Short Films by the Women of RIT’s School of Film and Animation
A tradition since the festival began in 2001, High Falls proudly presents a shorts program showcasing work by the female students of the School of Film and Animation (SOFA) at Rochester Institute of Technology. This year we feature both live action and animated films.
A short film exploring sex, sensuality, intimacy, and how it relates to food.
An experimental approach and illustrative visual experience combine to create a fluid stream of thought that exposes the traditions and choices concerning food, production, and consumption.
An exploration into the sensation of drowning.
Everyone has a doppelganger, but only some can people can see them.
Euthanasia Pines (3:54)
Two old biddies fight over the newest resident in the home.
A young scout meets a new friend.
In a cold and dark void, a little robot finds a way to sustain her source of light.
Directed by Jenna Roscoe
Three friends on a camping trip come to terms with loss and friendship.
A visually abstract way of looking at the female menstrual cycle.
Scott Free (12:11)
Marissa goes on an errand to buy brownies but gets distracted.
Swan Was Here (14:34)
How do homeless people survive the tough Rochester winters? This film follows one homeless man as he moves from a tent in the park to a permanent home.
To Be Whole (2:58)
Stuck in a world where she feels out of place, Ms. Sector searches to find where she fits in.
Warszawski Rudzik (7:44)
In the darkness of war, a frightened child learns the importance of story.
Breaking Point (2:28)
An experimental film that explores the delicacies of human nature while working through frustration and anger.