Short Film screenings

Audiences will be able to screen the short films below selected for the Albany Film Festival in the Comedic, Dramatic, Experimental, and Documentary Short film categories on the NYS Writers Institute YouTube channel from April 30th - May 2nd. 
Each of these shorts have a connection to New York State.

Links to view the films will be added to this page by April 30th and will only be available for viewing from April 30th - May 2nd. 

Select short films will also be screened at the Malta Drive-In Theatre event on May 29th. 

Comedies

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Dream Café

Director: Dasha Khritankova

Comedic Short Film

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Sibling Rivalry

Director: Don Colacino

Comedic Short Film

Danny Needs a Job

Director: Emma Pompeii

Comedic Short Film

Earth Day 2030

Director: Joe Murphy

Comedic Short Film

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Danny Needs a Job

Director: Emma Pompeii

Comedic Short Film

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Earth Day 2030

Director: Joe Murphy

Comedic Short Film

Dramatic

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Boyd

Director: Michael McBride

Dramatic Short Film

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The Grandmother

Director: Michael Banks

Dramatic Short Film

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Flying Colors

Director: Muneib Chater

Dramatic Short Film

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Sudden

Director: Charity Buckbee

Dramatic Short Film

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Severance

Director: John Robert Hammerer

Dramatic Short Film

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One Match

Director: Kewan J. Harrison  

Dramatic Short Film

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A Very Simple Objective

Director: Brandyn Johnson

Dramatic Short Film

Experimental

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Align

Director: Sandra Gallardo

Experimental Short Film

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Die Groteske

Director: Gemma Gallucci

 Experimental Short Film

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The Plaza

Director: Jordan McClendon

Experimental Short Film

I Am Her

Director: Sydnie Heslop

Experimental Short Film

Documentary

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Building a Stage

Director: Sydnie Heslop

Documentary Short Film

From a Daughter to Her Mother

Director: Kassielle Pena

Documentary Short Film

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Gifts if Life

Profiles in Courage

Director: Michael Drucker

Documentary Short Film

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Merchant Ivory

Director: Stephen Soucy

Documentary Short Film

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Hope Served Fresh - Recovery Friendly Employment

Director: Jessica Vecchione

Documentary Short Film

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Menkes Disease: Finding Help & Hope

Director: Daniel DeFabio

Documentary Short Film