Saturday

SHORTS BLOCK 1 HORROR

There will be a 10 minute break between blocks

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Confined

Director/Writer Renata Moraes
Brazil

A girl unhappy with her fate decides to end her life, but what she didn't expect is that her attitude would negatively interfere in the natural order of life for other people in her city.

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This Is Our Home

Director/Writer A.K. Espada

United States

When a bleeding-heart vegan and her pragmatic roommate's rodent infestation intensifies, they find themselves at odds regarding methods that are inhumane yet effective

 

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La Ciguapa Siempre

Director/Writer Monica Suriyage

United States

Shy Milagro suspects her boyfriend Davis is cheating. According to him, it’s probably just due to stress from recently learning she’s adopted. Are her feelings really unfounded? Or perhaps her intuition points to something more sinister lurking in her heritage.

 

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Director/Writer Christine Celozzi

United States

A mockumentary horror-comedy depicting an awkward woman's difficulty being a familiar to vampire plants.

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My Friends
The Plants

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Director/Writer Helena Aguilera
Mexico

In a cabin in the middle of a forest, a student shares with his two friends a mexican legend about the dog's eye clusters; if you put them in your own eyes, you will see the alternate dimension dogs see. When one of them, doubting the legend, decides to try them, discovers that this dimension it is so real that your own mind will drive you to madness.

Dog Eyes

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Director Sydne Horton
Writer Savannah Ward

United States

Artie Talbot, a spry and self-conscious trans boy descends upon Prom with his best friend Lucy. Artie's nominated for prom king, and is doing his best to hide his excitement. He doesn't believe his school would vote a transguy for Prom King despite Lucy's demand that he's already won. As they get closer to the court announcements, Lucy notices something on the back of Artie's pants. Blood. Artie realizes of all the nights, he's gotten his period on this one. This erupts into a metamorphosis that mirrors the emotional and physical transformation of the transmasculine experience and how it will change Artie’s life forever.

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FEATURE FILM

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Just Another Dream

Director Paul Schneider, Writer Jennifer Nichole Lee

United States

When a fateful injury sparks an ordinary girl to have foretelling dreams, she is forced into a race against time to save her family and prove her sanity... or is it JUST ANOTHER DREAM?

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SHORTS BLOCK 2 SCI-FI/FANTASY

 

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Night Waking

DirectorS hoshana Rosenbaum

Writer Liz Maestri

United States

At home one night with their two young children, Ari and her wife Miriam face an existential threat.

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Brave Little Army

Director/Writer Michelle D'Alessandro Hatt

Canada

The bold new girl at school inspires three classmates to follow her down a blissful path of self-realization, where they stumble upon a dark truth that forever galvanizes their friendship. Made with an all-female crew.

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See No Evil

Director Sesselía Ólafs, Peter Callow
Writer Sesselía Ólafs

Iceland

Betur sjá augu (See No Evil) is about isolated people yearning for human contact and connection. Their search leads them to the discovery of something new and unexpected within themselves.

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Beacon

Director/Writer Anna Twomey

Australia

Decades after a global nuclear catastrophe, the world has changed. In the wake of the fallout, a small number of young girls developed electrical abilities. These girls are highly pried as human power plants. They are never safe, and always hunted.

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Muse

Director/Writer Camilla Demichelis Richaud

Mexico

An aging and decadent artist rekindles a dangerous relationship with his Muse right before his last exhibition. All goes well... until the inner monster comes out to play.

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MEMENT

Director/Writer Aaliyah-Janay Chevalia Williams

United States

Ezra has just completed the first half of her chemical aversion therapy with the nation's most successful reparative remapping government contractor, MEMENT. However, when she reacquaints with a past girlfriend, it forces her to either assimilate or come undone.

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SHORTS BLOCK 3 HORROR

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The Jessicas

Director Mona Mossayeb

Writer Yasmin Ghasiri
United States

Two friends in a totally toxic BFF-ship discover they not only share the same name but the same boy toy. The night takes a bloody turn when the two Jessicas try to catch him in the act. 'Like, OMG, Jessica! Where did you get that knife?!'. It's totes insane.

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At the Other End

Director/Writer Laëtitia Beau France

Gabrielle, a young amnesic writer goes to an isolated village in the middle of the forest. She starts having flashbacks and visions of her past. She finally understands that she has a special bond with this place and it's no coincidence that she came here.

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Lethalogica

Director Tony Reames

Writers Haley Leary, Luke Tanner

United States

Relationships can be killer, but the best advice for a successful one, is patience and a short memory

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Misophonia

Director/Writer Julianna Robinson
United States

A woman is driven mad by the sound of something chewing...

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Posted No Hunting

Director/Writer Alisa Stern

United States

When a trail cam captures a frightening encounter in the woods, the scariest part is what you don't see. Posted No Hunting is a new twist on the found footage horror film - it's told through stop motion animation and stars puppets made of wool, rubber, and clay.

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Patricia Sterling

Director Drew Fuller

Writer Sunny Mabrey

United States

A bored, affluent woman sets out to fill the void in her life by sadistically tackling a "Worst Ways to Die" list she finds on the internet.

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A Not So Grand
Day Out

Director/Writer Emily Low Nichols

United States

Stop motion short about a walk in the woods

Sunday

SHORTS BLOCK 4 HORROR

There will be a 10 minute break between blocks

 
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Things We Dig

Director/Writer Pia Thrasher

United States

In order to pay bills and pass as mere mortals, four female vampires offer a unique ‘cleaning and disposal’ service. Hoping to boost their struggling business, they hire a small film crew to make a commercial for the dark net. Naturally, it doesn’t take long for human and vampire cooperation to dissolve over bloody creative differences.

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¿Qué Harías?

Director/Writer Nicole Katzew Mexico

A story about friendship and solidarity, of going beyond some of your worst fears.


What would you do if you kill someone in self defense? In Mexico you are guilty until proven innocence.


Two best friends chat about the hypothetical situation and question themselves on how to get rid of a body to avoid going to prison.

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 I Know You Are.
I Know You Do.

Director/Writer Tannah Gillman United States

Dezzy and David go on an unforgettable date.

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Clout

Director/Writer Ariel Hansen Canada

Lyra is living a pinterest-perfect life as a social media influencer until both her and her following begin to crumble. Is her downfall just the work of a new algorithm, or something out of this world?

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Dummyhead

Director/Writers Kate Kaminski

United States

Two day drinkers come across a demon. Don't make him mad.

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FEATURE FILM

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A Worrisome Thing

Directors/Writers Amelia Yokel Egbert, Jacob Egbert

United States

After a run in with religious zealots threatening their family, the Vogels move with their young son Avery to a small mountain town to hide out. While Jacob commutes to work, and Avery thrives in the local middle school, Amelia becomes more isolated, anxious, and depressed in their remote home. When new neighbors Eve and Able move in down the street, Amelia welcomes the friendship, which quickly blossoms into romance. Eve’s jealousy turns her against Jacob, and takes a dark turn when Amelia discovers her religious underpinnings and sinister motivations.

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SHORTS BLOCK 5 HORROR

There will be a 10 minute break between blocks

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Becky

Director/Writer Nicole Ihasz 

United States

Becky, a bullied teen, wants to be Steph and Ariel’s friend, but when she learns that these popular girls are responsible for a nasty rumor about her father, she seeks revenge. Becky and her dad take matters into their own hands... and relish every part.

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Diabla

Director Ashley George, Writer Alonso Diaz-Rickards
Mexico

After surviving assault, an enigmatic 17-year-old Mexican girl finds retribution through her untapped female power and local witch culture.

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Prologue

Director Justin Joseph Hall

Writer Piper Werle

United States

When a woman falls in love and marries a good man she expects to be happy, but finds herself miserable because she does not want to provide something that her husband expects from her. On their way to a clinic they get a flat tire and meet a woman who will change the course of their lives.

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Lucid

Director Deanna Milligan

Writer Claire E Robertson

Canada

At an art school in the 90's a young outsider (Caitlin Taylor) embarks on a morbid quest for pure self-expression when she creates a self-portrait for her classmates that ultimately reveals her true heart’s enchantment with the grotesque.

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SHORTS BLOCK 6 HORROR

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Cutter

Directors/Writers Lindsay Young, 

Dan Repp

United States

A teenage cutter in recovery and her overbearing mother are haunted by a ghost who seeks to keep them at odds.

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Charlotte On
The Rebound

Director Evan A. Baker

Writer Jennifer Cooper
United States

The story follows Charlotte, a cold and controlling woman with a dark secret, her rebellious daughter Ava, and Charlotte’s new boyfriend Gene, whom Ava comes to suspect may be the infamous Panty Hose Killer.

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Tinder Tango

Director/Writer Cecilia Robles

United Kingdom

A dreamy Tinder match. Two tango aficionados meet for the first time and it turns out to be a hell of a date!

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Are You Lonesome Tonight

Director/Writer Carrie Ferrante

United States

Claire Brooks is home alone. Isolated from her neighbors and with nothing keeping her company in her large, dark, empty house besides the TV and old records, Claire is vulnerable to whatever the night might bring. And it's about to bring a visit from her old classmate, Peter, who possesses a dark history that's tangled up in her own. But Claire isn't only not the classic damsel-in-distress he's expecting--she might also be more of a match for him than he ever imagined.

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Breach

Director/Writer Sloan Turner
United States

Following a confrontation with her husband about his infidelity, a distraught wife pursues the woman complicit in his crime.

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