Schedule List

All film programs are listed in chronological order by date and time.  View additional programs by clicking, 1,2,3 at the bottom of the page.  

Tickets available June 9, 9am PT | Film Society member access begins June 7, 9am PT
Pass reservations are currently open for all passholders

Best of Fest screenings will be held on Monday, June 28 with tickets available at approximately 9pm PT on Sunday, January 27.

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Outsiders & Underdogs | June 26, 5:30pm

With the odds stacked firmly against them, the longshot protagonists of these shorts must surmount tough obstacles and face down bitter rivals. Read More


Social Animals | June 26, 6:15pm

Pleasant company can be difficult to come by in these fun stories of quarreling flatmates, irksome exes, and off-putting neighbors. Read More


Late Night | June 26, 7:00pm

The sinister and the surreal converge in this collection of after-dark shorts, featuring a calamitous drug trip and the bus ride from hell. Read More


The History of Us | June 27, 9:00am

From personal to shared histories, this collection of films looks at the stories that shape us—the politics, the moments, the people. Read More


Face the Music | June 27, 9:45am

A cinematic mixtape of musicans, instruments, and performances that you won't be able to get out of your head. Read More


The Kids are Alright | June 27, 10:30am

They might be kids but they are dealing with some grownup things. Friends, family, love, who they are and how to share that with others, these films take you to the world of young people today. Read More


Parables, Fantasies & Fables | June 27, 1:00pm

Step into the ether and lose yourself in this selection of imaginative, unearthly shorts. Read More


We Are the Champions | June 27, 1:45pm

From an obsessive gymnastics coach to an exasperated youth basketball referee, these films about sports and athleticism reveal much about the value we place on competitiveness and personal achievement. Read More


This American Life | June 27, 2:30pm

It's a big country out there, and these uniquely American stories capture the lived experiences and daily struggles of people across the nation. From Nevada to Illinois to New York, take a glimpse into the diverse lives of these Americans. Read More


Closing Night Awards & Screening | June 27, 7:00pm

Fête this year’s award winners and join us as we bid adieu to another edition of ShortFest. The award ceremony will conclude with a sampling of this year’s favorite shorts.

There will be no reception after this year's closing night ceremony & screening Read More



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