6:30-8:30 PM SHORT FILM SHOWCASE #1 [BLOCK 6]
Ms. Rossi (Italy 5:00) While on her way to a business meeting, Ms. Rossi takes an interesting detour.
Check, Please! First Shift (USA 7:02) Julie is a French immigrant who just moved to NY to pursue her American dream and starts working in a small chaotic restaurant. It’s her first shift and nothing goes as expected. It sucks to be the newbie.
New Dutch Herring (Netherlands 12:40) Leen is a lonely fishmonger that has to choose between his beloved herring cart in his hometown and being reunited with his family.
Garage Romantic (New Zealand 12:35) A big dreamer from the small town of Togliatti, Russia ponders life while building a rocket-powered sled made from discarded trash.
Strange (UK 2:49) A glimpse into an autistic author’s life exploring friendship, trails, and the use of unique coping strategies.
Xiety (USA 2:54) This film explores the ways anxiety may feel for those who suffer from it through a visual journey in Val’s mind.
How Marvin Went to Jail (USA 5:03) When a man is forced to cope with the conclusion of his relationship, he is thrust into a mission of self-discovery.
Javelina Run (18:48) Two idiot ranch hands pretend to be fugitive train robbers to get attention from the ladies at an old west saloon.
Harmonia Solid (USA 10:23) While cleaning house, a woman discovers an area rug that disposes of literal and figurative trash in a magical way.
Chapter Two (UK 9:22) A new book club member starts to notice some eerie similarities between the novel’s creepy, cat-loving protagonist and the group’s creepy, cat-loving host.
The Dark Web (USA 27:25) A desperate father explores the depths of the notorious Dark Web to acquire a new heart for his sick son. Faced with losing his family and possibly more.