Short Films Program 1
Tales of high-school reunions, love blossoming in Paris, life ending for a mother and daughter, and transgender dating come to High Falls Film Festival from France, Spain, the U.S., and Taiwan.
Following the screenings, join us at 2 Vine Restaurant (located off Winthrop Street two doors north of The Little Theatre). Enjoy post-film talk and live music from acoustic duo Plain Jane. (No cover/cash bar).
Tattoo You (USA, 8 min.)
Directed by S.R. Bindler
When two women from the same town reconnect at their 20th reunion, their troubled past breaks the cool veneer of the present, revealing that some scars don’t fade away …
The Ceiling Fan (USA, 12 min.)
Directed by Kate Wetherhead and Andrew Keenan-Bolger
A look at one woman’s quiet resilience and the profound emotional significance of a simple task.
The Light Thief (Spain/Bahrain, 19 min.)
Directed by Eva Doud
When the essence of love is snatched and locked away in a vessel with no name, what happens to those involve and how do they change? Can they regain their spark by overcoming dark supernatural forces?
For Maya (USA, 15min.)
Directed by Alex Huston Fischer
The night before running a marathon, two friends examine their lives, their fears, and their potentially malignant moles (and, of course, they carb load).
VIVIAN (Taiwan, 11 min.)
Directed by Hui Lee
Vivian, a transgender woman, is having a dinner date with a man unaware of her biological sex. What she encounters is the danger of a patriarchal society and also hostility against transgender.
How To Kiss In Paris (France, 6 min.)
Directed by April Hirschman
Viviane is in Paris with a book called “The Best Places to Kiss in Paris,” when romance blossoms after meting an attractive stranger on a bridge.
Where The Leaves Fall (Spain, 18 min.)
Directed by Alicia Albares Martinez
When life comes to its end, the real fight begins. A woman mourning her daughter’s death receives an unexpected call from her dying mother.