The (UT)ube Generation
Runtime: 18 minutes
Directed by: Kristi Gatto
The (UT)ube Generation documents Utah’s musical success from YouTube. It shows how one teen received invitations from The Walt Disney Company to perform at different Disney events and a rising trio’s growing international popularity all due to the publication of their work on YouTube.
One-Two-One-Seven: A story of Japanese Internment
Runtime: 13 minutes
Directed by: Brett Kodama
A short documentary about the Japanese Internment Camps of World War II, an often forgotten and ignored part of American History. It is told from the perspective of an internee who was incarcerated from ages 3-7 at the Manzanar Relocation Center in California.
The Art of The Heart
Runtime: 20 minutes
Directed by: Drew Sauer
Seven-year-old boy, Matthew Hatcher was born with half a heart. Surviving many surgeries and procedures, Matthew’s one of the lucky ones. If undiagnosed his disease can have fatal effects. Matthew and his family have devoted themselves to raising awareness, passing legislation, and making life better for those like Matthew.
Determined 2 Make It
Runtime: 33 minutes
Directed by: Juan Javier Pescador
Youth in the juvenile justice system search for ways to tell their stories through hip hop, visual arts and public murals. Through their interaction with art, these teens create a space to reflect on hardships, expectations and hope, revealing a unique perspective on who they are and what lies ahead.
Runtime: 27 minutes
Directed by: Ki Jun Chae
Kyung Wook sees the world bright and for the first time he goes on a holiday with Jae Seung. Upon their holiday, the moments of incident changes into Jae Seung’s view.
Thirst For Life
Runtime: 16 minutes
Directed by: Michael Siebert
Yaya, a pregnant white woman, has been attacked by two men. Her black friend Emeka had to witness everything without being able to help. A third man pushed him to the ground and degraded him. Yaya loses the unborn. She falls into a pit of self-destruction and doubt. Will Emeka be able to catch her and lead her to a loving life? Or will he lose her, too?
No Me Olvides
Runtime: 18 minutes
Directed by: Miguel Berzal De Miguel
A week after the death of her husband, Silvia moved with her daughter, María, to Madrid to be closer to the set where María works as an actress. A few months later, her parents send a forget-me-nots to remind her that she has abandoned them.
Runtime: 25 minutes
Directed by: Bartosz Kruhlik
1. Structural or functional evolution of an organism towards higher survivability.
2. Process of an individual becoming better suited to environment and more resistant to outer stress.
3. The ability of eyesight to adjust to seeing in the dark.
Runtime: 28 minutes
Directed by: Paul Meschuh
Shipwrecked Moussa is the only survivor of a disaster in the Mediterranean Sea and is picked up by a wealthy couple on their luxurious catamaran. Moussa asks Hannes and Gerlinde to smuggle him across the border. Questioning Moussa's true intentions, the yacht owners are torn between mistrust, fear and the urge for helping a fellow human being. A political drama of two separated worlds colliding within one global community.
EvOl: The Theory of Love
Runtime: 1hr 25min
Directed by: Mike Perrone
Evol: The Theory of Love is a coming of age story about a 17 years’ old's journey and discovery of the realities of love and brutalities of life. Jacob Pressley, A Montauk native, is sent to New York City to live with his half-sister for the summer. Between the trouble he gets into and the attitude he has, he is forced to see a therapist. As the film goes on, lines begin to be blurred when his attraction for his therapist becomes real.