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Thesps among filmmakers on Sundance’s shorts list

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Thesps Sarah Polley and Anne Heche will unspool their shorts along with 63 others’ small pics at the Sundance Film Festival, which runs Jan. 20-30 in Park City, Utah.

The shorts will screen as part of the shorts film program or serve as lead-ins to feature-length pics throughout the fest.

Sponsored by American Express, the Short Jury will present a prize in short filmmaking.

This year’s selections are:

Joost Rekveld’s “#11”; Ben Tomlin’s “6 Miles of 8 Feet”; Mike Mills’ “Architecture of Reassurance”; Jonathan Michal’s “Babie”; Jim Trainor’s “Bats”; Eva Aridjis’ “Billy Twist”; Gavin Barbey’s “Burnout”; Jake Kons’ “Cheerleader Tales”; Andrew Mudge’s “Chicken Pox Pal”; Scott Rosann’s “Conspiracy Rock”; Aldo Emiliano Velasco’s “Crabgrass Manifesto”;

Jennifer Reeves’ “Darling International”; Tom E. Brown’s “Das Clown”; Nash Edgerton’s “Deadline”; Sarah Polley’s “Don’t Think Twice”; Patrick Jolley and Reynold Reynolds’ “The Drowning Room”; Frazer Bradshaw’s “Every Day Here”; Jorge Luquin’s “Excesos de Cuidad”; Peter Sollett’s “Five Feet High and Rising”; Sussane Horizon-Franzel’s “Flight of the Stone”; Jodi Gibson’s “Friday”; Rolf Gibbs’ “G”; Mark Tiedermann’s “Girl Go Boom”; Lorelei Pepi’s “Grace”; Courtney Byrd’s “Graham’s Diner”; Anthony Dominici’s “Gray Matter”;

Julia Jordan and Terry Stacey’s “The Hat”; Bradley Rust Gray’s “Hitch”; Shona McCullagh’s “Hurtle”; Alexandra Kondracke’s “Ice Fishing”; Kevin Everson’s “Imported”; Jason Reitman’s “In God We Trust”; Alex and Andrew Smith’s “The Keening”; Jay Rosenblatt’s “King of the Jews”; Mike Booth’s “Little Dark Poet”; Rob Letterman’s “Los Gringos”; Jennifer Arnold’s “Maid Of Honor”; Ghyslaine Cote’s “Meanwhile”; Zoe Cassavetes’ “Men Make Women Crazy Theory”; Nicholas Peterson’s “Mum”;

Jieho Lee’s “A Nursery Tale”; Daniel and Matt O’Donnell’s “Officer Down”; Peter Tscherkassky’s “Outerspace”; Steven Bognar’s “Picture Day”; Samuel Ball’s “Pleasures of Urban Decay”; Simon Schorno’s “Poetic License”; Anne Heche’s “Reaching Normal”; Sadia Shepard’s “Reinvention”; Naomi Uman’s “Removed”; Jay Rosenblatt’s “Restricted”; Q. Allan Brocka’s “Rick and Steve, the Happiest Gay Couple in all the World”;

Mike Sakamato’s “Secret Asian Man”; Ondrei Rundavsky’s “Shaman”; Anthony Lucas’ “Slim Pickings”; Martha Colburn’s “Spiders in Love, an Anorgasmic Musical”; Paul Charney’s “Sunday Afternoon”; Wendy Tilby’s “The Day Breaks”; Martha Colburn’s “There’s a Pervert in Our Pool!”; Michael Horowitz and Gareth Smith’s “This Guy Is Falling”; Hope Hall’s “This Is for Betsy Hall”; Jonathon Bekemeier’s “Titler”; Anne Misawa’s “Waking Mele”; Simeon Soffer’s “Wildest Show in the South: The Angola Prison Rodeo”; Jono Oliver’s “The Window”; and Lawrence Greenberg’s “Women Named Greta, Men Named Milo.”

(Charles Lyons contributed to this report.)

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