SF Indie Fest: Shorts 1: What You Don’t Know About Me
February 03 only
Dramatic Narrative Shorts
Top-notch dialogue distinguishes these stories about the difficulty of being understood.
Gabriel Wilson, USA, 12 min
Eric, a thirty-year-old man with Asperger’s Syndrome, prepares to move to an apartment twenty minutes away from his family home. Encouraged by the community around him, Eric feels ready, until loneliness sets in and he is left alone to battle his anxieties.
Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times
Marcus Markou, UK, 13 min
Two strangers meet at five key turning points over the duration of their lives. Initial conflict gives way to compassion and eventual friendship.
Reema Sengupta, India, 15 min
Escaping an abusive marriage, Smita must find herself a house to rent in Mumbai. She is hard-working, honest and respectful–the ideal tenant—except for one glaring flaw: She is a middle-class Indian woman without a husband.
E.G. Bailey, USA, 10 min
When a mother and her two sons move to a new, mostly white neighborhood, she is determined to keep her family safe, even if it means knocking on every door in town. A resourceful and unique approach to the Black Lives Matter dialogue.
Seven Minutes to Closing
April Abeyta, USA, 15 min
Two strangers connect in the final minutes before an asteroid impacts and destroys earth.
Ellie Rogers, UK, 16 min
A teenage girl, Sarah, returns to her father’s apartment earlier than expected, only to come face-to-face with his hired escort. In the moments that follow, distrust and prejudice give way to understanding, and maybe even friendship.
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