In the near future of the short film Enhanced, people can undergo a procedure that blends their bodies with technology, becoming smarter, healthier, and less anxious. But one stand-up comic finds he’s uneasy with the promise of perfection.

Jeremy David White just took home the Best Director prize for Enhanced in Fantastic Fest’s shorts program. It’s a great, surprisingly low-key exploration of what makes us human—and who better than a comedian to point out the hidden delights of our foibles and anxieties?