The Family Zoo

The Family Zoo
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The Family Zoo
87 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Packages

Families come in all shapes, sizes and configurations, but they all have one thing in common: a bond that’s harder than steel. These seven wildly divergent stories of familial fun and/or folly hit home no matter which chord they strike.


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The Battle of the Jazz Guitarist   

The Battle of the Jazz Guitarist
USA, 2012, 7 min.
Filmmaker Mark Columbus takes an inventive, probing and amusing look at his relationship with his dad, a once famous jazz guitarist from the Fiji Islands, whose career stalled when he moved to the U.S.... more



Deaf Day   

Deaf Day
France, 2011, 16 min.
A mother and son share a day of idle exploration at a nearby park in Syria, but this is not just any son, and as we learn, it’s not just any mother.... more



The Factory   

The Factory
Brazil, 2011, 15 min.
A mother and her imprisoned son carefully prepare for her crucial visit to the penitentiary in honor of a very special occasion. ... more



Hatch   

Hatch
Austria, 2012, 20 min.
On a wintry Vienna night, a young couple makes the decision to give up their child, knowing they cannot raise it and realize their own youthful dreams. Across town, another couple is desperate for a child of their own, with no way to conceive one. When the paths of these two couples briefly cross, f... more



Hellion   

Hellion
USA, 2012, 6 min.
Being a single father like Bill is never easy, but when he comes home to find his three sons have set the yard on fire and taped the babysitter to the side of the house, special measures are called for…... more



Overdue   

Overdue
USA, 2011, 9 min.
In this very funny tale, a young couple spends inordinate amounts of time and energy in the weeks leading up to the birth of their first child hoping to induce labor naturally so that they can beat the deadline set by the hospital to impose other means.... more



While you were gone   

While you were gone
Sweden, 2011, 12 min.
In this gorgeously shot documentary, award-winning filmmaker Frida Kempff follows a man as he faces a life-defining moment.... more



You Talk and I'll Shoot   

You Talk and I'll Shoot
USA, 2011, 2 min.
In an amusing spoof of the TV espionage drama, a young couple races against time to prevent a malfunctioning electronic device from going off. We soon learn, however, that things are not exactly what they seem.... more



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