Good help is hard to find. A would-be thief enters a house and finds plenty of reasons to stay. Chief among them is the fact that he can't leave, having been trapped by his victim and forced to take care of the place while she is on vacation. A perverse comedy that turns the tables on crime and on love. The Academy Award-nominated short was directed by J.J. Keith.
Length: 19 min.
Watch a streaming version of Holiday Romance on atomfilms.shockwave.com.
The Fine Line Between Cute and Creepy
Two women are pursued by two similar men in exactly the same way. However, whereas one woman falls head over heels in love with her Prince Charming, the other thinks she's being stalked and has the pervert arrested.
Length: 14 min.
Before a burglar leaves the scene of his crime, he finds himself attracted to a photo of the woman whose flat he has just burgled. Not being the smartest of crooks, he decides to return to meet her and inadvertently gets wrapped up in the disintegrating love life of his victim.
Length: 10 min.
Whitney dreams of finding Mr. Right. To her surprise, it becomes a reality when a dashing hunk bumps into her, then hands her his business card. There's only one problem. The card slips from her hand. She knows there will be no fairy tale ending if she can't get her hands on the elusive card.
Length: 13 min.
Watch a streaming version of Business Card at atomfilms.shockwave.com.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.