Dir. Samantha Aldana (USA, 2017) 5 min / Rated: G

The Melancholy Man tells the story of the world’s saddest man who meets the world’s saddest woman. Through a fantastical lens, these characters come together in their harmonious misery and find something that surprises them both.

(USA, 2017) Dir. Sigal Erez

Synopsis: “What’s Your Number” is a historical drama about the unlikely friendship between a Holocaust survivor and and African-American boy. The two meet at the park when the boy’s mother is late picking him up due to a traffic accident with a racist truck driver. The survivor stays with the boy at the park until the mother comes to pick him up. During those four hours, the survivor shares with the boy his survival story from the concentration camp. At this moment, we go to a flashback and see how on the last day of the war, the survivor’s sister saved them both.

(México, 2018) Dir. Rodrigo Martin Jaffe

Synopsis: Alex wants his parents to live the present, to recognize him and to cope with his little brother’s death which happened nine years ago.

(Mexico, 2016) Dir. Pablo Calvillo

Synopsis: In a dystopian future where fossil fuels were exhausted, ruling corporations had turned to desperate measures to generate energy. Books were banned & confiscated as fuel for the fire, and with them free thinking had been lost. Human beings had morphed into illiterate cockroaches.

(México, 2016) Dir. José Luis Solís

Synopsis: Godchild was told as a child that when a good man dies, the sky cries and rains in abundance. To overcome the drought that was killing the people, someone very good must die.

(Togo, 2016) Dir. Jean-Luc Miheaye


(Mexico, 2016) Dir. Diego Cataño Elizondo

Synopsis: Stella and Julian are two young dysfunctional people in a sick relationship. Both will fall in an obsessive, violent and endless tunnel to confront their deepest fears. Pigs is a metaphor that circulates as a conceptual and narrative line through the story, as a symbol of who they are. It’s a metaphor of broken love, of the bodies that are in love: they are going to the slaughterhouse.

(Aruba, 2018) Dir. Rebecca Roos

Synopsis: Living in paradise is not the same as visiting paradise. The short film juxtaposes a day in the life of tourists visiting Aruba with one of a professional woman living in Aruba.

(Cuba, 2018) Dir. Hannah Smith-Yen, Miranda M. García, Miri de Villers, Olivia McAuliffe


(Curacao, 2017) Dir. Elizabeth Francisco

Synopsis: We are immediately drawn to the humming of a young girl. We see her uncovering the past through old memorabilia belonging to our protagonist Flor Marie. This work of fiction takes us on a reflective journey around the true events on the morning of November 6th of 1967 in Curacao.

(Mexico, 2016) Dir. Christian Cornejo

Synopsis: It is the last day of testing to enter the 3rd Division soccer team. After a long journey to the field, Emiliano is intercepted by “El Tierrablanca” and Ricky, who take off his football shoes so he won’t be able to test. Emiliano manages to make the test and is selected. Now he is looking for revenge and a new pair of soccer shoes.

(México, 2016) Dir. Alejandro Male García Caballero

Synopsis: A demon discovers the gift of creation, by combining animals with surprising effects.

(Mexico, 2017) Dir. Dan Chávez

Synopsis:  Joan is about to begin his adult life leaving behind everything he knows, including his mother. The imminent separation causes their emotions to collide constantly, everyday, with the certainty that nothing will be the same again. As the tension between them increases, so does the dripping of the kitchen faucet seemingly announcing that all that accumulated tension will; at some point, explode.

(Jamaica, 2018) Dir. Rajeev Pollard

Synopsis: 25 year old Ernest uses his older brother’s advice to avoid a love life predicament.

(México, 2016) Dir. César Cepeda

Synopsis: In an old mexican neighborhood, Elena is alone in her world. Felix brings her a miracle when he comes into her life and shows her how to access other universes. Sharing those secret spaces with him allows Elena to recognize that her world can be much more larger and with more depth than previously imagined and that a blind child, like Felix, is much more than his visual impairment.

(Mexico, 2017) Dir.  Montserrat Larqué

Synopsis: Armed with plenty of defiant optimism, this elderly woman prepares a birthday party, grapples with her husband and even rescues a wedding that is about not to happen.

(Mexico, 2016) Dir.  Lucía Carreras

Synopsis: Sebastian, a young Swiss, comes to live in Mexico with his exciting manly boyfriend Juan. During the glamorous welcome dinner, he will discover a new side of his loved one and the very particular relation he has with his mother.

(Mexico, 2016) Dir. Samantha Pineda Sierra & Davy Giorgio

Synopsis: Nisroc is a low class demon whose destiny is about to change by a mysterious epidemic that strikes Hell City.


(Trinidad & Tobago, 2016) Dir. Sean Hodgkinson / 29min/ Rated: R

Synopsis: Gregg Pinto, a filmmaker, invites a group of his closest friends to a getaway at a villa on Trinidad’s north coast to celebrate his fortieth birthday.  This is supposed to be a memorable weekend commemorating this milestone.  In a house filled with clashing personalities, lies and deceptions, what could possible go wrong?

(Jamaica, 2017) Dir. Rajeev Pollard / 6min 44sec

Synopsis: A young woman is caught within the realms of time travel.