TITLE: THE BOY UPSTAIRS
SYNOPSIS: A girl who has recently lost her brother tries to throw away some of his things When her mother gets upset, she tries to recover the lost items, only to discover that her upstairs neighbor has stolen them.
Director: KANG San | Language/subtitles: Korean / Subtitles: English | 2016 | 11min 39 sec | color | Country: South Korea | Genre: Drama | Premiere Status: Southwest
TITLE: 好男人 (A GOOD MAN)
SYNOPSIS: As a man fights to save his relationship, he discovers that being good is simply not enough.
Director: Jeff Liu | Language/subtitles: Mandarin with English subtitles | Year: 2016 | Running time: 10:02 | Color | Country: USA | Premiere Status: World premiere
TITLE: BORN BONE BOON
SYNOPSIS: Hitoshi has returned to his hometown of Agunishima, Okinawa to introduce his wife, Yuko to the family. But Yuko is furious when she’s told the reason for the trip home.
Writer/Director: Gori | Japanese with English subtitles | 2016, 20 min | Color, 16:9, Japan | Premiere Status: Texas Premiere
TITLE: I DON’T MAKE THE RULES
SYNOPSIS: An ex-pro football player works various blue collar odd jobs in order to survive in New York City and will do whatever it takes once he gets an interview for an entry level office job at a law firm.
Director: Law Chen | Language: English | Year: 2016 | Running Time: 12:38 | Color | Country: USA | Premiere Status: World Festival Premiere (has premiered online already)
TITLE: SILENT COMPOSITION
SYNOPSIS: The desire for love inspires a girl to create the piano composition she's been trying to create.
Director: Dane Brinkmeier | Language/subtitles: N/A | Year: 2017 | running time: 3:59 | Country: USA | Premiere Status: Southwest Region Premier
SYNOPSIS: A quiet and intimate look at the last moments between a nanny and the child she cares for, before she leaves for an arranged marriage.
Director: Kathy Meng| Language: Mandarin | Subtitles: English | Year: 2016 | Running time: 12:44 mins. | Color | Format: Digital | Country: USA | Premiere Status: South West
TITLE: AND SO WE PUT GOLDFISH IN THE POOL
SYNOPSIS: The true story of 400 fish that were found in the swimming pool of a high school in Saitama, Japan, and the four fifteen-year-old girls that put them there.
Director: Makoto Nagahisa | Language/subtitles: Japanese/English | Year: 2016 | Running time: 28min | Color/b&w: Color | Country: Japan |