Los Angeles Lift-Off 2016 – Shorts Programme 2

Shorts Programme 2

Tuesday 6h September, 4-6pm @ Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave


Lost in Stångby
Dir. Therese Ahlbeck
Sweden | 2014 | 22 mins | Language: English, Swedish with English subs.
A business-man with empathy issues gets on the wrong train on his way to Beijing and winds up making the journey of his life.


Ebrahim, far in the desert
Dir. Behzad Adib
Iran | 2016 | 12 mins | Language: Persian with English subs.
Football, carousels, sibling rivalry. A brief foray into the world of a 12-years old boy who lives in the middle of the desert in Iran.


Everybody Falls Down
Dir. Chris Hale
UK | 2015 | 15 mins | Language: English
A frank look at a refugee camp for Syrian Kurds in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.


Stardust Echoes
Dir. Kevin Molina-Ortiz
USA | 2016 | 14 mins | Language: English
In a world where the dead are forgotten and the stars are but a legend, a little boy follows in his brothers footsteps to reconnect the realm of the living and the dead.


Strings of Hope
Dir. Eva Merz
USA | 2016 | 11 mins | English
Set just after World War II, STRINGS OF HOPE tells the true story of the German puppeteer Walter Oehmichen, who is challenged by his family to overcome his reservations about the American troops in order to survive in times of poverty and destruction.


A Day in the Life of the Passenger
Dir. Tyler Milles
USA | 2016 | 12 mins | Language: English
Evan is unstuck in the multiverse. Every night when he falls asleep, he wakes up in an alternate reality. Making matters worse, the older Evan gets, the greater his unstickiness grows. Now in his early 20's, continuity between days has all but vanished and Evan has settled into an unusual routine. But as Evan tries to go about his day, he finds himself pulled back into the recesses of his memory, reminded of what this unstickiness has taken from him.


A Six and Two Threes
Dir. Maria Caruana Galizia
UK| 2015 | 12 mins | Language: English
A Six and Two Threes is a short film about two boys from different sides of the tracks who meet when one goes in search of his real father. Shot on location in Stockton on Tees, the film was part of the Creative England iShorts 2 scheme.

After each film there will be a 2 minute break, during which we invite the audience to complete score cards. The cards go towards the scoring of the films and are sent directly to the filmmakers to provide insight into the audiences response.

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