Sundance Film Festival 2018

Two collections of short films - 2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour and UK Short Film Programme. Italics indicate which programme they fall into.

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The Burden The Burden
The Burden and Hair Wolf
Baby Brother (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Kamau Bilal)
The director's baby brother moves back in with his parents.
2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour
Blue Christmas (Country: UK, US; Year: 2017; Director: Charlotte Wells; Writer: Charlotte Wells; Stars: Jamie Robson, Michelle Duncan, Lewis McGowan, Deborah Arnott, Ian Bustard, Thoren Ferguson, Kyle Fitzpatrick, Ruth McGhie, Lexie McLean, Jamie Robson, Michelle Duncan, Lewis McGowan, Deborah Arnott, Ian Bustard, Thoren Ferguson)
On Christmas Eve, 1968, in a Scottish coastal town, a debt collector goes to work to avoid confronting his wife’s worsening psychosis at home.
UK Short Film Programme
The Burden (Min Börda) (Country: Sweden; Year: 2017; Director: Niki Lindroth von Bahr; Writer: Niki Lindroth von Bahr), Official Site
The Burden is an animated and animal musical, enacted in a modern marketplace next to a large freeway.
2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour
Fauve (Country: Canada; Year: 2018; Director: Jérémy Comte; Writer: Jérémy Comte; Stars: Félix Grenier, Alexandre Perreault, Félix Grenier, Alexandre Perreault)
Two boys get out of their depth when playing a fun but dangerous game.
2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour
Fry-up (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Charlotte Regan; Writer: Charlotte Regan; Stars: Alfie Stewart, Sian Clifford, Martin Askew, Cameron Goodchild, Alfie Stewart, Sian Clifford, Martin Askew, Cameron Goodchild)
An intimate portrayal of what could be a family's last day together, set against the urban backdrop of north London.
UK Short Film Programme
Fauve Fauve
Fauve and Wren Boys
Garfield (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Georgi Banks-Davies; Writer: Myra Appannah; Stars: Matthew Trevannion, Mandeep Dhillon, Matthew Trevannion, Mandeep Dhillon)
Krishna wakes up in a strange place, with a strange guy. As she pieces together how she got there, she realises that the reasons may be bigger than just the night before.
UK Short Film Programme
Hair Wolf (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Mariama Diallo; Writer: Mariama Diallo; Stars: Kara Young, Taliah Webster, Madeline Weinstein, Trae Harris, Jermaine Crawford, Elena du Pisanie, Emmy Harrington, Nick Ovington, Eleanore Pienta, Kara Young, Taliah Webster, Madeline Weinstein, Trae Harris, Jermaine Crawford, Elena du Pisanie)
In a black hair salon in gentrifying Brooklyn, the local residents fend off a strange new monster: white women intent on sucking the lifeblood from black culture.
2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour
Jeom (Country: South Korea, US; Year: 2018; Director: Kangmin Kim; Writer: Kangmin Kim)
A father and a son both have the same big birthmark on their butt. Believing that the two birthmarks are connected, the son scrubs his father's birthmark to remove it – but he just can't get rid of it.
2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour
Marfa (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Greg McLeod, Myles McLeod; Writer: Myles McLeod)
An isolated town in the Texas borderlands. A place out of time. A shrine to minimalist art. Home to a remote festival. A place where unexplained lights tremble in the night sky. And then there's the giant lemon.
UK Short Film Programme
Matria (Country: Spain; Year: 2017; Director: Álvaro Gago Díaz; Writer: Álvaro Gago Díaz; Stars: Eulogia Chaves, Sara Dios, Pilar Fragua, Francisca Iglesias Bouzón, Ramón Martínez, Marta Resille, Janet Romero, Verónica Teira, Eulogia Chaves, Sara Dios, Pilar Fragua, Francisca Iglesias Bouzón, Ramón Martínez, Marta Resille, Janet Romero)
Faced with a challenging daily routine, Ramona tries to take refuge in her relationships with her daughter and granddaughter.
2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour
Maude (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Anna Margaret Hollyman; Writer: Anna Margaret Hollyman; Stars: Nico Evers-Swindell, Megan Ferguson, Anna Margaret Hollyman, Nathalie Holmes, Heather Kafka, Paul Soileau)
Teeny thought it was just another routine babysitting job – until she's shocked to meet the client. As the day goes on, Teeny decides to become the woman she had no idea she always wanted to be...until she gets caught.
2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour
[O] (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Mario Radev, Chiara Sgatti; Writer: Mario Radev, Chiara Sgatti)
A film that imitates nature in its manner of operation, depicting animated cycles in a world entirely based on sound frequency and vibration.
UK Short Film Programme
The Right Choice (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Tomisin Adepeju; Writer: Vijay Varman; Stars: Krystine Atti, Michelle Greenidge, Obi Iwumene, Krystine Atti, Michelle Greenidge, Obi Iwumene)
With the help of an adviser, a husband and wife must answer three seemingly harmless questions to create their perfect designer baby.
UK Short Film Programme
Wren Boys (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Harry Lighton; Writer: Harry Lighton, John Fitzpatrick; Stars: Fionn Walton, Diarmuid Noyes, Lalor Roddy, Billy Clarke, Carrie Baxter)
On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison.
UK Short Film Programme
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