LA Women's Fest Shorts Program Three
Morgan Gates is the typical all-american girl and registered sex offender. Let us explain. One drunken night, she 'popped a squat' outside of a bar. She got busted midstream, charged with lewd conduct, and was subsequently charged as a sex offender. Running out of options, she moves back home with her WASP mother and must complete her court mandates, namely notifying neighbors of her presence. When one of the neighbors turns out to be the man of her dreams, Morgan discovers a whole new world of dating struggles.
The Ticket Seller
The Ticket Seller is a short film, with minimal dialog, inspired by the Norman Rockwell painting of the same name. The film opens with the ticket seller, an elderly gentleman, going about his daily work. It is a rhythmic grind he has know for over 25 years. As he works, he observes the people across the platform as they come and go while reflecting on lost love and missed opportunities. What might have been different in his life had he traveled as they do? And what small acts inspire that confidence to give up the known and follow your dreams?
Filmed in New York, this film tells the tale of Rebecca, a single NYC actress who attends a Long Island 'Passion Party' as a favor to her friend, Andrea. Here they meet Claire who is expanding her sex toy business and needs some help from the girls for her promotional video. Paid in toys, the girls return home to NYC to go on with their lives. Rebecca's new 'gift' starts to transform her. She begins to bloom...until her new toy goes missing! Distraught and terrified Rebecca enlists Andrea to help her get it back. Customer #935 helps answer the age old question: 'What happens when you accidentally send your vibrator to the laundry?'
It's Christmas Eve in Berlin, but it's just another bad day for taxi-driver Heinz. Everything is going wrong until a beautiful woman with a secret gets into his cab. Heinz feels the strangest sensation of peace as he drives this mysterious woman through the busy streets. When he reaches her final destination he is in for a surprise and a new beginning.
Contigo Siempre (Together Forever)
In this unraveling mystery Cecilia wakes up to strangers in her living room and her husband missing. We go on a journey with Cecilia to find her husband through Coruña, to the University of Santiago and end up at a police station where we find with Cecilia the most unexpected of answers.
When Beth, a seasoned crisis hotline worker begins her shift, it seems like a regular night on the frontlines, resolving the myriad crises of strangers. But, when she answers a call from a suicidal sex offender, she enters new territory. Sensing his fragile state, she breaks the golden rule for her profession and shares personal information with him. As their conversation takes unfamiliar and uneasy turns, Beth immediately regrets her decision to open up. Holding the callers life in her hands, Beth must now confront her own demons in order to save his life.
A moment of distraction turns tragic for a couple traveling in the jungle as they enter a sharp curve and are suddenly met by an oncoming car. Swerving to avoid a head-on collision, their jeep jerks to a halt at the edge of the road as the other car careens past, begins to roll, and plunges into the jungle. Shaken the couple hurry to the wreck site to find a frantic mother kneeling beside the overturned car where her daughter is pinned underneath. As the group struggles to communicate across a language barrier, life hangs in the balance.
Woodbury University (View)
7500 Glenoaks Blvd
Burbank, CA 91510
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|