T H U R S D A Y
Feb 8th, 2018
F R I D A Y
Feb 9th, 2018
The Heritage Room
6516 Washington St.
SCREENING BLOCK 2
11:00am - World Cinema 1
World Cinema - International Films
Our first selection of World Cinema films to delight and entertain. Brilliant stories from across the globe, true World Class Short Films.
(8 mins, Germany) Joschka Laukeninks
Flashes of one man’s entire lifetime is revealed from beginning to end.
Nocturne in Black
(22 mins, USA) Jimmy Keyrouz
In a war-ravaged Middle Eastern neighborhood, a musician struggles to rebuild his piano after it is destroyed by terrorists.
The Boy by the Sea
(7 mins, Netherlands) Vasily Chuprina
A young boy and an old lighthouse keeper form an unlikely friendship.
(13 mins, Iran) Milad Jarmooz
Iranian females must preserve their virginity until marriage, or else…
Hide and Seek
(12 mins, Switzerland) Anastase Liaros
Samira is a domestic servant working for a family of diplomats in Geneva, spending her time looking after their small daughter, until
one day, a game of hide and seek presents a tempting opportunity.
For Better or For Worse
(10 mins, Belgium) Rembert Evenepoel
On the night before his wedding, 20-year-old Gert spends the night at a bar with the stripper hired for his bachelor party.
SCREENING BLOCK 3 - VIP Event
The Rest of the Story
VIP Tasting: 1:45pm
Screening Time: 2:30pm
Drama, World Cinema
Enjoy this CUVEE’ CINEMA* event, where we reveal how a story told from one perspective, needs so much more to deliver the whole truth.
*Must be 21 or over to attend.
(11 mins, USA) Jacob Kirby
Burnt-out addict Adam flees the wreckage of his past by traveling halfway around the world to Kathmandu, Nepal. After taking a psychedelic drug at a trendy club, he embarks on a trip that will bring him face-to-face with his inner demons.
Will and the Blue
(10 mins, USA) Collin Meath, Benjamin Drew Thompson
Will struggles to accept change at his best friend's going away party, but as the night devolves and his reality frays, his experience with an outsider guides him towards the unknown.
(5 mins, USA) Patrick Ford
A young girl runs away from home in the dead of winter with a very personal agenda which is thwarted by her estranged older brother.
(14 mins, UK) Tessa Hoffe
A young girl cares for her younger brother at home, while she awaits her mother’s return.
(22 mins, Sweden) Per Sundström
A teenage video blogger struggles with the consequences of internet fame.
(15 mins, USA) Cynthia Silver
A struggling musician in NYC, goes home for her father’s funeral and is met with the sudden reality of becoming her 12 year old, now orphaned, half-brother's guardian.
Five Minutes with Mary
(5 min, USA) Matt Beurois
A man speaks with a stranger named Mary during the last moments of her life.
SCREENING BLOCK 4
7:45pm - I’ve Got a Bad Feeling About This
Suspense, Drama, World Cinema
A place where nothing is as it seems, secrets and lies intermingle within these remarkable World Class Short Films.
(15 mins,USA) Max Sokoloff
When an active shooter is reported, high school misfit Julian hides in the boys bathroom, where he is unexpectedly joined by the shooter, Brandon.
(15 mins, USA) Traci Hays
Frederick is the story of a high profile painter and art gallery owner, who suffers from an intense version of “artist’s block.” However, his passion reignites when he has an idea for a new controversial project.
(15 mins, UK) Keith Farrell
Brutalized at home and bullied at school, a teenage boy from the Congo tries his best to assimilate, but finds that his new life comes with a price. A telling tale of the refugee experience - based on a true story.
Sweet Maddie Stone
(24 mins, UK) Brady Hood
Hard-nose 15-year-old Maddie Stone, who rules the school yard under the protection of her family name, must use her influence to come up with her father’s bail money before it’s too late.
Pushing the Night Away
(23 mins, Norway) Jade Aksnes
A meeting between Eddie, who wants to kill himself, and Kate, who is fighting to keep herself alive.
Barrel Room @ V Marketplace
6481 Washington St.
SCREENING BLOCK 5
7:45pm - Make ‘em Laugh
Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Farce
Hard to say what is truly funny, unless of course you are talking about this group of comedy shorts. Highly recommended.
A Date in 2025
(14 mins, USA) Ryan Turner
In the year 2025, a young man's super-intelligent AI system tells him that he must go on a date or face certain suicide from loneliness.
(9 min, USA) Fredric Lehne
Two men. Two urinals. No flow.
(11 min, USA) Stephen Ward
If you had a magnificent mansion in the Upper West Side all to yourself for two weeks, what would you do?
Make 'em Laugh
Life In Other Words
(15 mins, Bangladesh) Abrar Athar
When the ill tempered Mr. Kabir and the rest of his family are having an extraordinarily terrible day, a game of cricket stands as their only hope of coming together.
(12 min, Sweden) Filippa Holm & Samir Bou-Malhab
A Swedish woman brings her muslim boyfriend home to meet her family for the first time.
( 9 mins, USA) Eric Kissack
In a small town in the old west, a lone and weary gunfighter enters a saloon. As he walks through the room surrounded by the people of the town, a voice begins narrating the scene, telling us exactly who this gunfighter is, what everyone's thinking and what they might do.next - it just happens that everyone can hear him.
Make 'em Laugh
(7 mins, USA) Kealan O' Rourke
Arriving home from a long business trip, Jerry discovers a number of urgent messages on his answering machine from his impulsive and inept friend, Randy. Much to his surprise, Jerry is now an unwilling participant in one of Randy's boneheaded schemes.
(7 mins, USA) Christopher Winterbauer
Charlie and David struggle to have a completely honest break up. Mostly because David is being a real shit about it.
(3 mins, Netherlands) Patrick Schoenmaker
The seclusive retirement home Afterglow is a depressing end station. Fortunately, feisty elderly Gerda has one spark of joy:
the weekly Bingo night.