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Choices

A Collection of Short Films


Choices

A Collection of Short Films

 
1

Garden Party

2016, PG-13, France, Animation, no dialogue, 7 minutes
  Florida Premiere

Directors: Théophile Dufresne, Florian Babikian, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Caire
Producer: MOPA

In a deserted rich house, a couple of amphibians explore their surroundings and follow their primal instincts.

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2

Gridlock

2016, NR, Ireland, Drama, English, 20 minutes

Director: Ian Hunt Duffy
Producer: Simon Doyle
Writer: Darach McGarrigle
Cast: Moe Dunford

Gridlock is a thriller set during a traffic jam on a country road. When a little girl goes missing from one of the cars, her father forms a desperate search party to find her, and soon everyone is a suspect.

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2

No Other Way to Say It

2016, NR, USA, Comedy, English, 7 minutes

Director: Tim Mason
Writer: Tim Mason
Cast: Sue Salvi, Megan Kellie, Beth Melewski, Cayne Collier, Ed Flynn

Writer/director Tim Mason pulls the curtain back on the glamorous world of advertising in this short comedy about a voiceover actor trying to nail the right tone for a pair of indecisive ad creatives selling a fictitious children's ice cream brand. Or is it a short tragedy about a pair of ad creatives trying to coax the right tone out of a distracted voiceover actor?


2

Retouch

2017, PG, Iran, Drama, Persian with English subtitles, 20 minutes
  Florida Premiere

Director: Kaveh Mazaheri
Producers: Kaveh Mazaheri, Iranian Youth Cinema Society (IYCS)
Writer: Kaveh Mazaheri
Cast: Sonia Sanjari, Mohammadhossein Ziksari, Azadeh Abaadpoor, Hanieh Mofleh, Siamak Farsi, Foroogh Azizi

In the corner of the home, Maryam's husband does weightlifting. Suddenly, the weight falls on his throat and puts him between life and death. Maryam tries to save him, but she just decides to stop helping and stand and watch her husband's death.

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2

Second to None

2016, PG, Ireland, Animation, English, 7 minutes
  Florida Premiere

Director: Vincent Gallagher
Producer: Damian Farrell
Writer: Vincent Gallagher
Cast: Morgan C. Jones

Frederick Butterfield is tired of always being runner up. When he becomes the world’s second oldest person, he hatches a plan to claim first place.

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2

Rhonna & Donna

2016, NR, UK, Comedy, English, 13 minutes
  Florida Premiere

Director: Daina O. Pusić
Producer: Helen Gladders
Writer: Daina O. Pusić
Cast: Nuala McGowan, Niamh McGowan, Tim Fitzhigham

There is nothing standing in the way of aspiring 15-year-old actress Donna and the leading role in her school production of Romeo and Juliet — except her unsupportive conjoined twin, Rhonna ...

 

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