"Morning Cup o’Shorts"
(short film program)
Short film program curated from some of the finest short films from around the globe. Following the short film program, filmmakers will be on hand to participate in an audience Q & A.
*Some films below may contain strong language and violence. Some content may not be suitable for viewers under the age of 13.
White Guys Solve Sexism by Christopher Guerrero
Because of the Harvey Weinstein scandal two men realize that all of their favorite movies are now sexist, leading them down a dark path of discovery.
Wyrm by Christopher Winterbauer
Wyrm has two days to get his first kiss or he’ll be held back as part of the school district’s No Child Left Alone program, forced to wear his My.E.Q. remote monitoring collar through high school.
A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN was directed and edited by Marshall Curry
In 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in New York’s Madison Square Garden to celebrate the rise of Nazism – an event largely forgotten from American history. A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN, made entirely from archival footage filmed that night, transports audiences to this chilling gathering and shines a light on the power of demagoguery and anti-Semitism in the United States.
The film was nominated for a 2019 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short; it was also an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival and was part of a special screening and panel discussion at the New York Film Festival. I
GOOD MEDICINE by Jackson Tisi
Filmed on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, Good Medicine is a short film looking at how the youth and elders of the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribes find peace and healing through skateboarding and traditions.
A Passion of Gold and Fire by Pins Sébastien
A beekeeper shares his worries about the future of his apiary school. A passion of gold and fire which definitely helps our environment to keep on living.
The Quiet Force by Sophie Danison and Hilary Byrne
Through individual experiences living in tourism-driven mountain communities, ‘The Quiet Force’ explores social and economic impacts of the Latino immigrant workforce relating to the current national immigration policy.
Imagination by Roth Rind
As children, we viewed the world through the lenses of our imaginations. The carpet became lava, the shadows formed monsters, the family minivan was a spaceship. But the older we got, the more reality set in, and soon we forgot the magic our minds could create. We invite you to step back into your childhood and take a look through the lens once again in this stop-motion sensation, "Imagination."
Jeffy’s Day Out (2019) by Kevin Shiramizu and Jake Gigliotti
A robot vacuum ventures out into the big open world.
Kyra Who Got Away by Nancy Bannon
"Kyra, Who Got Away" is about a smart, capable, exhausted mother of three who treats herself to an overnight getaway in a beautiful hotel only to find herself dismissing one red flag after another when her friendly taxi driver shows up again and again until his nefarious intentions are no longer in doubt and her life is at stake.