Short Program List


Life of the Party

Whether your preferred social gathering includes keg cups, bingo cards or an Amazonian serenade, there’s something for every taste in this program featuring characters who know how to party (but may be lacking in other skills…).
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June 20, 2018 8:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Lost & Found

From a boyfriend traveling across borders to rediscover a lost love to a mother combing through a Chinese metropolis in search of her missing daughter, seekers and searchers populate this program of shorts.
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June 21, 2018 10:30 AM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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The Moments that Define Us

And just like that, your life will never be the same.
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June 20, 2018 5:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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New Voices

The shorts in this program represent new and exciting directions in cinema, from a manic dream of Nikola Tesla to a haunting portrait of the U.S.-Mexico border.
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June 21, 2018 11:00 AM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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On the Job

Behind the counter, the wheel, the stove or on the phone, people often give their best selves to their jobs. Films about the unique joy, monotony, fulfillment and misery of work.
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June 22, 2018 12:40 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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On the Road

The open road can inspire new perspectives and lead to unexpected destinations. Whether the characters are behind the wheel or on the side of the highway, these stories will take you places.
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June 24, 2018 2:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Opening Night | Good Vibrations

The official launch of ShortFest 2018! Join us for Good Vibrations, a top-notch grouping of feel-good films to kick off the festival. The screening will be at the Camelot Theatres, followed by a celebration at LULU California Bistro. Feel the vibrations...it's going to be a sweet sensation.
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June 19, 2018 6:30 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Outsiders & Underdogs

These are the black sheep, the odd ones out, the ones marching to the beats of their own drums. The cards might be stacked against them but we’re rooting for them nonetheless!
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June 22, 2018 2:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Parables, Fantasies & Fables

Step into the ether and lose yourself in this selection of imaginative, unearthly shorts.
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June 20, 2018 12:45 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Public Spaces, Private Lives

Secret lives and private hopes. Who we are isn’t always who we present to be.
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June 20, 2018 6:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Same Planet, Different Worlds

In the melting pot of the modern world we brush up against real and imagined divides every day. These stories exist along those boundary lines, challenging us to see the humanity on both sides.
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June 22, 2018 5:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Secrets & Lies

Misinterpretations, deliberate distortions and shocking revelations—these films pull back the curtain on the things we keep hidden from ourselves and from each other.
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June 21, 2018 7:45 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Shorties!

Films for kids and the young at heart, this mix of family-friendly fare features a variety of animated, documentary and live action tales. Free to the public and in partnership with the University of California Riverside, the program will be immediately followed by Camp ShortFest!, a day of films and hands-on sessions about film making free to the public.*Crisanto Street (playing 5th) is in Spanish with English subtitles
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June 21, 2018 10:00 AM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Sibling Stories

With life’s myriad challenges, the bond that exists between siblings can at times comfort in ways no others can... or exacerbate the conflict even further.
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June 23, 2018 10:00 AM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Talk of the Town

Word gets around fast in these stories about small communities, where it’s hard to avoid your neighbors and everyone knows your name.
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June 22, 2018 11:00 AM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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The Things We Do for Love

Romantic and family love tie together this wide-ranging selection of films ranging from poignant to humorous to heartbreaking.
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June 23, 2018 1:15 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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This American Life

Whether it’s a melting pot or a great big salad, the United States is rich in diversity. Take a glimpse into the lives of these Americans...
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June 23, 2018 10:30 AM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Thrills and Chills

Thrill seekers, rejoice! This collection of genre films will have you gripping your armrests in suspense. Forget the gym, this is how you get the heart racing.
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June 23, 2018 7:30 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Under the Spotlight

When the bright lights go up and the crowd is ready, it seems like the person on stage is completely remade, but no one can completely disappear into a performance.
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June 20, 2018 2:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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We Are the Champions

The ambitious nature of the human spirit is on display in this selection of stories grounded in sport, competition (the friendly kind, and the not-so-friendly) and the drive for greatness.
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June 24, 2018 1:30 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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2018 ShortFest Archive