Director: Robin Cloud, USA, 11 Minutes
Cat visits her parents for the weekend and is confronted with her mother’s inability to remember one key detail.
Director: Katie Escane, Australia, 13 Minutes
In this colorful musical short, Penny, the owner of a blossoming sweet shop in 1940s Australia, must decide between her career and her forbidden love for honey supplier, Charlie.
THE CRICKET AND THE ANT
Director: Julia Ritschel, Germany, 15 Minutes, Subtitled
18-year-old student Lena is interested in only one thing: her teacher Katharina. The two women bond through a secret love, which is brought to an end when Katharina chooses to go back to her old ways.
Director: Kate Montgomery, USA, 10 Minutes
With the help of her best friend, Christine redefines her perception of strength and what it means to be herself.
Director: Gina Wenzel, Germany, 24 Minutes, Subtitled
Laura is a self-confident young woman, a member of the new “Me Me Me Generation“, also known as “Generation Y”. Spoiled by life’s abundance of options, Laura has lost track of her own aims and ideals. She’s always looking for something, she just doesn’t know what. One night she meets Safi, who has fled her homeland. The encounter gives Laura food for thought.
Director: Graham Cantwell, Ireland, 22 Minutes
Lily is a girl with a secret, on the cusp of becoming a young woman. With her best friend, the fiercely loyal and flamboyant Simon, she navigates the treacherous waters of school life. When a misunderstanding with the beautiful and popular Violet leads to a vicious attack, Lily is faced with the greatest challenge of her young life.