A 12-year-old boy in a war-torn fishing village in Somalia must decide between falling into the pirate life or rising above to choose the path of an honest fisherman in Asad.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Character Flaws program. | Read MoreDrama
Young male prostitute Jeremiah waits under a bridge for potential customers. Across the way, seventeen-year-old Celeste is in the middle of a crosswalk when her scarf tangles in her wheelchair. She blocks traffic, and Jeremiah, on his way to a job, stops to help. That moment sparks an infatuation in Celeste, but Jeremiah is too focused on his business. Then she returns as a customer and asks him to be her first love. | Read MoreDrama and Female Director(s)
When terror rules the world, our children are the future…terrorists. Akram Agha's debut animated film displays a gloomy vision of a world in which terrorism and radicalism rule and new generations of children are being turned into bullets and used as ammunition. While his animations are stunning and imaginative, perhaps most impressive of all is that this three minute animation is able to impress upon us the tragedies of wars and how they feed on children. | Read MoreAnimation
A schoolgirl's autograph book is an eclectic collection of truisms and poems about friendship . In this story, it is also the cause of a rift between two friends who must decide if their friendship is one worth keeping. | Read More
Each morning Vincent, a down-on-his-luck New Yorker, waits at the B61 bus stop, but when mysterious Sal joins him, an unlikely friendship develops.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Men-Hattan program. | Read More