Shorts Program 1 at the 2014 Dallas International Film Festival will include the following:
Balcony: Jeton, a 10-year-old boy is sitting on the edge of a balcony on the 4th floor. Neighbors and passers-by, terrified by this situation, call the police and firefighters for help. But the situation quickly becomes unmanageable.
The Bravest, the Boldest: Two army casualty-notification officers arrive at the Harlem projects to deliver some news to Sayeeda Porter about her son serving in the war overseas. But whatever it is they have to say, Sayeeda ain't willing to hear it.
Dig: A young girl watches her father dig a hole in their backyard. Mystified about his purpose, the neighborhood comes to watch.
Jack’s Not Sick Anymore: A daughter struggles to keep her parents together, despite her ailing father, all while moving out of her childhood home.
The Lottery: While waiting to board his plane so that he can immigrate to America, Augusto Ramirez recalls the three biggest regrets in his life.
Satellite Beach: Satellite Beach follows the unique journey of the Endeavour space shuttle as it travels through the streets of Los Angeles to the California Science Center and the final move of the Atlantis space shuttle to the Kennedy Space Center.