Women in Shorts

 Program Runtime: 91 minutes

This year’s Women in Shorts, the women’s short films program, is as entertaining as ever! With a variety of comedic and dramatic shorts, the program is sure to contain something for everyone.

Film Shorts

Still Devout
2017 | USA | 21 minutes 
Written & Directed by: Melissa Y. Perez
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An anxious twenty-three-year-old, still stuck living at home, must choose between romance and the needs of her family.

Swirl
2015 | Philippines | 4 minutes
Written & Directed by: Petersen Vargas
Two girls, young and in love, move backwards through the city streets of Manila.

August in the City
2017 | USA | 16 minutes
Directed by: Christie Conochalla
Written by: Lisa Tedesco 
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When her college-age daughter returns home for the Thanksgiving holiday with her new girlfriend, August remembers the woman she loved. Internally tormented with the fear of what society may think in 1978, August makes the ultimate decision that will change her life forever.  

Encuentro
2017 | USA | 16 minutes 
Written & Directed by: Florencia Manóvil
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Claudia's night out with friends is disrupted by an encounter with the captivating foreigner Isabel. 

Bride of Frankie 
2017 | USA | 19 minutes
Written & Directed by: Devi Snively
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In this darkly comedic feminist nod to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, a not-so-mad scientist builds a mate for her mentor’s lonely creation with electrifying, and deadly,  results.

One Way Street
2017 | USA | 14 minutes
Written & Directed by: Andrea Meyerson
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What happens when your desire drives you in the wrong direction? Revved up by passion and ignoring all the signs, three people set out to fulfill their fantasies. Fasten your seat belts, this ride may wind up on a very bumpy ONE WAY STREET!


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