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The Magic Ticket

Directed by Yelena Krivosheyeva

A homeless female veteran, Penny, is camping outside of a fancy restaurant on Christmas Eve when a kind stranger donates a gift card to go inside and get a hot meal. After struggling to get a seat, she is finally able to order dinner when an angry patron calls the police. When the cops try to escort Penny out, it triggers her trauma.


Nomination | Best Narrative Short

Nomination | Women’s Voice Award


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"Narrative Shorts" in white font over seven photos under a transparent red cover

Narrative Shorts

This collection of narrative shorts explores a range of human emotions and cinematic styles, from futuristic animation to satire.

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