• Best of Fest: Thrillers & Sci-Fi

  

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

Monday, June 28 | 6:00pm PT | Aud 1


Schedule

Monday, June 28 6:00 PM PT

Short Films

The Criminals

Late in the evening in a small Turkish town, a young couple are trying to find a hotel room to spend the night together, but they face rejection from every hotel for not having the required marriage certificate. Once they believe they’ve devised the perfect scheme, the situation gets out of hand.​

In competition for Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes and Best Midnight Short.

Inheritance

A Black family in rural Vermont attempts to live a life of solitude and cope with the ghosts living on their property.

In competition for Best U.S. Short.

Little Bear

When Little Bear starts sleepwalking, she decides to find out where her sleep takes her.

In competition for Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes and Young Cineastes Award.

Night Bus

Aboard a late-night commuter bus, a stolen necklace sets off a macabre chain of events involving a jealous husband and a vengeful monkey.

In competition for Best Midnight Short and Best Animated Short.

Please Hold

In the near future, a young working-class Latino is wrongfully arrested. Realizing he has no means of recourse in the fully automated and privatized justice system, he attempts to reach a human who can set things right.

In competition for Best Midnight Short and Best U.S. Short.

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