New York City Short Film Festival 18 NOVEMBER 2017

Tormus

14:29 > Israel > 2013 > NYC premiere

Director: Sari Bisharat

Synopsis:Two brothers set out with their grandfather's old cart to sell lupini beans.

AWARD: BEST STUDENT

Proximity

3:30 > USA > 2014 > NYC premiere

Director: Joshua Cox

Synopsis: Two ceramic figures explore the depths of love and betrayal.

AWARD: BEST ANIMATION

Li Wei: Weightless

9:36 > USA > 2013 > N. America premiere

Director: George Sinfield

Synopsis: Beijing performance artist and photographer Li Wei plans and executes a signature piece.

AWARD: BEST DOCUMENTARY

Just the Three of Us

13:00 > USA > 2014> NYC premiere

Director: Angela Tucker

Synopsis: A couple in their 70s looks to spice up their marriage.

AWARD: AUDIENCE CHOICE PROGRAM A

Impromptu

10:10 > Canada > 2014

Director: Bruce Alcock

Synopsis: Chuck must find his way through a planned diner à deux that has turned into pandemonium.

Frank & Azalee Austin

10:00 > USA > 2014 > NYC premiere

Director: Zachary Herschberg

Synopsis:A green card interview breaks down, then changes three lives.


Christine

14:52 > Lebanon > 2014 > NYC premiere

Director: Mounia Akl

Synopsis: In an isolated Lebanese convent, Sister Christine struggles to keep her beloved disciple from departing permanently.

AWARD: BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE

DVR

7:40 > USA > 2014 > NYC premiere

Director: Dave Rock

Synopsis: A self-obsessed, emotionally stunted couple nearly come to blows over the DVR.

AWARD: BEST COMEDY

Adjust-A-Dream

6:00 > USA > 2014 > NYC premiere

Directors: Jonathan Wysocki

Synopsis: Trust issues are tested as a gay male couple shop for their first mattress.

AWARD: BEST LGBT

#twitterkills

10:53 > USA > 2013 > NYC premiere

Director: Brett Sorem

Synopsis: Life can be ruined in 140 characters.

AWARD: AUDIENCE CHOICE PROGRAM A

2014 Festival

2014 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS  (in alphabetical order)


Till Then [Bis Gleich]

15:45> Germany > 2014 > NYC premiere

Director: Benjamin Wolff

Synopsis Two neighbors who have never actually met, face the inevitable together.

AWARD: AUDIENCE CHOICE PROGRAM B

The Finger [Le doigt d'honneur]

14:00 > Switzerland > 2013> NYC premiere

Director: Malika Pellicioli

Synopsis: Two brothers, one sister and their dead father.

Not Funny [No Tiene Gracia]

14:50> Spain > 2013 > NYC premiere

Director: Carlos Violadé

Synopsis: You have to accept all the consequences when you play a practical joke.

AWARD: BEST DRAMA