17th New York City Short Film Festival
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.
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.
9:25 > Switzerland > 2016 > NYC premiere
Director: Maxime Pillonel BEST OF FEST & BEST COMEDY
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...
13:00 > Canada/Croatia > 2017 > NYC premiere
Director: Chintis Lundgren AUDIENCE CHOICE A
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.
9:47 > Germany > 2017 > NYC premiere
Director: Boris Seewald
Synopsis: Approaching the microphone in a small room, a young woman prepares to make the speech of her life.
8:12 > Canada > 2016
Director: Diane Obomsawin. BEST LGBTQ+
Synopsis: First love is an intoxicating experience, but with it can come excruciating awkwardness, unrequited emotions, and confusing issues of identity.
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...
3:39 > USA > 2017 > World premiere
Director: Aisha Schliessler AUDIENCE CHOICE B
Synopsis: A lonesome beauty spends an evening with an unexpected dinner date.
19:43 > Israel > 2016 > NYC premiere
Director: Uriya Hertz BEST STUDENT
Synopsis: A revealing confession by his favorite student shakes a Rabbi's familiar and secure world.
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.
2:00 > Spain > 2016 > NYC premiere
Director: Jose Manuel Carrasco BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Synopsis: Do you believe in eternal life?
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.
9:46 > Italy > 2017
Director: Lorena Alvarado BEST DOCUMENTARY
Synopsis: Beatrice Vio is the only fencer in the world that competes without arms or legs. She is also the Paralympic champion.
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.
19:43 > UK > 2016 > NYC premiere
Director: Dionne Edwards BEST DRAMA
Synopsis: Now 18, Ella reflects on how her obsession with her brother's best friend Moses left her with a secret she still carries.
7:00 > Italy > 2017 > NYC premiere
Director: Marco Jemolo BEST ANIMATION
Synopsis: Framed is a noir animated short-film, which explores the sensitive subject of alienation in society.
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