Category: English

The Butterfly Circus by Joshua Weige

Short /  20:00 /  Film  /  United States / 2009 / San Diego Premiere

At the height of the Great Depression, the showman of a renowned circus leads his troupe through the devastated American landscape.

Writer & producer: Rebekah Weigel

  • Eduardo Verástegui …Mr. Mendez
  • Nick Vujicic …Will
  • Doug Jones …Otto
  • Matt Allmen …George
  • Connor Rosen …Sammy
  • Lexi Pearl …Anna
  • Bob Yerkes …Poppy
  • Mark Atteberry …Mr. Haley – Ringleader
  • Kirk Bovill …Jimmy – Painted Man

Laredo, Texas by Topaz Adizes

Short /  11:00  / SD /  United States / 2010/  San Diego Premiere

Sam trains Juan for his first day at his new job—fixing pay phones in the border town of Laredo, Texas. However, tensions boil when Sam suspects that Juan is an undocumented worker.

Zero by Christopher Kezelos

Animation / 12:32 / Digital HD  / English / Australia / 2009 / San Diego

In a world that judges people by their number, Zero faces constant prejudice and persecution.

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Where There is Love by Jarome Matthew

Music Video / 4:03 / Digital SD / English / Canada, China /  2010 / International

A song by Elika Mahony on love and marriage.

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Us by  Anna Jefferies

Short Narrative / 10:05 / Digital HD  / English / Australia / 2010  / San Diego

A small event offers a glimpse into a bigger long-term relationship, where the glue of love pushes and pulls but ultimately binds.

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To Comfort You by Marc Saltarelli

Short Narrative / 15:00 / Digital HD / English  / USA / 2009  / San Diego

A daily phone call between a mother and her HIV-positive daughter proves that the hardest part of loving someone is letting go.

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The Secret Friend by Flavio Alves

Short Narrative / 15:28 / Film (35mm) / English /  USA / 2010  / San Diego

A reclusive, elderly widow lives in quiet desperation until she begins receiving daily calls from a silent stranger.

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The Road Home by Rahul Gandotra

Short Narrative / 21:00 Film (35mm) / English, Hindi / United Kingdom, India / 2010 / San Diego

Pico grapples with his identity as he escapes from his boarding school in search of the road back home to England. A student-Oscars nominee.

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The Love Song of Iskra Prufrock by Lucy Gaffy

Short Narrative / 16:00 / Digital HD / English, Croatian / Australia / 2010 / San Diego

In an effort to recover from her violent past, Iskra has made her life one of ritual. That is, until she meets Leo…

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The Last Conversation by Amelia Zandi

Short Narrative / 06:00 / Digital HD / English / United States / 2010 / World

A mother visits a young girl in prison for the last time the day before she is to be executed.

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