THE BRIGHT SIDE SHORTS PROGRAM
These shorts are for those who see the glass half full and can make a mean lemon pie from sour citrus.
Thin Lines | USA | 36 min
Directed by Shaan Couture
Leah’s life doesn’t seem to have a meaning until she meets Noah who shows her new ways to communicate.
One Carefree Night | South Africa/Netherlands | 15 min
Directed by Elles van Gelder
In Manenberg, an area of Cape Town, South Africa, bullets regularly fly over the streets and drugs abound. Only 22.2 percent of the population has completed high school. The families of the few teenagers that do graduate save up all year to rent a fancy car and to buy gowns and tuxedos for the matric dance. The fairy-tale-like prom is their Cinderella-moment, their evening of hope that there is an escape.
Coming Clean | USA | 23 min
Directed by Cynthia Wikler
A writer with OCD meets a waitress being bullied by her mother. Can they overcome their problems and find love?
The Door | India | 16 min
Directed by Anisa Mukerjea Ganguli
A woman, living in a Calcutta slum, searches for quiet in the chaos that is her life. Sometimes it’s the little things…
THE WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL 2017
Prince Theater | Black Box
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