From tropical apparitions and twisted role play to a schoolbus spaceship and, well…Shrek, these seven tales explore the beautiful, bizarre ways we encounter grief.
Various filmmakers expected to attend.
- Running Time: 95 min.
The 25th Filial ExemplarUSA | 2022 | 15 min. | Leon Cheo
A man dresses up as his late sister to prove he's the most filial son.
AirHostess-737Greece | 2022 | 16 min. | Thanasis Neofotistos
Flight attendant Vanina blames her problems on her new braces, though everyone else knows the real issue is in the cargo hold of the plane.
The BlakeUSA | 2023 | 15 min. | Courtney Sposato, Mark Sposato
A filmmaker recounts how a school bus replica of the Challenger space shuttle taught her about life, loss, and outer space.
DonkeyUSA | 2022 | 16 min. | Matt Kazman
After receiving an emergency call, a struggling actor has to face his family during his lowest moment.
Love, GrandmaUSA | 2023 | 8 min. | Matt Spear
An empty bed, a noisy vacuum, an awkward family dinner.
No Ghost in the MorgueCanada | 2022 | 16 min. | Marilyn Cooke
When a gifted medical student interns at the morgue, she must adapt to the colorful characters she meets—both living and dead.
The RecordSwitzerland | 2022 | 9 min. | Jonathan Laskar
When a magical vinyl record plays the music of his lost memories, an antique dealer revisits his past.