Shorts Program 1– 2015 Sundance Film Festival Award-Winning Shorts

2015 Sundance Film Festival Award-Winning Shorts traverses vibrant styles from wild comedy to quiet poetry. Each breaks through its limited timeframe with a high level of artistry and story that will resonate with audiences long after it ends.

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Short Film Jury Prize: US Fiction

Director: Frankie Shaw
U.S.A.│9 mins│Col│In English with Chinese subtitles
A young single mother struggles to balance her old life of freedom with her new one as mom.

Short Film Special Jury Prize for Poetic Vision

Director: Paulina Skibińska.
Poland│15 mins│Col│No Dialogue
A creative image of an underwater search in the dimensions of two worlds.

Storm Hits Jacket
Short Film Jury Prize: Animation

Director: Paul Cabon
France│13mins│Col│In French with English& Chinese subtitles
A storm reaches the shores of Brittany. Nature goes crazy, and two young scientists get caught up in the chaos.

Oh Lucy!
Short Film Jury Prize: International Fiction

Director: Atsuko Hirayanagi
Japan, Singapore & U.S.A.│22mins│Col│ In Japanese with English & Chinese subtitles
Setsuko, a 55-year-old single so-called office lady in Tokyo, is given a blonde wig and a new identity, Lucy, by her young English-language teacher.

The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Baiul
Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction

Director: Kitty Green
Australia│7mins│Col│In Russian and Ukrainian with English & Chinese subtitles
Adorned in pink sequins, little girls from across a divided, war-torn Ukraine audition to play the role of Olympic champion figure skater Oksana Baiul.

World of Tomorrow
Short Film Grand Jury Prize

Director: Don Hertzfeldt
U.S.A.│17 mins│Col│In English with Chinese subtitles
A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of the distant future.