:00 > USA > 2008 > NYC premiere
Director: Ryan Woodward
Synopsis: After defying the King Malietoafaiga of Samoa, and deceiving their families, Fonuea and her husband flee to the island of Tutuila.
23:00 > Israel > 2007 > NYC premiere
Director: Ben Hakim BEST LGBTQ+
Synopsis: 23 minutes with a person can change your life.
8:00 > Belgium > 2008 > NYC premiere
Director: Senne Dehandschutter
Synopsis: A pretty girl surrounded by thousands of warriors is part of a magnificent choreography of dance and struggle. In the end only one warrior meets destiny.
18:40 > Finland > 2007 > N. America premiere
Director: Juho Kuosmanen
Synopsis: A world where people talk with few words and where violence is way to express your feelings.
4:15 > UK > 2007 > NYC Premiere
Director: Johnny Kelly BEST ANIMATION
Synopsis: Sometimes the only way to get something done is to do two-dozen other things first.
15:45 > USA > 2007
Director: Laura van Schendel
Synopsis: Florent Morellet, owner of legendary restaurant Florent, battles his dark side as he tries to keep the lights on in his popular nightspot.
17th New York City Short Film Festival
14:00 > USA > 2008 > NYC premiere
Director: Carlos Barbot BEST DOCUMENTARY
Synopsis: People will love what they want to love.
12:00 > Spain > 2007
Director: Jose Manuel Carrasco BEST COMEDY
Synopsis: Pilar doesn’t want to be alone, so she decides to go to a dating agency and go on a blind date.
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