Graduate Student Shorts

Runtime: 01:16:42
Available:: Oct 20, 2021 00:45
Until:: Nov 01, 2021 04:59

The eight films produced in our Graduate Student Shorts block feature scorned flames, life decisions, and feelings shared throughout the human experience.

Screening in-person:
Tuesday, October 19 at 7:45pm
Angelika Plano
7205 Bishop Rd
Plano, TX 75024

Screening online:
October 19 @ 9:45pm until
October 31 @ 11:59pm

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LOVE CLUB

LOVE CLUB

00:18:21

Dealing with her own trauma and forced to go by a persistent friend, a dispirited young woman joins a conventional group therapy program where she begins to realise that her road to healing maybe not so.

Her Resolve

Her Resolve

00:03:44

Death on its own is never easy, but there seems to be a more acute trauma and emotional whiplash surrounding someone making the final decision to take their own life. Audio collected from a sit down interview follows a daughter's story to find closure after the parting of her father; her resolve through connections to her family, the women left in the wake of distressing loss.

FTY: Failure to Yield

FTY: Failure to Yield

00:18:44

In the future where warring city states have established areas of barren wasteland of border zones, an AI programmed to guard such a region with deadly force begins to gain sentience when she meets a woman attempting to cross.

Headspace

Headspace

00:05:12

“Headspace” is a short visual effects film that is a representation panic attacks and hypnagogic hallucinations. Hypnagogia is a common symptom for individuals with sleep disorders as they transition between consciousness and REM sleep. These hallucinations can be frightening and hyper-realistic, and often are tied medically to anxiety.

Phoenix 93

Phoenix 93

00:13:36

A Pink Old Man tries to bring about the incarnation in the material world of a pink flamingo from an immaterial world. This pink flamingo is cloned so that it will ineluctably die among its fellow beings in the material world.

Deliver Me

Deliver Me

00:16:31

In 1968 Berkeley, CA, a hot bed of political activism, a young man finds his future at the mercy
of the Vietnam draft. When his ex-girlfriend needs his help accessing an illegal abortion, he
learns he is not the only person fighting for control over their life and future.

Gaslight

Gaslight

00:00:34

Ryan, a gas station attendant and chronic smoker, decides to break up with his girlfriend and sentient lighter, El. Unluckily for him, she does not take the news well. Crying and emotionally distraught, El goes on a fiery rampage around the rather flammable gas station. The gravity of his mistake dawning on him, Ryan tries to deescalate things before it all ends in flames.

Ticket Options

  • Virtual Festival Pass USD 20.00 USD 10.00
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