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Tumbleweeds Shorts! – WORLD’S BEST SHORTS

Post Film SpeakerDirected by Various
84 min | Various | Multinational

Presented in English
Clever, funny and moving this collection of short films from around the world is a wonderful introduction to the joys of international cinema.

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THE LEMONADE TRADE
Directed by Duane Anderson
9:00 | 2013 | USA
It’s price versus quality when two suburban American boys set up rival lemonade stands.

MATILDE
Directed by Vito Palmieri
10:00 | 2013 | Italy
You’ll never guess why Matilde is collecting tennis balls in this clever and eye-opening film from Italy.

ESTEFAN
Directed by Jeff Call
6:40 | 2012 | USA
In this film, created at the BYU Center for Animation, Estefan is the world’s greatest hairdresser. His latest client brings him a unique challenge, but Estefan has not failed a client yet. However, with each unsuccessful attempt, Estefan’s frustration grows and each client’s patience lessens. On the brink of complete failure, Estefan needs a miracle.

THE FOX AND THE CHICKADEE
Directed by Evan DeRushie
7:35 | 2012 | Canada
A beautifully animated fable about a hungry fox and a cunning chickadee caught in a standoff.

HIGH NOON
Directed by Ivan Mazza
13:00 | 2012 | Venezuela
At a school in Venezuela, Figueroa, a shy boy, is accidentally pushed into the class bully. The other boys demand a showdown at noon, and Figueroa must decide if he’ll show up for fight or try to avoid the confrontation.

JIRKA AND THE WHITE MICE
Directed by Karel Janak
14:45 | 2013 | Czech Republic
In this hilarious film from the Czech Republic, we explore whether or not Jirka can stop 3 mischievous mice from carrying out a plan to get even with a cat.

THE BOY AND THE BUS
Directed by Simon Pitts
22:45 | 2013 | UK

It’s Joe’s first day at a new school in a remote village. When he misses the bus, Joe begins to run, and discovers that running helps him handle the grief of losing his mother in this uplifting film from the UK.

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