With both fiction and documentary, the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Fiction and Doc Shorts ranges from beautiful insight and the struggle to understand the meaning of life to a hilarious, all-too familiar government deposition.
Director: Frances Bodomo
U.S.A.│12mins│B&W│In English with Chinese subtitles
It's July 16, 1969: America is preparing to launch Apollo 11. Thousands of kilometers away, a group of Zambian exiles are trying to beat America to the moon.
Director: Geneviève Dulude-Decelles
Canada│15 mins│Col│In French with English & Chinese subtitles
The Cut tells the story of a father and a daughter, whose relationship fluctuates between proximity and detachment, at the moment of a haircut.
Director: Rose McGowan
U.S.A.│17mins│Col│In English with Chinese subtitles
Dawn is a quiet young teenager who longs for something or someone to free her from her sheltered life.
Director: Yuval Hameiri and Michal Vaknin
Israel│9mins│Col│In Hebrew with English & Chinese subtitles
A man with poor means recreates a lost memory of the last day with his mom.
Director: Sandhya Daisy Sundaram
Russia│12mins│Col│In Russian with English & Chinese subtitles
Every year, through the endless winters, love takes new shapes and forms.
Director: Daniel Moshel
Austria│5 mins│Col│No Dialogue
George Bizet`s "Habanera" from Carmen has been reinterpreted and enhanced with electronic sounds for MeTube, a homage to thousands of ambitious YouTube users and video bloggers.
Director: Brett Weiner
U.S.A.│7 mins│Col│In English with Chinese subtitles
A jaded lawyer wastes an afternoon trying to figure out if a dim-witted government employee has ever used a photocopier.
Director: Ben Berman
U.S.A.│19 mins│Col│In English with Chinese subtitles
A young American man spends one last night with his deceased friend while stranded in rural Mexico.