BLOCK 5

Each of our shorts blocks is designed to take our audiences on a full-spectrum emotional journey. We sprinkle in a little of everything - drama, comedy, documentary, experimental, genre, and international flavor. What unites these films and makes them part of our lineup? We have found that they all have aftertaste.

Playing in this program:
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Carlos Matias

The story follows a son throughout his day as he prepares for his traditional Mother’s Day dinner. Except this year, things are a little bit different.

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Martina Lee

Three generations of black men struggling to juggle the demands of raising a young son with autism while adapting to their new normal after the death of a loved one.

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Sonia K. Hadad

A teenage girl gets involved in the process of delivering a pack of cocaine to its client, and gets stuck in a weird cycle of occurrences.

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Malona P. Badelt

When a family seeks safety in the US, their journey turns into a struggle of trauma, fear and irreparable damage.

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Toby Frow

When retired housewife Maude wins a cruise for two, her hope of escape from her stale marriage is placed on Henry, her local shop keeper.

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Michelle Noh

There are some things Hazel’s rideshare driver needs to know… And there are some things he does not.

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Shaofu Zhang

Based on the ancient Chinese creation myth, PANGU is a modern tale about parenthood and the differences between generations.

RUNTIME

95 min


SHOWTIME

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Available to watch on demand from August 22-29, 2020


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