Student Film Selections

Student Film Selections

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THERE’S NOTHING IN THE LAKE

directed by Anthony Romaguera

Jaimie, the camp swim counselor, must reassure Sarah, a terrified camper, that the lake monster she dreads is only in her head – or is it?

(Florida, USA) (12 minutes)

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SIN CIELO

directed by Jianna Marten

In the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, two teenagers pursue young love in a region where violence may be inescapable.

(California, USA) (25 minutes)

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SAFETY SWITCH

directed by Naysan Baghai

When an actor is interrogated by the police for possessing firearms, mistrust and frayed tempers develop over the torturous night.

(Australia) (6 minutes)

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LEAVING VERNON

directed by Emily Lubbers

Leaving Vernon follows Emily Lubbers as she returns to her hometown of Vernon, ON. Through her relationship with the town's only living lifelong resident, Roy, she explores her roots in order to understand her feelings both past and present.

(Canada) (13 minutes) 

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ABANG

directed by Chia Xuen Low

The conflicts between two non‑biological brothers reveal long‑established racial issues in Malaysian society.

(Taiwan) (20 minutes)

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OUT LOUD

directed by Kristin Kinsey


After losing the court case against her rapist, a young woman named Tara receives a voodoo doll of him and must decide what to do with it.

(Maryland, USA) (14 minutes)