17th New York City Short Film Festival
9:48 > Australia > 2012
Director: Michael Cusack BEST ANIMATION
Synopsis: A Man yearns to know his place in the world and how he fits in, when sometimes it's better not to know.
7:00 > Australia > 2012
Director: Lee Rogers BEST COMEDY
Synopsis: A mysterious donation sends the sales clerks of a suburban op shop (thrift shop) on a journey of self-discovery.
14:50 > Mexico > 2013 > US premiere
Director: Mauricio Calderón Rico BEST FOREIGN
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.
7:49 > Cuba > 2012 BEST DOCUMENTARY
Director: 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.
12:00 > Spain > 2012 BEST OF FEST &
Director: Marina Seresesky AUDIENCE CHOICE A
Synopsis: Cuban-born Mirta struggles to get to her daughter's wedding in Madrid after she is fired from her job.
11:22 > USA > 2013 > NYC premiere
Director: Lauren Savoy
Synopsis: On a romantic weekend upstate, Fettucine Alfredo kicks in on the lactose-intolerant Chloe.
5:28 > USA > 2013 > NYC premiere
Director: Tyson FitzGerald BEST LGBTQ+
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.
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.
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.
4:13> Canada > 2013 > NYC premiere
Director: Renaud Hallée
Synopsis: The Clockmakers travels inside a mysterious mechanism filled with revolving gearwheels, triangles and lines.
10:00 > Mexico > 2012 > NYC premiere
Director: Arcadi Palerm-Artís BEST DRAMA
Synopsis: Two 6 year-old twin brothers portray a biblical story of fraternal envy.
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!
6:43 > Germany > 2012 > NYC premiere
Director: Boris Seewald BEST STUDENT
Synopsis: There is always a moment when things begin.
10:09 > Spain > 2013 > US premiere
Director: José Manuel Carrasco
Synopsis: But is there anything in particular that you don’t like?
3:03 > UK > 2012 > World premiere
Directors: Andromeda Godfrey & Diana Juhr-De Benedetti
Synopsis: A couple checks into a hotel to steal some quality time together.
9:39 > USA > 2012 > NYC premiere
Director: Tracy Toscano AUDIENCE CHOICE B
Synopsis: Filmmaker Tracy Toscano's renewed friendship with her estranged friend Jodie, who has recently revealed she has Huntington's disease.
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