The following short films will play before features at the 2017 festival. Screening times and dates will be released on August 30.
EINSTEIN-ROSEN - Spain - 9 min - Olga Osorio
It's the summer of 1982, and Teo claims he has found a wormhole. His brother Óscar does not believe him... at least, not for now.
ICONOCLAST - United States - 5 min - Alex Haney
In this magical realism take on coming out, a teen must navigate the intersectional identities of being African-American, Jewish, and gay.
IMEDIUM - Spain - 6 min - ALFONSO GARCÍA
iMedium is an app that connects you directly with dead people. What it reveals is not always comforting.
MADRE BUENA, LA - Mexico/United Kingdom - 5 min - Sarah Clift
WINNER OF THE AUDIENCE AWARD, NARRATIVE SHORT
A Mexican mother embarks on an epic journey through the countryside to find a Donald Trump pinata for her son's birthday.
PUNCHLINE - Switzerland - 8 min - Christophe M.Saber
Two wannabe gangsters can't decide on the coolest thing to say before shooting Michel.
STORIES OF THE HIP: ONE NIGHT IN KINGSTON - Canada - 6 min - Braden Dragomir
Three fans of the Tragically Hip take separate journeys to Kingston to be among the 30,000 there for the culmination of the band's Man Machine Poem tour, a concert tuned into by almost 1/3 of Canadians.
THE GOATMAN OF KANANASKIS - Canada - 8 min - Tristin Deveau
A group of campers gather around the fire with scary stories about the legendary Goatman of Kananaskis.
TRAIN TO PEACE (Zug Nach Peace) - Germany - 9 min - Jost Althoff / Jakob Weyde
While travelling on a Berlin subway, a man's recollections of his past in Iraq are drawn out by the sights and sounds around him.
TWO DOLLARS (Deux Dollars) - France - 9 min - Emmanuel Tenenbaum
Sylvie returns from a week of leave from work. She is drawn into a bizarre meeting that will change everything.