Indie Short Fest

The Escort

When a young boy mysteriously appears on the rainy driveway of an unhappy couple, the woman’s possessive designs on the boy prove no match for her partner’s irritation and the boy’s ultimate reason for visiting.
Directed by Fudo (USA)

Empty Space

Amy visits her conservative sister with a lot on her mind. Empty space exists in all of us, and between us and those we love. How do we bridge the gaps?
Directed by Jonathan Kehoe (USA)

A Story of Courage

Ariana Feiner shares her story with her rare metabolic condition, Hypoparathyroidism. She spreads her message of hope through her work with her children’s book for kids with chronic health conditions, Ariana Rose: A Story of Courage. Ariana exemplifies that it is not our obstacles that define us; it’s the way we face them.
Directed by Ariana Feiner (USA)

Body and Mind

Technological advancements have reunited Devin and Anji after a tragic accident. Now they must adapt to their new living circumstance as their two minds are forced to share one body.
Directed by Enrique Suarez (USA)


At death’s door and ready for his final voyage, old Ben is visited by Paco, the imaginary friend he grew out of long ago. Ben cannot see nor hear him anymore, but the boy won’t give up and will follow his old buddy till the end of the road – to mysterious islands or fantastic worlds? – where it leads matters not.
Directed by Thomas Bernos (USA)

School Crossing

The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is considered among the worst in Latin American history. While much of the media coverage has focused on the political turmoil in Venezuela, “School Crossing” focuses on an unseen crisis: the education of the next generation of Venezuelan children.
Directed by Karla Caraballo-Torres and Lorin Eleni Gill (USA)