Sundance Shorts Program (2015)

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Sundance Shorts Program (2015)
director:
Don Hertzfeldt, Frankie Shaw, Atsuko Hirayanagi, Kitty Green, Paul Cabon, Paulina Skibinska

Showcasing a wide variety of story and style, the 2015 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour features six short films that won awards at this year’s Festival.

  • World of Tomorrow
    Short Film Jury Award (Best of Fest)
    Written and directed by Don Hertzfeldt. U.S.A., 17 minutes.
    A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of the distant future.
  • SMILF
    Short Film Jury Prize: US Fiction
    Written and directed by Frankie Shaw. USA, 9 minutes.
    A young single mother struggles to balance her old life of freedom with her new one as mom. It all comes to a head during one particular nap-time when Bridgette invites an old friend over for a visit.
  • Oh Lucy!
    Short Film Jury Prize: International Fiction
    Written and directed by Atsuko Hirayanagi. Japan/Singapore/U.S.A, 22 minutes.
    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, unconventional English-language teacher. "Lucy" awakens desires in Setsuko she never knew existed.
  • The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Baiul
    Short Film Jury Prize: Non-Fiction
    Written and directed by Kitty Green. Russian and Ukrainian, 7 minutes.
    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, whose tears of joy once united their troubled country.
  • Storm hits jacket
    Short Film Jury Prize: Animation
    Written and directed by Paul Cabon. 2014, France, 13 minutes.
    A storm reaches the shores of Brittany. Nature goes crazy, and two young scientists get caught up in the chaos. Espionage, romantic tension, and mysterious events clash with enthusiasm and randomness.
  • Object
    Short Film Special Jury Prize for Poetic Vision
    Written and directed by Paulina Skibinska. Poland, 15 minutes. A creative image of an underwater search in the dimensions of two worlds—ice desert and under water—told from the point of view of the rescue team, of the diver, and of the ordinary people waiting on the shore.

website: sundance.org/shortfilmtour

format
DCP color
runtime
1 hour 25 minutes
release year/country
2015 various