"This is one of the few festivals that actually likes filmmakers, unlike most that just screen your film and kick you out right after. I highly recommend this festival...had a lot of fun last year, great venue and organizers with a great host."
A laboratory assistant has a change of heart upon meeting Riley, a dog who is about to be experimented on.
Dir. Noemi Durivou 13 min.
Love is a Tickle in the Heart
Exploring love, relationships and sex with Helen Stein, a 99-year-old veteran of the heart.
Dir. Amy Lyndon 16 min.
Take it from the Top
Picking up the pieces after her husband's death, a former child star is forced to sell everything she owns. The only asset left is a run-down strip club in a sketchy part of downtown.
Dir. Ted Lange 17 min.
When a blue-collar man is forcibly implanted with his alien boss's parasitic offspring, he asks his wife to help him remove the parasite -- a dangerous and forbidden act that puts their marriage -- and their lives -- at risk.
Dir. Justin Daering 29 min.
Months after a bad break up, Gary visits Ollie to own up to his past mistakes and confess a life-changing truth.
Elisa Richards Dir. 7:15 min.
Life in Four Seasons
Faced with a life or death situation, a young boy embarks on an adventure through time, searching within himself for the courage to conquer his fears.
Dir. Stefan Apostolov 25 min.
The Dust Child
In an attempt to reach their Alpha company in Vietnam 1968, two American medics must search for their principles on discovering a wounded Vietnamese child in their tracks.
Dir. Toby Kearton 6 min.
What if growing up in the church led you to believe you weren't going to grow up at all?
Dir. Mat Hayes 15 min.
F*ck you Lady
A transgender bar owner handles love, life and business with wit, style and humor while navigating a sea of toxic masculinity.
Dir. Ruby De Fresno, Michael Santos-Whalen
The High Five
Five colleagues grind it out as "ganjapreneurs" as they deal with the issues of the day and the challenges of pioneering a new industry - all while a bit high.
Dir. Jason William Lee 28 min.
When an aspiring musician breaks up with his girlfriend in a coffee shop, the entire world weighs in on whether or not he made the right decision.
Dir. Luka Divac 11 min.
A young woman has secluded herself in her palatial estate from any human interaction. When she hires a handyman, she finds herself overwhelmed with attachment and takes drastic action when he attempts to leave the estate.