Come watch an awesome selection of one dozen short films from around the world that no one told you about, during Round IV of The 2018 Short Film Slam, presented by The Madlab Post. Attendees get to cast a vote for their favorite films among a mix of genres including Lewis T. Powell's Award-winning civil rights drama Padlock Men.
Round IV also features Iranian director Hamze Zarei's musical drama Song of Hands, and Colorado filmmaker Ronnie Cramer's animated art film ICONS, alongside Martin Ponferrada's Everything is Upstream -- an animated documentary about dreams.
2018 Short Film Slam Round III Official Selections:
- Song of Hands - Dir. Hamze Zarei
- Fortune - Dir. Anthony Newen
- ICONS - Dir. Ronnie Cramer
- Romanian Diary. Muslim Diary - Dir. Carmen Lidia Vidu
- Little Trees - Dir. Max Kane
- AINHOA - Dir. Iván Sáinz-Pardo
- Sharecrop: Delta Cotton - Dir. Claudia Stack
- In the Name Of Comedy - Dir. Brett Eidman
- Everything is Upstream - Dir. Martin Ponferrada
- Padlock Men - Dir. Lewis Powell
- Road Less Traveled - Dir. Aric Iverson
- Resurge - Dir. Ying Ling Chen
The 2018 Short Film Slam is a tournament-style competition providing a platform for emerging and established filmmakers to showcase their work. The winning film will advance to the next round of competition, as a finalist. All finalists get to compete for the BEST SHORT FILM AWARD, which includes a total of $1,000 in prize money during the final round.
Estimated total program running time: 2hrs
Program rating: R equivalent, for violence, language, graphic imagery and mature tones that could be upsetting for younger viewers. Films may not be suitable for all audiences.
Since 2012, The Madlab Post has promoted community outreach and engagement through film, screening dozens of exceptional short films from across the globe to local audiences; including the Academy Award nominated short film "Traffic Stop," Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominee "Et ta prostate, ça va? (How’s Your Prostate?)" and Clermond-Ferrand International Film Festival Special Jury Prize winner "The Bathtub."