Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 7-9PM
Marilyn Monroe Theatre
The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute
7936 Santa Monica Boulevard
West Hollywood, California
This screening session features 8 films (see below). All films are in English and/or have English subtitles.
G'day (Australia) by M&C Saatchi
When a charismatic toy unicorn with questionable magical abilities (Will Arnett) is accidentally delivered to the wrong gift shop in a strange country, a forgotten Kangaroo souvenir (Rose Bryne) seizes the opportunity to befriend him and escape her dusty top shelf to see the sights she’s always dreamt of.
Running time: 00:09:00
Demon Box (Canada) by Sean Wainsteim
After festival rejections, a director revises his intensely personal short film about trauma, suicide, and the Holocaust, and transforms it into a painful, blunt and funny dissection of the film and his life.
Running time: 00:14:00
Generation (United Kingdom) by Riccardo Fusetti
A brief journey through the human experience as seen by the eyes of an Artificial Intelligence.
Running time: 00:02:13
Beef (United States) by Brendon Kingsbury, Sean Webley
Some cows don't need to jump to make it over the moon.
Running time: 00:13:30
Text me when you get home xx (Germany) by Niklas Bauer
At night, a woman enters a stranger’s car, casually and voluntarily. But soon she begins to sense the dangerous situation she might be in.
Running time: 00:10:00
Love is the monster (Costa Rica) by Neto Villalobos Brenes
In a dystopian society a grandmother wants to spend more time with her granddaughter, but a series of events turns what seems to be a perfect afternoon into something else.
Running time: 00:15:41
Hustle Money (United States) by Sebastian Brito
Gabriel, a collegiate track and field sprinter, is escaping external pressures from a coach, agent and photographer as he sprints for the finish line.
Running time: 00:03:15
Cataract (Denmark) by Jonatan Egholm Keis
A desperate woman robs a gas station with her nearly-blind younger brother and catapults herself into deep water in order to pay for his cataract surgery.
Running time: 00:24:24