2020 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Tour

Ends Thursday

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Tour “Virtual Edition” is an 82-minute program of 6 short films selected from this year’s Festival. Widely considered the premier American showcase for short films and the launching pad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers for more than 30 years, the Sundance Shorts Tour includes fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, giving audiences a taste of what the Festival offers. The Festival’s Short Film Program has long been established as a place to discover talented filmmakers, such as past alumni Dee Rees, Taika Waititi, Debra Granick, Wes Anderson, Jill Soloway, Paul Thomas Anderson, Todd Haynes, Lynn Ramsay and many others.

This year’s program includes:

Benevolent Ba
Dir. Diffan Sina Norman (U.S.)
A devout woman’s lust for virtue thrusts her family into a sacrificial slaughter of biblical proportions.

Hot Flash
Dir. Thea Hollatz (Canada)
Ace is having a hot flash, and she’s about to go live on local television. How one women tries to keep her cool when one type of flash leads to another.

The Deepest Hole
Dir. Matt McCormick (U.S.)
While the space and arms races are Cold War common knowledge, few know about the United States and Soviet Union’s race to dig the deepest hole. This is particularly surprising since Hell may have been inadvertently discovered in the process.

Dir. Ashley Williams (U.S.)
A pregnant vegan struggles with her newfound craving for meat.

Dir. Keisha Rae Witherspoon (U.S.)
A film crew follows three grieving participants of Miami’s annual T Ball, where folks assemble to model R.I.P. t-shirts and innovate costumes designed in honor of their dead.

So What if the Goats Die
Dir. Sofia Alaoui (France)
Abdellah, a young shepherd living in the mountains, is forced to brave the snow blocking him in order to get food and save his cattle. Once he gets to the village, he faces a supernatural phenomenon. Winner of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Grand Prize!

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