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Showcase 14

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Ending Up

Genre: Comedy  |  Director: Paige Morrow Kimball
Length: 15 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

A divorce celebration opens the door to new possibilities.


Memory Sculptor

Genre: Drama  |  Director: Ken Ochiai
Length: 17 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

The Memory Sculptors face their toughest job to date: erasing inerasable memories.


The Mole at the Sea

Genre: Animation  |  Director: Anna Kadykova
Length: 5 min.  |  Country of Origin: Russian Federation

The human impact on a pristine beach is mourned by a lone mole.


Dear Someone

Genre: Musical  |  Director: Tetsuo Kamata
Length: 4 min.  |  Country of Origin: Japan

A young man launches on a journey of introspection and looks back on his last failed relationship.


Dreams in the Depths

Genre: Drama  |  Director: Armin Isarian
Length: 12 min.  |  Country of Origin: Iran

In a tunnel under the Gaza wall, a merchant and his son pass the time discussing their future until they can emerge.


Time 2 Split

Genre: Experimental  |  Director: Fabrice Bracq
Length: 5 min.  |  Country of Origin: France

5 Experimental A breakup and reconciliation story, told by both sides.



Genre: Drama  |  Director: Daniel Jewel
Length: 13 min.  |  Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Killing people 7,000 miles away can be a soul-sucking job.


Thank God

Genre: Experimental  |  Director: Jamshid Ghodrati
Length: 3 min.  |  Country of Origin: Iran

One man’s treasure is another’s trash.


F**k the Parents

Genre: Comedy  |  Director: Ethan Kuperberg
Length: 10 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

After a break-up, sometimes the best consolers are your ex’s parents.

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