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Sunday, September 6 • 12:15pm - 1:30pm
Shorts Block 14 - Director's Picks LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

SHORTS included:

Time/Space Reflections. An inventor in the future who loses her twin sister tragically, creates a dimensional portal to try to find her. The portal opens. They see each other for the first time, there is happiness, and jubilation. But soon they discovered that crossing the portal means death. 9m.  Director: Alba E Garcia Rivas

El Camino Solo. A successful business man doesn’t have time for anyone, not even his own family. That changes when his car runs out of gas on a desert highway in the middle of nowhere. Overcome by anger, he pitches his phone into the distance and tries in vain to get the occasional passerby to stop and help but no one will. Finally, at the end of his rope, a family of migrant workers stops for him but without a common language, he must learn to trust the kindness of strangers. 12m. Director: Shawn Telford.

The Return of Bug Eyed Bill. WP. "Young Billy and his mom, Susan, have hit hard times, each coping a little differently, until the infamous space outlaw Bug Eyed Bill storms into their world.". 6m. Director: Michael Parisien

Future Perfect. Xia, an English-as-a-Second-Language student and writer studying in New York, struggles with language. He lies to his parents about his goals, misses his classes and jeopardizes his student visa. When his former teacher invites him to a book reading in Brooklyn during class time, Xia has to choose between his passion and his obligations. His choice teaches him some sad realities about the ESL system, and the teacher he wanted to call a ‘friend.’ 14m. Director: Liam Billingham

Make Like a Dog. NWP. Frustrated and infertile, Stanley and Elvira go to pull their relationship out of the dog house. 11m. Director: Marshall Allman

Amends. WP. Two engaged lovers experience an unraveling from opposing views on smart phone etiquette. 10m. Director: Hunter Hampton

Sunday September 6, 2015 12:15pm - 1:30pm PDT
Laurelhurst Theater 2735 E Burnside St Portland, OR 97214

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