Off the Cuff – Shorts 2020
Sunday, 10/17, 5:30 PM
Director: Yona Rozenkier, Narrative, Israel, 8 min.
Another Sunday in April. A family on an impromptu ride, maybe the last one…
Make No Utopia
Director: John Macdonald, Narrative, USA, 9 min.
In a caustic confrontation with her family, a young woman wrestles with how much she’s willing to sacrifice in this single-shot drama.
Director: Emma Doxiadi, Narrative, Greece, 9 min.
Two girls think they are under threat after they accidentally photograph something they’re not supposed to.
Director: Vytautas Katkus, Narrative, Lithuania, 15 min.
Patriarchal masculinity seems to catch its last breath in the sun.
The Eyes of Summer
Director: Rajee Samarasinghe, Experimental, Sri Lanka, 15 min.
In a small and remote hamlet, a young girl develops a curious friendship with a spirit who lives in an abandoned house.
Director: Mathieu Grimard, Narrative, Ukraine, 14 min.
For Ian Golovin, the death of his father is the chance at a new life outside his native country. As he prepares to leave and bid farewell to his sister, he is forced to face his decision — why he is always blindly moving forward and what he is leaving behind.