• Extraordinary People

A diverse group of stories about inspiring people facing the unique challenges of their lives with purpose and resolve.


June 23, 2017 1:00 PM Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center) Tickets not available
Tickets not available

Short Films

Fisk, Untitled Portrait

The Canadian artist behind astonishing hyperreal paintings of consumer goods, risks it all for representation by a world-renowned New York art dealer.


Elementary-school-age Bamunu works as a kayayo (a living shopping cart) at the markets in Accra thousands of miles from her village.

The Streets Are Ours: Two Lives Cross in Karachi

When Fawzia Mirza, an American actress, meets Sabeen Mahmud, a world-renowned Pakistani activist and founder of a progressive café in Karachi, Mirza’s life changes forever.


The story of four transgender individuals who are fighting for their rights and to be recognized.

Waiting for Hassana

The story of one of the girls who escaped the terrorist group Boko Haram’s abductions of hundreds of schoolgirls in Nigeria in 2014.

2017 ShortFest Archive