directed by Stephanie Willis
Lauris, a Latina immigrant adjusting to life in an Arizona border town with her new husband Noah, finds her values tested when Julieta, a young, undocumented immigrant on the run, seeks shelter on their property. Will Lauris do what she believes is right and help Julieta? Or will she choose self-preservation?
(California, USA) (15 minutes)
directed by Renata Jesion
Two inseparable sisters, locked in a decadent house, fight for a small wealth kept for decades.
(Brazil) (7 minutes)
WHISTLE DOWN WIND
directed by Andie Morgenlander and Julia Christgau
Alex and Janie, who have been best friends since childhood, are now caught in a secret relationship. Alex is cheating on her high- school sweetheart, and Janie is becoming increasingly restless with the intolerant nature of her hometown.
(North Carolina, USA) (15 minutes)
AFTER THE ABYSS
directed by Daniel Yocum
A homeless heroin addicted woman in Nashville, Tennessee seeks transcendence from her suffering.
(Tennessee, USA) (6 minutes)
directed by Neda Khanifer
(Islamic Republic of Iran) (3 minutes)
directed by Ayanda Chisholm
A young woman struggling with heartbreak following a recent breakup finds the courage to go on her first date in months, only to learn that her newfound love interest has been holding on to a date-shattering secret.
(USA) (14 minutes)
DON’T GO TOO FAR
directed by Maram Taibah
A mentally disabled Arab man is separated from his sister on a New York subway, leaving him alone for the first time in his life.
(New York, USA) (20 minutes)