Shorts Discovered

Shorts Discovered

Showtime: 2:00PM on Saturday, September 21st, 2019


Sunset Channel

Sunset Channel

A housebound man thinks he might be the only witness of a disturbing event on his television.

2019 / Canada / 19 min. / Drama, Sci-Fi, Dark Comedy
Directed by Matthew Kinahan
Cast: Simon Lee Phillips , Timothy Mooney, Glen Grant


Morning Vegas

Morning Vegas

J. Lucky, a bygone cowboy, spends his days in Las Vegas drinking and sleeping in his car. His destitute life weaves between fantasy and fiction as he becomes drawn into a surreal cycle of binge drinking and big dreaming. The anchors of time and reality are slowly eroded as we follow Lucky’s descent into himself.

2019 / France / 12 min. / Drama
Directed by Kourtney Roy
Cast: Randy Roy


Cemetary Song

Cemetary Song

An animated reflection on mortality, “CEMETERY SONG” explores a day in the life of inhabitants of a cemetery as they explore the power of memories, existential dread and finally a peaceful acceptance.

2019 / USA / 4 min. / Animation
Directed by Michelle Prebich


Providence

Providence

A fool puppet leads a man from the busy streets of Manhattan, through a sunny cemetery, and into a mausoleum in which they dance.

2019 / USA / 6 min. / Experimental, Animation
Directed by Simon Linsteadt


Relapse

Relapse

A short film connected to a full length film in the making, ‘Relapse’ tells the story of a 20 year old patient named stuart and a therapist who have never been before as they dig into disturbing events that Stuart has never revealed as stuart fights to keep himself as he finds himself slowly falling apart.

2019 / USA / 14 min. / Experimental
Directed by Stuart Robertson
Cast: Stuart Robertson, Isaac Stockton, lane Tacey


Volkov

Volkov

When agent Matthew Shepherd looks into his brother’s mysterious disappearance, he discovers that sometimes it’s better to let sleeping dogs lie.

Through a haze of dark visages, and hidden corners of the criminal underworld, he discovers that a devil walks the shadows.

Only mentioned in whispers, the elusive Volkov is truly the epitome of fear and pity… and as his name suggests, a scarred and ravenous wolf, though human in form.

Revered by gangsters, and worshiped by the corrupt, agent Shepherd discovers that even criminals have heroes.

2019 / USA / 29 min. / Suspense, Thriller
Directed by George Dibble
Cast: Wes Lee, Charles D. Clark, Lesa Cole