Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2017: MIDNITE
Run Time: 88 min. Format: DCP Rating: N/A
The Nitehawk Shorts Festival MIDNITE screening, co-programmed with Sam Zimmerman (Shudder) features the very best in new horror voices. Expect to be frightened with these fun and poignant horror short films that feature being trapped in a Red Lobster commercial, unforeseen consequences of a one-night stand, and a board game gone wrong.
Includes Q&A with filmmakers. Join us beforehand for the FILMMAKERS’ GATHERING mixer at Nitehawk’s Lo-Res Bar beforehand. Featuring Jameson Irish Whiskey!
ROBIN COMISAR / USA / 2017 / 7 MINS
A woman gets stuck in a Red Lobster commercial.
CJ GARDELLA / USA / 2016 / 20 MINS
A film, in the wilderness gothic tradition, set in a crumbling estate, where strange visions and paranoia afflict its occupants.
AMELIA MOSES / CANADA / 2017 / 13 MINS
A socially awkward college freshman begins to experience a mysterious and gruesome physical deterioration after a chance encounter at a frat party.
THE MUSIC LESSON
ADAM R. BROWN & KYLE I. KELLEY / USA / 2017 / 9 MINS
Marion, a jaded music teacher must deal with an unruly student at her soul sucking job.
LAUREN ERWIN / USA / 2017 / 13 MINS
When her younger lover announces his departure, a wealthy, sexually adventurous, yet unfulfilled woman finally realizes what she needs to be satisfied.
THE CALL GIRLS
JUICE / USA / 2017 / 10 MINS
Junk, a local sanitation worker, impulsively decides to employ the services of a underground escort agency.
YOUR DATE IS HERE
TODD SPENCE & ZAK WHITE / USA / 2017 / 6 MINS
After dusting off an old Mystery Date-style board game, a mother and daughter realize the game holds more evil than amusement.
NATALIE ERIKA JAMES / AUSTRALIA / 2016 / 10 MINS
While a young woman helps her father pack up his house, they are both increasingly aware of the presence that they always knew was there.