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2017 Sundance Shorts

Genre: Fiction, Documentary, Animation, Comedy Detail for individual films below Rating: NR

The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 95-minute theatrical program of seven short films selected from this year’s Festival, widely considered the premier showcase for short films and the launchpad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers for more than 30 years. Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the 2017 program offers new audiences a taste of what the Festival offers, from laugh-out-loud comedy to contemplative reflections of the world we live in. **5 Films About Technology** _Written and directed by Peter Huang. 2016, Canada, 5 minutes._ Synop: Take a satirical look at the dumber side of technology. **And The Whole Sky Fit In The Dead Cow's Eye** Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction _Written and directed by Francisca Alegría. 2016, Chile, U.S.A., 19 minutes._ Synop: Emeteria is visited by the ghost of her patrón , Teodoro. She believes he has come to take her to the afterlife—but he has more devastating news. **Come Swim** _Written and directed by Kristen Stewart. 2017, U.S.A., 17 minutes._ Synop: This is a diptych of one man's day, half impressionist and half realist portraits. **Lucia, Before and After** Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction _Written and directed by Anu Valia. 2016, U.S.A., 14 minutes._ Synop: After traveling 200 miles, a young woman waits out Texas's state-mandated 24-hour waiting period before her abortion can proceed. **Night Shift** _Written and directed by Marshall Tyler. 2017, U.S.A., 15 minutes._ Synop: Get a glimpse into a day in the life of a bathroom attendant in a Los Angeles nightclub. **Pussy** _Written and directed by Renata Gasiorowska. 2016, Poland, 9 minutes._ Synop: Alone at home one evening, a young girl decides to have a solo pleasure session—but not everything goes according to plan. **Ten Meter Tower** _Directed by Maximilien Van Aertryck and Axel Danielson. 2016, Sweden, 16 minutes._ Synop: People who have never been up a 10-meter diving tower must choose whether to jump or climb down in this entertaining study of people in a vulnerable position.

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