SHort VIII

(92 minutes)

 

Thursday 4.25

9:15am | Creatives Adventure Lab

Saturday 4.26

12:30pm | River Museum Journey


Sunday 4.28

4:45pm | Holiday Inn Blue Moon Room


 

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BABY WON'T YOU PLEASE COME HOME

Pearl Simmons, an aging jazz singer in Brooklyn, fights the early stages of Alzheimer's. While she presents a strong front to her daughter Cynthia, her sense of place and time begin to slip, and her memories of her days in 1970s New York clash with the present.

DIRECTOR: Christopher Piazza

CAST: Michelle Hurst, Melanie Nicholls-King

RATING: ga | RUNTIME: 22 MINS | GENRE: drama | COUNTRY: UNITED STATES | LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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PEGGY

Everything seems to work out perfectly for Peggy, but her social graces are put to the test when she is surrounded by admiring and covetous parents at a birthday party for her 8-year-old son. Chaos ensues.

DIRECTOR: Justin O'Neal Miller

CAST: Sarah Blackman, Josh Warren, Jason MacDonald

RATING: ga | RUNTIME: 12 MINS | GENRE: dramedy | COUNTRY: UNITED STATES | LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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THE ROOM IN THE ELEPHANT

When Nicole receives life-changing news, her 7-year-old daughter poses an insightful perspective.

DIRECTOR: Tricia Lee

CAST: Ingrid Rogers, Brent Bailey, Lila Bahng

RATING: GA | RUNTIME: 9 MINS | GENRE: drama | COUNTRY: United States | LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

 
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THE TOLL ROAD

On the eve of their ninth anniversary, a sweet but naive young couple face a boorish adversary who threatens to ruin their big day.

DIRECTOR: Tom Riley

Cast: Lizzy Caplan, Martin Starr, Billy Gardell

RATING: m | RUNTIME: 20 MINS | GENRE: dramedy | COUNTRY: united states | LANGUAGE: english

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THE MATCH

Two middle aged women on a tennis court. One hour match. Obstacles in competing.

DIRECTOR: Pia Andell

cast: Milka Ahlroth, Nina Hukkinen

RATING: ga | RUNTIME: 16 MINS | GENRE: drama | COUNTRY: finland | LANGUAGE: Swedish | Subtitles: English

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BAGGAGE

Maddie has bad luck with men…probably because she’s constantly followed by a gaggle of ex-boyfriends that only she can see. This surreal comedic short explores the difficulty of living in the present when baggage from the past is still running the show.

DIRECTOR: Amos Vernon

cast: Allison Spence Brown, Amos Vernon, Zach Broussard, Nunzio Randazzo, Kunal Dudheker, Camron Jones, Gregory Adam Wallace

RATING: m | RUNTIME: 13 MINS | GENRE: comedy | COUNTRY: UNITED STATES | LANGUAGE: ENGLISH