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12 films in package
A Piece of Cake
When a desperate father discovers his daughter’s favorite cake decoration is illegal, he must make the ultimate parenting choice: break a birthday promise or break the law?
20 Over
National high school track star Noah Malone competes for the chance to make the junior Olympic team while battling a blinding eye disease.
In Lisbon, a German couple rides the legendary n°28 tramway, but must react swiftly when the brakes give out and they embark on a vertiginous race...with a baby on board.
Whipped Cream Cake
A daughter of an Asian household attempts to mend her broken relationship with her mother.
Broken Bird
A biracial girl caught between two worlds prepares for her Bat Mitzvah and adulthood.
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Who Goes There?
When Ingrid invites a stranger in to heal her dying sister, she doesn’t realize that a supernatural force is crossing her threshold.
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No Crying At The Dinner Table
Filmmaker Carol Nguyen interviews her family to craft a portrait of love, grief and intergenerational trauma.
Grab My Hand: A Letter To My Dad
Camrus Johnson's gift to his grieving father and a message to all to cherish every second you have with loved ones while you still can.
Yellow Girl and Me
Set in the Jamaican countryside, a young child waits for her sister, a sex worker, to teach her how to swim.
36,000 years ago, Karou and his apprentice enter a cavern to paint the walls. They hadn't counted on meeting a lion.
Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible
A boxing gym on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation teaches young girls how to defend themselves in response to over 100 Native American girls and women from Montana having disappeared, been murdered, or their status remains unknown in the past two years.
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Da Yie
On a sunny day in Ghana, a foreigner approaches two children and takes them on an unexpected trip. The three of them get along so well that "Bogah", the foreigner, starts to question his initial intentions...

Check out our Livestream Awards Ceremony Saturday Night, then enjoy this program of our winners! See our Grand Prize Winner in the Narrative, Documentary, Animated, Indy Shorts, and High School Film Competition. As well as winners for other special awards such as Best Student Films, Best Directorial Debut, the Jenni Berebitsky Legacy Award, Best Comedy Short, and the Heartland Horror Prize.

Jim vows to purchase the silver confectionery balls his daughter wants for her birthday cake, but soon discovers these sprinkles are banned in California. To keep his promise, Jim must venture into an underground world where prices are high, smugglers are hardened, and police are on the lookout.

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  • Year
  • Runtime
    12 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Rating
    Suitable for All Ages
  • Note
    Comedy, Family-Friendly, Feel-Good
  • Director
    The Bragg Brothers
  • Screenwriter
    The Bragg Brothers
  • Producer
    Lana Link, RD Delgado, Rob Pfaltzgraff
  • Executive Producer
    Nick Reid
  • Cast
    Rich Sommer, Natalie Britton, Riona O’Donnell, Michael Villar, Peter Hulne