Friday, October 16 @ 9:15 PM (1hr 43 min + filmmaker Q&A)
Ridgefield Theater Barn
37 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield
Sweden - Narrative Short (7:21)
Director - Magnus Hall
In a small croft on the Swedish countryside, 25-year-old Mary lives in her quiet and self-chosen solitude. On a hot late summer day, her precious silence is disturbed by a knock on the door.
Ireland - Narrative Short, Animated (12:20)
Director - Adam H. Stewart
In Victorian London, Abe, an obscure Irish writer, struggles to find inspiration while he balances the demands of his hectic day job as a theater manager.
USA - Sci Fi/Horror Short (10:00)
Director - Sumire Takamatsu, Jorge Lucas
An original narrative that is equal parts campfire story and cautionary tale, Bakemono, which is inspired by the well-known Japanese myth, aims to frighten and entertain.
Sweden - Narrative Short (8:00)
Director - Mans Berthas
Three women are gathered for an act of vengeance. They spin a bottle to determine who should perform the deed. Their plan goes wrong and an unexpected threat appears.
UK - Narrative Short (17:00)
Director - Piers Hunt, Michael Jinks
Marnie’s journey home takes an unusual turn past a canal in London.
UK - Narrative Short (4:07)
Director - Orson Cornick
As a girl drops from the sky onto a crowded beach, a mysterious man drives at breakneck speed towards her.
USA - Sci Fi/Horror Short (12:00)
Director - Paul Hart-Wilden
Someone is targeting the lost, the lonely and the curious. If you text “deadme’ to the special number it just might be the last thing you do.
USA - Narrative Short, student (13:22)
On the eve of a boy’s adolescence, his community gathers to initiate a peculiar ceremony.
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Italy - Animated Short (5:20)
Director - Roberto Catani
Through a journey back in memory, a woman and a man retrace the more important moments of their love story.
UK - Sci Fi/Horror Short (10:00)
Director - Josh Armstrong
A supernatural thriller set on an ice rink, where a night shift security guard discovers he’s not alone.
USA - Sci Fi/Horror Short (Student) (10:31)
Director - Emma Keating
Facing the schoolyard bully takes an interesting turn for a young boy in this film.
USA - Narrative Short (8:43)
DIrector - Allesandro Girolami
A young boy stops talking after experiencing a traumatic event. Followed and attacked by a mysterious creature, he must search within himself if he wants to defeat it.