Sunday Film Block 2

Showings

Capitol Theater Sun, Jul 14 2:00 PM

Description

The D Word
Director: James Watjen
Horror Shorts
5 min.
United States
"In 'The D Word,' a severely mentally distressed man, rejected by his wife, spirals into an affair, grappling with his fractured sanity. As he navigates the complexities of acceptance and rejection, his subconscious connection to Frankenstein's monster emerges, symbolized by the haunting mask he carries, blurring the line between fractured relationships and the monstrous echoes within."

 

Finding the Gallows
Director: Russ Fry
Documentary Shorts
07 min.
United States
The Hodges were hanged in Burlington, Iowa Territory in 1845. The location of the execution was lost to time - until now. 

 

Friendly Faces: Episode 5- The Wishing Well
Director: Bruce James Bales
Dramatic Shorts
14 min.
United States
While meeting a client for his rent-a-friend service, Dean is brought face-to-face with his estranged sister.

 

Goodnight, Billy
Director: Daryl Hrdlicka
Horror Shorts
2 min.
United States
A little girl struggles with her night-time fears. 

 

High Contrast
Directors: Mason James Schnurstein, Braden Michael Vinson
Dramatic Shorts
5 min.
United States
An assassin is interrogated after a murder, leading him to his backstory involving a spy. The assassin attempts to kill the spy but is met with unexpected resistance as the spy's wife urges him to leave the dangerous profession. Despite a change in plans from his handler, the assassin remains determined and eliminates the spy. However, it's ultimately revealed that the spy was the interrogator all along and, in the end, was using said assassination as a means to escape his past as a spy.

 

Layaway
Director: Kaitlyn T. Busbee
Dramatic Shorts
13 min.
United States
Left by their mother to fend for themselves, two siblings in Iowa learn to live by their own code, until a choice becomes a secret that tests their trust in each other.

 

Limits
Director: Courtney Grawe
Dramatic Shorts
15 min.
United States
A getaway driver for a local crime ring decides to draw the line on his latest job, but his reckless behavior and disrespect for the boss leads to unforgiving consequences.

 

Missing
Director: Eric Brown
Dramatic Shorts
6 min.
United States
Where is Trudy? The question that Rick must answer if he is to get out of this interrogation. But is he prepared for the answers that are sure to come. 

 

A Reflectionary Tale
Directors: Bret Royer, Tony Miller, Ashlyn James, Abe Kershner
Comedy Shorts
3 min.
United States
There is something fishy going on between Frank and Franklin.

 

Weight by 8-bit Creeps
Director: David A Holcombe
Music Videos
3 min.
United States
A storm-tossed woman washes up on shore and through primitive dance, sheds the weight of her past and embraces the mystery of hope.

 

Weree
Director: Tal Amiran
Documentary Shorts
15 min.
Netherlands
Having fled the Liberian civil war, renowned self-taught artist Johnson Weree is seeking asylum in the Netherlands where he lives undocumented and without a fixed address. Haunted by the horrors of his past, he draws bright-coloured otherworldly portraits, whilst longing for a brighter future.

 

The Wolf
Director: M.r. Fitzgerald
Horror Shorts
23 min.
United States
A damaged vigilante returns to her old cult to rescue other prisoners and end the nightmares of her traumatic upbringing, but upon reuniting with a long lost childhood friend she must confront the aftermath of their cult leader's abuse once and for all.