United States, 2017, 15 min., Color, English
Written and directed by F.G. Moore, 40 Seconds tells the story of Emma (Veronika Hanson), a marketing director of an education company, and Jack (Masi Hasher), a software developer trying to navigate the treacherous waters of their relationship.
Set in San Antonio in 2017, the film explores a few brief moments in the life of this young couple. Emma, the main character, struggles with heartbreak, fear and uncertainty. Jack, her newly minted fiancé, has made a life- changing decision and hopes to bring his love with him. Soon, Emma’s life, like many others around the world, will enter the 40-second cycle.