Short Films


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COME FEEL THE WIND

Short Films  Death & Dying  Psychology & Psychiatry  Children & Young Adult  Directed by Women 

This short drama tells the story of Clara, a young girl who must learn to cope with painful emotions following the untimely death of her father.

AIDS IN THE BARRIO
AIDS IN THE BARRIO

Short Films  American Studies  Aging / Gerontology  AIDS  Health  Latino Studies  Sociology  Directed by Women 

Examines the impact of AIDS within Hispanic-American communities, focusing on the specific economic, social and cultural factors which influence perception of the AIDS crisis, including macho attitudes about sexuality, traditional relations between men and women, prejudices against homosexuality, and the prevalence of drug abuse.

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HEROISM: A COMMUNITY RESPONDS

AIDS  American Studies  Psychology & Psychiatry  Sociology  Short Films 

Looks at the many individuals and organizations that have met the challenge of providing services for people with AIDS (PWAs) in San Francisco, including volunteers who provide vital services that government agencies have been unable or unwilling to provide.

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TOGETHER AND APART

Short Films  Directed by Women 

When two former gay lovers meet again, years after one has apparently gone straight and married, they reveal, through song and memory-flashbacks, the feelings they experience during this reunion.

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STREAM OF SOCIAL INTERCOURSE

Short Films 

Following his therapist's advice, an introverted but determined young college student faces a class party with high hopes for his new social skills, with unexpected comic results.

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REDLANDS

Short Films  Directed by Women 

When a singer reluctantly skips an audition and visits her retarded adult sister to break the news of their mother's death, she is forced to rethink her self-centered priorities.

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RALPH'S ARM

Short Films  Directed by Women 

Ralph is a very gifted and very self-centered piano virtuoso who has been having trouble with his playing.

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POKER

Short Films 

When four buddies show up for their weekly poker game at a remote wilderness cabin, paranoia soon replaces camaraderie as fear of an extraterrestrial alien encounter begins to prey on their minds.

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MONA'S PETS

Short Films 

When Ramona, a "punked-out" older sister, unexpectedly returns home to her mother and two young brothers, none of them are aware that her luggage is filled with cockroaches which will soon infest their home.

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MASTER MISERY

Short Films  Directed by Women 

Based on a short story by Truman Capote, this film involves a young woman named Sylvia who encounters Mr. Revercomb, a mysterious man who buys dreams from people.

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MANY WONDER

Short Films 

A madcap fairy tale about an overly generous New York woman pursued by three bachelors with different agendas. One wants her money, the second wants money and marriage, and the third may be Mr. Right. Or is he?

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HIGH WATER

Short Films 

A young Vermont farm boy, with his supportive younger sister at his side, braves the wrath of their irascible father and Mother Nature to get his hotrod to the race before start time.

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FREEFALL

Short Films  Directed by Women 

A Yuppie corporate attorney, dissatisfied with both her job and her workaholic boyfriend, perks up when an old flame shows up on her doorstep.

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DEPTH CHARGE

Short Films 

Two former childhood pals, hitchhiking to their longtime summer camp in Maine, meet up with another ex-camper who raises questions about the mysterious drowning of two camp counselors ten years before.

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BRONX CHEERS

Short Films 

Set in the Bronx, immediately after the end of WWII, this delightful period comedy tells the story of Danny DiPalma, a returning veteran of Italian-American descent.

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BOARDWALK CLUB, THE

Short Films 

An elderly couple in New York are embroiled in a longstanding dispute about where to spend their retirement years. In their ongoing battle of wit and wiles, the question is who will be able to out-guilt whom?

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BALLYHOO BABY

Short Films 

While on vacation, an attractive couple pick up a teenage hitchhiker in the Mojave Desert, and the woman's advertising executive husband can't seem to shut off his voyeuristic TV sensibilities.

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BADGE, THE

Short Films 

At 29, Michael, with many failed career efforts behind him, and still living at home with his parents, joins the Los Angeles Police Department in a last ditch effort to win his father's respect.

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ASSURANCES

Short Films  Directed by Women 

A comic portrayal of contemporary attitudes toward marriage--including trust, true love, self-preservation, and male paranoia.

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AND ANOTHER HONKYTONK GIRL SAYS SHE WILL

Short Films  Directed by Women 

And Another HonkyTonk Girl Says She Will chronicles the odyssey of a farm girl who dreams of becoming a country music star. Along the road to Nashville, her quest for the American Dream descends into a perverse nightmare.

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