Taos Shortz Film Fest
11th Edition ..... March 9th-11th, 2018
Taos, New Mexico

2017 Program 3, Friday March 31, 4:00-6:00pm

GLOBAL SHORTZ

Selected films from the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, Spain, France, Germany and the USA.
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The Right Way
USA, 2:00, Flavia Groba

A story about mom trying to do the right thing raising her child.

 

The Storyteller
UK, 18:00, Alex Emanuel

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A loving but unpredictable London taxi driver is desperate to win back his children. He is determined to educate and inspire them with traditional folklore from his native Ghana but soon the boundaries between reality and fantasy begin to break down.

 

Rhonna and Donna
USA, 14:00, Daina O.Pusic

How are you supposed to act when you are conjoined at the hip?

 

Mother of All Rivers
USA/Honduras, 8:55, Will Parrinello

In a country with growing socioeconomic inequality and human rights violations, Berta Cáceres rallied the indigenous Lenca people and waged a grassroots campaign that successfully pressured the world’s largest dam builder to pull out of a major project.

 

Fruit
German, 6:52, Gerhard Funk

Fruit tells a creation story. As the animated short film unfolds, it brings forth a play of shapes illustrating the dialog between two mythological forces – the West and the East.

 

Icarus
USA, 20:00, Tom Teller

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When a Mars colony’s comm satellite is damaged, Emilia Riley embarks on a seemingly harmless repair excursion. A shuttle malfunction cuts connectivity to the ground and Chris, her son, makes the knee jerk decision to go after her.

 

Muscle and Dreams – Creating the Old Ghost Road
New Zealand, 26:30, David Kwantff

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A documentary following a keen group of enthusiasts as they transform an idea for a gold miners road from the 1800s into New Zealand’s longest continuous single-track.

 

Elegy
Spain, 15:14, Alba Tejero

After the death of two of her classmates, Julia is incapable of feeling any sort of sadness. Chocked by the suffocating mourning, and by a deep resentment, she will write something that will have dire consequences.

 

Gorilla
France, 14:05, Tibo Pinsard

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Hollywood, 1952. Henry Corso performs a costumed gorilla on horror movies and adventure movies. For Jungle Jenna, he must terrorize the leading actress lost in a fake jungle. But scaring the woman he desires is going to be particularly tricky for the gorilla man.

 

Project Horizon
UAE, 3:00, Kirill Kripak

On a desolate moon in a far away star system, a lone spaceman walks the barren landscape on a tedious journey with his robotic companion.

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