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

2017 Program 7, Saturday April 1, 7:30-9:30pm

CHALLENGE YOUR COMFORT ZONE

Odd, uncomfortable, boundary pushing, global short films from Spain, France, Slovenia, Cuba, Belgium, United Kingdom, Turkey, Italy, Germany and the USA.
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Spain, 5:40, Wenceslao Scyzoryk

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A Christmas Tale inspired by a true story.

 

Stream Of Doubt
France, 10:00, Joseph Catté

A young woman needs your help to find her life purpose.

 

A New Home
Slovenia, 14:00, Žiga Virc

What is the biggest danger Europe faces: the crisis on its borders, or its own paranoia and fear? Our protagonist drives to work, she passes the refugee tent city in the park. She means them no harm; they mean her no harm. So why, when their paths intersect, do things go catastrophically wrong?

 

Boxeadora
USA/Cuba, 15:00, Meg Smaker

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One woman defies Fidel Castro’s ban on female boxing to follow her dream of Olympic glory and become Cuba’s first female boxer.

 

The Good Mother
UK/Mexico, 5:36, Sarah Clift

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A Mexican mother, with her only child’s birthday looming, embarks upon an epic journey across land and through her politics, to find the right piñata for her son.

 

Rabbit Blood
USA, 4:36, Yagmur Altan

Just an ordinary day at an old mysterious Turkish country house where its residents have an extraordinary way of brewing tea.

 

Cul-De-Sac
USA, 15:00, Damon Russell

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Parents living at the end of a quiet Cul-De-Sac discover a listening device inside their son’s teddy bear.

 

Nimmer
Belgium, 15:50, Lieven Vanhove

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The fragile world of a couple is torn apart. Once they lived together in a home with a lighthouse on the shore. Now a turbulent sea is tearing them them apart. Orville is stuck in the house on the cliff, Imme is trying to survive on a rock in the lighthouse in the middle of the roaring waves. He keeps trying to bring her back, but nothing works. Meanwhile, she sends him her sadness through birds. Suddenly the whole rock is starting to collapse and Imme’s life is in danger. Orville’s time is running out while he needs his ultimate solution as quick as possible.

 

Santiago
UK, 1:26, Emma Allen

An animated self-portrait exploring the line of human evolution and a projection of a possible future.

 

Black Ring
Turkey, 15:00, Hasan Can Dagli

A group of people organizes a special event in an abandoned mansion.

 

The Perfumist
Italy, 2:08, Yukari Akaba Rockmuller

A dramatic story highlighting the battle of Machine-Equipped Man against Cosmic Nature. Seeking the perfect scent for his perfume, Benedict Malville runs into the consequences of trampling on sacred, natural ground.

 

Milliardenmarsch (Billion Walk)
Germany, 19:29, Adrian Goiginger

Twenty young men compete against each other by marching for a billion worth price money. But the price they have to pay is high: Whoever stops walking loses not only the game, but also his life.

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