Feature Program: InFocus – UK Cinema

4:00PM Pre-screening Reception | 4:30PM Screening

Let Me Go

Dir. Polly Steele | UK
Helga was abandoned by her mother in 1941 when she was just four years old.

Shorts Program #1: InFocus – UK Cinema

6:45PM Pre-screening Reception | 7:15PM Screenings

The Fox and the Rabbit

Dir. Garry Crystal | UK
Francis Henry runs his family’s century-old tailors and seems to be doing everything he can to bring about its downfall.

Hooves of Clay

Dir. Blake Harrison | UK
Guy wants Jill. Jill wants Guy. But there's something unspoken. A secret yet to be revealed.

Real Gods Require Blood

Dir. Moin Hussain | UK
Alice is roped into babysitting for her hysterical neighbor and encounters two children who claim to be visited each night by a creature that must be fed when the lights go out.


Dir. Will Darbyshire | UK
On the journey to the airport, a young couple lock horns over the differing views of their tumultuous relationship, inspiring a conversation about distance, commitment and the uncertain.

Contractor 014352

Dir. Simon Ryninks | UK
Real and imaginary worlds collide when a lonely data entry clerk reaches through his computer screen, in search of a genuine connection.

Shorts Program #2

8:56PM Pre-screening Reception | 9:26PM Screenings

The Shuttle

Dir. Lu Han | USA
Wenhua, a Chinese immigrant living in Los Angeles runs a nail salon, while her husband, Yong drives the shuttle for the manicurists.

Dear Sister

Dir. Jess Harbeck | USA
After learning her estranged, violent father has married into another family, a woman attempts to save his new stepdaughter from the same fate she suffered by any means necessary.


Dir. Asia LeMasters | USA
Despite how pure love can be, relationships don’t always end so perfectly.

My Treasure

Dir. Michael Flores | El Salvador
A cleaning woman steals a Salvadoran Civil War map and hunts for a treasure in the hopes of reuniting with her son.




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