Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2019: NOBUDGE

Run Time: 84 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 2019

The Nitehawk Shorts Festival and NoBudge (the online platform spotlighting the best in low-budget indie filmmaking) have partnered to present a program of seven short films that are either currently or will soon premiere on NoBudge.com. (84 min).

Programmed by Caryn Coleman and Kentucker Audley.

Q&A WITH FILMMAKERS
PROGRAM

IN FULL BLOOM
MAEGAN HOUANG / U.S.A. / 2019 / FANTASY, SCIENCE-FICTION, DRAMA  / 11 MIN
Cecile, an older Vietnamese-American hoarder, has her life upended when worms open a black hole in her house and threaten to take all her stuff.

MARIPOSA
KRISTIAN MERCADO FIGUEROA / U.S.A. / 2019 / EXPERIMENTAL / 16MM TO DIGITAL / ENGLISH & SPANISH WITH SUBTITLES / 7 MIN
Mariposa is a poetic exploration on single motherhood (shot in Spanish Harlem and Puerto Rico).

DAY ONE
ARIELLE GOLDMAN / U.S.A. / 2019 / DRAMA / 10 MIN / NEW YORK PREMIERE
A woman prepares for her day whilst on her period.

LA BRUJA
ELIZA COSSIO & HAYLEY KOSAN / U.S.A. / 2019 / COMEDY, DRAMA /  ENGLISH & SPANISH WITH SUBTITLES / 17 MIN
A woman meets a witch who offers to help her after a break up.

BENNIFER
RYAN MCGLADE / U.S.A. / 2018 / COMEDY & DRAMA / 16MM TO DIGITAL / 13 MIN
Jed’s family isn’t how he remembered it.

SWALLOW GRASS SNAKES
PEPI GINSBERG / U.S.A. / 2018 / DRAMA / 7 MIN / WORLD PREMIERE
Devin is the star of a sex video that goes viral. When she meets an over-eager fan she is forced to decide how she will protect herself and her young sister from the perils of internet fame.

DOMINANT SPECIES
JOSEPH SACKETT / U.S.A. / 2019 / SCIENCE FICTION, LGBTQ / 19 MIN
10 aliens in human host bodies learn how to be men.

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