2019 | USA | 12 min.

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Shorts and Sweet
Bijou by the Bay Thu, Aug 1 3:00 PM
This bundle of fun narrative shorts is overflowing with charm, sincerity, and personality, and it offers empathetic and relatable stories with which we can all identify as humans living in this crazy world. On January 13, 2018, middle aged couple Larry and Penny are enjoying a relaxing vacation in Hawaii when their phones light up with a potentially world-ending message in 40 Minutes Over Maui. Amelie feels out of place when her favorite cousins brings a lover to their family reunion for the first time in Little Waves. Little Grey Bubbles offers a poignant interpretation of internet friendships, when Kim attends the funeral of her best friend Marlon—a man she’s never met. Revel in some drunken family drama in Stepdaddy. And in Westfalia, a couple embarks on an epic road trip in an attempt to gain more followers after their Instagram rivals' fame explodes overnight.
Film Info
Section:Short Films
Release Year:2019
Runtime:12 min.
Production Country:USA
Original Language:Arabic
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Rebecca Halfon


With his daughter's wedding quickly approaching, a Syrian deli owner, Amir, is struggling to let go. He distracts himself by joking and bickering with his employee, Ali, while they work the night shift. Down the street, a high school girl, Iris, lies to her father on the phone and prepares for a night of partying. When Iris and her friend Rachel meet a handsome stranger in Amir's deli, things don't go as planned. Reminded of his own daughter, Amir decides to help the girls out.