OUT OF THE VILLAGE

(USA, 2015, 16 Mins)

Jonathan Stein

If it takes a village to raise a child, then what happens when it’s gone? This gripping portrait explores the social and cultural impact of the Ebola epidemic from the perspective of an orphaned brother and his sister. Starring Abraham Attah (Beasts of No Nation) and Executive Produced by Bryan Singer (X-Men).


SITUATIONAL

(USA, 2016, 22 Mins)

Scott Simonsen

After being prescribed his third antidepressant, Charlie returns home to have his Craigslist roommate Miles toilet flush his pills and kidnap him to see a sunrise over the ocean. Tension mounts as the fast talking road trip drives us to the bottom of Charlie's pain and to the impending sunrise on the coast, where life could begin or end, literally... And then there are chinchillas.


WARM WAVES

(USA, 2015, 8 Mins)

Ashley Valenzuela

In this beautifully-shot, visual poem, a young couple are in love with each other but aren't committed to the relationship. Based on the Elephant Journal poem, "I Don't Want to Date You", by Crested Butte resident, Shannon Mujica.


CARBON

(USA, 2016, 14 mins)

Christian Lybrook

A sheep rancher's carefully constructed life begins to unravel when she discovers strange happenings on her ranch. A western thriller.


THE BUS STOP

(USA, 2015, 14 mins)

Justin Malone

Set in a posh apartment building in New York City, two young boys come to blows due to religious stereotypes they learn from their parents.


MADAM BLACK

(NZ, 2015,12 mins)

Ivan Barge

When a glamour photographer runs over a child's pet, he's forced to fabricate a story about its disappearance.


THE MOTHER

(USA, 2015, 11 mins)

Paolo Monico

When a hardened widow receives an unexpected visit, she is given the chance to shed light on her husband's death.