Saturday, October 17 @ 4:00 PM (90 min + filmmaker Q&A)
Ridgefield Theater Barn
37 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield
UK - Narrative Short (10:00)
Director - Tom Turner
A busy Londoner’s life is sidetracked when an encounter with a spontaneous stranger inspires her to take a chance on a more uncertain future.
BROKE IS THE REASON
USA - Narrative Short (8:18)
Directors - Barrington Vaxter, Benjamin Handler
After turning his child’s blanket into a rope and scaling a balcony to escape the IRS, Barrington finds himself a homeless father who will do anything to keep what he hasn’t lost already.
HOW TO FALL IN LOVE IN A PANDEMIC
Ireland - Documentary Short (10:23)
Director - Michael David-McKernan
Michael David and Mimi meet via Tinder in Chicago early in 2020. Soon after Michael David returns to his home in Ireland, Mimi decides to visit. Then a global pandemic strikes forcing this new couple to quarantine together.
Spotlight on CT Film
USA – Narrative Short (20:00)
Directed by Erik Bloomquist
An obsessive-compulsive teenager struggles to learn the value of compromise while adjusting to her new home (and butting heads with the ghost of the boy who haunts it).
Ireland - Narrative Short (20:00)
Director - Michael Creagh
Len and Ruby are celebrating their Ruby wedding anniversary. Len has a history of odd and outlandish gifts. Ruby hopes that this year will be different and that he’ll arrange something “nice and normal.”
THE NEIGHBORS' WINDOW
USA - Narrative Short (20:37)
Director - Marshall Curry
The story of a middle aged woman with small children whose life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street.