Shorts Attack in September
7 films in 100 minutes – The Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour 2019 presents the winners and highlights of this year’s festival in seven independent films in the typical wild and demanding Sundance style. The programme is on tour at Shorts Attack in September.
SOMETIMES, I THINK ABOUT DYING
Stefanie Abel Horowitz
Fran is thinking about dying, but a man in the office might want to date her. So they start … going to cimena.
Cowboys and indians
The Blackfoot bareback horse-racing tradition returns in the astonishingly dangerous Indian Relay. Siksika horseman Allison Red Crow struggles a lot.
SUICIDE BY SUNLIGHT
A day-walking Black vampire protected from the sun by her melanin, is forced to restrain her bloodlust to regain custody of her estranged daughters.
Aggie Pak Yee Lee
Estonia, Hong Kong, China
Schulklasse im Museum
Visiting a museum with your class— how boring! You always have to be quiet and you’re never allowed to have any fun.
Canada, Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden
When a hardened Tunisian shepherd’s son returns home after a long journey with a new wife, tension rises between father and son.
Founded in 2002 and every month new: This is edition 211 of Shorts Attack!
About the Sundance Film Festival
The Sundance Film Festival and other public programs connect audiences to artists in igniting new ideas, discovering original voices, and building a community dedicated to independent storytelling. Sundance Institute has supported such projects as Sorry to Bother You, Eighth Grade, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, Hereditary, RBG, Call Me By Your Name, Get Out, The Big Sick, Top of the Lake, Winter’s Bone, Dear White People, Brooklyn, Little Miss Sunshine, 20 Feet From Stardom, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Fruitvale Station, I’m Poppy, America to Me, Leimert Park, Spring Awakening, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder and Fun Home. Each year the Festival receives more than 9,000 short film submissions and selects about 70 to show. The Festival programs a collection of shorts from its most recent Festival for a theatrical tour of independent art houses in more than 70 cities throughout the U.S., Canada and
Europe. It is one of very few theatrical releases of short films in the United States.
The Festival is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the nonprofit Institute, which also hosts a number of residency labs and grants more than $3.5 million to independent artists each year.