SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL SHORTS COLLECTION 2017
2018, 79 minutes
Six innovative, surprising short films selected from the Sundance Film Festival, widely considered to be the premier showcase for shorts, and the launchpad, for more than 30 years, of many now-prominent independent filmmakers.
Grasshopper is proud to present the 2017 Sundance Film Festival Shorts Collection, which encompasses fiction and animation, from dream-like portraits to laugh-out-loud comedy to poignant reflections of the world we live in.
This edition includes two Jury Award winners and Come Swim, the directorial debut of actress Kristen Stewart.
5 Films About Technology
Written and directed by Peter Huang. 2016, 5 minutes.
A satirical look at the dumber side of technology.
Written and directed by Kristen Stewart. 2017, 17 minutes.
This is a diptych of one man's day, half-impressionist and half-realist portraits.
Lucia, Before and After
Winner, Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction
Written and directed by Anu Valia. 2016, 14 minutes.
After traveling 200 miles, a young woman waits out Texas's state-mandated 24-hour waiting period before her abortion can proceed.
Written and directed by Marshall Tyler. 2017, 15 minutes.
Get a glimpse into a day in the life of a bathroom attendant in a Los Angeles nightclub.
Written and directed by Renata Gasiorowska. 2016, 9 minutes.
Alone at home one evening, a young girl decides to have a solo pleasure session—but not everything goes according to plan. (animation)
And the Whole Sky Fit in the Dead Cow's Eye
Winner, Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction
Written and directed by Francisca Alegría. 2016, 19 minutes.
Emeteria is visited by the ghost of her patrón, Teodoro. She believes he has come to take her to the afterlife—but he has more devastating news.