Our 2024 Fellows

Aisha Amin


How can a mother navigate New York’s architecture when it is in direct conflict with her?

Katie Colosimo

Something You’ve Never Told Me

Long-time friends face escalating tensions and rivalry during a weekend getaway at a secluded vacation home, culminating in a competitive, booze-fueled night after bringing a local barback home.

Caroline Creaghead

Relationship to Patient

A woman arrives at the hospital to visit the man she’s dating, but in navigating her way to his bedside she begins to question whether she really belongs there.

Kayla Abuda Galang

When You Left Me on That Boulevard

Teenager Ly and her cousins get high before a boisterous family Thanksgiving at their auntie’s house in southeast San Diego in 2006.

Walker Kalan & Mauricio Sierra


An impressionistic fable, seen through the eyes of a young outcast (Ciela) with a vivid imagination, who forms a secret friendship with an octopus.

Kiubon Kokko

Holding On To Water

In 1973, my father escaped the Chinese Cultural Revolution by swimming to Hong Kong. Through two long conversations, I finally learned his story.

István Kovács

A Siege (Ostrom)

1994, Sarajevo. No water, no electricity nor food in the town under siege. 

Lucy Knox

Hot Mother

A mother and her daughter are going through a very stressful time together.

John Lee

First Night

A newly immigrated Korean father goes into a deli trying to order food for his family.

Linh Trần

Video Funeral

Lam, a Vietnamese international student, welcomes her younger sister, Phuong, to her Chicago apartment. Phuong brings a DVD of their father’s funeral, which Lam could not attend.