Select Shorts: This block is rated G - R, with one NC-17.
Mature / Adult
Approximate Running Time: 65 minutes
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Summer song for a beach girl
Buenos Aires, Argentina
During the summer break, a lonely teenage musician falls madly in love with an unknown girl while at the beach, leading him accidentally to fame within the music industry, and later to a decadent success.
The Ballad of Yuka
New York, New York
A vigilante cowgirl comes to town with the goal of taking down a dangerous outlaw, but soon realizes that this mission means more than anyone would have guessed.
Know You Well
Going to college can be isolating, but when four students find one another they will form a bond that will help them through almost anything.
Stickup, winter, orgy
Brooklyn, New York
The Ignorant Cowboy keeps looking to make a connection at work, home alone, and in a crowd.
Jordan Powers, Sam Durkin
After seeing a suggestive fossil of two dinosaurs "getting it on," an anxious father tells his curious son a series of little white lies to avoid having "The Talk."
It Was Raining
A suffocating summer afternoon. Iñaki (11) lies between the semi-naked bodies of his brothers and his father. Outside, it starts to rain. Between play and desire, Iñaki kisses the back of his father. Inside, it starts to rain too. Iñaki uses his imagination to get through the situation. The guilt of exploring his sexual awakening confronts him with the fear of non-acceptance.
A hot dog man has a crisis of faith.
Stylized Nudity, Disturbing Images, Flashing Images
A surreal hero's journey about navigating the gender grotesque.
Four people and the time they spend in an elevator. Inspired by everyday life and by the difference in people's behavior when they are alone, in contrast to the socially acceptable behavior that individuals adopt when in public space and especially in the confined and always awkward setting of an elevator.
In ancient legend, "NOMINO SUKUNE" was the creator of Japanese Sumo wrestling. He also aborted the live human sacrifices in the tombs of the emperor and made terra-cotta clay sculptures instead.
A suicidal man who is about to hang himself encounters Death who is a "travel agent" to find the best place to die and goes on a world tour.