International Shorts

Saturday, November 9 at Noon / Loft Film Fest

General Admission $10 • Loft Members: $8
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The short films in this program are as wide-ranging emotionally as they are globally. 10 shorts from around the world (and some from right down the street) make up the most diverse program we’ve put together yet.

KAYIP
After a painful breakup with the love of his life, a man waits at a cafe for a lifetime, hoping she will walk in again. (Dir. by Mete Sozer, 2013, Belgium / Turkey / USA, 14 mins.)

SWEETS
An unplanned pregnancy leaves Rosilind lost and kidnapping for answers. (Dir. by Ellie Jepperson, 2013, USA, 10 mins.)

ÁSTARSAGA
A story of love, madness, and 24-hour daylight. Solange's boyfriend Baldur mysteriously takes off for Iceland. She follows, but an even deeper mystery awaits her. (Dir. by Asa Hjorleifsdottir, 2012, Iceland / USA, 17 mins.)

PILLOWCASE
Last night's party, this morning's problem. (Dir. by David Lombroso 2013, USA, 16 mins)

IL PASSO DELLA LUMACA
As a snail slithers down a storefront window , two kids start a game. (Dir. by Daniele Suraci, 2013, Italy, 7 mins.)

DAS FEST DER LIEBE
Louise prepares for Christmas in some unconventional ways. (Dir. by Anna Kirst, 2013, Austria, 6 mins.)

FACIAL
After discovering a pornographic video of his girlfriend on-line, Scott struggles with the past, present and future as all collide in a finale of bloody regret and lost happiness. (Dir. by Mark J. Blackman, 2012, UK, 17 mins.)

OF TEACHING KILLER WHALES COMPASSION
Joseph, a young homeless man, struggles through another day, when a chance encounter offers the promise of the change he so greatly desires. (Dir. by Raphe Wolfgang, 2012, USA, 15 mins.)

THE HARD DAYS KNIGHTS
A breezy light-hearted spin on that American staple, the tribute band. Four young lads suffer the same issues as their lovable mop-top idols: competitive spirits, “creative differences” and equipment failures. This particular rehearsal will expose every member - warts and all. (Dir. by Alex Italics, 2012, USA, 7 mins.)

FIVE YEARS
On the first day of his probation sentence, Will gets a desperate call for help from a friend in crisis. (Dir. by Durier Ryan, 2013, USA, 13 mins.)

 

 
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