2020 CSFF Virtual Short Film Festival
Tuesday, Nov 24 | to Nov 30
2017, fiction, US, 15 min, dir: Jeannie Donohoe
AJ Green, a new kid in town, shows up at the high school boys basketball varsity tryouts and instantly makes an impression. Coach takes notice, and so do the other players, some of whom feel threatened by the new blood. The school’s team is excellent—second best in the state—and this is the year Coach plans to win it all. AJ has talent, heart, and drive… as well as a big secret. Will AJ make the team once the players and coach discover the truth?
Tuesday, Dec 1 | to Dec 7
The Dream Gap
2020, documentary, Canada, 17 min, dir: Camryn Kern
There is a gap between what feels possible for boys and girls. A young boy can lace up his skates and imagine himself circling the ice in his favorite professional team’s jersey while the crowd chants his name. But there is no realistic and sustainable equivalent for young female hockey players and their aspirations. Exploring the state of professional women’s hockey, this film highlights the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association’s 2019-2020 showcase tournaments and their #ForTheGame movement.
Tuesday, Dec 8 | to Dec 13
2020, documentary, US, 15 min, dir: Lisa Melmed
In the sphere of revered sporting events, there’s the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series. And then there’s the TJ Rugg Table Hockey Tournament. “King” Carlo, Kenny “the Professional” and North America’s elite players compete for the championship trophy on the little rink.