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Buttercup Shorts: Youth finding their way

Shorts Blocks
Running Time:65:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
1:45 PM EST
Thursday, November 11
Jengo's Playhouse

Cloud Song (For Evelyn)
Justin Lacy, Sarah Royal

There are many types of clouds. A stop-motion animation music video for kids.

Tiger Blanket

Caro Knight

An abuela prepares for her night with her grandchildren, Luisito and Maria, with loads of Hispanic fun. Unfortunately, the grandkids have no cultural connection, nor do they want to be there. As a final effort, Abuela conjures a story of the Tiger Blanket, hoping the tale will resonate with them.

Bea At Rehab
Kerry O’Neill

After being abandoned at a rehab by her mother, young Bea is forced to evade authority figures and fend for herself. Based on the director’s real life.

Her Daisy
L.M. Dawson

After a clumsy first time, a girl’s childhood daisy is broken and she must come to terms with the fact that things will never be the same.

Joy’s Garden
Ngwatilo Mawiyoo

Edwin is no one’s ideal Dad. Can he step up when his estranged daughter Joy needs a home?

Jo Hatcher

After the disappearance of her younger sister, Jamila finds herself in an unknown world. While searching for her sister, she not only stumbles upon magic within the world but ultimately within herself.

The Little Beach

The City of Corrientes in summer. On the shores of Paraná, in the shadow under General Belgrano Bridge, Priscila, a 7 year old girl no one pays any attention to, sets out in pursuit of an elusive toy vendor, getting further away from her family and closer to adventure.

Ethosheia Hylton

A story about a young black girl’s relationship with her hair and name, and how it helps her understand who she really is.