Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2018: CLOSING NITE
Run Time: 100 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 2018
The nine shorts in the CLOSING NITE screening at the Nitehawk Shorts Festival highlight bonded families, searching for a sense of belonging, and the effects of media on individuals. Q&A with filmmakers.
ANDREW K. MEYER / U.S.A. / 2017 / DRAMA / 20 MINS / NEW YORK PREMIERE
A club kid grappling with their identity finds liberation in NYC nightlife, while haunted by the pressures of societal norms.
JOSE FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ / PUERTO RICO, U.S.A. / 2018 / DOCUMENTARY, HYBRID / 9 MINS
A son films his middle-aged mother as she undertakes a hallucinatory trip down memory lane.
BRIELLE BRILLIANT / U.S.A. / 2018 / DRAMA / 11 MINS / NEW YORK PREMIERE
A little girl decides to become a Streaker to distract from her sister’s violent behavior.
TYNAN DELONG / U.S.A. / 2017 / COMEDY / 6 MINS
A group of friends try to remake THE MATRIX.
LISA MARIE HALL / U.S.A. / 2018 / DRAMA / 11:30 MINS / NEW YORK PREMIERE
An imminent death in the family puts a spotlight on the complex relationship of a free-spirited mother and her twenty-something daughter.
MATTHEW FROST / U.S.A. / 2018 / COMEDY / 9 MINS / NEW YORK PREMIERE
Our heroine JEN, a regular girl-next-door, tries to quit Instagram.
READY FOR LOVE
DYLAN PASTURE AND LAUREN MCCUNE / U.S.A. / 2017 / COMEDY, DRAMA / 15 MINS / NEW YORK PREMIERE
Amber Lynn Weatherbee knows that the right man is out there. Maybe he’s on The Bachelor?
THE MESS HE MADE
MATTHEW PUCCINI / U.S.A. / 2017 / DRAMA / 10 MINS
A man waits for the results of a Rapid HIV Test in a small town strip mall.
IVETE LUCAS AND PATRICK BRESNAN / U.S.A. / 2017 / DOCUMENTARY / 9:30 MINS / NEW YORK PREMIERE
Palm Beach International Airport’s newest snowbird has become one of the fastest growing roadside attractions in the United States.