A collection of ten recent American independent shorts: Lisa Bruce and Rick Romaine’s Ray Images, Eileen Nelson’s Night Lives, Marc Finkel’s Purge, Melya Kaplan’s Pretty Face, Amy Goldstein’s Commercial for Murder, James Herbert’s Piano, Mark Kamps’s The Manager, and three films by Gus Van Sant (Mala Noche): My Friend, Nightmare Typhoon, and My New Friend.