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Germany
Director: Pius Naumaier

An adventurous and immersive underwater journey, hidden from the outside world.

Part of Shorts 6: Nature or Nurture?

German, 8 min

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 3:45pm , EFSDC1 – $5
AB- AB-

USA
Director: Daniel Klein

When you’re stuck and injured on a remote road in the dead of winter ... who will come to save you?

Part of Shorts 1: City & State - Local Heroes

English, 10 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSCS1 – $14/$11
  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 1:00pm , EFSCS2 – $5
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 11:30am , EFSCS3 – $14/$11
Aftermath Aftermath

USA
Director: Jeremy Robbins

In a predatory ice age, two brothers search for a place to call home.

Part of Shorts 3: Midnight Mayhem

English, 20 min

Links: Website Trailer

Facebook

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 11:00pm , EFSMM1 – $10
Arcade Arcade

UK
Director: Nida Manzoor

A games arcade turns surreal as two schoolgirls confront their frustrations.

Part of Shorts 7: Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere

English, 6 min

Twitter

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 2:00pm , EFSIN1 – $14/$11
Boneshaker Boneshaker

USA
Director: Frances Bodomo

A Ghanaian family, lost in America, travels to a Louisiana church to find a cure for their problem child.

Part of Shorts 5: Spotlight Africa

English, 13 min

Links: Website Trailer

Facebook

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 12:00pm , EFSAF1 – $14/$11
The Bungled Child The Bungled Child

France
Director: Simon Filliot

The terrifying tale of an attempt to separate conjoined twins.

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

10 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11
Butter Lamp Butter Lamp

France
Director: Hu Wei

A young photographer takes a group of Tibetan nomads’ pictures against various exotic backdrops.

Part of Shorts 7: Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere

Tibetan, 15 min

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 2:00pm , EFSIN1 – $14/$11
The Captain The Captain

USA
Directors: Nash Edgerton and Spencer Susser

A man wakes up with a hangover, only to discover the consequences of his previous night’s actions.

Part of Shorts 7: Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere

English, 6 min

Twitter

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 2:00pm , EFSIN1 – $14/$11
Chopper Chopper

Netherlands
Directors: Lars Damoiseaux and Frederik Palmaers

A frog eats a grasshopper, a stork eats the frog, a crocodile eats the stork… and so it goes, on and on.

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

Dutch, 3 min

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11
Cochemare Cochemare

Canada
Directors: Maciek Szczerbowski and Chris Lavis

An astonishing blend of animation, live-action, and 3D effects, we travel from the mystical Forest of Storms to an International Space Station.

Part of Shorts 3: Midnight Mayhem

13 min

Links: Website Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 11:00pm , EFSMM1 – $10
Collectors Collectors

Switzerland
Director: Marcel Hobi

The passions and pitfalls of materialism are explored.

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

5 min

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11
The Curse The Curse

Morocco / UK
Director: Fyzal Boulifa

When a small boy catches her with her lover, Fatine must pay a terrible price.

Part of Shorts 5: Spotlight Africa

Arabic, 16 min

Links: Trailer

Twitter

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 12:00pm , EFSAF1 – $14/$11
The Date The Date

Finland
Director: Jenni Toivoniemi

Tino’s manhood is put to the test when he has to host a date for Diablo, the family’s stud cat.

Part of Shorts 7: Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere

Finnish, 7 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 2:00pm , EFSIN1 – $14/$11
Dream Girl Dream Girl

Switzerland
Director: Oliver Schwarz

Having spent his life searching for the girl of his dreams, Dirk finally finds Jenny.

Part of Shorts 6: Nature or Nurture?

German, 20 min

Links: Website Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 3:45pm , EFSDC1 – $5
Drunker Than A Skunk Drunker Than A Skunk

USA
Director: Bill Plympton

A cowboy town torments the local drunk.

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

English, 4 min

Links: Trailer

Twitter

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11
The Event The Event

UK
Director: Julia Pott

A haunting tale of love, and a severed foot, at the end of the world.

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

English, 3 min

Links: Website Trailer

Facebook Twitter

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11
Fatal Vittles Fatal Vittles

USA
Director: Devin Bell

A dark, whimsical cautionary tale about 26 things to never, ever eat.

Part of Shorts 1: City & State - Local Heroes

English, 4 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSCS1 – $14/$11
  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 1:00pm , EFSCS2 – $5
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 11:30am , EFSCS3 – $14/$11
The Flogsta Roar The Flogsta Roar

Sweden
Director: Johan Palmgren

Hundreds of students unleash their anxiety into the night sky.

Part of Shorts 6: Nature or Nurture?

Sweden, Spanish, 19 min

Links: Website Trailer

Facebook

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 3:45pm , EFSDC1 – $5
Fluorescent Sin Fluorescent Sin

Kenya
Director: Amirah Tajdin

A majestic drag queen descends into a breakdown in Nairobi’s iconic central station.

Part of Shorts 5: Spotlight Africa

8 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 12:00pm , EFSAF1 – $14/$11
Fox the Gambler Fox the Gambler

USA
Director: Vincent Labriola

A story about bowling and battling your inner demons.

Part of Shorts 1: City & State - Local Heroes

English, 19 min

Links: Website

Facebook

Show Times:

  • Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSCS1 – $14/$11
  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 1:00pm , EFSCS2 – $5
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 11:30am , EFSCS3 – $14/$11
Gigantic Gigantic

Taiwan / USA
Director: Georgia Fu

After accidentally foiling each other’s suicide plans, Frank and Kim spend the night wandering Taipei together.

Part of Shorts 4: Our Lovers' Story

Chinese, 17 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 8:30pm , EFSXX1 – $14/$11
Girl With Child Girl With Child

USA
Director: Maria Abraham

A lonely teenage girl in Ecuador travels by bus with her toddler to visit her mother.

Part of Shorts 1: City & State - Local Heroes

Spanish, 9 min

Show Times:

  • Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSCS1 – $14/$11
  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 1:00pm , EFSCS2 – $5
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 11:30am , EFSCS3 – $14/$11
The Globe Collector The Globe Collector

Australia
Director: Summer DeRoche

One man’s all-consuming passion for light globes.

Part of Shorts 6: Nature or Nurture?

English, 7 min

Links: Website Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 3:45pm , EFSDC1 – $5
How to Abandon Ship How to Abandon Ship

USA
Director: Robin McKay

The failure of a relationship is told from two sides.

Part of Shorts 1: City & State - Local Heroes

English, 11 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSCS1 – $14/$11
  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 1:00pm , EFSCS2 – $5
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 11:30am , EFSCS3 – $14/$11
Hunger Hunger

Turkey
Director: Guclu Aydogdu

A family of four plays a deadly game.

Part of Shorts 3: Midnight Mayhem

3 min

Links: Website Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 11:00pm , EFSMM1 – $10
In the Air is Christopher Gray In the Air is Christopher Gray

UK
Director: Felix Massie

Christopher has been in love with Stacey for quite some time, and no amount of lemonade can cool his desire.

Part of Shorts 4: Our Lovers' Story

English, 10 min

Links: Website Trailer

Twitter

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 8:30pm , EFSXX1 – $14/$11
Jonah Jonah

Tanzania / UK
Director: Kibwe Tavares

When two best friends photograph a gigantic fish leaping out of the sea, their small town blossoms into a tourist hot spot.

Part of Shorts 5: Spotlight Africa

English, 17 min

Links: Trailer

Twitter

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 12:00pm , EFSAF1 – $14/$11
KanyeKanye: The Line KanyeKanye: The Line

South Africa
Director: Miklas Manneke

In a township divided by an age old feud, a boy falls in love with a girl from the other side of town.

Part of Shorts 5: Spotlight Africa

Zulu, 26 min

Facebook

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 12:00pm , EFSAF1 – $14/$11
KOFN KOFN

USA
Director: Shawn Spear

A man undergoes diagnosis and treatment in a strange hospital.

Part of Shorts 1: City & State - Local Heroes

English, 3 min

Show Times:

  • Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSCS1 – $14/$11
  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 1:00pm , EFSCS2 – $5
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 11:30am , EFSCS3 – $14/$11
The Lonely Bones The Lonely Bones

Netherlands
Director: Rosto

A one-eyed man makes his escape from a hotel room, entering a hellish world where time and space intertwine.

Part of Shorts 3: Midnight Mayhem

English, 10 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 11:00pm , EFSMM1 – $10
Love Games Love Games

South Korea
Director: Joung Yu-mi

A couple teases, torments, and comforts each other through a series of rituals.

Part of Shorts 4: Our Lovers' Story

15 min

Links: Website

Twitter

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 8:30pm , EFSXX1 – $14/$11
Marcel, King of Tervuren Marcel, King of Tervuren

USA
Director: Tom Schroeder

Greek tragedy as acted out by Belgian roosters.

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

English, 6 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11
Marilyn Myller Marilyn Myller

USA
Director: Michael Please

The heroine is trying really hard to create something, but can expectation and reality ever truly align?

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

English, 6 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11
Mystery Mystery

Spain
Director: Chema García Ibarra

A woman trapped in an unhappy marriage decides to take advice from the Virgin Mary.

Part of Shorts 7: Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere

Spanish, 11 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 2:00pm , EFSIN1 – $14/$11
Needle Needle

USA
Director: Anahita Ghazvinizadeh

A young girl’s feelings about her parent’s break up come to the surface when she gets her ears pierced.

Part of Shorts 1: City & State - Local Heroes

English, 21 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSCS1 – $14/$11
  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 1:00pm , EFSCS2 – $5
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 11:30am , EFSCS3 – $14/$11
The Painter The Painter

USA
Director: Kevin Cooper

A boy, barely 12 years old, lives in a world where violence surrounds him and his sole means of survival is to escape through his art. In this dangerous world where innocence is destroyed, will the painter survive?

Part of: Shorts 1: City & State - Local Heroes

English, 14 min

Links: Website Trailer

Facebook Twitter

Show Times:

  • Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 6:00pm – $14/$11
  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 1:00pm – $5
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 11:30am – $14/$11
The Parachutist The Parachutist

UK
Director: Tom Tagholm

Explores the beginnings of a romance between a very old woman and a very young man.

Part of Shorts 4: Our Lovers' Story

English, 15 min

Links: Website Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 8:30pm , EFSXX1 – $14/$11
Peach Juice Peach Juice

Canada
Directors: Nathan Gilliss and Brian Lye and Callum Paterson

A teenage boy develops a seriously awkward sexual attraction.

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

English, 8 min

Links: Website Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11
Perfect Drug Perfect Drug

Belgium
Director: Toon Aerts

An attempted burglary doesn’t go as planned with some extraordinary consequences.

Part of Shorts 3: Midnight Mayhem

Japanese, 14 min

Links: Trailer

Facebook

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 11:00pm , EFSMM1 – $10
Places Where We Lived Places Where We Lived

USA
Director: Bernardo Britto

A man wakes up with a weird feeling to find his parents are selling his childhood home.

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

Japanese, English, 7 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11
Pouters Pouters

UK
Director: Paul Fegan

Rivals since childhood, Rab and Danny do battle with pigeons and pride.

Part of Shorts 6: Nature or Nurture?

English, 17 min

Links: Trailer

Twitter

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 3:45pm , EFSDC1 – $5
Reindeer Reindeer

UK
Director: Eva Weber

A haunting portrait of reindeer herding in the twilight expanses of Lapland.

Part of Shorts 6: Nature or Nurture?

3 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 3:45pm , EFSDC1 – $5
Remember Me Remember Me

Canada
Director: Jean-Francois Asselin

Matthieu’s desperate struggle to be remembered begins to threaten his relationships.

Part of Shorts 4: Our Lovers' Story

French, 15 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 8:30pm , EFSXX1 – $14/$11
Reset Reset

Sweden
Directors: Marcus Kryler and Fredrik Akerstrom

A little girl lives on a remote farm where she receives a monthly letter from her father.

Part of Shorts 3: Midnight Mayhem

Swedish, 15 min

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 11:00pm , EFSMM1 – $10
Rhino Full Throttle Rhino Full Throttle

Germany
Director: Erick Schmitt

Bruno falls immediately and deeply in love, but the object of his affections has other plans.

Part of Shorts 4: Our Lovers' Story

German, 15 min

Links: Website Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 8:30pm , EFSXX1 – $14/$11
Sea Pig Sea Pig

USA
Directors: Andrew Gilchrist and Jesse Allen

A man’s recurring sexual fantasies about a mermaid tear his world apart.

Part of Shorts 3: Midnight Mayhem

English, 11 min

Links: Website Trailer

Facebook Twitter

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 11:00pm , EFSMM1 – $10
Shorts 1: City and State - Local Heroes Shorts 1: City and State - Local Heroes

Director:

A lonely teenage girl in Ecuador travels by bus with her toddler to visit her mother in Girl With Child. Fatal Vittles is a dark, whimsical cautionary tale about 26 things to never, ever eat. The failure of a relationship is told from two sides in How To Abandon Ship. On a dark night, an injured couple is stuck on a remote road in the dead of winter, but the help on its way is not quite what they expected in AB-. A young girl’s feelings about her parents’ breakup come to the surface when she gets her ears pierced in Needle. A man undergoes diagnosis and treatment in a strange hospital in KOFN. Fox The Gambler is a tale of bowling and battling your inner demons. And in a dangerous world where innocence is destroyed, will The Painter survive?

91 min

Show Times:

  • Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSCS1 – $14/$11
  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 1:00pm , EFSCS2 – $5
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 11:30am , EFSCS3 – $14/$11
Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

Director:

The passions and pitfalls of materialism are explored in Collectors (Switzerland). A teenage boy develops a seriously awkward sexual attraction in Peach Juice (Canada). The embarrassment of forgetting an acquaintance’s name leads to a mind-bending romp in Subconscious Password (Canada). In The Places Where We Lived (USA), a man wakes up with a weird feeling to find his parents are selling his childhood home. In Marilyn Myller (UK), the heroine is trying really hard to create something, but can expectation and reality ever truly align? The Bungled Child (France) is the terrifying tale of an attempt to separate conjoined twins. Human behavior in an era of information overload is explored in Tap To Retry (Israel). The Event (USA/UK) tells a haunting tale of love, and a severed foot, at the end of the world. Fish Boy struggles for acceptance in a remote fishing village in Ziegenort (Poland). A cowboy town torments the local drunk in Drunker Than A Skunk (USA). Marcel, King of Tervuren (USA) is Greek tragedy as acted out by Belgian roosters. A frog eats a grasshopper, a stork eats the frog, a crocodile eats the stork... and so it goes, on and on, in Chopper (Netherlands).

87 min

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11
Shorts 3: Midnight Mayhem - Night Terrors Shorts 3: Midnight Mayhem - Night Terrors

Director:

A family of four plays a deadly game in Hunger (Turkey). A one-eyed man makes his escape from a hotel room, entering a hellish world where time and space intertwine in Lonely Bones (France/ Netherlands). In a predatory ice age, two brothers search for a place to call home in Aftermath (USA). A man’s recurring sexual fantasies about a mermaid tear his world apart in Sea Pig (USA). Two teddy bears go hunting for their favorite prey in Unicorn Blood (Spain). An attempted burglary doesn’t go as planned with some extraordinary consequences in Perfect Drug (Belgium). A little girl lives on a remote farm where she receives a monthly letter from her father - but one day everything changes forever in Reset. In Cochemare (Canada), an astonishing blend of animation, live-action and 3D effects, we travel from the mystical Forest of Storms to an International Space Station.

95 min

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 11:00pm , EFSMM1 – $10
Shorts 4: Our Lovers' Story Shorts 4: Our Lovers' Story

Director:

The Parachutist (UK) explores the beginnings of a romance between a very old woman and a very young man. A couple teases, torments and comforts each other through a series of rituals in Love Games (South Korea). 23-year-old Tim attempts to seduce the ladies, but his stammer gets in the way in Stammering Love (Switzerland). After accidentally foiling each other’s suicide plans, Frank and Kim spend the night wandering Taipei together in Gigantic (Taiwan). Christopher has been in love with Stacey for quite some time, and no amount of lemonade can cool his desire in In the Air Is Christopher Gray (UK). Matthieu’s desperate struggle to be remembered begins to threaten his relationships in Remember Me (Canada). Bruno falls immediately and deeply in love, but the object of his affections has other plans in Rhino Full Throttle (Germany).

107 min

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 8:30pm , EFSXX1 – $14/$11
Shorts 5: Spotlight Africa - From Earth's Center Shorts 5: Spotlight Africa - From Earth's Center

Director:

When two best friends photograph a gigantic fish leaping out of the sea, their small town blossoms into a tourist hot spot in Jonah (Tanzania/UK). Yellow Fever (Kenya/UK) reflects on the effects that globalization is having on the African woman’s understanding of beauty. A majestic drag queen descends into a breakdown in Nairobi’s iconic central station in Florescent Sin (Kenya). An old man is getting ready to go to an important meeting in Siggil (France/Senegal). A Ghanaian family, lost in America, travels to a Louisiana church to find a cure for their problem child in Boneshaker (USA). When a small boy catches her with her lover, Fatine must pay a terrible price in The Curse (Morroco/ UK). In a township divided by an age old feud, a boy falls in love with a girl from the other side of town in KanyeKanye: The Line (South Africa).

107 min

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 12:00pm , EFSAF1 – $14/$11
Shorts 6: Nature or Nurture? Shorts 6: Nature or Nurture?

Director:

The Village (Brazil) is a portrait of Itapuã, a strange and unique community with only 35 residents, all over the age of 60, and a dark secret in its past. Rivals since childhood, Rab and Danny do battle with pigeons and pride in Pouters (Scotland). Hundreds of students unleash their anxiety into the night sky in The Flogsta Roar (Sweden). The Globe Collector (Australia) documents one man’s all-consuming passion for light globes. 6 Versus 6 (Germany) takes us on an adventurous and immersive underwater journey, hidden from the outside world. Having spent his life searching for the girl of his dreams, Dirk finally finds Jenny in Dream Girl (Switzerland). Reindeer (UK) is a haunting portrait of reindeer herding in the twilight expanses of Lapland.

99 min

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 3:45pm , EFSDC1 – $5
Shorts 7: Anway, Anyhow, Anywhere Shorts 7: Anway, Anyhow, Anywhere

Director:

A man wakes up with a hangover, only to discover the consequences of his previous night’s actions in The Captain (Australia). A woman trapped in an unhappy marriage decides to take advice from the Virgin Mary in Mystery (Spain). A games arcade turns surreal as two schoolgirls confront their frustrations in Arcade (UK). When a young American woman enters a party in the South of France, some of the guests begin to wonder what she is doing there in Social Butterfly (France/USA). A young photographer takes a group of Tibetan nomads’ pictures against various exotic backdrops in Butter Lamp (France/Tibet). Tino’s manhood is put to the test when he has to host a date for Diablo, the family’s stud cat in The Date (Finland). The special bond between two brothers living in a remote fjord with their parents is explored in Whale Valley (Denmark/Iceland).

74 min

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 2:00pm , EFSIN1 – $14/$11
  • Wed Oct 23, 2013 at 8:30pm , EFBSHORT – $14/$11
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Siggil Siggil

France / Senegal
Director: Remi Mazet

An old man is getting ready to go to an important meeting.

Part of Shorts 5: Spotlight Africa

French, 20 min

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 12:00pm , EFSAF1 – $14/$11
Social Butterfly Social Butterfly

France / USA
Director: Lauren Wolkstein

When a young American woman enters a party in the South of France, some of the guests begin to wonder what she is doing there.

Part of Shorts 7: Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere

English, 14 min

Links: Website Trailer

Facebook Twitter

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 2:00pm , EFSIN1 – $14/$11
Stammering Love Stammering Love

Switzerland
Director: Jan Czarlewski

23-year-old Tim attempts to seduce the ladies, but his stammer gets in the way.

Part of Shorts 4: Our Lovers' Story

French, 20 min

Links: Website Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 8:30pm , EFSXX1 – $14/$11
Subconscious Password Subconscious Password

Canada
Director: Chris Landreth

The embarrassment of forgetting an acquaintance’s name leads to a mind-bending romp.

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

English, 11 min

Links: Trailer

Facebook

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11
Tap To Retry Tap To Retry

Israel
Director: Neta Cohen

Human behavior in an era of information overload is explored.

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

5 min

Links: Website Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11
Unicorn Blood Unicorn Blood

Spain
Director: Alberto Vazquez

Two teddy bears go hunting for their favorite prey.

Part of Shorts 3: Midnight Mayhem

Spanish, 9 min

Links: Website Trailer

Facebook

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 11:00pm , EFSMM1 – $10
The Village The Village

Brazil
Director: Liliana Sulzbach

A portrait of Itapuã, a strange and unique community with only 35 residents, all over the age of 60, and a dark secret in its past.

Part of Shorts 6: Nature or Nurture?

Portuguese, 25 min

Links: Website Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 3:45pm , EFSDC1 – $5
Whale Valley Whale Valley

Denmark / Iceland
Director: Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson

The special bond between two brothers living in a remote fjord with their parents is explored.

Part of Shorts 7: Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere

Icelandic, 15 min

Links: Website Trailer

Facebook

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 2:00pm , EFSIN1 – $14/$11
Yellow Fever Yellow Fever

Kenya / UK
Director: Ngendo Mukii

The effects that globalization is having on the African woman’s understanding of beauty.

Part of Shorts 5: Spotlight Africa

Swahili, English, 7 min

Links: Trailer

Show Times:

  • Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 12:00pm , EFSAF1 – $14/$11
Ziegenort Ziegenort

Poland
Director: Tomasz Popakul

Fish Boy struggles for acceptance in a remote fishing village.

Part of Shorts 2: Animation - Cel Division

19 min

Links: Website Trailer

Show Times:

  • Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 6:00pm , EFSAN1 – $14/$11
  • Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 1:30pm , EFSAN2 – $14/$11