Best of the Fests


Directed by Various

USA, 2018, 1h 30min, DCP

Best of the Fests

There are no current or future screenings planned for this film.

This event is free and open to the public.

The AFS ShortCase is an annual program of short films produced by Austin Film Society MAKE Members. This is an encore screening of the program that played at SXSW Film 2019. Followed by a filmmaker networking mixer.


Director: Liz Tabish
Jane has the perfect life. A loving husband, a darling daughter, and hands down the grooviest home in the neighborhood, but all that is no match for the painful memories of Jane’s childhood as they emerge on the eve of Mother’s Day.IN THE SPACE BETWEEN AGES
Director: Travis Lee Ratcliff
A portrait of the sculptor, Dony Mac Manus, who has rejected much of contemporary art in favor of a return to the ideals of the renaissance. Dony’s life and work raises questions about our experience of time and history. How do we navigate the past, tradition, and form our identity in the present in response to these forces?

Director: Kelli Horan
New Year’s Eve, 2019 – time stands still as the clock nears midnight, and a matchmaker does her best to make sure everyone at the party has the perfect New Year’s kiss.

Director: Steven DeGennaro
A traffic stop turns sinister when two black men encounter a small-town cop on a power trip.

Director: Ven Scott
Bobby and Susie find themselves on the worst date ever, pursued by a lone drifter with murder on his mind. Unrelenting, the drifter relishes the hunt and claims his victims.
Director: Jenny Waldo
A teenage girl drops acid and goes home to her parents, sparking a hallucinogenic family meltdown.CRISANTO STREET
Director: Paloma Martinez
In the shadow of Silicon Valley, a hidden community thrives despite difficult circumstances. For one resident, eight-year-old Geovany Cesario, impending change is bittersweet. When the time comes to leave Crisanto Street, Geovany uses his camera to document the day.


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