Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
7:30pm

In Person Guests!
LOCAL SHORTS 2018
Co-presented by FilmLA

Our seventh annual collection of inspiring and diverse shorts covering comedy, drama, animation and documentary genres from Los Angeles-based directors. Program includes:

Ian Rutherford’s “CITYlife” (2 min.) What gives the City of Angels life?

William Boodell’s “Born of Sin” (9 min.) A father leaves his 8-year-old daughter in their car while he enters a bar for a drink. Little do either of them know what awaits her.

Devon Manney’s “Cradle” (12 min.) In this animated short, a young army veteran struggles to adapt after losing both his arms in Iraq.

Nick Psinakis’ “J” (13 min.) In the near future, a hacktivist purchases a synthetic clone of himself in the hopes of masking his true whereabouts.

Omar Aldakheel’s “Ablution” (15 min.) This Local Shorts alumni from 2017 returns with a drama about how the bond between a disabled Muslim father and his son is tested when love is pitted against religion.

Alayna Jenning’s “Unremedied” (2 min.) A dance piece expressing frustration over the sexual harassment epidemic.

Charles Miller’s “Andrew” (16 min.) New android office assistant Andrew struggles to retain his exuberant personality in the face of his coworkers’ expectations for him to be a more “traditional” robot and threats from his boss to tone it down.

Amanda Tasse’s “Mira” (9 min.) A poetic film set in the world of science involves a marine biologist risking her life to do what she loves.

Amy Hill & Chris Riess’ “Hula Girl” (10 min). 94 year old Joan Anderson wants to set the record straight on one of the biggest fads in modern American history.

Discussion following with filmmakers from all 9 shorts. Special goodie bag drawing for all ticket holders.
90 minutes. | Screening format: DCP | Programmed by Andrew P. Crane.
Egyptian Theatre • Thu, Jul 19, 2018 • 7:30pm