14 November 2017

Watching it Rain (by Elisa Miller)



Two teenagers live in a little Mexican town. Sofia wants to leave. Jonas has to decide whether to stay or leave with her.

This fiction short film, written and directed by Elisa Miller while a student at the Mexican film academy, the Centro de Capacitaci√≥n Cinematogr√°fica (CCC), as her third year end paper, was originally presented at the Guanajuato Film Festival, to excellent reviews but no awards. Next, it won the "Best short fiction film" award at the Morelia Film Festival 2006 and competed, and won, the Palme d´Or short film at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.

02 October 2017

Don't Tell Santa You're Jewish! (by Jody Kramer)



At her hockey league's Christmas party a seven-year-old girl is encouraged by her mom to pretend she's not Jewish so she can sit on Santa's knee. This coming-of-age comedic tale addresses the anxiety of not fitting in.

08 September 2017