Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival 2018 – Shorts Programme 4

Shorts Programme 4

Thursday 20th September, 7.15pm - 8.45pm
@Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave, Hollywood, CA 90038


Adventure Not War
Dir. Max Lowe
USA, Iraq | 25 mins
Synopsis: Adventure Not War is the story of three U.S. veterans traveling back into the mountains of Iraq on a mission to heal wounds and experience the country and its culture without the shadow of war.


Hot Girl
Dir. Erin Richards
USA | 13 mins
Synopsis: Kara Quinn, a struggling actress, is desperate to be seen as anything other than a 'hot girl'.


Dir. Steven Schwartz
Canada | 10 mins
Synopsis: Out-of-touch siblings reconnect as they kindle memories of past family camping trips


On The Cusp
Dir. Yuri Alves
USA | 10 mins
Synopsis: His hands built a skate park. His spirit built a community.


Dir. Rocky Ramsey
USA | 11 mins
Synopsis: After mistakenly murdering a police officer, Anderson McCarthy, a young law-school graduate, walks two small-town detectives through his side of the story. During his interrogation, Anderson explains how he arrived to visit his Uncle Billy for the very first time seeking a position at his law firm. But what Anderson did not know, is that the man he was meeting with was a criminal that his Uncle Billy misrepresented for rape and battery charges on an underage victim.


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

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