The 2018 festival will take place Nov. 1-11, 2018. Below is information regarding the 2017 festival.

Narrative Shorts: Girl's Life

135 min.

Schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7:30pm

They may be young, but they are worldly.

Broke

Bjørn Erik Pihlmann Sørensen

A teenager´s millionaire father goes bankrupt, and rumors about the girl's family finances make the school day a painful struggle.

2017
36 min.
Norwegian

Facing the Wall

Alamork Davidian

Surni, 14, wakes up to her first morning in an Israeli absorption center, but she does everything possible to shut out her new reality and pretend she never left Ethiopia.

2016
27 min.
Amharic & Hebrew

Game

Jeannie Donohoe

A.J. Green, a new kid in town, shows up at the high-school boys' basketball tryouts and instantly makes an impression — but is there a secret being hidden?

2016
15 min.

Large Soldier

Noa Gusakov

It's 1973, wartime in Israel, but all that 15-year-old Sherry wants is a boyfriend.

2017
23 min.
Hebrew

Lunch Time

Alireza Ghasemi

A 16-year-old girl has come to the hospital to identify the body of her mother.

2017
16 min.
Persian

Waiting to Die in Bayside, Queens

Garrett Tripp

A frizzy-haired hypochondriac who’s convinced she’s dying, 15-year-old Jordyn lives in a small co-op apartment in the predominantly Jewish middle-class suburb of Bayside Queens in 1976.

2016
6 min.

Yes, God, Yes

Karen Maine

Fifteen-year-old Alice has always been a good Catholic, but when an innocent AOL chat turns unexpectedly racy, she finds herself suddenly obsessed with masturbating.

2017
12 min.