Audience Favorites

Favorite films as voted on by our audience and filmmakers.


4622 Stillwater Circle

Sadie spends a summer afternoon around her hometown in Wisconsin, while an old flame tries to find a new spot in her life.

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Running Time: 11


Adeline, The Great

A woke boarding school student questions her commitment to activism when she finds herself with no friends, countless enemies and facing some very serious accusations that threaten to get her expelled.

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Running Time: 12


All That Perishes at the Edge of Land

Migrant laborers endure a precarious existence in the face of hazardous working conditions and unscrupulous employers in Hira Nabi’s docufiction portrait of the ship breaking yard in Gadani, Pakistan.

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Running Time: 31


The Audition

Even though she is exceptionally talented, Sarah is still stuck performing at small events. Today she is performing at the wedding of her ex, Jurgen. The former couple tries to stay out of each other’s way but old memories and sacrifices emerge anyway.

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Running Time: 22


Beauty Boys

On the night leading up to his first ever performance, 17-year-old aspiring drag queen Leo faces a number of hurdles, which can be tough to clear in knee-high sequined heels. Will he make it to the mic, or will outside forces thwart his auspicious debut? Presented with the kind permission of ARTE:... Read More

Running Time: 18


The Best Is Yet to Come

An arbitrary day in the lives of Rosa and Max, teenage best friends trying to evade summer holiday boredom in small town England.

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Running Time: 9


Bye Bye, Body

Nina is fifteen and in her final week of weight loss camp. All summer she's stuck to her plan: work hard, drop the pounds, and return home to a brand new life. But when, in her last weigh in, the scale doesn't budge, Nina turns to desperate measures.

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Running Time: 10


Former Cult Member Hears Music for the First Time

A woman has escaped captivity from her abusive family. A magazine invites her to a journalistic experiment: hearing music for the first time.

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Running Time: 12


Growth

A young woman copes with chronic pain via unconventional means while searching for a cure, but the cure presents a new and gruesome reality.

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Running Time: 12


Heading South

8-year-old Chasuna travels from her home in the grassland to visit her father who lives in the big city. However, during her father’s birthday party, she finds out he has remarried to a Chinese woman. Chasuna has to learn how to accept her as part of the family.

WINNER: Best Student U.S. Short
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Running Time: 13



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