19th New York City Short Film Festival
7:00 > UK > 2022 > North America premiere
Director: Frank Weber
Synopsis: Competing for the top spot in the herd is a contest one little ibex is sure to fail.
Director: Aslak Danbolt
Synopsis: It’s Christmas Eve, and Synnøve is searching for her drug-addicted daughter Michelle in an almost desolated city.
9:40 > Norway > 2022 > North America premiere
Director: Adel Khan Faroog
Synopsis: In a dystopian city on the verge of collapse after cockroaches have taken over, a brotherhood sends 17-year-old Tim on a mission to blow up the cockroaches’ nest to save his hometown.
15:06 > Japan > 2022 > NYC premiere
Director: Kohei Hirota
Synopsis: Akio visits Nishimuro family, a kimono dealer, to tune their piano.
20:00 > Mexico > 2021 > NYC premiere
Director: Paulina Urreta
Synopsis: Olivia faces a life fraught with loneliness, filling the hours of her days while longing for the presence of her daughter.
7:45 > Canada > 2022 > US premiere
Directors: Wendy Tilby & Amanda Forbis
Synopsis: Two ships collide in a harbour, an explosion shatters a city, and a sailor is blasted skyward.
13:44 > Mexico > 2021
Director: Luis Armando Sosa Gil
Synopsis: Cristobal, a young fisherman, returns home after an unsuccessful migration attempt.
8:00 > Israel > 2022 > North America premiere
Director: Shiri Kuban
Synopsis: Wrapped in gauze and hiding beneath the living room table, six year old Ellie has to deal with her father's sudden death.
14:42 > USA > 2022 > NYC premiere
Directors: Joel Mandell & Sam Eppich
Synopsis: Controversial Evangelical preacher Cindy Smock becomes a superstar on college campuses after going TikTok viral overnight.
11:30 > USA > 2021
Director: Robin Takao D'Oench
Synopsis: A teenage boy experiences awkwardness and struggles to navigate the uncertainties of his sexuality after his first time with a girl doesn’t go as expected.
19:00 > Iran > 2020 > NYC premiere
Director: Óscar Romero Barrero & Néstor López Ferreira
Synopsis: Irene and Sergio come home angry after spending the night out. Suddenly, they are interrupted by the sound of their door opening.
Best of Fest: Call Anytime, I’m Not Leaving the House, Sanjna Selva
Best Animation: The Flying Sailor, Wendy Tilby & Amanda Forbis
Best Comedy: Falling in Love with A#, Kohei Hirota
Best Documentary: My Own Colors, Brenda Garcia Lopez
Best Drama: Them, Óscar Romero Barrero & Néstor López Ferreira
Best Foreign Language: Mamma, Aslak Danbolt
Best LGBTQ: Colony Collapse Disorder, Amos Holzman
Best Student: Bright Eyes, Shiri Kuban
Audience Choice: Hard, Robin Takao D'Oench
14:44 > USA > 2021 > NYC premiere
Director: Brandon Tyler
Synopsis: The lives of a runaway and a loner spiral when they cross paths.
14:27 > Mexico > 2021 > NYC premiere
Director: Brenda Elizabeth Garcia Lopez
Synopsis: 14-year old Lalo is forced to leave his home where he's lived for more than 12 years due to Covid 19 pandemic.
13:30 > Israel > 2022 > International premiere
Director: Yuval Naim
Synopsis: When her adult daughter moves back home after a crisis of the heart, homemaker Flora tries to awaken her own sagging love life.
15:00 > Spain > 2021 > NYC premiere
Director: Héctor Herce
Synopsis: Alex and Félix wait for Marga to return from her vacation. They are both in love with her. And while they wait, they fantasize...
15:40 > Israel > 2021 > NYC premiere
Director: Amos Hozman
Synopsis: Between forest and city, two ambiguous lovers' journey to preserve their togetherness.
12:48 > USA > 2022
Director: Sanjna Selva
Synopsis: Two days after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Lesya Verba, a Brooklyn-based artist and performer, gets through to her older sister in Odessa, Ukraine via FaceTime.
14:54 > USA > 2021 > NYC premiere
Director: Alex Rollins Berg
Synopsis: When Graham is in a rush to get home. But when Hashim, a homeless East African man, approaches him on the subway platform, his night takes an unexpected turn.