• Best of Fest: International Films


Best of Fest pass reservations & ticket sales begin at 9:00 PM PT on Sunday, June 27

Monday, June 28 | 10:00am PT | AUD 1

Short Films

Don vs Lightning

All Don wants is a quiet life in the Scottish Highlands. Unfortunately the universe has other plans.

In competition for Local Jury Award and Best Comedy Short.


Together with her mother and her half-sister, nine-year-old Bo moves to the countryside. Slightly bored in the new environment of fields and farms, the sisters look forward to the weekend when their fathers come to pick them up. Bo's father, however, doesn’t show up time and time again.

In competition for Best International Short.

Love Is Just a Death Away

Amid the debris of a perilous landfill, hopeful creatures yearn for an amorous connection.

In competition for Best Student Animated Short and Best Animated Short.

El Clásico

The tumultuous journey of two friends on their way to a soccer stadium hands them a new perspective of their friendship, their morals and Mexico City.

In competition for Best Student U.S. Short.

The Departure

It's the summer of 2004 in Morocco, and 11-year-old Adil is upset by the visit of his father and big brother, who will leave for France in just a few days...

In competition for Best of the Festival Award and Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes.

2021 ShortFest Archive