Independent Shorts Awards

Living

An award-winning drama about an Angel’s descent from Heaven to Brooklyn looking too clear the air, bridging a Gap fining common ground addressing an important key of life between Law Enforcement and Minorities…
Directed by Marcellus Cox (USA)

Blue Diamonds

A group of friends dealing with erectile dysfunction decides to resort back to their thieving ways to solve their problem and make some extra money in the process.
Directed by Patrick House (USA)

Long Time

A young boy dreams of doing gymnastics but does not dare to take action. Therefore, he chooses to camouflage himself to spy on the gymnasts more closely.
Directed by Cassandre Émanuel (Canada)

Repentance

A woman who has been beaten and abused by her husband kills him and spends her final day of freedom making peace with her friends.
Directed by Jack Welch (Australia)

Kate Allen Is Getting a Life

Kate Allen (20s) is an aspiring young novelist who’s failing in all aspects of her life. Her novel, ‘Death Metropolitan Style’, has been rejected by a series of publishing companies. Sharing an apartment with her gay roommate Joe (20s), Kate can barely pay her rent which has just been raised – again. Kate seeks help from her wealthy parents, Harold and Lily Allen (50s), who insist that it’s time for Kate to take charge of her life.
Directed by Linda Stuart (USA)

How We Roll: The Last Milers

‘Last mile’ has been used to describe the difficulty in getting people from transportation hubs like railway stations, bus depots, and ferry slips, to their final destination. Three colorful Bostonians offer their solutions to the ‘last mile’ commuter challenge. Employing spirited footage, stimulating interviews and person-on-the-street reactions, they spur us to rethink urban transportation. They examine pros, cons and the possible future of using their favorite vehicles. They explore the benefits and consequences of urban growth and increasing traffic. The film encourages audiences to think about how they can make their cities and towns a better place.
While pondering alternative modes of transport on the horizon, viewers may ask: Are these ‘last milers’ insightful visionaries, wicked agitators or exciting daredevils?
“How We Roll: The Last Milers” is a film with consciousness and meaning, in an enjoyable package.
Directed by Maryanne Galvin (USA)

The House That Mary Built

60-year-old Mary Foster loves her home. She is left with the upkeep when her husband Frank Foster dies of natural causes leaving her a widow.  Things take a wrong turn when an unknown drifter named Sandra Gates tricks her into signing over the deed forcing her out on the street. What Sandra doesn’t know is that the house harbors many dark secrets. In this horror – suspense thriller Sandra will learn that not every house is a home.
Written by Kathryn Scurry (USA)

The Caterer’s Reckoning

When you have what you think is a singing hangover, you can be slow on the uptake. Just as Richard and Janice discover a dead body behind the sofa, the caterer arrives to collect the hired tables after the previous night’s party. Trying to keep the corpse a secret from the caterer and his strange little helpers become increasingly difficult until the pennies drop.
Directed by Jonah Jones (UK)

The Fog

“The Fog” is a story about a woman which job is washing dead body’s. She does not wash any dead body after her kid death. Now, she confronts a dead body of a kid for wash…
Directed by Ali Shoorvarzi and Hoseyn Mahroughi (Iran)