SHORTS: IN THIS LIFE

SHORTS: IN THIS LIFE

82 min

Online Screening

Stories running the gamut of human experience. (TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 82 MIN)

Patty Are You Bringing Weed in From Jamaica? | Director: Matthew Salton

In 1968, a young flight attendant bought 900 lbs of marijuana in Jamaica and tried to smuggle it out, leading to unexpected consequences.  (USA, 9 MIN)

White Nights | Director: Diego Collados V

A megadrought, the consequence of climate change, has emptied a small rural town in Chile of all but the abandoned. (Chile, 15 MIN)

Mizuko | Director: Kira Dane, Katelyn Rebelo

A post-abortion grieving ritual in Japanese Buddhism called “water child memorial” inspires this intimate look at a reexamination of abortion ethics. (USA, 15 MIN)

Shadegan | Director: Ako Salemi

A day in the life of a 12-year-old fisherman on his boat in Shadegan Pond, Iran. (Iran, 15 MIN)

Lions in the Corner | Director: Paul Hairston

In Virginia, Scarface started a fight club in his backyard to combat gun and knife violence in the area but it soon turned into something much more. (USA, 9 MIN)

To Calm the Pig Inside (Ang Pagpakalma sa Unos) | Director: Joanna Vasquez Arong

Myths are woven to try to understand how a small town copes with the devastation and trauma of a natural disaster. (Philippines, 19 MIN) 

Click here for an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A Filmmakers with Matthew Salton, Diego Collados, Kira Dane, Paul Hairston and Joanna Vasquez Arong.

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Dates

Nov 11 - Nov 19

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