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Episode 1708

The 18th annual Fine Cut Festival of Films is a collection of short films from student and emerging filmmakers. In this episode, "The Bug" from the U.S. (Comedy), "I am Aliya" from Slovenia (Drama), "Out of the Village" from the United States (Drama), "#SalveRegina" from Hungary (Experimental), and "For Dad" from the United States (Drama). 

"The Bug"

A young woman comes to terms with her condition

"I am Aliya"

The story takes us into the mind of a refugee that is dealing with problems that erupted during the 5 year war in syria. In her manifestation, she explains her thoughts and views about the world that she is seeing it through her eyes.

"Out of the Village"

A brother and his sister seek closure after Ebola ravages their West African village.


The film is trying to show the new virtual world and its effection on our society, especially to the youngest generation. They are want to fit in this new world. All rebellius intention gets crushed by the others, and are forced to assimilate.

"For Dad"

A teenage girl keeps her comatose father up to date on her struggles to deal with his absence, high school and growing up through a series of brief recordings.

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Episode 6: 'Fantasy and Liberation'

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In this episode, "The Stone" from Portugal (Drama), "Aufseherin" from the Netherlands (Animation Documentary, "The Helper" from France (Fantasy), "Riven" (Suspense), and "The Arctic Circus" from Canada (Documentary).
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Episode 3: 'Challenges'

In this episode, "The Melody of Unexpected Encounters" from the Russian Federation (Romantic Comedy), "Score" from Belgium (Drama), "HELL YOU TALMBOUT" from the U.S. (Experimental), and "Hide and Seek" from France (Suspense).
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Episode 2: 'Starting Over'

In this episode, "Respectfully, Tony" from the U.S. (Documentary), "Waiting in the Wings" from the U.S. (Comedy), "What if" from France (War), "Dad" from the U.S. (Drama), and "Kaska" from Germany (Animation/Expermental).
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Episode 1: 'The Unknown'

In this episode, "The Outcast" from the U.S.(Drama), "Scraps" from New Zealand (Animation), "Champagne" from the U.S. (Drama), "Bobo" from Pakistan (Suspense), and "The Automn of Zao" from France (Fantasy).
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Fine Cut Virtual Awards Show

Watch short clips from this year's Fine Cut award winners in this virtual celebration.
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