2017 Brooklyn Short Film Festival

By Brooklyn Short Film Festival (other events)

Thursday, June 29 2017 8:30 PM 11:00 PM EST

Welcome to the 2017 Brooklyn Short Film Festival!


Offiical 2017 Festival Program

Thursday June 29th

Doors Open 8:30 PM




$25 at the door

The Function of Music

Dir. Mac Premo  USA / 4 mins

A discussion with RadioLab's Jad Abumrad on the function of music visualized by artist and director Mac Premo.


Redmond Hand, Private Dick

Dir. Todd Selby  USA/ 10 mins

On her quest to find a missing cactus, LA’s most notorious detective (Felicia 'Snoop' Pearson from The Wire) must face her own demons in order to solve the case and win the heart of a beautiful woman.

The Lunch on Church Street 

Dir. Kirt Blackwood  USA/ 2 mins

A brief recollection of my parents first date, told by them.


Dir. Asad Kirmani   USA/ 5 mins

Alia, a Muslim-American teenager, is caught between her Islamic upbringing and an oversexed high-school culture. A secret night out with friends ends in an unexpected confrontation with her father.

F is for Friendship

Dir. Shaya Mulcahy  USA/ 8 mins

Emily decides to air out some dirty laundry and brave the scrutiny of a catty dinner party to win back her name.

The Arrival

Dir. Jocelyn DeBoer  USA/ 15 mins

A little boy feels betrayed when his mother has another son and decides to give her a taste of her own medicine-- by summoning another mother.



Dir. Adam Arian  USA / 13 mins

Two individuals relearn to connect in the offline world while bonding over tragic losses. 


Dir. Patrick Letteril  USA / 6 mins

Peter, 29, is in Los Angeles to try to reconnect with an ex, a doomed move. When he arrives at his Airbnb, he meets Lina, the teenage daughter of the house’s proprietor. The two form a quick connection and embark on an accidental adventure that surprises each other, and us.

Things I Like About You

Dir. Nadia Bedzhanova  Russia/ 8mins

Shot on locations of NYC, LA, Moscow and Paris, film reveals love from a universal level that proves poignant and personal.

While You Were In Paris

Dir. Jenny Kleiman  USA/ 2mins

Two sisters are left to their own devices when their parents leave them home alone while on a trip to Paris.

Point and Shoot

Dir. Thomas Leisten Schneider   USA/ 6mins

When an attempted burglary turns into an unlikely car-jacking, two aspiring criminals learn an important lesson : only practice makes perfect.


Dir. Jeannie Donohoe USA/ 15 mins

A new kid in town tests the limits at the high school basketball tryouts.


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