• Sibling Stories

With life’s myriad challenges, the bond that exists between siblings can at times comfort in ways no others can... or exacerbate the conflict even further.

Short Films

The Bathtub

Three brothers try to dive back into their childhood by recreating an old family picture in the bathtub. A keen observation of family dynamics and sibling power struggles.

December 17

In the not too distant future, Yuta is confined to home and doctors’ appointments while his brother Kenji goes outside and to school. On Yuta’s birthday, Kenji gives his brother a forbidden gift.

Noni & Elizabeth

Despite the myriad social land mines, two stepsisters navigate fairly seamlessly through the alternate reality inhabited by the adults intended to care for them.


The meticulous framing and choreography in this breathtaking documentary echo the precision and perfectionism of the ballerinas whose story it tells.

Without You

Two young men traverse the Ukrainian wilderness on their way to celebrate their brother’s birthday.

2016 ShortFest Archive