9Fest 2019  –  Program 1      29 May 2019  Wednesday  5:00pm

Venue:  CinemaOasis

9Fest 2020 Finalist  –  THE McHENRY TRIAL  

USA  30:27

Director – Ken Sagoes

A young and brilliant academic phenom who not only passes the bar exam at age 14 but finds himself defending his homeless father on a murder charge when few believe he is innocent. He faces a shrewd law firm, an old school segregationist judge, and an arrogant prosecutor who is preparing to celebrate his 50th consecutive case win.

9Fest 2020 Finalist  –  HOUSEMAID  

Thailand  20:28

Director – Prach Rojanasinwilai
A housemaid and a young son of the family she works for has to come to terms with the inevitable parting as the end of the day is fast approaching.



USA  12:23

Director – Huntr McMillan 

A young gangster is torn between right and wrong on the day of his 18th birthday. 


Japan  30:00

Director: Takeshi Yashiro

When Gon, a playful orphaned fox, finds that young Hyoju has lost his mother, he tries to comfort him and make amends for his own earlier mischiefs by secretly bringing small gifts to the boy every day. But Hyojudoesn’t realize who is behind the anonymous gifts, and the two are headed for a heartbreaking climax.



Australia  15:30

Director:  William Jackson  

When Detective Natalie Schultz begins investigating the disappearance of 9-month old Olivia Bradbury, she soon discovers the parents are hiding more than they let on.  


Korea  17:02

Director:  Kim Sun-woo 

Miso has trauma of her mother leaving her when she was young. She tends to always keep her bag full of things because of what her mom said before leaving. 


USA   21:12

Director:  Rickey Bird

Jim gets a promotion of a lifetime the same day the world may be struck by a large asteroid.


USA   5:00

Director:  Eddie Shieh

A young couple walk a fine line while thriving in an open marriage until they catch each other breaking their own rules.