14th New York City Short Film Festival 20 OCTOBER 2018
Tyle Wody Kolo Domu [So much water so close to home]
22:48 > Poland > 2009
Director: Dominika Dlugokecka
Synopsis: Rysiek returns from a fishing trip in the mountains with his buddies. His wife Anna learns that they found the body of a young girl in the river. She does not trust his version of the events and tries to get to the truth. Award: Best Foreign Language Short
3:45 > USA > 2009
Director: David Morley
Synopsis: Exploring a diseased woman's possessions at a yard sale.
Award: Audience Choice Program A
The Story of Seema
3:50 > USA > 2008
Director: Peter-John Campbell
Synopsis: There are an estimated 10 million lives trapped in the sex trade in India. This is one of those stories.
True Beauty this Night
10:00 > USA > 2009
Director: Peter Besson
Synopsis: Last night Rhett Somers met the love of his life. Now, all he has to do is convince her she's the one. Not an easy feat considering how they met...
The Art of Drowning
2:07 > Canada > 2009
Director: Diego Maclean
Synopsis: The Art of Drowning ponders the possibilities of what awaits us at the end of the line.
12:50 > USA > 2009
Director: Mikael Rudolph Kreuzriegler
Synopsis: An uneventful evening takes a frightful turn when a woman discovers a horrific truth.
The One Last Time
8:30 > USA > 2009
Director: Scott Weintrob
Synopsis: Two groups of robbers rob the same bank, on the same day, at the same time, after being given the same tip.
Ten for Grandpa
7:08 > Canada > 2008
Director: Doug Karr
Synopsis: David Karr, husband, father, White House press reporter, film producer, powerful millionaire... A fast-paced introspective look at the enigmatic life of a most influential ancestor.
4:37 > Canada > 2009
Director: David Baas
Synopsis: An animated mockumentary about the ecological plight of the penguins in the Antarctic.
3:40 > USA > 2009
Directors: Mike Rauch & Tim Rauch
Synopsis: In February 2006, 12-year old Joshua Littman, who has Asperger's Syndrome, interviewed his mother Sarah at StoryCorps.
9:11 > Canada > 2009
Director: Cordell Barker
Synopsis: Happy passengers are having a great time on a crowded train, oblivious to the fate that awaits them around the bend.
Award: Best Animation Short
Por Mis Hijos [For Them]
15:48 > Spain > 2007
Director: Aymée Cruzalegui
Synopsis: What is a woman willing to do to make a better life for her children? Awards: Best Documentary Short & Audience Choice Program B
4:12 > USA > 2009
Director: Daniella Urdinlaiz
Synopsis: A gay redneck falls in love with his Mexican gardener.
On the Road to Tel-Aviv
14:47 > Israel > 2008
Director: Khen Shalem
Synopsis: Under the tense reality of war and terror, enemies can sometimes find themselves in the same boat (or in the same bus).
Award: Best Student Short
11:34 > Canada > 2008
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Synopsis: During an opulent and luxurious banquet, eleven pampered guests participate in what appears to be a ritualistic gastronomic carnage.
Award: Best Drama Short
La Tangente [The Tangent]
12:30 > France > 2008
Director: Vincent Vesco
Synopsis: A young man and woman set off on a journey with no direction. Can their rock-n-roll aesthetic win out or will they have to compromise and settle down?
10:00 > France/Israel > 2008
Directors: Mihal Brezis & Oded Binnun
Synopsis: A man and woman make love in a one-star hotel room. A moment later, dressed, the idyll that seemed authentic is now gone.
Award: Best of Fest
17:17 > Ireland > 2008
Director: Connor Clements
Synopsis: When James realizes long-buried secrets can lead to poor family relationships, he feels it's time to confide a secret of his own with his only friend.
Iranian, Gay & Seeking Asylum
8:26 > UK > 2009
Synopsis: Two gay men establish their new lives in the UK after fleeing Iran.
Award: Best LGBT Short
12:06 > USA > 2009
Director: Bob Giraldi
Synopsis: An exercise in the art of seduction is played out in this cold, dark, short story of sex, betrayal and murder.
15:00 > USA/Spain > 2009
Director: Andrés Sanz
Synopsis: A man, convinced that the world is actually flat, falls in love with a two-dimensional woman at the MoMA in New York.
Awards: Best Comedy Short & Audience Choice Program C
12:08 > UK > 2008
Director: David Whitney
Synopsis: A father and son with little in common collide forcefully during one fateful day out.
El Encargado [The One in Charge]
8:00 > Spain > 2008
Director: Sergio Barrejón
Synopsis: Martin is put in charge of his class during the teacher's absence and must deal with the class bully.
12:00 > Israel > 2008
Director: Michal Vinik
Synopsis: Every woman has her 'first time' and rarely does it play out the way we were taught it would.