Roll with the punchlines with some of this year’s funniest shorts. Laugh along with stories about relationships, growing up and real estate.
SUMO ROAD – THE MUSICAL – Japan – 25 minutes – Ken Ochiai
A friendless exchange student joins the sumo team at a Japanese university. He must stand up to the team leader and face him in an ultimate sumo match. Music and laxatives feature prominently.
THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE – USA – 7 minutes – Mark Kunerth
When a broken-hearted guy turns to the Internet to get over his ex-girlfriend, he gets more than he bargained for but exactly what he should have expected.
SECRET AGENT PROBLEMS – Canada – 5 minutes – Tommy Campbell
They are elite secret agents who trained for everything... except for this.
HOW I DIDN’T BECOME A PIANO PLAYER – United Kingdom – 18 minutes – Tommaso Pitta
A young boy cannot find anything he is good at until his father brings home a piano. Scratch that; he is not very good on the piano either.
ALL YOU DO IS SHAG (SÓLO SABES FOLLAR) – Spain – 5 minutes – Manu Bueno
Sometimes you simply cannot stand your partner´s perfection. Every little detail, every nice gesture and every delightful comment all end up ruining co-existence.
DIVORCE PHOTOGRAPHER – Canada – 9 minutes – Christine Buijs
After a bad breakup, a seasoned wedding photographer makes a career change. At least it’s better than dealing with the bridezillas.
THE HOUSE IS INNOCENT – USA – 12 minutes – Nicholas Coles
A documentary about the proud new owners of a serial killer’s house. Sometimes the best way to handle a dark past is to embrace it.