Agostina Gálvez, Francisco Lezama, David Easteal, Rafael Haider, Manuela Martelli, and Leonardo Brzezicki in person!

Featuring films by a selection of new talents, this year’s lineup of shorts includes lyrical work from Australia and Chile, a pair of Buenos Aires–set romps from Argentine co-productions, and a bittersweet goodbye story from Austria. Programmed by Sarah Mankoff.

La novia de Frankenstein
Agostina Gálvez & Francisco Lezama, Argentina, 2015, DCP, 13m
Spanish with English subtitles
Ivana works for an agency that rents apartments to English-speaking tourists, but her sticky finger side-hustle suggests self-employment might be more her style. North American Premiere

Travel support generously provided by the Consulate General of Argentina.

David Easteal, Australia, 2015, DCP, 13m
A young man who goes door to door in search of an automotive apprenticeship spends his free time kicking up dust doing donuts with his buddies on the outskirts of Melbourne. North American Premiere

Carry On
Rafael Haider, Austria, 2015, DCP, 22m
German with English subtitles
When his donkey gets sick, an old farmer is hesitant to betray his fondness for the animal to his matter-of-fact wife who insists on putting the donkey down.

Marea de Tierra
Manuela Martelli & Amirah Tajdin, Chile/France, 2015, DCP, 15m
Spanish with English subtitles
On the southern Chilean archipelago of Chiloe, a lovelorn teenage girl on vacation swaps tales of heartbreak with a group of local women who gather seaweed. North American Premiere

The Mad Half Hour
Leonardo Brzezicki, Argentina/Denmark, 2015, DCP, 22m
Spanish with English subtitles

Juan suddenly balks at commitment, prompting his boyfriend to lead him on a romantic night of wandering city streets. The film is named for the time of day when house cats go inexplicably wild. North American Premiere