Giselle Bonilla - 23, Alex Hass - 22, Aqsa Altaf - 24, Jean Ng - 22California
Josefina’s failed attempt at masturbating charges her with attempted suicide.
Closing Night: Generation NOW
Kylie Murphy - 23New York
A female standup gets bumped when a famous comic returns after sexual misconduct allegations.
Men Helping Women
Isue Shin - 23, Derek Miranda - 24, Nate Burke - 24California
Men Helping Women explores the way male artists abuse their positions of power in lieu of mentorship. Maybe they don’t know what they’re doing? But maybe they do.
Winner of Peace
Marisa Kelly - 19, Taylor Killefer - 21, Claire Imler - 19California
A young Sikh poet toes the line between her community and personal beliefs, but finds solace in spoken word.
Luna Garcia - 17California/Israel
Charley Horse tells the story of Hila, an eighteen-year-old punk in modern-day Tel Aviv, who is forced to reconcile her identity and values on the eve of her military conscription.
The Best is Yet to Come
Abena Taylor-Smith - 24United Kingdom
A bittersweet love letter to adolescence in small town England.
Matthew Puccini - 24New York
A young gay man grows increasingly entangled in the marriage of an older couple.