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Twice at Once

Drama / USA / 15 min.

A dysfunctional married couple begins to explore unorthodox methods of intimacy with unusual results.

Director: Amos Efrat
Producer: Amos Efrat, Jacob de Guzman
Writer: Amos Efrat
Cast: Amanda Greer, Nikhil Melnechuk, Abigail Ludrof, Sarah Okada, Susan O'Doherty

Drama / USA / 17 min.

In the aftermath of a hate crime, a Sikh American man grapples with his fears and anxieties as he attempts to celebrate the 4th of July with his wife and infant son. As tensions rise through various microaggressions and racially charged encounters, he makes a tragic decision that changes his identity forever.

Director: Nardeep Khurmi
Producer: Nardeep Khurmi, Sachin Bhatt
Writer: Nardeep Khurmi
Cast: Nardeep Khurmi, Nicole Pacent, Ryder Khatiwala
Get Off My Turf!

Comedy / United Kingdom / 9 min.

Get Off My Turf! is a short film about a trans woman who finds out that her neighbour is transphobic. It delves into some of the modern depictions of transphobia and explores friendship, solidarity and conflict between two very different women. My Genderation is an ongoing film project celebrating trans lives and trans experiences; films are made by trans people, about trans people, for a much wider audience.

Director: Fox Fisher
Producer: Owl Fisher
Writer: Fox Fisher, Owl Fisher
Cast: Lewis Hancox, Persia West, Chloe, Fox Fisher
It's a Mess

Fantasy / USA / 30 min.

A homeless man (played by Vincent D'Onofrio) with a troubled past... Two young sisters with a dark secret... Part modern day fairytale, part ode to the solitude of New York City nights.

Director: Frank Prinzi
Producer: Owen Rosenblum, Nathaniel Prinzi
Writer: Frank Prinzi, W.W. Wilson III
Cast: Vincent D'onofrio, Ken Dashow, Lucia Prinzi, Eva Prinzi
Skin Balloon

Romance / USA / 17 min.

On the worst day of his life, at the height of the financial crisis of 2008, a Bear Stearns banker buys an hour with the stripper he's in love with.

Director: Jenny Grace
Producer: Jenny Grace, Robert Vornkahl
Writer: Jenny Grace
Cast: Jenny Grace, Bryan Close, Kathryn Kates
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