Narrative Shorts: Marriage Stories

Narrative Shorts: Marriage Stories

115 minutes

As a bookend to our opening-night film, SLIFF offers a closing-night collection of shorts that explore the good and the bad of married life.

40 Minutes Over Maui

13 minutes
English
Josh Covitt & Michael Feld
2018

For 40 minutes on Jan. 13, 2018, the fate of the world hung in the balance — and Larry and Penny's Hawaiian vacation was ruined.

U.S.
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Aziza

13 minutes
Arabic
Soudade Kaadan
2019

A Syrian refugee in Lebanon teaches his wife how to drive his car, but the lesson takes a wrong turn into madness and nostalgia.

Syrian Arab Republic
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Carl's Motel

15 minutes
English
Stuart McIntyre
2019

After Jack informs his wife that he's leaving her for another woman, he discovers that his girlfriend no longer wants to be with him.

Canada
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Flies

7 minutes
Spanish
David Moreno Perez
2018

A couple who has been spending every Sunday afternoon at the same lake since they met more than 40 years ago decides it's time to settle old scores.

Spain
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Jack and Anna

15 minutes
English
Ksenia Ivanova
2019

Based on true events from early 1900s, "Jack and Anna" is a story of a young woman who was put on trial for cross-dressing and same-sex marriage.

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Narrator Syndrome

8 minutes
English
Tijuana Ricks
2018

A romance narrator for audiobooks wonders whether the lust-filled fantasies she brings to life are more satisfying than a loving marriage.

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With "Isabel" director Matthew Murdoch and editor Alice Powell and "Jack and Anna" director Ksenia Ivanova and screenwriter Savannah Oakes.