YORK SHORTS PROGRAM
5604 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA
"GETTING FROM HERE" Directed by Faith Strongheart
Nine year old Justice must find her way in a world of dangerous adults. After a bizarre encounter deep in the mountains with her step-father, Justice sets out by herself on a journey home. Along the way she discovers the one person she can rely on: herself.
"BRANDI FINDS GOD" Directed by Gonzalo Cordova
Brandi, a free-spirited woman, stumbles home on a Sunday morning, slightly drunk, and finds herself attending service at a Spanish-speaking, Pentecostal church. She befriends Catrina, a teenage girl going through a cultural crisis of faith. Brandi becomes the devil on her shoulder, persuading her to follow her rebellious impulses. Catrina is torn between her ties to her community and the desire to join the outside, secular, Americanized world.
"LEGO CITY GET'S EVICTED" Directed by Michael Weinreich
Two brothers built a Lego City as big as a car. But they didn’t build this city together. As the two brothers fought over table space, and dueling political visions, their two cities were lead to war… and eventually the shared experience brought them closer together. Today after 30 years of taking up half of the family garage, Lego City is getting an eviction notice, and the now adult brothers must come together to tear it all down.
"WILLIE IN THE SKY" Directed by Nathaniël Siri
The fable of Willie, who is now a recluse on his rooftop, disconnected from from everyone and quarantined in his depression. He is building the courage to conquer his creative block and rise above.
Willie In The Sky - Trailer from hpifilmfest on Vimeo.
"INK" Directed by Osvaldo Ozuna
A haunting story of family separation.
"HOMIE LOVE" Directed by Juan Escobedo
Homie Love about a father who walks in on his son about to get freaky with his partner after the gym. Thinking that they are about to get killed by the father, they are amazingly surprised that he's only making sure they are practicing safe sex.
"LESSONS WITH MARTHA" Directed by Matthew C. Johnson
When a young man visits his grandmother and discovers she has developed dementia, they both reflect on the piano lessons she gave him as a child.
"HIGHLAND PARK IS HERE: EL CORRIDO DE SANTO, ELOTERO" Directed by Michael John Garcés
The story of a corn vendor on the streets of Highland Park in Los Angeles, told with puppets and song. Based on a true story.
"SKATER DUDES" Directed by Juan Escobedo
A young couple is having a startling conversation about the most important topic - SEX!
Followed by a Q&A.
Student Admission - MUST SHOW I.D.