Short Film Block 2 w/Filmmaker Q&A
Short Films - Block 2, followed by Q&A with attending filmmakers.
Eric has a problem -- a persistent nightmare that has been haunting him for months. When he seeks the help of two sleep researchers, they propose an untested experimental drug designed to induce lucidity or 'waking dreams'. Eric reluctantly agrees.
The Greater Evil
Lilith Delaney sits in a bleak interrogation room, recounting the tale of her short-lived run as Communications Director for Victor Balch, a rising Republican candidate for the Presidency once written off as a caricature for his brash, confrontational style. Despite his glaring flaws, Balch is rising rapidly in the polls, trouncing a more established opponent and gaining a fiercely loyal following. Though Lilith initially considers her role as just another job, she gradually finds herself subject to Balch's ineffable spell... until her gradual disillusionment allows her to catch a fleeting glimpse of his horrific true nature, and to understand his ultimate intent.
A love story between two men and a sentient planet. What happens when an artist's relationship with his muse is threatened by an entity beyond the void of space? A short film based on the original story by H.P. Lovecraft.