Shorts VI: Youth Films (18 and under)

Washing Away { 19 MIN / USA } DIR: Kendall Goldberg
Washing Away is a series of romantic vignettes that look into the lives of two families in the 1960s, where love transcends time and space.

The Edge of Dartmoor { 10 MIN / United Kingdom } DIR: Nathalie Abbott
David Edge has chosen a controversial way of life in a van on Dartmoor, but can he really exist in a happy and self-sustainable lifestyle?

Letting Go { 8 MIN / USA } DIR: Cameron MacKenzie
A short film about a tough-minded girl who goes through different stages of grief after the death of someone important to her until she discovers it is OK to go on as the land around her goes on.

There's No Shame in AIDS { 16 MIN / USA } DIR: Nicole Calandra
Using interviews with youth and adults in Greenwich, CT, the film explores the continuing stigma associated with HIV/AIDS, despite monumental gains in knowledge and treatment of the disease over the past 30 years.

Killer App { 1 MIN / USA } DIR: Elizabeth Herrick
A young girl runs into some problems, when her father asks her to do some gardening.

The Letter { 5 MIN / Canada } DIR: Kora Vanderlip
Jesse Miles has been trapped in a routine life for as long as he can remember. When an opportunity arises to follow his dream, he must make a choice that will change his life forever.

Never Ever { 10 MIN / Canada } DIR: Nicole Provost
After unintentionally being made aware of the responsibilities and nostalgia that greet you when you enter the adult world, Jenna and Melanie promise each other that they will never grow up.

Recipe for Love { 3 MIN / Canada } DIR: Gwyneth Christoffel
A lonely cupcake sees other couples in the kitchen enjoying each others company, and decides that she needs a friend.

Versus { 3 MIN / USA } DIR: Danae Fishman, Hannah Christman, Shannon MacIntyre
The film depicts the contrast between a drab and illuminated day, promoting the viewer to open their eyes, and change their ways.

When I Met Dottie { 2 MIN / Canada } DIR: Maezy Dennie, Medina Dennie, Xstine Cook
A young girl makes an unusual discovery in her uncle's playhouse, leading to a conversation about the nature of love.

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Sunday, March 10