NEW YORK FESTIVAL PROGRAM
2017 Grand Jury Prize Winner
Saturday Night Special
Dir. Esteban Garcia Vernaza
2017 Audience Choice Winner
A Little Bit of Time
Dir. Atdhe Trepca
Saturday Night SpecialDir. Esteban García Vernaza
n a fit of anger, young Wesley embarks on a journey through the dangerous streets in search of some food for his baby sister.
12mins . USA
A visually shocking visual showcase of the many manifestations of the human ego.
DayDir. Edie Pijpers
Ordinary, daily acts are shown in all its fantastical extraordinariness. This short animation looks at reality in a magical way.
A Little Bit of TimeDir. Atdhe Trepca
Using advanced virtual reality technology, Jane visits a lake long forgotten to make amends with a lover long lost.
LongingDir. Christian Mushenko
11 min. USA
A difficult week finds a disconnected, wealthy, businessman searching for meaning in his life, only to find it revealed in a letter from his dead father.
Song of SpringDir. Linda Beers
Song of Spring” uses the metaphor of unrequited love to inspire people to take action to prevent the extinction of endangered species. In circa 1800’s China, a farmer named Chaoxiang loves from afar a beautiful girl named Hualing. One night, Hualing is carried off in a dream, never to be seen or heard from again.