Narrative Shorts

Mar 23, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM EDT

CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room

60 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, OH 43215, United States

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Event Description

Interesting stories can be found anywhere you look in this session of narrative short films. Star-crossed lovers, demon bears, delayed flights, and more await you.

Films include:

Director: Eli Korn
Runtime: 18 minutes, 47 seconds

A complex relationship between two brothers, David and Kobi, traveling to Barcelona for the El Classico match, is revealed due to an unexpected delay. A forced journey around the airport will lead them to shocking revelations and fateful decisions.


Director: Richard Van
Runtime: 14 minutes, 23 seconds

Unable to find a sitter, an aspiring actress has no choice but to drag her three-year-old son to her audition.


Director: Dan Castella
Runtime: 10 minutes

When not cleaning bedrooms in a mid-range airport hotel Wendy watches planes. When he’s not duty-managing a mid-range airport hotel and dealing with the customers’ complaints about Wendy, Sidd watches Wendy, because Sidd loves Wendy. But Wendy understands plane watching, not love, and Sidd barely understands himself.


Takeshi Kushida
Runtime: 10 minutes

A lonely man falls in love with the shadow of a woman that appeared on the apartment’s wall.


Rice Ball
Director: Yusuke Oishi
Runtime: 15 minutes

Synopsis: A father and son return from the crematory. The rice ball made by the father was round and too big, and it was different from the mother’s rice ball flavor — but the son finished eating the first one and reached for the second.


It was nice to meet you
Director: Kaicey Chae
Runtime: 19 minutes, 57 seconds

No Minho is a South Korean guy who works at the branch office in Shanghai, China. One day he visits a North Korean restaurant, where he falls in love with one of the North Korean waitresses, Chu Lihye. As a result of all his efforts, she finally opens her heart to him as well. But some people who attempt to use their relationship in a political way show up.


Sin Cielo
Director: Jianna S Maarten
Runtime: 25 minutes

Memo and Delia are two “star-crossed” lovers who become separated by forces larger than either can control in a world where girls’ bodies turn up in the river or never at all.


Director: Alessia Cecchet
Runtime: 12 minutes, 9 seconds

Onikuma is a Japanese yokai, a demon bear known for chasing horses. Surrounded by a foreign landscape, two women will understand that demons can come in different forms.



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CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room
60 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, OH 43215, United States
Columbus International Film & Animation Festival

Founded in 1952, the Columbus International Film & Animation Festival is the oldest film festival in the United States. Presented by Columbus College of Art & Design, the festival showcases world-class independent films in central Ohio.

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