Best Short Film – Aion (USA)

Title: Aion
Runtime: 15 min
Country: USA
Director: Giulio Meliani
Placement: Best Short Film
Competition: September, 2022

Synopsis: When space-enthralled Theo is told he cannot go to the space museum because of his health condition, Theo is crushed. But Theo’s father Dylan uses that as an opportunity to create a new life-long memory for his son during this difficult time. The story captures the raw emotions of parenting without all the answers and the joy of childhood innocence. Its message encourages all of us to be intentional about the time that we have with our loved ones.