Shorts Program # 1 (2015)

CCFF 2015 shorts poster

Sunday, May 3rd, 1pm


Chop My Money is the story of three street kids living in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Combining music video, documentary, and narrative styles, the story was written in conjunction with the actors of the film, giving an outlet to stories rarely seen, through voices that are heard even less.  Directed by Theo Anthony. Trailer

Guest Room – A young woman with Down Syndrome grapples with identity and adulthood after an unexpected turn of events with her boyfriend. Starring Lauren Potter (Glee). Written and Directed by Joshua Tate. Trailer

Spearhunter – Deep in the wilds of rural Alabama, a spear-hunter proclaims himself the world’s greatest and erects a museum dedicated to his own obsession. In this atmospheric and darkly funny documentary, an offbeat cast of lovers, acolytes, and critics of the megalomaniacal spear-hunter remember his distinctive tactics both for killing and for leaving a legacy. Directed by Luke Poling and Adam Roffman. Trailer

SMILF – A young single mother (Frankie Shaw) struggles to balance her old life of freedom with her new one as mom. It all comes to a head during one particular nap-time when Bridgette invites an old friend over for a visit. A Short Film Jury: US Fiction Award winner at Sundance. Written and Directed by Frankie Shaw.

One Year Lease –  Told entirely through voicemail messages, One Year Lease documents the travails of Brian, Tom and Casper as they endure a year-long sentence with Rita, the cat-loving landlady. Directed by Brian Bolster. Trailer

STOP – A young man’s livelihood is put to the test when he gets stopped by the police on his way home from practice. Directed by Written and Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green.  Trailer

The OceanMaker – After the seas have disappeared, a courageous young female pilot fights against vicious sky pirates for control of the last remaining source of water: the clouds.  Directed by Shelley Eager. Trailer

World Of Tomorrow – A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future. Grand Jury Prize Winner at Sundance and SXSW. Written and Directed by Don Hertzfeldt (It’s Such A Beautiful Day).  Trailer

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