THE CAGE (USA, 15 mins) - Dir. Ricky Staub
In a rough Philadelphia neighborhood, a teenage basketball player struggles to resist becoming entangled with violence, anger and death.
ETIQUETA NEGRA (BLACK LABEL) (Spain, 11 mins) - Dir. David Vergés
Erik is a night-shift employee from a lonely gas station; Alex is a regular at the shop. One night, something happens that gives them the opportunity to discover who they really are.
FAIR SHAKE TRANSFER (USA, 16 mins) - Dir. Joshua Morris
Fronting as a cabman for a criminal organization in Canada, Amos Fulton has forced a long-anticipated conversation with his biological father in the North American wilderness. Each man is held captive to a past underscored by years of individual toil and transgression.
FAUVE (Canada, 16 mins) - Dir. Jeremy Comte
In a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer.
I WAS IN YOUR BLOOD (USA, 8 mins) - Dir. Joseph Sackett
A young boy falls in love with his babysitter.
NEVADA (USA, 12 mins) - Dir. Emily Ann Hoffman
A young couple's romantic weekend getaway is interrupted by a birth-control mishap in this stop-motion animated comedy.
MEDUSA (USA, 12 mins) - Dir. India Donaldson
Meredith has a crush on a marble statue.