Vitiglio
Directed by Cliff Notez (USA, 2016, 30 min.). Richard is a doctoral student guest lecturing about inequalities and disparities for African Americans in media representation. Vitiligo is the story of what transpires after he experiences an unnamed traumatic event. We walk through his psychotic break, trying to piece together clues that will point us to its cause.

Darkroom
Directed by David Schell (USA, 2017, 9 min.). An overbearing father finds his teenage son has transformed the basement of their New York townhouse into an amateur darkroom. There, the boy develops gruesome and voyeuristic images from his late-night crime scene photography.

Doll
Directed by Jae Hi (USA, 2016, 6 min.). A girl is trapped in a house where an evil nesting doll capture souls.

Vida Muertos
Directed by Thomas Javier Castillo (USA, 2017, 17 min.). In this stylish allegorical short film, Catrina Stone works as a Death Enforcement agent who tracks, apprehends and deports Dead who have crossed illegally into the realm of the Living. The film touches on immigration policy and politics through the lens of film noir, science fiction, and Día de los Muertos iconography.

Fire
Directed by Rui Canvasking Lopes (USA, 2016, 15 min.). A detective interrogates a suspect, leading to a fiery confession.

Followed by a Q&A with the directors.

 

 


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