AGUA VIVA A Chinese manicurist in Miami attempts to describe feelings she doesn’t have the words for. (Alexa Lim Haas, 2018, USA, 7 min) END TIMES A man finds a dying squirrel in a park and has a comedic existential crisis about it. (Bobby Miller, 2018, USA, 9 min) HAIR WOLF In a black hair salon in gentrifying Brooklyn, the local residents fend off a strange new monster: white women intent on sucking the lifeblood from black culture. (Mariama Diallo, 2018, USA, 12 min) THE JUMP OFF A gay young man struggles for legitimacy with his closeted lover. (Jovan James, 2017, USA, 5 min) MILK A young employee of a rural dairy farm is experiencing anxiety regarding her unexpected pregnancy. She finds it difficult to ignore her feelings as she is surrounded by pregnant cows on the farm whose milk she helps to collect after they give birth. (Heather Young, 2017, Canada, 14 min) 55 Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival • November 1–11, 2018 C UTTING EDGE SHO RT FILMS