Whoever said “crime doesn’t pay” was not being properly compensated for their misdeeds. These selections show that actions and decisions often have unanticipated results.
FRY DAY - United States - 16 min - Laura Moss
In January 1989, Ted Bundy is set to be executed in Florida. As crowds gather for the last night in the life of America's handsome nightmare, an adolescent girl comes of age.
BALLET JAZZ - Canada - 16 min - Maxime Robin
Two wannabe ballerinas share a dream: to dance in the musical Cats on Broadway. But every great adventure ultimately has bumps along the road. When a trip to New York goes awry, the ambitious dancers must use all their creativity to make curtain-up.
LES MISERABLES - France - 15 min - Ladj Ly
A new cop learns abusive policing practices while shadowing two veterans. When a young boy records them going too far, the community threatens to explode.
ONE WEEK IN APRIL - United States - 9 min - Matthew Palmer
In America, a toddler shoots themselves or another once a week on average, but some weeks are different. In April, 2016, four American toddlers accidentally shot themselves and died over the course of six days.
DEAD COOL - United Kingdom - 19 min - Simon Ross
Romance is in the air as Maurice hosts a dinner party for new friends, but when the police show up for a routine search, it becomes clear that all is not as it seems.
DOLLAR KING - United States - 15 min - Andrew Pollins
Three incompetent robbers attempt to hold up the Dollar King on Halloween. As the heist goes horribly wrong around them, the boys are ultimately confronted with a choice: accept the status quo they’ve been stuck in since high school, or finally make a change.
DEKALB ELEMENTARY - United States - 20 min - Reed Van Dyk
This multiple award-winner was inspired by a 911 call placed during a school shooting incident in Atlanta, Georgia.