17th New York City Short Film Festival
3:00 > USA > 2016 > NYC premiere
Director: Yifan Hu
Synopsis: A meditation on sexual identity and personal chaos.
17:58 > Israel > 2016 > N. America premiere
Director: Maya Kessel BEST OF FEST
Synopsis: Rita, a nurse for the Social Welfare Department, is accompanied by Mali, a student, as she makes her house calls.
9:30 > Canada > 2016 > NYC premiere
Director: Franck Dion BEST ANIMATION
Synopsis: Jacqueline is starting to lose her mind -- and she's literally forgetting her head now and then.
10:00 > USA > 2016 > NYC premiere
Director: Jessie Beers-Altman
Synopsis: At the 121st annual Penn Relays track meet in Philadelphia, three runners prove that age is just a number.
17:34 > Israel > 2016 > World premiere
Director: Leah Tonic BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Synopsis: A young Orthodox couple out for a night on the town travel to the other side of town and decide to change their identities.
7:00 > South Africa > 2016 > N. America premiere
Director: Greg Rom
Synopsis: An anxious and penniless woman discovers a bizarre way to get herself out of financial trouble.
6:21 > USA > 2016 > NYC premiere
Director: Mary Gerretsen BEST STUDENT
Synopsis: The lives of clockmakers standing stalwart against the rising tide of consumerism.
14:30 > USA > 2016
Director: Greg Loser BEST LGBTQ+ & AUDIENCE CHOICE B
Synopsis: An aging leatherman makes a weekly pilgrimage to the cruising destination of his youth.
5:00 > Germany > 2015 > NYC premiere
Director: Zora Rux
Synopsis: A surrealistic trip into the world of an extremely long German word.
13:10 > USA > 2016 > NYC premiere
Director: Jared Anderson BEST DRAMA
Synopsis: The story of a woman who is shot and killed during a vacation with her family.
7:00 > UK > 2016
Director: Liam Saint-Pierre BEST DOCUMENTARY
Synopsis: Artist/inventor/designer Dominic Wilcox takes the normal and turns it into something unique.
14:30 > USA > 2016 > NYC premiere
Director: Quinlan Orear BEST COMEDY
Synopsis: Tucker and Lance attempt to break a rut in their marriage by trying to seduce a stranger at their local bar.
12:14 > Canada > 2016 > NYC premiere
Director: Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre AUDIENCE CHOICE A
Synopsis: A portrait of virtuoso pianist Oscar Peterson at the twilight of an exceptional career.
10:22 > USA > 2015
Director: Miguel de Olaso & Bruno Zacarias
Synopsis: The streets have become a hotbed of racial tension and hate about to explode.
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