Even across oceans and death we never forget the ones we love. Two short films explore loss and longing. In 'Memories Of The Sea', an opinionated 6-year-old tries to understand the changes happening in his family. In 'Still', cleans out the summer home of her deceased partner.
In 'Young Adult', a teen at a summer camp for disabled youth attempts to express her sexuality. In 'Let's Be Gentle' a woman and her daughter prepare for an unwelcome reunion. 'The Scar' offers a moody meditation on coming of age.
Based on true events that shook California's foster care system, 'Abandon' follows two kids who escape a group home. In the animated short 'Made For More', a child escapes to a fantastical realm.
Dogs are woman's best friend in two short films. In 'Owen', a homeless woman faces a painful choice between love and safety. In the Southern Gothic tale 'How Far She Went,' a woman proves how far she will go to protect her family.
Two films follow characters on the fringe. In 'Dios Nunca Muere', a woman struggles to maintain daily life while fearing deportation. In 'Where Mothbloods Bloom', the lives of strangers converge at a lonely truckstop.
Life-long fears are realized in the comedic animated short 'The Stick'. In 'She Isn't Here', a young woman comes to terms with her anxiety disorder. and a schoolgirl confronts being an outsider in the animated 'Leave With Me'.
Life on the streets is unpredictable and filled with tough choices in these two short films. In 'BobbyAnna', a new romance is interrupted when street singer Bobby loses her home. And in 'Hard Candy,' viewers are taken on an animated urban adventure.
Two short films explore what it takes to keep the peace on the night shift. 'The Shift' is a documentary profile of 911 operators by Elivia Shaw and Paloma Martinez. In 'Night Call' by Amanda Renee-Knox, a Black female cop in Inglewood must make a life-altering decision.