Shorts Block 4 w/Q&A

Type: 
Film
Location: 
Upper Left theater
Date and time: 
Saturday, October 3, 2015 -
9:00pm to 11:00pm
Location: 
Main Theater
Date and time: 
Sunday, October 4, 2015 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Shorts Block 4 with Filmmaker Q&A - a collection of short films from around the world (film list tba)

 

Blind Date

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Rob Rotondo
starring
Sarah-Doe Osborne, Johnny Cicco
26 mins
 | 2015
 | United States
 | English
 

After falling for a guy she just met, a young blind woman goes to great lengths in an effort to see for the first time.

 

HaUNT

Directed by
Monsieur Soeur
starring
Laura Johnson
7 mins
 | 2014
 | United States
 | English
 

A run, a race, a chase... 
Twin sisters pass the time racing each other, until they find a strange old tree with what appears to be a mirror embedded in its base.

 

Awakenings

World Premiere
Directed by
Bhargav Saikia
13 mins
 | 2015
 | India
 | Hindi
 w/English subtitles

Adapted from Henry James's "The Turn of The Screw." The line between dreams and reality is blurred when a young woman in charge of two children is haunted by mysterious entities. 

 

August Heat

Directed by
Matthew James Thompson
starring
Mark Sullivan, Jarlath Conroy
10 mins
 | 2014
 | United States
 | English
 

 

During a brutal NYC heat wave, an artist seeks out the sinister source of his latest inspiration. Based on the short story by WF Harvey.

 

Pickman's Model

World Premiere
Directed by
Rion Smith
9 mins
 | 2014
 | United States
 | English
 

An artist disappears in New England and a friend may know why.

 

The Gwyllion

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Mike Bliss
starring
Rebecca Todd Ross McNamara Carola Stewart
7 mins
 | 2015
 | United Kingdom
 | English
 

A pair of travelers find themselves lost and confronted by an evil presence in a remote part of the Welsh countryside.

 

The Call

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Alban Ravassard
starring
Christian Benedetti Pamela Ravassard Johan Libéreau
17 mins
 | 2015
 | France
 | French
 w/English subtitles

Benoît, 50, is a police lieutenant wounded by the disappearance of his wife, Lise. Unable to perform his grief, he sees his physical and mental health decline when she mysteriously surface again years later. Then, Benoît begins to undergo a strange transformation...

 

The Trap

Directed by
Dick Grunert
starring
Curtiss Frisle, Tony Janning
6 mins
 | 2015
 | United States
 | English
 

A man invites his friend over one night to show off his latest invention: a trap for catching aliens.