Festival – World Shorts I

This collection explores issues of truth, lies and perception.

The Weight of Success (USA)
Directed by M Douglas Silverstein
Angela Lauria was broke when she began teaching aspiring life coaches how to write a self-help book that “makes a difference”. Now she’s rich. Are life coaches prophets or scam artists?

Again / Noch Einmal (Germany, USA)
Directed by Mario Pfeifer
A violent incident involving a refugee in East Germany is re-enacted. 10 citizens observe and comment on the case, which highlights the blurred line between civil courage and vigilante justice.

Again/Noch Einmal received a Special Mention in the International Short category at the Doc Edge Awards 2019.

Beneath the Ink (USA)
Directed by Cy Dodson
“Bring me your mistakes” is the invitation tattoo artist Billy Joe White offers. A look at racism in contemporary America, revealing the possibility of change in one community.

Beneath the Ink won Best International Short at the Doc Edge Awards 2019.

Session Time

Auckland Art Gallery | Auditorium
Sat 1 Jun
12:00 PM
Auckland | Loft, Q Theatre
Sun 9 Jun
02:45 PM
Wellington | The Roxy 2
Sat 15 Jun
04:15 PM
Wellington | The Roxy 2
Sun 23 Jun
10:30 AM
90 min