Narrative Shorts: Identity

108 min.

Schedule

Sunday, Nov. 15 at 9:30pm

Challenges can help you discover who you really are.

Birthday

Birthday

A young military wife gets news that her Marine husband has been severely wounded in combat, sending her on a difficult but amazing journey.

Chris King, U.S., 2015, 13 min.

Black Card

Black Card

In a culture requiring an ID card and a commitment to a rigid code, an African-American couple is about to find out just how far the boundaries can be pushed.

Pete Chatmon, U.S., 2015, 14 min.

Breaking In

Breaking In

One afternoon in Sunset Park, another black boy gets broken in.

Adepero Oduye, U.S., 2015, 5 min.

Buckeye

Buckeye

A crafty homeless man changes his life for the better when he decides he's had enough of the harsh New York winter cold.

Cameron Fife, U.S., 2015, 10 min.

Golden

Golden

A tale of being different and growing up.

Kai Stänicke, Germany, 2015, 3 min.

Hole

Hole

Two men share an unlikely encounter in a bathroom cubicle.

Martin Edralin, Canada, 2014, 15 min.

Myrna the Monster

Myrna the Monster

A heartbroken alien dreamer from the moon transitions into adult life in Los Angeles.

Ian Samuels, U.S., 2014, 14 min.

New You Hair & Beauty

New You Hair & Beauty

An insecure hairdresser struggles to conceal an ugly secret.

Trent McClure, Australia, 2014, 12 min.

Nothing Escapes My Eyes

Nothing Escapes My Eyes

Inspired by Verdi’s “Aida,” this poetic film metaphorically explores current issues of cultural identity and loss.

David Krippendorff, Germany, 2015, 14 min.

A Pirate Named Ned

A Pirate Named Ned

An animated essay that challenges the accepted understanding of notoriously violent pirate Edward "Ned" Low.

Steve Gentile, U.S., 2014, 8 min.

Country

Australia Canada Germany

Film Category

Shorts Competition