• The Choices that Define Us

There are certain moments in life when the stakes feel so high that the right decision is not always clear. The characters and subjects in these films face decisions that will permanently change who they are in the world.

Short Films


When a surrogate pregnancy ends in a stillbirth, two gay couples and soon-to-be parents are faced with an impossible decision.

Clínica de Migrantes: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness

Everyday, Puentes de Salud, a volunteer-run clinic in South Philadelphia, serves the uninsured Latino immigrants of the community. A moving and human examination of immigration and health care in America today.

Enemies within

This close-up on France’s troubled history with its former colonies has one man controlling the fate of another with the stroke of a pen during a turbulent period in the 1990s.

With Love

A single mother is faced with a difficult decision that will define who she is—and how she loves.

2016 ShortFest Archive