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Friday Night Shorts

Friday April 26, 8:30 pm

SIFF Uptown 1
511 Queen Anne Avenue North

Strap on your fancy pants and leave your shorts at home. NFFTY has all the shorts you’ll need to kick your Friday night off right!

Screening may not be suitable for all ages.

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Joel Ashton McCarthy – Age 22

Two brothers take a once-in-a-lifetime road trip to transition into the next stages of their lives — but not in the way they’d originally planned.



Dylan McGale – Age 17
Aidan Walters – Age 17

Nostalgia is a story that follows the relationship between a young boy and his Super 8 camera over the course of his life.



Frederick Lloyd – Age 21
United Kingdom

Whilst working aboard a satellite orbiting earth, A cataclysmic incident leaves an Astronaut stranded in space, isolated, alone and fighting for his life. In his darkest hours he discovers himself and the importance of the love he left behind.


Life In Pink

Zach Madden – Age 18

WWII era strangers Bob and Peg have a romantic encounter based around jazz tunes of the 1940s inside of a present day Laundromat, revisiting past memories and rekindling a passion 50 years in the making.


Sweet Dreams

Clio Gevirtz – Age 15

A know-it-all babysitter tries to soothe her anxious young charge to sleep.


A Matter of Time

Jared Passante – Age 21
Joe Balewski – Age 22

In a town forgotten by time, a secret is deeply hidden from the townspeople – the secret that everyone’s lives are connected to clocks and if your clock breaks, you die.


Petulia’s Elsewhere

Zach Johnson – Age 21

Petulia is determined to prove to her dad that she can reach the bottom of the deep end of the pool. But when she’s on her way, she finds herself elsewhere, in a place where her worst fears are realized. Petulia must face her fears and confront them in order to return to the real world and embrace her father.

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