The Short Film Selection 

Official short film selection laurels

Short film programs:

 

1. Motion and Disability

2. About Women

3. Environment

4. Activism

5. Child Protection

6. War & PTSD

 

To see the titles screening under each program refer to the schedule page.

528 New York
528 New York

A young man is subject to a stop and frisk in NY Directed by Jules Suo

A Confused War
A Confused War

A radical approach to ending gun violence. Directed by Mariel Waloff & Rachel Waldholz

Agri and the Mountain
Agri and the Mountain

The daily chores of a little girl in a mountain village Directed by Hasan Serin

Alegria
Alegria

A humanitarian Himalayan expedition Directed by Christoph von Toggenburg

Am I Not Your Girl
Am I Not Your Girl

Should Lena get married? Directed by Xavery Robin

Amunegu (In times to come)
Amunegu (In times to come)

A mangrove forest in Belize faces an uncertain future Directed by Galen Brown

Armenian Activist Now: Birth of a Mo
Armenian Activist Now: Birth of a Mo

Only with activism can there be change Directed by Robert Davidian Armenian Activists Now: Birth of a Movement

Bavakan (Enough)
Bavakan (Enough)

Gender selective abortions in Armenia Directed by Adrineh Gregorian

Cafe Templado
Cafe Templado

Two lost women meet in Havana Directed by Raúl Capote Braña

Early Morning
Early Morning

A military medic meets his son's attractive girlfriend Directed by Harlan Bosmajian

Fighting for the Futaleufú
Fighting for the Futaleufú

Saving the World's Best River Directed by Stephanie Haig

Guswenta (Two Row Wampum)
Guswenta (Two Row Wampum)

A 400-year-old treaty is renewed on the Hudson River by Gwendolen Cates GUSWENTA photo (by Jessica Hallenbeck)

I used to dance
I used to dance

The new life of a young woman Directed by Femke Kramer

J-1
J-1

A J-1 Visa student arrives in the U.S Directed by Geoffrey Guerrero

Later than usual
Later than usual

A day in the life of an elderly couple Directed by DAVID HOVAN

My forest
My forest

A forest seen through the eyes of a child Directed by Sebastien Pins

Out of step
Out of step

Female veterans in action Directed by Lynn Estomin

Out of the shadows
Out of the shadows

Undocumented, unafraid and unapologetic Directed by Juliana Brown

Park 51
Park 51

A war veteran saves the life of a Muslim man Directed by Christopher Capelluto

Peace Kites
Peace Kites

Large-scale kite workshops in Kenya Directed by Rafael Salazar Moreno and Ava Wiland

Pursuit of truth
Pursuit of truth

Adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse Directed by Valerie Gibson

Safe
Safe

Teens trapped in a high security super-school Directed by Steven Lesser

Tala
Tala

A filipino worker receives an unexpected call Directed by Pier-Philippe Chevigny

The barber
The barber

A son discovers his father Directed by Nicola Morris

The Brave Unseen
The Brave Unseen

The struggle of South African lesbian women Directed by Duan Myburgh

The Doctor of Bagram
The Doctor of Bagram

A surgeon treats the wounded in Afghanistan Directed by Neil Paik

The Lost Soul
The Lost Soul

Mother and son's difficult relationship Directed by Jacques-Yves Mistretta

The Sweatshop
The Sweatshop

Children are trapped in the sweatshop Directed by Chin Tangsakulsathaporn

Tuesday
Tuesday

A man struggles to keep his life together Directed by Oscar Lalo

Walking the Walk
Walking the Walk

A pilgrimage across Iowa to fight drones Directed by James Knight