SHORTS BLOCK 10, STUDENT SHOWCASE PART TWO, TIME 61 MIN
03 min -- “Lime” by Sean Carrow: Two very unlucky fishermen, Willie and Burt, are on their ship adrift at sea starving from hunger and thirst until a lone lime is discovered on board the ship offering them a glimpse of hope. The two friends turn on each other, letting their greed for the lime tack control destroying all they have. (Animated)
05 min -- “#PDXCARPET” by Jeffrey Janoff: In Portland, Oregon there is a strange cult following at the airport. Young locals take pictures of their feet on the Port of Portland Carpet and upload them to social media. The Carpet actually has its own pages that people can tag and post to. It's old, ugly, and outdated. And marvelous. Why are we so ecstatic to see it when we get home? (Student film)
17 min -- “The Game Changer” by Indrani Kopal: Every Sunday afternoon for the last seven years, Susan Slotnick has driven an hour up the mountains to the Woodbourne Correctional Facility, a medium security prison for men, to teach modern dance. The lives of men whom she touched have never been the same since. This is her story.
16 min -- “The Hideout” by Daniel Wahlen: A young girl's life is thrown into chaos when she is molested by her teacher. Through the support of her best friend, she finds the strength to tell her mother.
09 min -- “Tip Toe” by Raquel Bordin: “Tip Toe” is a drama comprised of two parallel stories about the weight of reality on ordinary people. A little boy, Daniel, dreams of becoming a ballet dancer, but his father refuses to accept it, crushing his only opportunity.
Veronica, a transsexual, faces complications with her sex-change along with the reality of the death of her childhood dream.
11 min -- "I'm Sorry Alligator" by Alexandr Beran: A withdrawn woman witnesses Ants Man bring an inanimate object to life on a house call. He unearths a ceramic alligator and makes it new. But when he
stumbles upon the homeowners' trend of object neglect, he plans a rescue. The withdrawn woman is inspired to follow him, as she’s lead across town through a world of hidden friends.