Narrative Shorts 3: Family Matters

Narrative Shorts 3: Family Matters

106 minutes
Multiple Directors

With Q&As with “Across the Lake” director Bryce Allen; “All That Remains” director James R. Compton Jr.; “Brothers” director Jacob Adams; “Encounters” director Ariana Nasi; “The Final Act” director Rahul Menon; “FM Live” director Stephen Province; “Forever Young” director Levi Gniotczynski; “The King and the Pawn” director Caleb Blue; “Post-Graduate” director Charles Mahood; “Stable” director Mason Beck; and “Within the Silence” director Zack Beining.

Films in this Program

Across the Lake

Across the Lake
2020
7 minutes
Bryce Allen

Amid a stay-at-home quarantine, a young gay man is forced to tell his parents about his sexuality and turns to a nearby friend for acceptance.

All That Remains

All That Remains
2019
21 minutes
James R. Compton Jr.

 After losing their mother, three siblings must learn to overcome differences and come together.

Brothers

Brothers
2020
5 minutes
Jacob Adams

An exploration of a sibling relationship during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Encounters

Encounters
2020
9 minutes
Ariana Nasi

A Venezuelan college girl is stuck outside her country when the Covid-19 pandemic starts, and her mom attempts to help her from a distance.

The Final Act

The Final Act
2020
5 minutes
Rahul Menon

An actor looking back at his past mistakes gets ready for his last performance.

FM Live

FM Live
2020
8 minutes
Stephen Province

Two school rivals are paired on a radio project, and drama ensues.

Forever Young

Forever Young
2020
15 minutes
Levi Gniotczynski

Constantly bogged down by paperwork and not spending enough time with his family, Will begins to imagine what his life would be like if he had grown up to be a cowboy, king, or pirate.

The King and the Pawn

The King and the Pawn
2020
7 minutes
Caleb Blue

When an energetic boy attempts to connect with his busy and hardworking father over prolonged games of chess, his world is transformed.

Post-Graduate

Post-Graduate
2020
13 minutes
Charles Mahood

A recent college graduate lives with her older sister as she tries to start her adult life.

Stable

Stable
2020
8 minutes
Mason Beck

A brother and sister look to sell their family’s land after their mother passes away, but after they find a buyer, the brother begins to question the decision to abandon their legacy.

Within the Silence

Within the Silence
2020
8 minutes
Zack Beining

During a global pandemic that terrorizes the world, an ill father realizes that life with his wife and daughter has come to an end.