Serenity – An animated memoir recounting first love, addiction, losing one’s virginity, and turning to pizza in times of crisis. Written and Directed by Jack Dunphy.
Pink Grapefruit – A young married couple brings two of their single friends out to Palm Springs for a long weekend. It does not go as planned. A Jury Award Winner for Best Narrative Short at SXSW. Directed by Michael Mohan. Trailer
9:55 – 11:05 Ingrid Ekman Bergsgatan 4B 67-year-old Ingrid has decided to deal with cancer on her own. She retreats from the outside world and it retreats from her – apart from sporadic visits from the home care services. But then home care employee Frida knocks on her door and awakens feelings that Ingrid can’t shut out. Directed by Cristine Berglund and Sophie Vucovic.
Boxeadora – One woman defies Fidel Castro’s ban on female boxing to follow her dream of Olympic glory and become Cuba’s first female boxer. A Jury Award Winner for Best Documentary Short at SXSW. Directed by Meg Smaker. Trailer
Volta – A mother and daughter start out from downtown Athens and head to the northern suburbs of the city. Nina thinks she’s going on a walk. Directed by Stella Kyriakopoulos. Trailer
The Little Deputy – Trevor tries to have his photo taken with his father. Officla Selection at Sundance and SXSW. Written and Directed by Trevor Anderson. Trailer
A Blue Room – A man wakes up in a blue room. He’s stuck inside. He can’t escape. A window is the only way to connect to the outside world. It filters the reality in a mysterious way. An international award winner and Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival. Directed by Thomasz Siwinski. Trailer