Run Time: 106 Minutes
Short Cuts Program 1
TRT 106 minutes
THE GENEVA CONVENTION
Benoît Martin, France, 15 minutes, 2016, narrative
At a bus stop after school, one group of teens unwillingly confronts another with unusual results.
THE LAW OF AVERAGES
Elizabeth Rose, Canada/USA, 14 minutes, 2016, narrative
Death waits for no woman: a dark comedy about mother-daughter relationships.
Réka Bucsi, Hungary/ France, 15 minutes, 2016, animation
In a three-part symphony of animation, love takes on interstellar dimensions.
ONCE UPON A LINE
Alicja Jasina, USA, 7 minutes, 2016, animation
When he falls in love, a man's marriage to his humdrum routines goes on the rocks.
Hanna Maylett, Finland, 8 minutes, 2016, narrative
Even in a slow stretch, what professional actor dreams of playing a tomato?
Joe Garrity, USA, 16 minutes, 2016, narrative
Identical brothers reconnect at the world's largest annual gathering of twins.
VICTOR AND ISOLINA
William Caballero, USA, 6 minutes, 2016, animation
An elderly Latino couple talks about their long, complex and arduous relationship in this poignant and funny he said/she said love story.
VISIONS OF AN ISLAND
Sky Hopinka, USA, 15 minutes, 2016, documentary
On a remote Alaskan island, an Unangam Tunuu elder introduces the landscape in the indigenous language. The story of human habitation melds with the natural world; the temporal and the timeless merge in this poetic visual journey.
YOU CAN GO
Christine Turner, USA, 9 minutes, 2016, narrative
A high-school administrator talks down a troubled student.
Filmfest DC - Shorts 1Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:30 PM
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