Student Shorts

Runtime: 01:33:31
Available:: Oct 19, 2021 23:00
Until:: Nov 01, 2021 04:59

College students from all over the country used their creative energies to tell stories that will inspire, provoke, and entertain.

Screening in-person:
Tuesday, October 19 at 6pm
Angelika Plano
7205 Bishop Rd
Plano, TX 75024

Screening online:
October 19 @ 6pm until
October 31 @ 11:59pm

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Breaking Vanilla

Breaking Vanilla

00:07:20

A global shortage of the world's favorite bean has sent vanilla prices sky-high, however, there's a new frontier for the flavor breaking ground in South Florida. Routinely represented by a counterfeit chemical, natural native vanilla is on the path to extinction, and its history is anything but plain.

Unplanned Parenthood

Unplanned Parenthood

00:15:46

A young adoptee has an unplanned pregnancy and must decide whether to abandon her education and future career to raise her unborn child, or to opt for an abortion or adoption and say goodbye to her only known kin before giving them a chance.

How to OxiClean a Broken Heart

How to OxiClean a Broken Heart

00:08:57


While sobbing in a McDonald's parking lot listening to a voicemail from her recent ex-girlfriend, Jess accepts an invitation for casual sex (re: booty call) and embarks on a desperate period-bloody quest for closure at Hot-Jock-Dave's place.

The Lion Blanket

The Lion Blanket

00:14:17

Berta's sister Helena has gone missing and there is little hope of finding her. Berta visits the morgue, where she views several bodies, each with her own tragic story. How can Helena be one of them?

Moonshot

Moonshot

00:13:39

Widowed after her husband’s overdose, Micah must confront her estranged and recently rehabilitated brother, Jojo, when he moves in the assist with the final stage of her pregnancy.

Cain Rose Up

Cain Rose Up

00:13:19

With a goal to follow in his father's footsteps, Curt has failed a final exam & just wants to be alone, but the personalities that surround him seem to make that impossible. While traveling from the library to his dorm he is challenged to see himself for who he truly is. Will he continue to suppress and repress his true self or live as the person his father wants him to be?

Quick Fix

Quick Fix

00:03:36

A short, but oh-so-sweet story of a user’s journey on the way to ultimate self-optimization. Quick Fix HQ, a glossy, contrived and overwhelmingly pink self-care sanctuary, welcomes the user to reach their full glowing potential at the click of a button...

Night Bloom

Night Bloom

00:16:37

Penny grew up barely interacting with Grandpa, the man who had hurt her mother in the past. Now a frail old man suffering from severe dementia, Grandpa cannot remember who Penny is, needless to say hold a conversation with her. When Penny meets Grandpa in her dream, he is back to his healthy and alert self.

Ticket Options

  • Virtual Festival Pass USD 20.00 USD 10.00
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