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Beginnings and Endings

A Collection of Short Films


Beginnings and Endings

A Collection of Short Films

 
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Marlon

2017, NR, France/Belgium, Drama, French with English subtitles, 19 minutes
  East Coast Premiere

Director: Jessica Palud
Producers: Lucas Tothe (France), Sylvain Lagrillère (France), William Vergati (Belgium), Maxime Fayers (Belgium)
Cast: Flavie Delangle, Jonathan Couzinié, Anne Suarez, Brigitte Boutard

A young teenager, who stubbornly believes that her mother is still her childhood heroine, visits her mother for the first time in jail.

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Seeing Him

2016, NR, UK, Drama, English, 8 minutes
  Florida Premiere

Director: Chris Jones
Additional Direction: Catherine Arton-Still
Producers: Vanessa Bailey, Judy Goldberg, Angelica Polonczyk
Writer: Vanessa Bailey
Cast: Vanessa Bailey, George Taylor, Catherine Rowney, Duncan Duff

In the wake of an ultimatum, a middle-aged woman is forced to confront personal boundaries and a disturbing truth about her relationship with her younger lover.

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Catastrophe

2017, G, Netherlands, Animation, English, 2 minutes
  U.S. Premiere

Director: Jamille van Wijngaarden
Producers: Derk-Jan Warrink, Koji Nelissen
Writer: Jamille van Wijngaarden

When a little bird suddenly drops dead in its cage, all eyes are on the cat. Desperately he tries to make everything right again, but actually makes everything worse in the process.

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Forever Now

2017, NR, Denmark, Drama, Danish with English subtitles, 18 minutes
  Florida Premiere

Director: Kristian Håskjold
Producer: Siri Bøge Dynesen Dynesen
Writers: Kristian Håskjold, Trille Cecilie Uldall-Spanner
Cast: Ferdinand Falsen Hiis, Frederikke Dahl Hansen, Henning Valin

After several years together, William and Cecilie decide one night to break up. To treat the sorrow with love, they decide to do the drug MDMA together in their apartment. The result in an emotional rollercoaster ride — for better or worse — over the course of the weekend.

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Shy Guys

2017, NR, USA, Comedy, English, 8 minutes

Director: Fredric Lehne
Producers: Fredric Lehne/RTT Productions
Writer: Fredric Lehne
Cast: Reed Birney, Blake DeLong, Nick Wyman

Two strangers (2016 Tony-winner Reed Birney and Blake DeLong) bravely confront and resolve one of the most insidious and perplexing scourges to ever afflict mankind — while standing at neighboring urinals.

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A Whole World for a Little World

2017, NR, France, Drama, French with English subtitles, 15 minutes
  Florida Premiere

Director: Fabrice Bracq
Producer: Fabrice Preel-Cleach
Writer: Fabrice Bracq
Cast: Delphine Theodore, Garance Bracq, Stephane Coulon, Marie-Christine Adam, Philippe du Janerand

A woman tells a great story to her baby. In the manner of a tale with princes and princesses, she remains into his memories to pass on his daughter.

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