Indie Short Fest

The Wish & The Wisp

Two bickering siblings learn the true value of friendship and the magic of believing, when they find a real wish and encounter the menacing creature who wants it back!
Directed by Vashmere Valentine (USA)

Jacob’s Kiss

On his wedding night, a young groom experiences flashbacks to his childhood sexual abuse as he prepares to be physically intimate with his bride for the first time.
Directed by Michael Figari (USA)

The Topaz Troop

Troop leader Jane, and her ambitious pup, Coco, have planned an adventurous camping trip for The Topaz Troop. After the weather ruins their plan, Jane discovers that Coco is afraid of thunderstorms and Claire, one of the scout members, is afraid of the dark. The Topaz Troop must work together to help Claire and Coco think of unique ways to face their fears while putting a positive spin on a rainy day.
Directed by Tori Ewing (USA)

Sound

This is a story about photographer Isabelle Pisano, a woman who became hearing-impaired after a violent car accident. As she struggles to cope in the muffled and scary new normal something beautifully-terrifying happens…
Directed by Tawan Bazemore (USA)

Raven & Crow

After years of serving as lowly foot soldiers for the Corvidae Family, a powerful east coast crime syndicate, wise-guy Raven convinces his side-kick Crow to strike out on their own and get their hands on a piece of the action. The only problem is, stealing from the Avian Mafia is never a good idea.
Directed by Jotham Porzio (USA)

Pink Lemonade

“Pink Lemonade” is a romantic drama that delves into themes of loss, and the strained love can be put under when dealing with hardship. The film, through a series of flashbacks, tells the story of an American man, a South African woman, their relationship, and how it unravels due to an unforeseen tragedy.
Directed by Gioya Tuma-Waku (USA)