4:00 PM - International Shorts

Total Runtime: 1:33:15
Screening Location: Mabel Tainter Theater

 End of spring

Run Time: 00:9:59
Country of Origin: Mexico
Language: Japanese, English Subtitles
Category: Narrative Short
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Samurai

A Ronin who faces an evil spirit is mortally wounded and in his agony meets the forest demon from whom he asks for some water.

Toinen

Run Time: 00:17:34
Country of Origin: Finland
Language: Finnish, English Subtitles
Category: Narrative Short
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Fantasy

Man is moving and taking the next step in his life. He finds memory from the past that pulls him deep inside of it. His dramatic past keeps a grip on him and won't let him move forward in his life. Fear to let loose, struggle to take the next step. The compelling need to understand the past is the force for him to reach toward the future. Whatever the future is


Mothering Sunday

Run Time: 00:7:22
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Language: English
Category: Narrative Short
Genre: Dark Comedy, Horror

Mothering Sunday is a horror, dark comedy short film where terrifying revelations are made during a Mother-Daughter argument.


Harvest

Run Time: 00:15:34
Country of Origin: Ireland
Language: English
Category: Narrative Short
Genre: Drama

Joe Gibbons prepares to go back to the local cattle mart for the first time since his near fatal heart attack. But, it's no ordinary day and Joe is soon confronted with the harsh truth of his future.


Signal

Run Time: 00:9:00
Country of Origin: Ireland
Language: English
Category: Narrative Short
Genre: Drama

The friendship of two young boys is put to the test as they set out to build a radio to communicate with something other worldly.


I Never Had Dreams of My Son

Run Time: 00:16:16
Country of Origin: Ukraine
Language: Russian, Ukrainian, English Subtitles
Category: Documentary Short
Genre: War, Mystery

After five years of war, a Ukrainian father finds proof his missing son may still be alive in captivity.

Heavy Petting

Run Time: 00:17:3o
Country of Origin: Canada
Language: English
Category: Narrative Short
Genre: Drama, Queer, LGBTQ

An eerie bifurcated character drama about a queer encounter between two lonely cat enthusiasts, and a macabre test of one’s social obscurity.


7:00 PM - Documentary Feature

Total Runtime: 1:04:00
Screening Location: Mabel Tainter Theater


We Stay Here

Run Time: 01:04:00
Country of Origin: Germany
Language: Arabic, English, German, English Subtitles
Category: Documentary Feature
Genre: War, Children, Refugees

Seven children from war-torn countries of Syria, Libya, Kosovo and Serbia, flee as refugees to stay in Berlin. Kristin Frohnapfel, their shelter manager, protects them as their surrogate mother, but can she protect them against a wave of challenges sweeping Germany? Nazi-sympathizers march against the refugees, supported by local Germans. Hundreds of shelters are burned down by arsonists. Is their camp next? Will Germany allow them to stay or expel them? The kids change Kirstin’s life in ways she had not expected.

9:30 PM - Documentary Feature

Total Runtime: 1:47:00
Screening Location: Mabel Tainter Theater


PescAmare

Run Time: 01:00:00
Country of Origin: Italy
Language: Italian, English Subtitles
Category: Documentary Feature
Genre: Documentary

The life and the soul of fishermen, where the triumph of a lifetime of sacrifices finds its right appreciation in family ties and in the true values we too often tend to ignore or forget they exist.