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Games, Competition, Rivalry

American Champion. An overzealous man obsessed with a competition game show finds his marriage deteriorating in this dark comedy from Chapman University. (starts at 0;00)

FRANKIE THE HOT DOG: Gymnastics Star. A hot dog girl competes in the world championship gymnastics competition in this animated short from California Institute of the Arts. (15;07)

Target Panic. Former Olympic archer Madeleine Braun delves into the mysterious phenomenon of target panic in a documentary from California State University, Long Beach. (21;52)

Hopper’s Day. A cricket wants to achieve its dream in this animated short from California Institute of the Arts. (33;00)

I Didn’t Mean It. On a road trip, sisters Abril and Carmen are driven to confront their underlying tensions in this film from California State University, Long Beach. (37;57)

Abuelita’s Puzzle. Told through a series of interviews by the subject's grandson, “Abuelita’s Puzzle” from Chapman University, recounts the life events, day-to-day activities and wisdom of Sofia Martha Esperanza Cubillas de Alfaro, an immigrant from Peru. (46;56)

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