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American Short Film Program: Family & Friends

  • Circle Cinema, theater 3 10 South Lewis Avenue Tulsa, OK, 74104 United States (map)


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Narrative Short / Runtime: 22 Min
Directed by Grant Moore

SYNOPSIS: After accidentally freezing the family dog to death, Oscar attempts to make good with his soon-to-be stepson by driving the family pet’s ashes across the country.

Story of Self

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Documentary Short / Runtime: 3 Min
Directed by Set Hernandez Rongkilyo

SYNOPSIS: What does it mean to choose, when you only have one choice? What does it mean to be unafraid, when your enemy seems undefeatable? What does it mean to have a story, when you are undocumented? This is my story of self.

Do We Belong?

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Documentary Short / Runtime: 14 Min
Directed by Sofian Khan

SYNOPSIS: An Indian immigrant in Kansas is shot and killed in a senseless hate crime, leaving his wife to grapple with the question of whether America is truly her home.

Willow Creek Road

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 15 Min /
Directed by Francesca Mirabella

SYNOPSIS: The internal world of a lonely, Montana ranch hand, Ruth.

Sun Shine

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 9 Min
Directed by Cirle

SYNOPSIS: When an African American teenager gets a seemingly depressed white guy to open up, she discovers he’s on his way to commit a horrible act.

Pat and Joe

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 6 Min
Directed by Ethan Cappello

SYNOPSIS: A man misses his wife.

Night Call

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 18 Min
Directed by Amanda Renee Knox

SYNOPSIS: When on a routine patrol, a Black female cop living in and patrolling Inglewood gets called to a disturbance she is forced to make an unprecedented life altering decision.

Take Cover

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Narrative Short / Runtime: 12 Min
Directed by Ryan Hart

SYNOPSIS: An ailing vagabond moves on down the road.



Narrative Short / Runtime: 17 Min / OK Filmmaker
Directed by Kyle Bergersen

SYNOPSIS: A man accidentally transports back in time and tries to seduce the younger version of his wife. However, his younger self stands in the way.

Rock Paper Scissors

Narrative Short / Runtime: 7 Min / OK Filmmaker
Directed by Brian Lawes

SYNOPSIS: A boy and girl must exchange numbers at an intersection before the light turns green.

Earlier Event: October 14
Tulsa American Awards Show