ShortsFest Opening Night 2018

ShortsFest Opening Night 2018

2018 | 83 minutes

It is our great pleasure to open our ShortsFest weekend with this collection of superb short films from around the world that exemplify the art of storytelling in all its variety. Comedy and drama, live action and animation-these films prove that short is truly sweet.

  • Year: 2018
  • Running Time: 83 minutes
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP

Packaged Films

Emergency

USA | 2017 | 12 minutes | Carey Williams

Winner of the Golden Space Needle Award for Best Short Film | When an unconscious white woman is found in the house of minority friends, they carefully calculate their next move.

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Let Me Dance

France | 2017 | 17 minutes | Valérie Leroy

At a surprise party for transgender ferry boat cleaning attendant Mylène, she must investigate the intentions of her colleages.

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On Monday of Last Week

USA | 2018 | 14 minutes | Akosua Adoma Owusu

The nanny for an interracial couple becomes the muse for a isolated artist and mother.

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The Tesla World Light

Canada | 2017 | 8 minutes | Matthew Rankin

An inventor explores his wild imagination while considering innovative new concepts.

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The Velvet Underground Played at My High School

USA | 2017 | 8 minutes | Robert Pietri, Tony Jannelli

This animated short tells the story of the Velvet Underground's first show in a comlpetely unpredictable setting.

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Wave

Ireland | 2017 | 14 minutes | Benjamin Cleary, TJ O’Grady Peyton

When a man wakes from a coma speaking an undectable new language, he faces harsh scrutinization.

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Zion

USA | 2017 | 10 minutes | Floyd Russ

This inspirational documentary captures the life of a teenage wrestler with no legs and a challenging upbringing.

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