• Departures

Moving on is difficult, and the protagonists of these shorts find themselves at the end of their respective paths, preparing for the unseen futures that await them.

Short Films


Through the ghost of a young boy, we get a glimpse into one family’s untenable loss and grief, on the day of his death.


The intimate and haunting portrayal of 37-year-old Cristina, who tells us that nothing in life is guaranteed.

Fata Morgana

A middle-aged couple from China arrives in the United States to organize the funeral of their only child.

Night Painting

Three university roommates have one last night together, painting their old apartment, before they part ways. A touching, nostalgic portrait of female friendship and the end of college life.

2016 ShortFest Archive