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Shorts / 90 mins



What do we mean to each other in any given moment? What matters most is what we take away, and what we leave behind. In these films, strangers, friends and loved ones have close encounters; some end well, others not so much. – Curated by Shwetika Baijal, Mordecai Stayton, Natalie Tsui

Co-presented by: RAMA

In This Program

  1. Benchmark

    Vincent Lin / USA / 2012 / Narrative / 11 mins
    Donny and T have been best friends for years. When graduation approaches, will the future break them apart?

  2. BrokenMaiden

    Broken Maiden

    Maxim Dashkin / Singapore / 2012 / Short / 10 mins
    Felix Chong spends his days at the racetrack, winning some and losing more. When he visits his son Michael, has he finally hit rock bottom?

  3. Bubble_Still


    Robert Joe / South Korea / 2012 / Short / 9 mins
    Dreams come to life in this South Korean short.

  4. Distance

    James Shih, James Feng, Nick Louie / USA / 2012 / Short / 4 mins
    When her boyfriend is called away to Hong Kong, a young woman asks herself about love.

  5. For-Hire

    For Hire

    Varun Chawla / India / 2012 / Narrative Fiction, Short / 23 mins
    In Mumbai, a taxi driver ferries around a sex worker for extra cash. One night changes them both.

  6. GotaJob

    Got a Job!

    Chicky Otani / USA / 2012 / 2 mins
    Chickie Otani returns with a hilarious short about two elderly friends who work at a fortune cookie factory.

  7. GreatBigLightsOut_Still

    Great Big Lights Out

    Robert Joe / South Korea / 2013 / Animation, Narrative Fiction, Short / 10 mins
    “If everyone you knew just died in their sleep,” a young woman asks her friend. “What do you think would happen?”

  8. SixFromCertain

    Six From Certain

    Jonathan Moy, Lawrence Gan / USA / 2012 / 5 mins
    Sean’s friends are shocked when he breaks it off with a perfect girl. What, they wonder, is keeping him from happiness?

  9. TwoForDeparture

    Two For Departure

    Hyun-Jae Lee / South Korea, Thailand, USA / 2012 / Narrative Fiction, Short / 11 mins
    A tourist and a young Thai man meet up in increasingly absurd circumstances. Throwing yourself from the Death Bridge can be so complicated.

  10. Unmentionables

    Michael Shu / USA / 2012 / 5 mins
    A young man with asthma confronts the near past in this story of time traveling.

Dates & Times


Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
March 15, 2013 9:15 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
March 21, 2013 6:30 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets