Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2023: MIDNITE
Run Time: 93 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2023
If spooky, sensual, and surreal is what you seek, look no further than our Midnite shorts program! This fun, weird, and every once in a while, gross variety pack of shorts shows just how unique Midnite films can be. From atmospheric and unnerving work to wild dark comedies and everything in between, you thankfully don’t have to stay up too late to enjoy what these dynamic shorts have to offer.
Post-Screening Q&A moderated by Desmond Thorne, Nitehawk Cinema
Peter Ahern / U.S. / 2022 / 5 min. / English
Tune in to the blind date woes of Rick and Becky.
Chris Osborn / U.S. / 2022 / 18 min. / English
As children, Miles and Rocky hunted a monster they thought they saw in the woods. 20 years later, they’re still searching.
Tij D’oyen / U.S. / 2022 / 10 min. / Greek
A woman recounts her sensual yet macabre childhood memory about the boy next door.
Katia Koziara / U.S. / 2021 / 16 min. / English
Kay is surprised when a crow she feeds begins delivering her $100 bills. But what are the crow’s intentions and where is the money coming from?
BELLY OF THE BEAST
Stephen Sues / U.S. / 2022 / 2 min.
A small, ambitious creature in a strange world goes to dangerous lengths to steal a precious item.
IN THE FLESH
Daphne Gardner / U.S. / 2022 / 13 min. / English
Tracey is trying to jerk off with her bathtub faucet like normal when some memories dredge themselves up, the pipes explode, and she starts leaking black goo.
Will Rahilly / U.S. / 2022 / 16 min.
A woman finds herself falling into the dusk of her unconscious through a rift in a river. There she is pursued by masked ghosts who aim to unravel her life.
Mary Dauterman / U.S. / 2022 / 2 min. / English
Bette gets a new job.
Zach Fleming / U.S. / 2022 / 10 min. / English
Halloween night, three friends high in a van, and an urban legend surrounding a cult singer’s mysterious death in a fire – what could go wrong?