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This program features the best short films from the 37th Portland International Film Festival—as voted by audiences during the festival.

Films in this Program

Great

Directed by Andreas Henn

Nikola, a young Serbian projectionist, has had more than enough of the occupying Nazis, but instead of emulating his violent

9

Directed by Kimberly Warner

A young ballerina glimpses a hidden truth about her future as she teeters between light and dark, order and chaos.

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Zima

Directed by Christina Picchi

Zima portrays the reality of Siberia’s climate, where the boundary between life and death is so thin that it is

The Apothecary

Directed by Helen Hood Scheer

A portrait of the public and private lives of the only pharmacist in a remote Colorado outpost.

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More Than Two Hours

Directed by Ali Asgari

A young Iranian couple in Tehran anonymously and illegally seeks medical help.

Grandpa and Me and a Helicopter to Heaven

Directed by Asa Blanck, Johan Palmgren

An unsentimental young boy goes on a final excursion with his grandfather to collect chanterelle mushrooms.

Genres: Short