Edita Felix (USA)
Director: Zac Wong
Runtime: 5 mins
A young ballet dancer prepares for an audition.
Stejně Jako Já (Czech Republic)
Director: Deana DiSalvio & Michael Freise
Runtime: 8 mins
LUKAS is taught by his older brother, PETR, how to shoot a gun hidden in a shed on their farm. Unbeknown to their mother, BARA, who left PETR in charge of his little brother for the day, the boys set up a makeshift shooting range. They spend the day shooting all the cans, when one can remains, PETR instead shoots a bird on a nearby branch. PETR runs back to the house to replenish their supply of bullets, leaving the shocked LUKAS with the bird and the gun outside.
Two Car Garage and a Swimming Pool (USA)
Director: Alex Sparks
Runtime: 15 mins
A young guy, Adam, spends his free time breaking into different houses around the city. However, he means no harm. Rather than burglary or vandalism Adam instead chooses to live a day in lives of the houses' regular occupants. He eats their food, wears their clothes, listens to their music, and experiences the world from their point of view. One day when he mistakenly enters the house of an old high school acquaintance, his exploration is interrupted when she, Lislie, returns home unexpectedly. Instead of being upset, Lislie surprisingly decides to tag along with Adam to his next house. The two quickly realize they have more in common than they ever imagined as they enjoy the day, hopping from house to house and life to life. Ultimately, their curiosity and moral dilemma push them to the limits of their 'harmless' experiment with the lives of others.
Water on Mars (USA)
Director: Chase Smith
Runtime: 22 mins
Unhappy with his unstimulating home life, 9-year-old Daniel yearns to be abducted by aliens. He sneaks out of his house to relive the kind of adventures he once shared with his dad, but encounters a seedy cast of characters on his journey to see the universe.
Alone Together (USA)
Director: Ben Kadie
Runtime: 23 mins
A story of shipwrecks and love -- After a terrible ocean storm, Brendan finds himself on a Chilean island with Eloise, the girl of his secret dreams. Alone together for the first time, the two grow close, yet Brendan worries: if they leave the island will Eloise still need him? Director Ben Kadie (age 16) filmed throughout the beautiful Pacific Northwest including underwater in Lake Washington and on the 100-year-old tugboat Arthur Foss. The film stars Seattle-area actors Asher Jordan and Bria Lynn Massie.
Director: Julian Surface
Runtime: 32 mins
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Doctor Henry White's life is turned upside down, when he gets haunted by Death. He destroys his life, piece by piece, in his obsession to come up with a redeeming drug, only for Death to finally confront him. He manages to outrun Death, throwing every last piece of himself in the way, only for him to finally realize what his obsession has truly cost.