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Stages of Lost Freedom
Director Kamran S Rosen - USA - 8 min. - animation
Derek 'Dice' Livingston was incarcerated for nearly two decades , during which time he kept a journal of his thoughts. Mirroring the stages of loss—denial, depression, bargaining, anger, and acceptance— this animation uses Dice's own words and narration to show the emotional journey of losing one's identity to long term incarceration, with each entry brought to life by a different animator.
Director Minhye Zang - Korea - 20 min. - sci-fi
Kim Sun-Young has a hard time accepting her fathers wishes as he plans the next chapter of his life with his beautiful new bride.
How Much Do You Want To Know?
Director Tomas Decurgez - India - 16 min. - narrative
Maulik, plagued by strange recurring dreams for almost ten years, seeks help from an unconventional therapist, Dhanashri, to find an explanation for these dreams. When Dhanashri connects his dreams to memories from a traumatic past life he had lived, Maulik sets out on a journey of self-discovery to reconnect the pieces of his fragmented soul.
Director Cody Mobley - USA - 5 min. - horror/thriller
A desert camping trip turns deadly when one of the campers returns to the group to find herself sitting at the campfire.
Director Abbie Lucas - United Kingdom - 11 min. - horror/thriller
When moving into their new home, Tara and Drew are alarmed when they overhear their neighbors arguing. As the voices get louder and more violent, they must decide if it’s their responsibility to act.
Directors Chozy Aiyub, Malik J Ali - USA - 12 min. - drama
Conflict is about Mohammad Abdullah, a Palestinian prisoner who is being interrogated by Moshe Levi, an Israeli soldier. They both exchange their own point of views in a heated conversation which eventually creates an unpredictable outcome.
To Be A Black Girl "In America"
Director Deanna Griffin - USA - 2 min. - experimental
An experimental film capturing the many burdens and unforgiving responsibilities that come with simply existing as a Black woman.
Director Melissa Kunnap - USA - 6 min. - experimental
Three individuals explore real-life experiences of being torn between two parts of their identities.
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