Ready to enjoy thought-provoking, conversation-starting stories in the great outdoors while staying safe and cozy in your car?

The Salute Your Shorts programming team has been working for the past six months to curate a collection of the best short films from around the world in every genre for you!

Playing in this program:

Emil Gallardo

A loving teacher gets caught in a crisis that engulfs her campus, threatening the kids in her care.

Tessa Evelyn

Two stoner babes believe they are being stalked by celebrity sex offenders.

Bridget Moloney

An existential comedy about the mother of two young children who begins to spontaneously vomit plastic toy blocks.

Deepak Sethi

Three Indian friends discuss what their "coffee shop names" are and their made-up personas behind them.

Roshni "Rush" Bhatia

A part time driver's last ride of the night may be the last ride of his life.

Allyson Rice

A 56-year-old mom sends a comedic rap video message to her musician son that she’s still relevant.

Thessa Meijer

During an extreme heat wave, a shy girl seeks refuge in an ice cream shop. But when she looks into the eyes of the charming vendor, she is on thin ice...

Patrick Muhlberger

A group of coworkers try to rescue a dog trapped in a hot car. Chaos ensues in a single shot.

Hanna Adams, Cole Bacani, Max Edmeier, Dariel Filomeno, Alexandra Gottlieb, NamQuyen “Q” Le, Yolanda Morgan, Victoria Perez, Benjamin Ragasa, Josie Stocks, John Stover, Jinghan Tian

Yolanda Morgan recalls her experiences with racism and the impact it has had on her.

Mimi Cave

A series of phone calls between Parker and his friends narrate Parker's mission to find true happiness through superficial obsessions.

Talia Shea Levin

An outlet for chaos and the enduring need to connect created as lockdown took effect in Los Angeles.

Gosha Shapiro

A 9-year-old girl plays translator during a parent-teacher conference.

Anna Elizabeth Baumgarten

A run-in between two neighbors in an apartment building laundry room takes an unexpected turn.

Logan Jackson

As last-minute plans for a babysitter fall apart, eight-year-old Brandon is left alone to oversee his younger brother Mason.

Michelle Noh

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

Avi Kaye

Everything seems to be getting in Jake’s way as he tries to get out the door in time for his flight.

Thomas Kim

After baseball practice, an Asian-American boy navigates micro-aggression with his friends through seemingly innocent jokes and games.

Dylan Holmes Williams

A bullied teenage girl leads an a cappella club on a trail of destruction against her high school enemies.

Charlotte Quintanar

Making cleaning the bathroom more fun with a creative clash of animation and reality.

Haohao Yan

Beijing, 2003 - While the SARS epidemic unravels social norms, three eight-year-old girls uncover personal truths during a school lockdown.

Ryan Wagner

Willy, an outcast grieving the loss of his mother, who is given the opportunity to go on an incredible, surreal adventure.


180 min


Drive-In Theater

August 21, 2020

Doors open at 6:30 pm

Screening at 8:30 pm

At Brandeis Bardin Campus, Simi Valley

1101 Pepper Tree Ln, Brandeis (Simi Valley) CA 93064


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1763 North Gower St.

Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

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