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Narrative Shorts: Assorted Gems

102 minutes 7 Films

A selection of many of the absolute best of this year's shorts submissions, ranging from an experimental dance piece to a compelling prison drama.
In this program
The Coupon

The Coupon

Directed by
Laura Seay
2021
18 minutes
English
When Wendy's birthday coupon ends up in the wrong hands, a demented and determined stranger will stop at nothing to cash it in.
The Danger in Front

The Danger in Front

Directed by
Alexis Chartrand
2020
17 minutes
French
While observing life outside his shop, a barber thinks he sees someone who is after his life and his family.
Letter Room

The Letter Room

Directed by
Elvira Lind
2020
30 minutes
English
When a kind-hearted prison officer (Oscar Isaac) is transferred to the letter room, he soon gets involved in an inmate's personal affairs.
Out of Time

Out of Time

Directed by
Delphine Montaigne
2021
9 minutes
French
Felix tries to connect with his grandmother before she fully fades away.
Play it Again

Play It Again

Directed by
Daniel Abramovici
2021
9 minutes
English
Kitty struggles to open up before Erin departs for a new city and a new life.
Shower Boys

Shower Boys

Directed by
Christian Zetterberg
2021
9 minutes
Swedish
After a heated training match with the team, Viggo and Noel go home to challenge each other's limits and masculinity.
Strasbourg 1518

Strasbourg 1518

Directed by
Jonathan Glazer
2020
10 minutes
No Dialogue
Inspired by a powerful involuntary mania that took hold of citizens in the city of Strasbourg a little more than 500 years ago, director Jonathan Glazer ("Under the Skin") collaborates with some of the greatest dancers working today.