9:15am | Creatives Adventure Lab
12:30pm | River Museum Journey
4:45pm | Holiday Inn Blue Moon Room
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
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
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
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
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
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.