Director Brock Cravy - 11 min.
Off a lonely Texas highway, a group of hustlers prey on the desperados who have come for sex, drugs and Mommas special milk. When a murderous cowboy rolls into town, a young trans boys quickly sees an opportunity to feed the physical and emotional hunger that has long been ignored by the neglectful Momma. As the boys begin to fall one-by-one, Penny is caught between the Cowboys lustful rage, and the greed and corruption that Momma represents.
Director Carlos Garcia, Jr. - 11 min.
A group of heathens chases down their sacrifice before the school bell rings.
Eat the Rainbow
Director Brian Benson - 20 min.
EAT THE RAINBOW is a musical fable about an odd yet kind man named Bayani who moves into a conservative suburban neighborhood and disrupts the otherwise comfortable homogeny. He doesn’t look or act like anyone else which causes fear and panic and eventually a demand for him to leave the neighborhood. Cousin Wonderlette befriends Bayani and together they take on the opposition led by manipulative and unscrupulous realtor Lobelia Gerber.
On The Floor
Director Corey Koepper - 16 min.
After his first major tour, a strung out SoundCloud rapper retreats to an isolated treehouse, where he is visited by the three people closest to him.
Shorts Block #6 - Heaven’s Door
Saturday, sEPTEMBER 5, 2020
Bitch, Popcorn & Blood
Director Fabio Soares -16 min.
At Salt’ n Sugar, a popcorn bar in the middle of nowhere, LILY a bored waitress, is going to turn her life around when two fishy strangers show up in the bar.
Directors Greg Yagolnitzer, Brendan Walter - 4 min.
An animated short that follows a small, egg-shaped creature named Walt as he struggles with ordinary life in New York City.
Director Daniel Swinton - 5 min.
A highway motel speaks to ideas of privacy and escape, spaces where temporary guests can find resignation, displaced from their past lives in search of something new. Shot on 16mm film, Bullet Time weaves the stories of four characters as they confront their identity within the motel walls - a purgatory between this life and the one they dream of.