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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
2:00 > Spain > 2016 > NYC premiere
Director: Jose Manuel Carrasco
Synopsis: Do you believe in eternal life?
AWARD: BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE
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.
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.
New York City Short Film Festival 18 NOVEMBER 2017