Texas Student Shorts

Dir. See List Below | Run time: 84 | Rating: NR

LIPSTICK (USA, 3 min) – Dir. Connor Clift
Snapshot of a brief but defining moment.
SOUTH TEXAS COW PUNK (USA, 17 min) – Dir. Carlo Nasisse
Steve Scheiman was one of the early South Texas punk rockers who threw DIY shows along the U.S.-Mexico border. Now in his 50’s, Steve struggles with sobriety and the burden of taking care of his mother
INERTIA (USA, 15 min) – Dir. McHenry Taylor
A chance encounter between two men in a sleepy diner leads to some unsettling realizations.
INTO THE FIELDS (USA, 10 min) – Dir. Artemis Anastasiadou
When Rebecca tries to steal her daughter Mora from the grandparents’ house, she gets confronted with her daughter’s conflicting needs and desires
MOSCA (FLY) (USA, 10 min) – Dir. Lizette Barrera
A wayward teen revisits her hometown to reconnect with her cousin, despite her aunt’s wishes.
CARRINGTON ROAD (USA, 18 min) – Dir. Mitchell O’Hearn
For thirty years, filmmaker Mitchell O’Hearn was spared the drama of his parent’s early separation. It wasn’t until the death of his mother that his father began to open up and express his hurt from all those years ago
LOST NIGHTS (USA, 11 min) – Dir. Tony Costello
A veteran, struggling to re-acclimate to civilian life, tries to say goodbye to his younger brother, who’s leaving for basic training.