Tuesday, June 20, 2023
An eccentric man makes a dating tape from his cabin in a post-apocalyptic future.
In competition for Best Comedy Short and Best Midnight Short.
As the summer after high school graduation winds down, Gabe's cousins have one last chance to tie him down in Illinois, forcing Gabe to decide what’s more important: his family or his future?
In competition for Young Cineastes Award.
After being separated for 82 days, Adam travels down a rough road to be reunited with the one he loves, whatever it takes.
In competition for Best of the Festival Award and Young Cineastes Award.
Lydia is a lonely dog-obsessed girl with bad boundaries. When she meets June, a lonely honey-colored mutt tied up to a fence, it’s love at first sight, and Lydia steals her. The two have a blissful romp on the beach, but soon Lydia learns that while her heart has space for June, her life may not.
In competition for Best U.S. Short.
Shams’ only son wants to leave Saudi Arabia to become a rapper. She wants him to have babies and settle down.
In competition for Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes.
Undertakers wait on a family's final farewells, as one son struggles to say goodbye to his dead father.
In competition for Best Live-Action Short 15 Minutes and Under and Best U.S. Short.