A collection of scary, supernatural and darkly humorous shorts, directed by local, international and student filmmakers. Includes Q&A with local filmmakers. [Recommended ages 15+]
Friday, Oct 6 @ 9PM-10:30PM - Appleton Grill Event Lounge
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A Father's Day
Dir. Mat Johns
Unexpectedly reunited with his daughter among the ruins of the world, a father is determined to make this day special, even if they’re already dead.
[10 min. England]
Dir. Tony Vaca
Grindhouse parody horror film, Mexican style. For many centuries people have wondered what the secret recipe is for cooking the perfect carnitas....
[6:30 min. Spanish w English subtitles. Local filmmaker]
Grandma's Card Night
Dir. Rose Mercurio - director attending
Two little girls cause mischief during their grandma's card night with Death.
[4:30 min. Local filmmaker]
Jenny Loves Satan
Dir. Jenna Bryant
After 12-year old Jenny is mocked at school by her peers, suspended by her ruler-wielding teacher, lovingly misunderstood by her father, yelled at by her drunk mother, and sent to bed without supper, Jenny has no choice but to pray to Satan for help.
[14 min. English. USA]
Dir. Joseph Cloud
A young Jack-O-Lantern guards his patch and his friends with dignity, until a horde of bats defecates on him and his property. Kevin heads out to right the wrongs that have been committed against him.
[3:30 min. Local filmmaker]
Dir. Justin Harding
A young girl defies her mother and in the process evokes a terrifying clown.
[10 min. English. Canada]
La rabia de Clara / Clara's Rage
Dir. Michelle Garza Cervera
After getting bitten by a rabid dog, Clara must stay locked in the small cabin where she lives with her family. While the town is assaulted by a pack of savage dogs, Clara's seclusion causes an intense desire for freedom.
[27 min. Spanish w/ English Subtitles. Mexico]
Tresspassers / Inkräktare
Dir. Johannes Persson
A couple that pays no mind to forbidden borders in a haunted cemetary pass beyond the line that separates the living and the dead.
[5 min. Swedish w/ English subtitles]