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Florida Showcase 1 Shorts

Showings – select to order tickets:
Apr 12th @ 8:00 pm
@ Auditorium 3

ASIA A

Florida Showcase 1 (Shorts)

Marquise struggles to embrace his new life following a debilitating spinal cord injury.

  • Runtime:
    20:00 minutes
  • Country:
    USA
  • Director:
    Andrew Reid
  • Screenwriter:
    Roberto Saieh, Andrew Reid
  • Cast:
    London Brown, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Elizabeth Keener, Paulina Bugembe, James Shipp

C3 Project, The

Florida Showcase 1 (Shorts)

Two diverse Florida schools come together with assistance from Asolo Repertory to put on a play that exemplifies their unique cultures while celebrating diversity.

  • Runtime:
    10:22 minutes
  • Country:
    USA
  • Director:
    Tyler McCool, Ria Cooper

Hasti Joon

Florida Showcase 1 (Shorts)

Hasti’s Persian parents try to keep their culture, but things become overbearing during a party when expectations run high.

  • Runtime:
    11:35 minutes
  • Language:
    Farsi
  • Country:
    USA
  • Director:
    Sara Karimipour
  • Screenwriter:
    Sara Karimipour

Orthodontist's Son, The

Florida Showcase 1 (Shorts)

Two teenagers, one date, and extreme social awkwardness. Is there a chance for more than just hand holding?

  • Runtime:
    6:56 minutes
  • Country:
    USA
  • Director:
    Stephen Musumeci
  • Screenwriter:
    Stephen Musumeci
  • Cast:
    Lisa Caughlin, Aris Averkiou, Jan Vann Dyke

Road to Zion

Florida Showcase 1 (Shorts)

An undocumented Jamaican immigrant who struggles to support his family with a restaurant job is tempted by other options.

  • Runtime:
    15:28 minutes
  • Country:
    USA
  • Director:
    Andrew Reid
  • Screenwriter:
    Andrew Reid, Jeremy Palmer
  • Cast:
    Koby Kumi Diaka, Lennox Brown, Carl Thompson, John Tucker, June Carryl, Jumarcus Mason

Sharing Dad

Florida Showcase 1 (Shorts)

Riverview's Coach James Ward's career through segregation and beyond has effectively raised and vitally inspired a generation of Sarasota's best coaches and athletes.

  • Runtime:
    12:24 minutes
  • Country:
    USA
  • Director:
    Jessika Ward
  • Cast:
    James Ward, Amarri Jackson, John Sprague, Doug Fernandez, Chris Mack, Vegas Brown, Nate Brown, Jermaine Ward, Jasmin Ward, Judy Ward, Jewelle Ward, Jessika Ward, Katrina Ward, Gail Madison
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