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This year's virtual festival is brought to you in collaboration with The Westport Library

Thursdays, October 8 & November 12 : 7 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Our annual international film festival SHORT CUTS features two evenings of outstanding international short films curated from the Tribeca Film Festival and South by Southwest - this year, brought to you virtually. These specially selected (and often award-winning) films will be followed by a live online discussion between producer Nancy Diamond and a filmmaker (or two!)

• View the films and live discussion on your preferred device

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Tickets: $25 each

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JIB Productions, The Westport Library & Remarkable Theater

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2020 November Selections:

Living the Truth

Tapes by Dara Katz and Betsy Kenney (USA)

A woman’s discovery of a 30-year-old recording leads to an awkward family dinner.

Coup D'etat Math by Sai Selvarajan (USA)

Winner, Special Jury Recognition, South by Southwest

Four immigrant stories - a fight to be born,

a fight to survive, a fight to find your place,

and the fight to maintain.

Single by Ashley Eakin (USA)

Winner, Special Jury Recognition, South by Southwest

A girl goes on a blind date set up by an acquaintance  and is NOT happy.

Dirty Laundry by Maxim Bessmertney (Macau)

Two foreigners in Macau try to get rid of their damaged washing machine.

Liliu by Jeremiah Tauamiti (New Zealand)

An ambitious, young court interpreter risks everything to help

a wrongfully imprisoned tribal chief.

 2020 October Selections: 

Seeking Refuge

Vera by Laura Rubirola Sala (Spain)

Vera, a fan of classical music who works as a night-time cleaner, discovers Miguel,

a man she has never seen.

Cru - Raw by David Oesch (Switzerland)

Winner, Student Visionary Award, Tribeca

A young chef must learn that in this kitchen, a lot of blood, sweat, and tears go into making every dish.

Toto by Marco Baldonado (Canada)

Nominated, Best Narrative Short, Tribeca

Rosa Forlano, a 90 year old Nonna, teaches a Robot how to make spaghetti.

Gets Good Light by Alejandra Parody (USA)

A luxury condo is staged for an open house during the day, but by night becomes

a family's refuge.

No More Wings by Abraham Adeyemi (United Kingdom)

Winner, Best Narrative Short, Tribeca

At a divergent point in their lives, two lifelong friends meet at their favorite South London fried chicken shop.

Special Guests:

Abraham Adeyemi, Alejandra Parody, David Oesch


No More WingsGets Good Light, Cru-Raw

A Look Back...

 2019 October Selections: 

"The Secrets We Hold"

Special Guest: B. Monet

Writer & Director of

 Ballet After Dark

 2019 November Selections: 

"Living with Family"

Special Guest: Haley Finnegan

Writer, Actor, Director,


SHORT CUTS Festival Highlights!


Co-Founder, and producer of SHORT CUTS.

Nancy Diamond co-founded Play With Your Food with Carole Schweid in 2003 and was its producer until 2016. Prior to moving to CT, Nancy produced theatre and dance in NYC, including the off-Broadway play Funny Feet. Currently, she runs JIB's SHORT CUTS short film festival and is co-chair of the Westport Arts Advisory Committee. 


Tel: 203.293.8729

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 2161

Westport, Connecticut  06880

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