Esta Es Tu Cuba | This is Your Cuba
(USA, 2018, 20 mins)
Director: Brian Robau
Producer: John Sayage
Inspired by the real-life stories of the children involved in Operation Pedro Pan, the mass exodus of over 14,000 unaccompanied minors from Cuba to America. Taking place in 1960’s Cuba, Castro has just come into power, and the country is beginning to change.
(Ireland, 2018, 18 mins)
Director: Helen O'Reilly
Producers: Helen O'Reilly, David C. Lynch,
It's 1983, Culture Club are no. 1, everyone's glued to Knight Rider, and Kelly Harrison is not only experiencing her first crush, she's going to her first disco. The only problem is that she's getting train tracks before her big night and becomes besieged by self consciousness. However with the help of her best friend, Kelly realises what's really important in her life.
(USA, 2018, 5 mins)
Director/Producer: Ronnie Cramer
Five hundred years of world art in five minutes, featuring three dozen iconic works rendered with nylon-tip pen and animated old school style. Each painting is onscreen for three seconds; the transitions between them also last three seconds each. Made up of 2,500 individual drawings, with a musical soundtrack created by the artist.
A Dreamer's Melody
(USA, 2018, 4 mins)
Director: Kendra Ann Sherrill
Producer: Rebecca Cook
A trip to the movie theater sparks a passion for a young girl and her shoes.
Meet the Author
(USA, 2018, 19 mins)
Director: Steve Blackwood
Producer: Paul Taft
Marvin loves to write, it gives his life meaning but so would selling a few more copies of his new book. Jennifer seems to be his biggest fan but Marvin may not be ready for her particular brand of appreciation.
Spark Plug Cowboys
(USA, 2018, 16 mins)
Director: S. Kramer Herzog & Leonard Marcel
Producer: S. Kramer Herzog
A deeper dive into American youths's car club culture of the nineteen fifties. A collection of true stories weaved into one, featuring archived and present-day interviews with those who hands-on created the scene, as well as events and look backs with rare photo treasures and recently recovered 8-mm film footage as far back as the 1950s. To the familiar tales of souped-up motors, cruising, street racing, ducktail hairstyles, Lucky Strikes and pegged pants.
Coalesce: A City Composed
(USA, 2017, 70 mins)
Director/Producer: Joshua Provost
A visual artist and a musician search for beauty and inspiration in the alleyways, intersections, power lines, and utility poles of a sprawling desert city. An intimate portrait of creation and collaboration as painter Megan Jonas and composer Jordan Ignacio create four new works. Featuring ground-breaking animation that brings painting and music to life in ways never seen before. coalesce.city