TODAY’S SCHEDULE: Thursday, June 20, 2019

*When you attend a ShortFest screening you’ll view between 4 and 10 short films that have been curated into a 90 minute themed program. Join the filmmakers in attendance for Q&A’s after each screening.

FOR THE WIN

10:00 AM

Tales of (often unchecked) ambition in settings from the old west to the Middle East. These aspiring alpha men and women will go to great lengths to be top dog, provoking plots that are funny, farcical, silly and downright sinister.

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IT TAKES TWO

10:30 AM 

Pairs and dyads comprise this program of odd couples, double-crossings and uncanny situations.

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PARENTAL CONTROL

11:00 AM

It’s said that you’re never really “ready” for parenthood, and likewise, no child is truly prepared to lose a mother or father. These varied tales show how the unconditional love for their children can inspire parents’ courageous acts, and what can happen when the roles are reversed.

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MY WAY

1:00 PM

An awe-inspiring and unforgettable group of documentaries featuring human beings each facing their own struggles, personal and societal, with resolve, creativity and hope.

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GROWING PAINS

1:30 PM 

Growing up is hard to do but makes for great stories in this collection of coming-of-age shorts.

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THIS AMERICAN LIFE 

2:00 PM

A deep dive into the state of our country at present. Take a glimpse into the lives of these Americans… 

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GAY!LA: EVERYTHING UNDER THE RAINBOW

4:00 PM 

This Gay!La presentation explores the many definitions, struggles and pleasures within the LGBTQ community, from identity battles and rejection to family dynamics.

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ANTHROPOCENE

4:30 PM 

Ecology takes center stage as these six shorts explore mankind’s impact on the Earth, from the effect of climate change on the Louisiana coast to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.

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HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS

5:00 PM 

For many of us, home is so much more than where we physically reside. It is our heritage, our memories, our loved ones. 

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GAY!LA: LET’S HAVE A KIKI

7:00 PM 

Drag queens and hookups and throuples, oh my! This second installment of our Gay!La presentation brings you stories from all corners of the rainbow and put you in a mood to celebrate! 

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FREAKS, GEEKS & CREEPS

7:30 PM 

Whether you’ve ever felt like an outcast or not, you’ll be cheering these films about strange dates, extreme noses, secret clubs, and more! Eccentrics, weirdos, nerds and dweebs, we celebrate you! 

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PUBLIC SPACES, PRIVATE LIES

8:00 PM

Hidden desires and private aspirations come to light in this selection of intimate shorts. Who we are isn’t always how we present ourselves. 

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Read the digital program guide online or download it to you mobile device.

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Film still taken from the short film The Cocoa Fondue Show, included in the program Gay!La: Let’s Have a Kiki, showing today at 7:00PM.