2017 Sundance Shorts

Film • Sep 26

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The Sundance Film Festival is the United States’ leading independent film festival and is a premiere showcase for short films. Featuring fiction, documentary and animated shorts from around the world, the 2017 shorts program includes laugh-out loud comedies, creative innovations and contemplative reflections.

2017 Program:

5 Films About Technology

Written and directed by Peter Huang. 2016, Canada, 5 minutes. Take a satirical look at the dumber side of technology.

And The Whole Sky Fit In The Dead Cow’s Eye

Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction
Written and directed by Francisca Alegría. 2016, Chile, U.S.A., 19 minutes.
In Spanish with English subtitles
Emeteria is visited by the ghost of her patrón, Teodoro. She believes he has come to take her to the afterlife—but he has more devastating news.

Come Swim

Written and directed by Kristen Stewart. 2017, U.S.A., 17 minutes.
This is a diptych of one man’s day, half impressionist and half realist portraits.
Lucia, Before and After
Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction
Written and directed by Anu Valia. 2016, U.S.A., 14 minutes.
After traveling 200 miles, a young woman waits out Texas’s state-mandated 24-hour waiting period before her abortion can proceed.

Night Shift

Written and directed by Marshall Tyler. 2017, U.S.A., 15 minutes.
Get a glimpse into a day in the life of a bathroom attendant in a Los Angeles nightclub.

Pussy

Written and directed by Renata Gasiorowska. 2016, Poland, 9 minutes.
Alone at home one evening, a young girl decides to have a solo pleasure session—but not everything goes according to plan.

Ten Meter Tower

Directed by Maximilien Van Aertryck and Axel Danielson. 2016, Sweden, 16 minutes.
In Swedish with English subtitles
People who have never been up a 10-meter diving tower must choose whether to jump or climb down in this entertaining study of people in a vulnerable position.

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2017. 95 minutes. These films are not yet rated by the MPAA.
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