Dust & Dirt

4:58 > USA > 2016 > NYC premiere 

Director: Chris Stanford

Synopsis: Mason Massey dreams of one day making it to the top level of racing but with a lack of big money sponsorship he knows that it is going to be a long, hard road.

2017 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS  (in alphabetical order)


David Brooks Hits the Pavement

7:37 > USA > 2017 >World premiere

Director: Nick Ravich

Synopsis:Coasting along the streets of New York City on his skateboard, artist David Brooks maps his evolution from teen skater to ambitious sculptor.


Martien

9:25 > Switzerland > 2016 > NYC premiere

Director: Maxime Pillonel

Synopsis: Two robbers try to hold up a gas station pointing their guns at the cashier who fails to react the way they’d expected...

AWARD: BEST OF FEST & BEST COMEDY

Framed

7:00 > Italy > 2017 >NYC premiere

Director: Marco Jemolo

Synopsis: FRAMED is a noir animated short-film, which explores the sensitive subject of alienation in society. 

AWARD: BEST ANIMATION

Darrel

3:00 > Spain > 2016

Director: Marc Briones Piulachs & Alan Carabantes Person

Synopsis: Exchange of glances in the metro. How many opportunities have you let slip? Darrel will do everything possible to not let escape this one...

We Love Moses

19:43 > UK > 2016 > NYC premiere

Director: Dionne Edwards

Synopsis: Now 18, Ella reflects on how her obsession with her brother's best friend Moses left her with a secret she still carries.

AWARD: BEST DRAMA

PROGRAM B

  • ​THE RABBI – directed by Uriya Hertz
  • THE END – directed by Aisha Schliessler
  • I LIKE GIRLS – directed by Diane Obomsawin
  • BEATRICE – directed by Lorena Alvarado
  • ​M.A.M.O.N. – directed by Ale Damiani
  • MARTIEN – directed by Maxime Pillonel
  • DAVID BROOKS HITS THE PAVEMENT –directed by Nick Ravich
  • WE LOVE MOSES –directed by Dionne Edwards

Hand. Line. Cod

9:30 > Canada > 2016 > NYC premiere

Director: Justin Simms

Synopsis: In the coldest waters surrounding Newfoundland’s rugged Fogo Island, traditional fishers catch cod live by hand, by hook and line, one at a time.

Manivald

13:00 > Canada/Croatia > 2017 > NYC premiere

Director: Chintis Lundgren

Synopsis Manivald is still living at home with his retired mother. The day before his 33rd birthday a hot young wolf called Toomas comes to fix their washing machine.

AWARD: AUDIENCE CHOICE PROGRAM A

The Rabbi

19:43 > Israel > 2016 > NYC premiere

Director: Uriya Hertz

Synopsis: A revealing confession by his favorite student shakes a Rabbbi's familiar and secure world.

AWARD: BEST STUDENT 


M.A.M.O.N.

5:55 > Mexico > 2016 >World premiere

Director: Ale Damiani

Synopsis: While Donald Trump is undergoing heart surgery, the outrageous consequences of his plan to build a wall on the Mexico - US border unfold.

Haloperidol

2:00 > Spain > 2016 > NYC premiere

Director: Jose Manuel Carrasco

Synopsis: Do you believe in eternal life?

AWARD: BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE

The End

3:39 > USA > 2017 > World premiere

Director: Aisha Schliessler

Synopsis: A lonesome beauty spends an evening with an unexpected dinner date.

AWARD: AUDIENCE CHOICE PROGRAM B

Beatrice

9:46 > Italy > 2017 

Director: Lorena Alvarado

Synopsis: Beatrice Vio is the only fencer in the world that competes without arms or legs. She is also the Paralympic champion.  

AWARD:BEST DOCUMENTARY

PROGRAM A

  • HAND. LINE. COD. – directed by Justin Simms
  • FRAMED – directed by Marco Jemolo
  • HALOPERIDOL – directed by Jose Manuel Carrasco
  • AFTERWORD – directed by Boris Seewald
  • MANIVALD – directed by Chintis Lundgren
  • DUST & DIRT – directed by Chris Stanford
  • DARREL – directed by Marc Briones Piulachs & Alan Carabantes Person
  • ​212 – directed by Boaz Frankel​

212

20:00 > Israel > 2016 > NYC premiere

Director: Boaz Frankel

Synopsis: The rain is pouring, someone nabbed Doron's reserved parking spot, and the occupant of Room 212, passed away that morning.

2017 Festival

14th New York City Short Film Festival 20 OCTOBER 2018 

Afterword

9:47 > Germany > 2017 > NYC premiere

Directors: Boris Seewald

Synopsis: Approaching the microphone in a small room, a young woman prepares to make the speech of her life.

I Like Girls

8:12 > Canada > 2016

Director: Diane Obomsawin

Synopsis: First love is an intoxicating experience, but with it can come excruciating awkwardness, unrequited emotions, and confusing issues of identity.

AWARD: BEST LGBT