The Short+Sweet Hollywood Film Festival will present five weeks of short films starting on Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2019. Screenings will be at the Marilyn Monroe Theatre in the Lee Strasberg Creative Center, 7936 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90046. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or online.


English language/General interest short films on Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2019 at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Admission: $17.50 each program.

Program 1 at 7:00 p.m.
Dissever. Directed by Jacob Edmonds.
Chasing Eden. Directed by Giovanna Molina.
Jinja. Directed by Tania Tanielian.
The Curse. Directed by Dave Berenato.
Nowhere in the Universe. Directed by Greg McDonald.
Unforgettable. Directed by Sabrina Jaglom.
Ineffable. Directed by Amber Jackson.
Time-Busters. Directed by Brianna Seamster.

Program 2- 9:00 p.m.
Dalton. Directed by Dagney Kerr.
Sing to Me. Directed by Jonathan Goetzman.
Sweet & Tender Hooligan. Directed by Jose Alfredo Garcia.
Lola. Directed by Sofia Alvarez.
A Paw in Need. Directed by McKenna Brockway.
Polly Pocket. Directed by Veronica Maccari.
Is This You, Too? Directed by Anthony Meindl.

Tuesday, October 1 at 7:00 p.m. A special event: Short+Sweet Hollywood Film Festival presents Elevate! Elevate! champions the power of film entertainment in bringing deaf and hearing people together by promoting and empowering the international sign language community through education, training, inspiring and setting an example for all. (For more information about this group, go to ). A specially selected program of short films. Admission: $17.50.

Tuesday, October 1 at 9:00 p.m. Short+Sweet Film Festival presents International Student Films. The line-up includes student films from around the world as well as local films made for Flicks For Change- captivating films from around the globe that highlight various social issues facing our world today. Admission: $17.50.

Tuesday, October 8- Short+Sweet :Asian Focus. Short films created by Asian, Asian Pacific, Indian and Asian American talent. Admission: $17.50 each program.

Program 1- 7:00 p.m.
Gliese. Directed by Nuri Jeong.
The Egg. Directed by Jane Cho.
Edge of Seventeen. Directed by Nuri Jeong.
Make It Sound. Directed by AnDy Wu.
One by Two. Directed by Raghav Puri.
The Art of Flawsome. Directed by Andrea Nirmala.
Naan & Balsamic Vinaigrette. Directed by Urvashi Pathania.
Program 2- 9:00 p.m.
Charley Horse. Directed by Luna Garcia.
Baba’s Next Chapter. Directed by Jamie C.X. Wang.
Shapes. Directed by Dhruv Suri.
New Leaf. Directed by Juli Kim.
Super 80. Directed by Jeneffa Soldatic.
Spell. Directed by Kurt Gerber.
Room 264. Directed by Brodie May Rowlands.

Tuesday, October 15- Short+Sweet: Latino. Short films created by Latinx talent, in Spanish, English and Spanglish. Admission: $17.50 each program.

Program 1- 7:00 p.m.
Immature. Directed by Jorge Ponce Betti.
Bad Reflection. Directed by Marcelo Fabani.
Chimpanzees. Directed by Ull Galindez.
Contacorriente. Directed by Carlos Asse.
Pinguino. Directed by Antonio Darwiche.
Silent Ways. Directed by Lucy Vico.
The Other Look. Directed by Luciano Nacci.
The Blue Cape. Directed by Alejandra Lopez.

Program 2- 9:00 p.m.
Pozole. Directed by Jessica Siqueiros.
Ailin in the Moon. Directed by Claudia Ruiz.
The Holdout. Directed by Javier Augusto Nuñez.
Four Women Away from Home. Directed by Pablo Riesgo.
Cross. Directed by Gerry Maravilla.
The Call. Directed by Jimmy Castro.
Dance with Me, Mija. Directed by Juan Gil.
Day. Directed by Sebastian Ochoa Mendoza.

Tuesday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m.
Short+Sweet Film Festival Finals. Films to be determined from Juror and People’s Choice votes throughout the Festival. Admission: $20.00.

Monday, October 28 at 8:00 p.m.
Short+Sweet Best of the Fest Gala. The top two voted short works in each category: Film, Dance, English language theatre, Latino theatre, LGBTQ+Live. Admission $35.00.

Film Festival directors: Yaniv Waisman, Sooean Chin. Short+Sweet Hollywood Festival Director: Nick Hardcastle. Founding Executive Director: Mark Cleary.