Shorts Program I

By 33rd Boston Film Festival (other events)

Saturday, September 27 2014 12:00 PM 2:23 PM

Committed (27 min) Director Mehran Torgoley

A compassionate nurse in the women's ward of an overcrowded mental hospital in the early 1950's struggles to prove the sanity of a young paraplegic patient.

Into the Silent Sea (25 min) Director Andrej Landin

Alexander, a lone cosmonaut, is adrift in orbit around Earth. He has lost communications and life-support systems are dwindling fast. At the same time in Italy, a radio engineer is working the night shift. He discovers a voice amidst the empty static. It is Alexander's emergency transmission, carried across space from his dying capsule. Over one night these two men are bonded, but their new found friendship, might not last the night.


Fearless (26 min) Director Ted Kotcheff

A beautiful aging actress has a chance encounter with a young doctor trying to commit suicide. He is not the only one with secrets…

The Heebie Jeebies (9 min) Director Todd Slawsby

 After hearing a scary bedtime story, a young boy and girl become convinced they have monsters under their beds. They may be right...

Celluloid Dreams (11 min) Director Jonathan Dillon

When an old man fixes a busted projector, he is able to relive home movies of the past, and starts to believe he can change them.


26.2 Miles Closer to Living (12 min) Director Lisa Copland