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Monday Short: Third-Graders Learn the Truth About Their School Pets in 'Goldfish'

This next film in our Monday Shorts series, curated by TFF Head of Shorts Programming Sharon Badal, is 'Goldfish' by Joe Wein, in which the filmmaker captures the theories children create.

Every Monday, TFF Head of Shorts Programming Sharon Badal shares a short film that she thinks deserves a bigger audience. In this funny and colorful short, third-graders Suzy and Jenny are on a mission to break into their elementary school to save the poor goldfish held captive in their classroom. Unfortunately for them, a little knowledge really is a dangerous thing.

Starring Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tim Bagley, Mindy Sterling, Carlos Alazraqui and more.

About the Filmmaker: JOE WEIN

Before directing “Goldfish,” Joe wrote the feature comedy "Scorched," starring Woody Harrelson, John Cleese, and Alicia Silverstone. He has written several studio projects and was listed in Variety Magazine as a "Top Ten Screenwriter to Watch." Joe writes, directs, and produces commercials and music videos, including the music video for Patrick Stump's [of band Fall Out Boy] "Spotlight" which was reviewed by MTV as "The best video Stump has ever been associated with" and his Downy Fabric Softener web commercial was a People's Choice Award Nominee. He recently completed the script “Dance Freaks,” a feature film being produced by Robert Cort, Eric Hetzel, and Duane Adler.

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