Shorts Program Two
A Letter From Home
Directed by Mark Kirkland | USA | 2010 | 10min
During the bitter winter of the Battle of the Bulge, an American GI receives a descriptive, heartfelt letter from his wife. Meanwhile, a German sniper creeps up on him and has him in his sights.
The Great Race (La gran Carrera)
Directed by Kote Camacho | SPAIN | 2010 | 7min | Subtitled
The year 1914. The Lasarte racetrack announces a race with a never-before-seen prize for the winning horse.
Last Resort (Último Recurso)
Directed by Barney Elliott | PERU | 2011 | 9min | Subtitled
Without any further options, Cesar resorts to desperate measures. But when an ironic twist of fate foils his plan - in the heat of panic - Cesar must decide whether to flee or to help.
Directed by James Joint | HONDURAS | 2010 | 15min | Subtitled
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AWAITING HER, takes us through a day in the life of a shoe shine boy, an international economist and a sex worker. It is about women. The ones out there, or lack of. The ones inside us, or lack of. In this world of men, we are still awaiting her...
Directed by DJ Turner | USA | 2010 | 24min
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Inspired by the accounts of Erwin Buchholz, 'Grave Dawn' is the story of a young German soldier during the waning months of WWII.
The Lost Explorer
Directed by Tim Walker | UK | 2010 | 20min
Adapted from the short story by Patrick McGrath, this short film is a coming of age tale that centers on a young girl called Evelyn who, on discovering an explorer from Africa dying of malaria at the foot of her garden, manages to keep his existence, his death and burial a secret from her parents.
Directed by Gabe Rosenn | USA | 2010 | 24min
1973 was a turbulent time. The world was overcome with war and social change. Yet on Mountain Drive, deep in the hills of Santa Barbara, California- the good times were rollin'. The redwood tub was in and clothes were out. Author, publisher, Noel Young, was there to document it in Hot Tubs, the book that launched a movement. Come steam a while...dream a while- with the group that revolutionized the way we relax and gave birth to the modern day spa. This is the story of....Hot Tubs.