2017

Documentary Short
Canada
Runtime:
28 minutes
Director:
Inder Nirwan

Each year, thousands of grizzlies are killed worldwide for entertainment. Diving deep into the controversy across Canada and the United States,TROPHY asks: can we truly justify killing these animals for sport?

Documentary Short
Japan
Runtime:
16 minutes
Director:
Thom Southerland

Eighty-seven year-old Kaei Uechi recalls his experiences as a conscript in the Japanese Army during the Battle of Okinawa, the largest battle of World War II.

Documentary Short
Ukraine
Runtime:
57 minutes
Director:
Stanislaw Gurenko

DUSTARDS is the first Ukrainian feature documentary film about a cross-country motorcycle journey through one of Europe's biggest countries. The film tells the story of four friends and follows them on their journey. The film also gives unique look in to the personal lives of the riders. The soundtrack is from the Ukrainian indie-folk musician Sasha Boole and narration of a local Carpathian Hutsul. During the five-day journey, they travel 1,800 kilometers, face breaking down, mechanical problems, two days of heavy rain, and much more.

Narrative Short
United States
Runtime:
8 minutes
Director:
Fredric Lehne

Two strangers (2016 Tony winner Reed Birney and newcomer Blake DeLong) bring the laughs as they confront and resolve one of the most insidious scourges afflicting mankind - while standing at public urinals with their willies out. SHY GUYS is the first film by ubiquitous character actor Fredric Lehne.

Narrative Short
Spain, United States
Runtime:
15 minutes
Director:
Alvaro Ron

In the drought-stricken town of Agua Dulce, in the California High Desert, a ten-year-old girl challenges her grandfather, a cranky retired firefighter, to follow a crazy plan and bring the water back to the dry river.

Animation
Iran
Runtime:
Director:
Seyed M. Tabatabaei

M.E., the imprisoned character in a room is attracted to a hanging light and tries to catch it. But the room itself becomes an obstacle on his way.

Narrative Short
United States
Runtime:
14 minutes
Director:
Jeff Gentner

Doug scores a $350 month 3 bedroom house on Craigslist only to discover some unique house guest and that this deal might have been to good to be true.

Narrative Short
United States
Runtime:
11 minutes
Director:
Jeff Gentner

Two bullshit artists are out of their luck selling their mediocre art at a yard sale.

Documentary Feature
Canada
Runtime:
1 hour(s)
10 minutes
Director:
Travis Lowe

An old gaucho's tale inspired the search for a new world-record brook trout; but the water, landscape and the culture surrounding it became the impetus to conserve and protect it all. FINDING FONTINALIS, a new feature film from Travis Lowe, takes you to the heart of Patagonia and one of the last remaining world class brook trout fisheries. Featuring Bart Bonime, Bryan Gregson, Agustin Fox and Yvon Chouinard, FINDING FONTINALIS exposes you to both jaw-dropping landscapes and hook-jawed trout.

Narrative Short
Iran
Runtime:
15 minutes
Director:
Alireza Ghasemi

A 16-year-old girl deals with the responsibility and harsh bureaucracy of having to identify the body of her mother.

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