• Nights to Remember

History is made at night in this series of nocturnal tales, as a roofless New York teenager searches for a place to sleep and a pizza delivery driver in Haifa burns the midnight oil.

Schedule

Tuesday, June 22 2:30 PM PT

Short Films

After Dark

When 17-year-old Ronnie is kicked out of her mother’s Queens apartment, she exhausts her contact list in search of somewhere to crash. With only a few bad friends to turn to, and her local bodega man out of town, Ronnie ends up on a journey throughout New York City in search of a bed.

In competition for Best Student U.S. Short.

Lonely Blue Night

An awkward family reunion at a business dinner leads a Chinese mother to realize the consequences of leaving her daughter in the care of an American homestay family.

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

Soak

A 16-year-old tries to convince her runaway mother to return home.

In competition for Best Student U.S. Short.

Strike

Hoping to impress a group of rowdy classmates, 17-year-old Jules invites them to his family's bowling alley. But when the debauchery descends into chaos, he must find the courage to defy them.

In competition for Best Student International Short and Young Cineastes Award.

Vlada Goes to London

Vlada has an opportunity to DJ in London. But she lives in Haifa and there are only a few hours left on her last pizza delivery shift before the gig. Can she make enough tips to cover the flight?

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

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