- Shorts Programs
- 72 mins
These filmmakers not only contort scenes and manipulate the characters on the screen but the concept of reality in each of us – reminding us of the power film has on us in real life. Whether we are seeing things, feeling the things, or questioning the very things that we thought were true, reality sometimes isn’t so real after all.
In this program
Directed by Jennifer Zhang
On a homebound space vessel, a lone pilot finds herself trapped in a waking nightmare when her holographic “virtual companion” begins to defy his own programming.
Directed by Sepideh Sharivar
Tensions arise as an authoritative father and his greiving wife prepare for their daughter’s funeral.
Directed by Kulap Vilaysack
Struggling with isolation and family pressures, Jen becomes preoccupied with her mysterious neighbor.
Directed by Charlene DeGuzman
Obsessed with finding love on reality tv, a single father must explain to his young daughter why he hasn’t found her a “new mommy.”
Directed by Jinsui Song
Overworked and lonely, an old woman caring for her ailing husband attempts to take a much needed break from reality.