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Pigtail Shorts: Youth

Directors: Various
Shorts Blocks :: Vanguard
Running Time:74:09 minutes
Event Date(s)
10:15 AM EST
Saturday, November 16
Thalian Black

The Coin
Director: Siqi Song / 6:40
In Chinese New Year, finding the coin hidden inside of the dumplings means having a blessed year ahead.

Zombie Gummy Worms
Director: Scooter Hayes / 3:23
When a group of children visit the library to read spooky stories, they become infected by a book infested with Zombie Gummy Worms.

Merit Badges
Director: N.C. Jones / 6:15
A misfit band of girl scouts faces off with a hardened criminal while trying to hustle enough cookies to get to the national Jamboree.

Director: Ella Riggs / 11:26
When a neighborhood bully steals a guinea pig from a birthday, a ragtag trio bands together to rescue the pet and teach an invaluable lesson of friendship.

Director: Sarah Iseley / 9:58
Max, an observant elementary schooler, struggles to make the perfect Mother’s Day gift with a single sheet of paper. He is paralyzed by all of his creative choices.

Dreams of Wilmington
Director: Katy Loebrich / 5:24
This after-school program provides quality arts education across all disciplines to 600 kids a year.

A Brief History of the Unicorn
Director: Mina Sewell Mancuso / 14:45
A young girl who is fascinated by unicorns demands that her confirmation sponsor be her aunt, who is a transgender woman.

Don’t Croak
Director: Daun Kim / 1:40
An agile long-legged frog escapes from being dissected by a frenzied, determined twelve year-old girl.

A is for Anarchy
Director: Safwat Nazzal / 14:38
A meek third-grader struggles against injustice after his puppet best friend is abducted by the wretched Principal Krupp.