Narrative Shorts: Program 1

Titles in this program include: Please Hold the Line, Pragma, Cousins, Father’s Day, Rocket Fuel, Mysore Magic, Carmen & Moony, and The Breakthrough.



Please Hold the Line

A young scam call operator is thrust into a moral dilemma as she navigates a life-changing situation. Directed by: Tan Ce Ding







An off-beat romantic comedy, featuring Ted Lasso’s Phil Dunster and Nick Mohammed, set in a postgraduate partnering program led by the world’s leading practitioner in sustainable love. We follow our protagonist Willow on a series of hilariously intense compatibility assessments led by Dr. Francis with an onslaught of outrageous suitors. Directed by: Ellie Heydon







Two cousins born in separate countries reunite in Brooklyn when a run-in with an ex turns the night into a mission of revenge. Directed by: Karina Dandashi






Father’s Day

A teenage girl’s day at the pool goes awry after her dad takes interest in a young woman sitting poolside. Directed by: Kali Kahn






Rocket Fuel

In the middle of a small town on a hot July, three young kids clean up the morning after a party hosted by their distant parents. They collect a smattering of cans and bottles in an old wagon nicknamed “The Rocket,” and set off to cash in their empties for ice cream. Directed by: Jessie Posthumus





Mysore Magic

The true story of an unlikely romance in 1982 at a disco competition in Mysore, India. Directed by: Abijeet Achar





Carmen & Moony

A romantic comedy about a semi-recovered kleptomaniac who goes home for the holidays and invites an unlikely guest to her family dinner. Directed by: Kate Adams & Max Azulay






The Breakthrough

Jane and Teddy are on the brink of divorce—but when their marital problems come to a sticking point, they have an unexpected breakthrough. Directed by: Daniel Sinclair





RUN TIME: 117 Minutes