Season 5: Film School Shorts Season Five

    Film School Shorts is proud to present a brand-new season of artfully curated shorts from emerging filmmakers around the country. Whether exploring the immigrant experience or LGBTQ coming of age tales, our exciting fifth season offers a snapshot of the unique pastiche that is today’s American culture.

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    Prom

    A blossoming teen romance is derailed by racism.

    Prom

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    When We Were Young

    A young woman returning to her grandmother's finds the house empty but full of memories.

    When We Were Young

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    Salt

    A new friendship leads to tragedy in a small Icelandic town.

    Salt

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    Sweet, Sweet Country

    A young refugee in the U.S. receives unexpected guests.

    Sweet, Sweet Country

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    uNomalanga and the Witch

    A church-going woman becomes obsessed with her notorious neighbor.

    uNomalanga and the Witch

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    The Execution

    A mysterious execution takes place in a quirky small town.

    The Execution

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    Rosie, Oh

    A young girl stumbles across a dark scene while looking for her lost dog.

    Rosie, Oh

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    Rituals

    An animated response to a water crisis in Tulare County.

    Rituals

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    Shadow Beat

    Sight and sound collide in this experimental short film featuring Super 8 found footage.

    Shadow Beat

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    Hui Ying

    Hui Ying fights both natural and supernatural forces on a quest for survival.

    Hui Ying

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    After Life

    A young woman experiences a disturbing transformation.

    After Life

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    Yeah Kowalski!

    A young man struggles with delayed development while trying to woo his high school crush.

    Yeah Kowalski!

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    The Stalking of Ernest Gorby

    He is the love of her life, only he doesn't know she exists.

    The Stalking of Ernest Gorby

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    Cupcake Bob

    A summer boat trips leads to a gruesome discovery.

    Cupcake Bob

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    Clean

    A young germophobe's struggle to get to school on time.

    Clean

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    Born with It

    A young boy questions his own identity after being bullied by classmates.

    Born with It

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    Bookends

    A young woman experiences a difficult homecoming in '70s suburbia.

    Bookends

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    AWOL

    A queer Army recruit attempts to convince her lover to run away to Canada.

    AWOL

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    Bloodlines

    A Native American family struggles against the wilderness and each other to make a life.

    Bloodlines

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    Vilt Gutt

    A Norwegian park ranger makes an unexpected discovery in the woods.

    Vilt Gutt

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    Mr. Lamb

    Myrna’s pen pal romance with an incarcerated serial killer takes an unexpected turn.

    Mr. Lamb

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    Tom

    A young man longs for a young woman from afar.

    Tom

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    Fanny Pack

    An Indian-American woman leaves home to pursue her dreams only to discover a stowaway.

    Fanny Pack

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    La Graduacion

    A recent med-school grad gets a different type of life lesson from two federales.

    La Graduacion