SHORTS PROGRAM 5: THE STRUGGLE IS REAL
THE SKIN OF YESTERDAY / LA PIEL DE AYER
Short Fiction | USA - Puerto Rico | 21 Min.
Directed by: Andrew Garcia
A young widower struggles to support his grandmother and his daughter after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
LITTLE CON LILI
Short Fiction | USA | 10 Min.
Directed by: Gabriela Garcia Medina
Lili, is a 10 year old Cuban-American girl who should be doing her homework, but instead, decides to enjoy a leisurely afternoon home alone. All's well, until her mother, Norma, gets fired. When Norma comes home unexpectedly, Lili must hustle to con her mother into believing she'd been doing her homework the entire time.
PRISONER OF FEAR
Short Fiction | Canada | 15 Min.
Directed by: Dana Abraham
Martin, who outwardly seems to have it all, is struggling with a severe case of social anxiety and teetering on the edge of a complete breakdown. Life takes an unexpected turn, however, when he comes across a flyer with a prescient message.
Short Fiction | Mexico | 7 Min.
Directed by: Juan Paulín
All sorts of things can happen in the search for an idea.
Short Fiction | USA | 13 Min.
Directed by: Ramon Pesante
Chris's porn addiction prevents him from genuine intimacy with his wife. However, his life takes an embarrassing and hilarious turn after he's subpoenaed for downloading XXX movies. Now, he must stand before a judge, and his wife, to confront the obsession in court.
NI DE AQUÍ, NI DE ALLÁ
Short Fiction | USA | 14 Min.
Directed by: Carlos Valdivia
Joses financial aid runs out a week before a prestigious interview, putting his future in jeopardy
Short Fiction | USA | 15 Min.
Directed by: Rodrigo Espinosa
When an optimistic man gets run over and dies, he awakes to find the after-life is run like the DMV. More than that, hes told religion was all real, and a test will determine if he goes to heaven or hell.
Julia de Burgos Performance & Arts Center (View)
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New York, NY 10029
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