• The Valley Between Us

Humans are endowed with a significant advantage over other animals: the gift of speech. Yet disconnections, misperceptions and missed connections prevail.

Short Films


Dan confronts his darkest secrets at a lake under the bridge.


A girl, and her guitar, reunites with her father in a hotel room. He’s a businessman on a visit to Argentina, the country he once called home. She’s back from playing at a concert. Night falls and the sun rises again between those four white walls.

The Enemy

Despite the complaints of workers and the people, the war against one of man’s greatest enemies, the mosquito, continues in this rare look at life under Cuban bureaucracy.

A Most Peculiar Man

Taking the hour-long drive every Sunday to gaze at the girl of his dreams, is lonely Riverside accountant Paul’s sole joy in life.


This portrait of a rebellious teen holds back the cause of his discontent until the last moment, the revelation of which recasts his destructive actions.

2016 ShortFest Archive