Thursday, October 15 @ 9:30 PM (97 min + filmmaker Q&A)
Ridgefield Theater Barn
37 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield
USA - Narrative Short (24:51)
Director - Rami Kodeih
As Nazis separate children from their parents in the Warsaw Ghetto, a gang of women risks everything to smuggle their friend’s three-month-old baby to safety. Inspired by true events.
France - Narrative Short (21:53)
Director - Florence Faure
Four thirteen year old girls are growing bored at a friend’s house. Looking for amusement, they create a fake account on a dating app to flirt with older men. One man gets their attention. They make a date to see him at a bar…
COOL FOR FIVE SECONDS
USA - Narrative Short (12:00)
Director - Dani Wieder
When Colleen reunites with her estranged sister, things don’t go exactly as she planned.
Mexico - Narrative Short (18:00)
Director - Ivan Lowenberg
Arcella and Lulu have been together and away from their families for many decades. Now that they are old, they only depend on each other. In another part of the city, Julian struggles to explore his identity while living under the umbrella of his conservative mother and macho-minded grandfather. A sudden event will draw an unexpected path between Arcella and the young Julian.
ON THE WHISTLE
USA - Narrative Short (20:00)
Director - TJ Noel-Sullivan
A suburban basketball star struggles to impress the uncompromising coach at his new inner-city school.