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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Film School Shorts

La Graduacion

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

La Graduacion