Shorts Program: Comedy
Leonardo, a New York Italian immigrant facing deportation, fakes a marriage with Hispanic single mother Nikki, all in an effort to get American citizenship.
USA, 2018, 15 minutes
Director Giorgio Arcelli Fontana
Forbidden Tikka Masala
A recently retired Indian woman allows her palate to take her on a unique—and sacrilegious—culinary journey.
Canada, 2018, 15 minutes
Director Rahul Chaturvedi
Mom’s Recipe (La ricetta della mamma)
Assassins shouldn’t eat Mom’s stuffed chilies before work.
Italy, 2019, 16 minutes
Director Dario Piana
Everything always seems to work out perfectly for Peggy, but she is tested mightily when she throws a birthday party for her eight-year-old son.
USA, 2019, 13 minutes
Director Justin O’Neal Miller
Some people will go to extraordinary “depths” to finalize a business deal.
USA, 2019, 14 minutes
Director Eli Stern
Dating in the modern world has never been so complicated!
USA, 2019, 8 minutes
Director Lisa Steen
The Adventures of Mr. Food and Mrs. Wine (Le avventure di Mr. Food e Mrs Wine)
In an Italian restaurant in Paris, the stories of a group of bunglers led by Chef Giulio Cesare, better known as Mr. Food, are intertwined.
Italy, 2018, 19 minutes
Director Antonio Sylvestre
Is You Is
What could possibly interrupt dinner? Oh, maybe having a baby….
Canada, 2019, 13 minutes
Director The Sanderine Brothers – Bry Thomas Sanders & Kelly Perine