Short Cuts VIII: International Ties

  • Directed by Various
  • International, 2015, 82 mins.

Six international shorts.

I Thought I Told You to Shut Up!!

DIRECTOR: Charlie Tyrell – (United States)

In 1977, David Boswell created the comic book anti-hero Reid Fleming, the World’s Toughest Milkman. More than 30 years later, the planned big screen Hollywood adaptation remains in contractual limbo. (13 mins.)


Loop Ring Chop Drink

DIRECTOR: Nicolas Ménard – (United Kingdom)

The mundane story of a heartbroken man, an online gambling addict, an alcoholic kleptomaniac, and an anxious loner living in the same apartment building. (10 mins.)


Nina

DIRECTOR: Halima Elkhatabi – (Canada)

Sixteen-year-old Nina, lacking the ability to grasp the implications of her actions, tries to escape the demands of teen motherhood. (15 mins.)


Pa.

DIRECTOR: Kapitolina Tsevetkova-Plotnikova – (Russia, United Kingdom)

Everyone is unique and has their natural talent. Sometimes it really has to be discovered, because it needs you… Or she. (6 mins.)


Shok

DIRECTOR: James Donoughue – (United States)

The friendship of two boys is tested to its limits as they battle for survival during the Kosovo war. (21 mins.)


Waves ’98

DIRECTOR: Ely Dagher – (Lebanon)

Disillusioned with his life in the suburbs of segregated Beirut, Omar’s discovery lures him into the depth of the city and a world so close yet so isolated from his reality. (15 mins.)

Films in this Program

ShutUp

I Thought I Told You to Shut Up!!

Directed by Charlie Tyrell

In 1977, David Boswell created the comic book anti-hero Reid Fleming, the World's Toughest Milkman. More than 30 years later,

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Loop Ring Chop Drink

Directed by Nicolas Ménard

The mundane story of a heartbroken man, an online gambling addict, an alcoholic kleptomaniac, and an anxious loner living in

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Nina

Directed by Halima Elkhatabi

Sixteen-year-old Nina, lacking the ability to grasp the implications of her actions, tries to escape the demands of teen motherhood.

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Pa.

Directed by Kapitolina Tsevetkova-Plotnikova

Everyone is unique and has their natural talent. Sometimes it really has to be discovered, because it needs you... Or

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Shok

Directed by James Donoughue

The friendship of two boys is tested to its limits as they battle for survival during the Kosovo war.

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Waves ’98

Directed by Ely Dagher

Disillusioned with his life in the suburbs of segregated Beirut, Omar's discovery lures him into the depths of the city

Genres: Short