Short Film: DINNER FOR TWO, 15min, Taiwan, Drama/Relationship


7d23ea80a0 posterNewly-wed housewife Xiao Xiao suppresses her desire for eating meat, in order to meet the convenience of her vegetarian husband A-Liang. One day on Xiao Xiao’s birthday, she receives a piece of complimentary steak, which brings up a series of conflicts in her marriage.

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    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 31, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    30,000 CNY
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Director BIO: Maria Magdalena Jeziorowska (IMITATION)

Director Biography

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A 19-year old girl, who just graduated from the high school. “Imitation” is her film debut. 1st award and a very positive feedback from the jury of a polish national contest “My idea for a movie” mobilized her to shoot a short movie based on the winning script. The short movie “Imitation” was made with help of few professional crew members and (mostly) her friends and family, who believed in her dream to become a director. She strongly believes that the film industry is not only for men. She plans to take exams for a film school in Lodz and Katowice at the beginning of this summer.

BETWEEN SECONDS Short Film – Audience Video from November 2017 Festival

BETWEEN SECONDS, 20min, USA, Romance/Music 
Directed by Nora Jaenicke

“Between Seconds” is the story of two musicians who have grown out of sync with their music and ultimately themselves. Adrian, a classically trained pianist, loses the ability to play in sync with his music when thoughts of his ex-girlfriend flood his mind. Alicia, a struggling opera singer, loses her ability to sing in sync when she realizes she can’t really grasp her dreams. Both the musicians discover mysterious red envelopes which lead them inside of their clocks and into a surreal clock world. Here they must figure out how to synchronize themselves or they risk never being able to play their music again.

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FIRM WITH PURPOSE Short Film – Audience Video from November 2017 Festival

Directed by Tia Ayers and Shannon Ayers Swanson

A loving mother goes to a job interview in her daughter’s place.

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HEDDA NEEDS HELP Short Film – Audience Video from November 2017 Festival

HEDDA NEEDS HELP, 14min, USA, Comedy 
Directed by Lisa Baron

Hedda Needs Help tells the tale of Hedda, an aspiring poet and undying optimist, tasked with watching the most prized possession of Manhattan’s acclaimed poet, Albert Stein: his dog. But when Hedda accidentally kills her big break we find that no one fails quite like Hedda, as she carries the weight of her problems around Manhattan in this all too real comedy gone awry.

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THE BENEFACTION Short Film – Audience Video from November 2017 Festival

Directed by Nikhat Powell

Protagonist Rishi, a young Indian taxi driver struggles to make his payments on his sole means of livelihood, his taxi. While under the threat of repossession, he finds his daughter falling prey to an unknown illness that could take her life. When his taxi is repossessed and his wife is ready to leave him, he must make choices that will affect his future, and the life of his daughter.

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