Family is where the heart is

10:00 AM • Sunday, March 24 | Albany Twin Theatre  MAP   

$12 (included with Festival Pass/Sunday Shorts Pass)

Filmmaker Q&A follows


Lahmajune • Anahid Nazarian • Documentary (19:13)

The heartwarming and delicious story of an Armenian family, two Mexican immigrants, and a bakery at the heart of an LA neighborhood.

Starfish • Sarah Williams • Youth 13-17 (4:30)

A young boy with Asperger’s Syndrome is seemingly fascinated with fish.

BLiP • Cheryl Isaacson • Narrative (13:45)

A hardened homeless woman finds a frightened cardboard robot and promises to bring it home.

Paper Mache with Ms. Natty • James Lassen • Tiny Movie (1:00)

A student takes her teacher's offhand ramblings curiously to heart.

Immigrant • Yuriko Romer • Documentary (2:54)

Just 13 years after Japan's surrender of WWII, the filmmaker's family immigrated to the US.

Agape • Kat Pongtornpipat • Animation (2:43)

A woman loves her houseplants.

Family Day • Harry O’Reilly • Narrative (17:00)

Kelly is finishing up her third stint in rehab when her mother and step dad come to visit, testing her sobriety.

Unexpected Company • Kerry Miller • Narrative (15:45)

Dysfunctional sisters Angela and Ellen are forced to endure a dreary reclusive existence, but an unexpected visit from Ellen's handsome co-worker may prove to be their salvation in this dark comedy.