International Shorts:

Business Ethics

Directed By: Nick Wernham

Business Ethics

While in business school Zachary Cranston comes to believe that ethical decisions are just another form of cost-benefit analysis. Deciding that the rewards of fraud could outweigh the eventual costs, he runs a Ponzi scheme, in spite of the knowledge that he will eventually face the consequences.

Runtime: 0:23:55

Screening: Wednesday, Sept. 28th

Time: 6:00PM

Theatre: Lancer Auditorium

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Cherokee

Directed By: Jem Rankin

Cherokee

An uncooperative ex, an argumentative landlord, and a broken front door, Linda’s life is just peachy. Her daughter Shelley escapes their dreary reality through a fascination with Native Americans, but subconsciously assumes Linda’s anger.

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Runtime: 0:08:02

Screening: Saturday, Oct. 1st

Time: 12:30PM

Theatre: Avalon City Hall

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COWBOYS

Directed By: Bernabé Rico

COWBOYS

Martin is a finished actor, both professionally and personally. But one fine day he’ll get a working offer his agent will not let him pass: to be the companion of a five-year-old boy in a costume contest at the Amusement Park.

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Runtime: 0:20:33

Screening: Friday, Sept. 30th

Time: 2:00PM

Theatre: ACC Theatre

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Enceladus

Directed By: Omar Moujaes

Enceladus

Living alone in her villa, an old woman hallucinates her eighteen-year-old dead brother as he tries to free her mind and gather interest in Saturn’s moon, Enceladus.

Runtime: 0:26:39

Screening: Friday, Sept. 30th

Time: 10:30AM

Theatre: City Hall

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FORGET-YOU-NOT

Directed By: Elisabeth Loesch

FORGET-YOU-NOT

When widower Hans Schneider, 65, begins to lose his memory, he tries every trick he can to hang on to his most precious moment—a trip to Italy with his beloved wife many years ago.

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Runtime: 0:22:02

Screening: Friday, Sept. 30th

Time: 2:00PM

Theatre: ACC Theatre

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FoxHunter

Directed By: Sean Ascroft

FoxHunter

The Fox is a legend—the best detective on the force. Three young women have been murdered and the clues point to the same killer being responsible for all three crimes…and they point directly towards someone close to the Fox. Chasing down the truth is easy, facing up to it is harder.

Runtime: 0:08:28

Screening: Saturday, Oct. 1st

Time: 12:30PM

Theatre: Avalon City Hall

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Infame

Directed By: Dennis Garcia

Infame

William is a frustrated composer; his wife, Norma Warren, is the new superstar of folk music. Her last hit ‘I’m Here With You’ plays on every radio. William can’t stand her success.

Runtime: 0:08:59

Screening: Friday, Sept. 30th

Time: 2:00PM

Theatre: ACC Theatre

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Locas

Directed By: Gabriel Beitia

Locas

Two middle aged women meet in the waiting room of a mental institution. One of them is a very busy businesswoman. The other is a very lonely housewife. Together, they will get close to the line. it is harder.

Runtime: 0:14:55

Screening: Thursday, Sept. 29th

Time: 6:00PM

Theatre: Lancer Auditorium

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Radial

Directed By: Jose Antonio Muela

Radial

Salva witnesses the murder of his mother on his birthday. From that moment he will live through the tragedy and nightmare that comes with revenge.

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Runtime: 0:20:39

Screening: Thursday, Sept. 29th

Time: 6:00PM

Theatre: Lancer Auditorium

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Reborn

Directed By: Rodja Tröscher

Reborn

Daniel Sieger is a washed-up loser living in a run-down flat, simultaneously serving as his computer-repair workshop. The disillusioned computer nerd struggles through everyday life, quarrelling constantly with his girlfriend Helen. When he discovers secret documents on a computer hard drive his life changes abruptly.

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Runtime: 0:26:12

Screening: Friday, Sept. 30th

Time: 2:00PM

Theatre: ACC Theatre

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Simon, First and Only

Directed By: Magnus Wake

Simon, First and Only

Eight-year-old Simon is mysteriously gifted with the ability to glimpse the future and hear the thoughts and feelings of others. A frightening meeting with a deranged killer will test Simon and his innocence. His gifts could change the world but will the world ever be ready?

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Runtime: 0:08:02

Screening: Saturday, Oct. 1st

Time: 12:00PM

Theatre: Avalon City Hall

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The Idea Thief

Directed By: Dani Alava & Juan Lozano

The Idea Thief

A burglar has some special googles that allow him to see other people’s ideas floating in their heads and take them for his own selfish benefit. His misdeeds will end when he encounters a very special kid with a powerful and mysterious idea.

Runtime: 0:03:15

Screening: Friday, Sept. 30th

Time: 12:00PM

Theatre: ACC Theatre

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Últimos Días (Last Days)

Directed By: Arturo Leon Llerena

Últimos Días (Last Days)

What would you sell to save your business?

Runtime: 0:14:49

Screening: Friday, Sept. 30th

Time: 10:30AM

Theatre: Avalon City Hall

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WINTRY SPRING

Directed By: Mohamed Kamel

WINTRY SPRING

Nour, a schoolgirl who lives alone with her father, goes through a crisis when the unexpected arrival of puberty happens and she cannot tell her dad, resulting in tension between them.

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Runtime: 0:15:38

Screening: Friday, Sept. 30th

Time: 02:00PM

Theatre: ACC Theatre

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ZAAR

Directed By: Ibrahim Nada

ZAAR

Zaar is a suicide bomber who enters a random diner to bomb himself in a terrorist attack but listening and interacting with the innocent people around him makes him question his intent. Will he be able to do it?

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Runtime: 0:11:20

Screening: Thursday, Sept. 29th

Time: 6:00PM

Theatre: Lancer Auditorium

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