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SHORTS BLOCK #1

A diverse range of compelling titles that will entertain and enlighten viewers in equal measure.

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SHORTS BLOCK #1
SHORTS BLOCK #1

Time & Location

Jun 22, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

St. George, 68 E Tabernacle St, St. George, UT 84770, USA

About the Event

SHORTS BLOCK #1

Thurs, June 22nd @ 1 PM

Some of the films in this block contain strong language, violence, and adult themes and may not be suitable for all audiences.

"ANATOMIC BOMB" (5 min)

Directed By Gaëlle Azzam

Maxime, a photographer campaigning against censoring the female body, takes an intimate picture of her girlfriend, Julia. She then tells her she wants to include it in her next exhibition. When Julia refuses, they become enmeshed in a confrontation between two feminist points of view that although diverging are far from irreconcilable. Learn More HERE

"UNBREAKABLE" (16 min)

Directed By Alex Astrella

Q&A with Filmmaker

An orthopedic surgeon reflects on how faith and perseverance allowed her to turn a tragedy into something incredible. Learn More HERE

"SERVICE ME" (4 min)

Directed By Tom Cavanaugh

A woman pulls into a gas station, but instead of asking the attendant to "Fill it up!", she makes some odd requests! Learn More HERE

"WHAT I KNEW HE COULD BE" (17 min)

Directed By Preston Taylor

Damien (Devenaire), a man riddled with grief and remorse from the loss of his brother Darius (A.J. Ware), seeks help at a Narcotics Anonymous meeting in the city. Mason (Sky Crystal), a patron of the N.A. group, attempts to befriend Damien. What begins as a casual evening quickly turns into an emotional revelation that forces both men to re-evaluate their past selves & addictions. Learn More HERE

"GARRANO" (14 min)

Directed By Vasco Sá & David Doutel

A Garrano horse is forced to pull a heavy load under a blazing sun. Young boy Joel discovers a man who is about to set a forest on fire.

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"I HAVE NO TEARS, AND I MUST CRY" (13 min) *Q&A (W/Filmmaker)

Directed By Luis Fernando Puente

Q&A with Filmmaker

Maria Luisa is ready to escape immigration limbo, but when her greencard interview takes an unexpected turn, she faces the anxiety of losing the life she had planned. Learn More HERE

"NEIGHBOUR ABDI" (29 min)

Directed By Douwe Dijkstra

How can you understand a violent past? Somali-born Abdi is a furniture designer and support worker. He reenacts his life, marked by war and criminality, with the help of his neighbour and filmmaker Douwe. Through playful reconstructions in a special effects studio, Abdi and Douwe embark on a candid and investigative journey through a painful history, focusing on the creative process throughout. Learn More HERE

Tickets

  • General Admission

    This ticket will grant you admittance into Shorts Block #1. This block will consist of 7 outstanding short films from all around the world.

    $10.00
  • Group Rate (10 Tickets)

    This ticket will grant you admittance into Shorts Block #1. This block will consist of 7 outstanding short films from all around the world.

    $80.00

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