Award of Merit – Checked Bags (USA)

Title: Checked Bags 
Runtime: 2 min
Country: USA
Director: Mark Cline
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: June, 2023

Synopsis: A combat veteran is traveling by a civilian airline. The airline now requires all passengers to check their emotional baggage before boarding any flight. After checking his bags, the man experiences the serenity of becoming unburdened by the guilt and trauma that he carries inside all the time.