Indie Short Fest

Shroomers

Three new friends form a business picking mushrooms on cow farms and selling them in chocolates.
Directed by Robert Morgan and Tarik Smith (USA)

Innocent Boy

The Contested Edge is in post-production on Innocent Boy, a dystopian, neon western horror. The short film follows Penny, a black trans male hustler whose plan to escape his drug addled lifestyle falls afoul of his pimp, Momma and a road warrior named Cowboy.
Directed by Brock Cravy (USA)

Fixing Grandma

Dr. Anders J. Cohen and 83 year old African American patient Barbara Y. Williams embark on a journey into a case of minimally invasive spine surgery in Brooklyn, NY. This sparks a deeper look in the disparity between the black community and medicine.
Directed by William Wonders III (USA)

Light

Set many years later, after the events of BELIEVE and HURT, a weathered and older Daniel (Chris Beauchamp) now finds himself isolated inside his home.
Directed by Christopher Beauchamp (USA)

Pop By

A young man heats up a late night snack while waiting for a friend but it looks like he might have an unexpected guest first..
Directed by Josh Pulido (USA)

Pink Boy

Neglected by his widowed father, a young boy encounters a hooker. This brief encounter brings to light his own struggles with his identity and sexuality.
Directed by Amalie Gassmann (USA)