Shorts: Relationships


Saturday, Nov. 16th / 12-1:30 PM  *with Q&A

96 mins

Being with Elephants

DIRECTOR(S): James Martin


Throughout the Siana region of the Maasai Mara, local rangers must monitor and react to the shrinking elephant corridors in order to prevent future collisions of man and beast.


DIRECTOR(S): Victoria Burkhart


 The best nanny a mother could want is also Artificially Intelligent. Can violence force us to rethink what maternity means?

For Lori

DIRECTOR(S): Kelly Barnes


In 2006, Lori Ann Slesinski disappeared without warning. Lori’s mother and the case’s lead investigator explore the details of this puzzling story.

Jack and Anna

DIRECTOR(S): Ksenia Ivanova


“Jack and Anna” is an MFA thesis film based on true events that happened in the early 1900s in Colorado.

The One You Never Forget

DIRECTOR(S): Morgan Jon Fox


Carey nervously prepares for his first school dance as his parents reminisce about their own.

My Friend the Goose

DIRECTOR(S): Tamika Moore/Lauren Musgrove


Tracy Wilhelm, an elementary school art teacher, shares a unique relationship with Lucas, a goose living in the Fairhope duck pond.

Pie in the Puss

DIRECTOR(S): Stacey Davis


From a pie in the face, to the pie toss, to the ultimate pie fight – the evolution of pieing in film.


DIRECTOR(S): Charles Netto


Over the course of an evening, two strangers navigate intimacy, safety, and power in a planned encounter.


DIRECTOR(S): Zara Rostampour


A hungry wolf gets stuck in stereotypes about being the big bad wolf of the story. She has to flee when everybody accuses her of violence and murder. She faces the danger of getting killed.

The Silence to Come

DIRECTOR(S): Tom Varisco


A brief meditation on the ongoing extinction of our forests and the paired silence of words we will lose when the last tree has been felled.

Water 2

DIRECTOR(S): Morgan Maassen


Water 2 is an ode to the sea, capturing the mightiness and mystery of the sea, and all of the curiosities of its beauty and chaos.