14th New York City Short Film Festival 20 OCTOBER 2018
White Weapon [Arma Blanca]
14:50 > Mexico > 2013 > US premiere
Director: Mauricio Calderón Rico
Synopsis: Mari works as a maid in a luxury apartment where she serves the whims of a spoiled child whose mother is too busy to parent.
AWARD: BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE
The Wedding [La Boda]
12:00 > Spain > 2012
Director: Marina Seresesky
Synopsis: Cuban-born Mirta struggles to get to her daughter's wedding in Madrid after she is fired from her job. AWARD: BEST OF FEST & AUDIENCE CHOICE PROGRAM A
Under the Sun [Bajo el Sol]
10:00 > Mexico > 2012 > NYC premiere
Director: Arcadi Palerm-Artís
Synopsis: Two 6 year-old twin brothers portray a biblical story of fraternal envy. AWARD: BEST DRAMA
The Op Shop
7:00 > Australia > 2012
Director: Lee Rogers
Synopsis: A mysterious donation sends the sales clerks of a suburban op shop (thrift shop) on a journey of self-discovery. AWARD: BEST COMEDY
The Clockmakers [Les Horlogers]
4:13> Canada > 2013 > NYC premiere
Director: Renaud Hallée
Synopsis: The Clockmakers travels inside a mysterious mechanism filled with revolving gearwheels, triangles and lines.
5:28 > USA > 2013> NYC premiere
Director: Tyson FitzGerald
Synopsis: A gay couple leaving a midnight screening in a seedy area of town get gay bashed and then turn the tables on their attackers. AWARD: BEST LGBT
Sleight of Hand
9:48> Australia > 2012
Director: Michael Cusack
Synopsis: A Man yearns to know his place in the world and how he fits in, when sometimes it's better not to know. AWARD: BEST ANIMATION
5:36 > New Zealand > 2012
Director: James Cunningham
Synopsis: Even robots get bored in dead end jobs, until they realize they are about to be replaced by humans!
15:45> Australia > 2012 > NYC premiere
Director: Luke Mayze
Synopsis: Two men are found dead in a dumpster outside of a well known gay bar and their wounds suggest the actions of a trained killer.
Scent of a Woman
11:22 > USA > 2013> NYC premiere
Director: Lauren Savoy
Synopsis: On a romantic weekend upstate, Fettucine Alfredo kicks in on the lactose-intolerant Chloe.
My Friend Jodie
9:39 > USA > 2012> NYC premiere
Director: Tracy Toscano
Synopsis: Filmmaker Tracy Toscano's renewed friendship with her estranged friend Jodie, who has recently revealed she has Huntington's disease.
AWARD: AUDIENCE CHOICE PROGRAM B
6:43 > Germany > 2012 > NYC premiere
Director: Boris Seewald
Synopsis: There is always a moment when things begin. AWARD: BEST STUDENT
3:03 > UK > 2012 > World premiere
Director: Andromeda Godfrey & Diana Juhr-De Benedetti
Synopsis: A couple checks into a hotel to steal some quality time together.
Explicit Sex [Sexo Explícito]
10:09 > Spain > 2013 > US premiere
Director: José Manuel Carrasco
Synopsis: But is there anything in particular that you don’t like?
7:49 > Cuba > 2012
Directors: Alejandro Enmanuel Alonso Estrella, Esther de Rothschild, Laura Costa Cantal, Rosanna Mendez Gonzalez
Synopsis: An 86-year-old woman watches the world through her bedroom window in Cuba. AWARD: BEST DOCUMENTARY
10:41 > USA > 2012 > NYC premiere
Director: Tiffany Shlain
Synopsis: The parallels between a child's brain development and the way the Internet is developing today.