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  • Pampering Kid to Death

    巨嬰

    Sunday, Sept 30, 1:00pm - 2:04pm E Street Cinema

    7min56s | China

    Director: GE Bijia 導演:葛苾佳

    The outrageously spoiled child in a family of three can’t change his ways after his providing father is no longer around, eventually destroying the entire family.

  • 404 Not Found

    404錯誤

    Friday, Sept 28, 5:40pm - 6:45pm E Street Cinema

    4min32s | China

    Director: CHANG Da, YANG Kaiwen 導演:常達 楊凱雯

    Two separate stories of a young, would-be graffiti artist and a tattoo artist merge together unexpectedly.

  • Gay Gay Land

    神鬼雙雄之逃離冰雪島

    Sunday, Sept 30, 1:00pm - 2:04pm E Street Cinema

    8min48s | China

    Director: LIU Biao 導演:劉彪

    There are many people living on a island far north. One day, a giant ice man goes there and spits out ice all over the island. The people who live there can’t stand the cold so they decide to build boats to escape. A short and skinny man named Raymond accidentally falls into the ocean and finds the hammer that belongs to Raytheon. Raymond is the new Raytheon now, what troubles will he bring?

  • White Tunnel

    白色隧道

    Sunday, Sept 30, 1:00pm - 2:04pm E Street Cinema

    22min25s | Taiwan

    Director: CHANG Chin-wei, CHIEN Lan-chi 導演:張晉維 簡嵐淇

    On a cloudy April Day, a taxi driver brings four siblings to visit their mother’s grave. They all hope to find a valuable inheritance she’s left behind.

  • HARRY

    Friday, Sept 28, 5:40pm - 6:45pm E Street Cinema

    7min03s | China

    Director: ZHOU Haoran 導演:周浩然

    After seeing a flock of flying fish floating over his town, a little boy starts his long wait to see them again. He grows older. High-rises spring up around the town and he drains himself gradually in soul-destroying work, never getting the chance to see the  flying fish return. When a snowstorm sweeps the town, they manage to meet again in a unique way.

  • LO-FI

    低保真

    Friday, Sept 28, 5:40pm - 6:45pm E Street Cinema

    5min45s | China

    Director: WANG Weisi 導演:王維思

    A death row inmate reflects on his life before his execution.

  • Elsewhere

    别处

    Friday, Sept 28, 7:00pm - 9:00pm E Street Cinema

    6min11s | United States

    Director: XIAO Junyi 導演:肖君逸

    In a desert, there is one village that is under the shade. A young girl who lives there wants to leave the village and be under the sun. However, her mother tries everything to stop her escaping.

  • Pinning

    Friday, Sept 28, 5:40pm - 6:45pm E Street Cinema

    2min15s | China

    Director: CAI Caibei 導演:蔡采貝

    A feeling of wanting what you cannot have.

  • Chasing the Sun

    逐日

    Sunday, Sept 30, 1:00pm - 2:04pm E Street Cinema

    6min30s | China

    Director: DU Haochen, WANG Yufei 導演:杜昊晨 王雨菲

    Once upon a time, there was a race called ‘Kuafu’. Chasing the sun was their destiny, but they never made it, until they realized they were chasing the wrong sun.

  • Fundamental

    基石

    Sunday, Sept 30, 1:00pm - 2:04pm E Street Cinema

    7min10s | Taiwan

    Director: CHIU Shih-Chieh 導演:邱士傑

    A teenager whose mind has been imprisoned by his fundamentalist religious upbringing tries to gather the courage to escape.

  • She

    Sunday, Sept 30, 1:00pm - 2:04pm E Street Cinema

    11min10s | China

    Director: ZHOU Shengwei 導演:周聖崴

    In the birth prison of female shoes, a high heel mother is expecting a daughter. To protect her unborn child from being turned into a male shoe, she’ll need to take drastic action.