SHort IX

(80 minutes)

 

Thursday 4.25

12:45pm | Five Flags Orpheum

Friday 4.26

10:00am | River Museum Journey

Sunday 4.28

2:00pm | Holiday Inn Blue Moon Room

 

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83 DAYS (NOMINEE)

The story of the youngest person in U.S. history to be put to death by electric chair. In 1944 Acolu, S.C., 14-year-old George Stinney Jr., a black youth, fights for his life after being wrongly accused of the murder of 2 young white girls.

DIRECTOR: Andrew Paul Howell

CAST: David Keith, Brett Rice, Matthew Bellows, Dejean Deterville

RATING: m | RUNTIME: 29 MINS | GENRE: drama | COUNTRY: UNITED STATES | LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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MOTHER OF

A mother discovers that something happened to her daughter, instantly her whole being becomes mother of.

DIRECTOR: Gan de Lange

CAST: Netta Garti

RATING: ga | RUNTIME: 10 MINS | GENRE: drama | COUNTRY: Israel | LANGUAGE: Hebrew | Subtitles: ENGLISH

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THE AUTOMATON

In 1897, a young widow returns to the family farm, where she discovers her late husband's attempt to build a primitive sentient machine. She develops a curious bond with it.

DIRECTOR: W. Alex Reeves

CAST: Nicole Wyland,John Ennis, Bruno Oliver, Jill Remez

RATING: ga | RUNTIME: 22 MINS | GENRE: sci-fi | COUNTRY: UNITED STATES | LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

 
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PAGG

In the aftermath of a hate crime, a Sikh American grapples with his fears and anxieties as he attempts to celebrate the Fourth of July with his wife and son. As tensions rise through various microaggressions and racially charged encounters, he makes a decision that changes his identity forever.

FOR A BETTER LIFE

Sold for $100 at the age of 5, Fekri suffers through years of abuse before his plight is discovered. After almost a year of hospitalization and therapy Fekri moves into a group home where he finds support, mentorship, and eventual forgiveness towards the family that sold him.

DIRECTOR: Nardeep Khurmi

cast: Nardeep Khurmi, Nicole Pacent, Ryder Khatiwala

RATING: ga | RUNTIME: 17 MINS | GENRE: drama | COUNTRY: UNITED STATES | LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

DIRECTOR: Yasmin Mistry

cast: Fekri Kram

RATING: m | RUNTIME: 9 MINS | GENRE: drama | COUNTRY: UNITED STATES | LANGUAGE: ENGLISH