Short Films Block 1 with filmmaker Q&A

Type: 
Film
Location: 
Providence Public Libary
Date and time: 
Friday, August 19, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:45pm

Come for the films, stay for the Q&A with the filmmakers behind "The Call of Charlie" and "When Susurrus Stirs."

 

The Package

Directed by
Eric Morgret
starring
J.D. Lloyd, Steven Barron
3 mins
 | 2016
 | United States
 | English
 

The history of the Braithwaite family has always been shrouded in mystery and scandal, and Charles Braithwaite has always been the logical one, eschewing the esoteric and eldritch interests of his forebearers. But the delivery of a small parcel containing notes on his missing uncle's experiments will send him on an epic quest of horror and madness. Or will it?

 

In Lucidity

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Kays Al-Atrakchi
21 mins
 | 2016
 | United States
 | English
 

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.

 

Yuggoth

Directed by
PH Debiès
starring
Jimmy G. Pettigrew
6 mins
 | 2015
 | Canada
 | French
 w/English subtitles

A man goes in search of his father, who disappeared without a trace in a forest that is said to be haunted.

 

Radha

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Nicolas Courdouan
starring
Sue Walsh, Kojii Helnwein
22 mins
 | 2016
 | Ireland
 | English
 

A young woman on the run from her past tries to find solace and oblivion in the arms of a mysterious dancer.

 

The Call of Charlie

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Nick Spooner
starring
Brooke Smith, Harry Sinclair, Roberta Valderrama, Evan Arnold, Kristin Slaysman, Sven Holmberg, Bradley Bundlie
14 mins
 | 2016
 | United States
 | English
 

A trendy Los Angeles couple sets up a blind date for two of their friends, one of whom is an ancient evil deity vibrating with pure malice. Unfortunately, on the evening of the rendezvous, two interlopers unexpectedly arrive at dinner to make the situation all the more awkward. A macabre comedy of manners, influenced by Luis Buñuel, David Lynch and/or H.P. Lovecraft.

 

Speaking in Tongues

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Thomas Nicol
starring
Jeff McGill
7 mins
 | 2015
 | United States
 | English
 

Professor Prescott, Head Translator and Curator of Dangerous Manuscripts, is having a very bad day.

 

When Susurrus Stirs

Directed by
Anthony Cousins
starring
Nathan Tymoshuk
10 mins
 | 2016
 | United States
 | English
 

A body horror tale like no other. A man finds purpose in his meaningless life when he becomes Host to an ancient creature named Susurrus.