Narrative Shorts: Stars in Shorts
Big names in small films that feature Lisa Edelstein, Emily Mortimer, George Takei, and more.
Born in the Maelstrom
A young biracial woman struggles to find her identity in a world shaped by her black mother's painful past; stars Sasha Lane of "American Honey."
One Cambodian Family Please for My Pleasure
Hanka, a profoundly lonely refugee from Czechoslovakia, types an all-too-appealing letter about her life in the freezing landscape of North Dakota; stars Emily Mortimer of "Lars and the Real Girl."
When Ella's relationship changes after "unzipping" her husband, she has to confront why she still feels unfulfilled; stars and is directed by Lisa Edelstein of "House."
A 94-year-old veteran revisits events of his past, including his time as a young man living in a Japanese-American internment camp and serving with the 442 in World War II; stars George Takei of "Star Trek."
Too Long at the Fair
Desperate for funds, two friends begin a provocative adventure with a charming divorcee; stars Chris Messina of "The Mindy Project" and "Sharp Objects."
A Lyft driver navigates the night shift in New York City while waiting to hear life-or-death news from her family in Syria; stars Leslie Bibb of "Talladega Nights" and "Iron Man."
Souls of Totality
Lady 18 and Guy 3 are members of a cult that believes if they die during a solar eclipse their souls will be taken to paradise; stars Tatiana Maslany of "Orphan Black."