Honorable Mention – Hidden Motives (USA)

Title: Hidden Motives
Runtime: 7 min
Country: USA
Director: Kenneth Yokem II
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: June, 2023

Synopsis: In a suspenseful short film, a man receives a distressing call from his partner, who claims there is an intruder in her apartment. He rushes to her aid only to discover a twisted plot orchestrated by someone close to them. As tensions escalate, secrets and betrayal come to light, leaving the protagonist fighting for his life and pleading for redemption.