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Juried: Best Short Documentary, Born Sweet 
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Fifteen-year-old Vinh dreams of being a karaoke star but has accepted his fate. He is ill with incurable arsenic poisoning and spends his days in his remote Cambodian village tending the cows and escaping into song with his family's car battery-powered karaoke machine. A chance to be in a karaoke video about the dangers of arsenic allows Vinh to wonder if he truly knows his destiny. [subtitles]


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Audience Award: Best Short, The Butterfly Circus 
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At the height of the Great Depression, the showman of a renowned circus leads his troupe through the devastated American landscape, lifting the spirits of audiences along the way. During their travels they discover Will, who lives out his life in a sordid carnival sideshow, far below his aspirations of the grandeur of the great circuses. Having only known a life of limitation and discouragement, Will is struck by an intriguing encounter with the showman that leaves him hope, and a drive to struggle against everything he has ever believed.

Juried: Best Animation, The Mouse That Soared 
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A famous flying circus mouse reflects on his humble beginnings in this high-altitude adventure in aerodynamics.

Juried: Best Short, On the Road to Tel-Aviv 
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A young Israeli finds himself in a delicate situation when an Arab woman enters the same bus as his fiancée. As he tries to get her out without creating a scene, panic ensues and he must right the situation, as the realities of war, terror, and enemies are exposed. [subtitles, violence]
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