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Poster for Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2024: MIDNITE

Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2024: MIDNITE

Run Time: 90 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2024

Variety is the spice of life, and you’ll find plenty in this year’s Midnite program. These films directed by a majority of women and non-binary filmmakers present frights, funnies, and friskiness in a completely astounding package. These filmmakers are an assurance that Midnite movies will always continue to thrive.

Q&A moderated by Desmond Thorne, Nitehawk Cinema

Pussy Love
Linda Krauss / Germany / 2023 / 4 min. / English
Hey Puss! Still playing hard to get? Let me be your pussycat.

Mosquito Lady
Kristine Gerolaga / U.S. / 2023 / 13 min. / Tagalog, English
Terrified of telling her parents that she’s pregnant as restrictions to abortion access worsen, a desperate teenager seeks the help of a reclusive neighbor.

Simone Smith / Scotland / 2023 / 17 min. / English
A road trip to a wedding pushes a dysfunctional family to the brink after their journey descends into a claustrophobic hallucinatory nightmare.

Go To Bed Raymond
Nikki Taylor Roberts / U.S. / 2022 / 7 min. / English
A father discovers the surprising truth about why his son won’t go to bed.

Krush The Wrestler
Alex Megaro / U.S. / 2023 / 14 min. / English
Exploring the innate intimacy of submission wrestling, a lifelong wrestler turns his talents into an on-demand fetish video service.

The Girl Who Cried
Jared Greenberg / U.S. / 2023 / 15 min. / English
A family gets back together for the first time in awhile, but a dark revelation threatens not only their evening, but the family itself.

It Takes A Village
Glam Hag / U.S. / 2022 / 8 min. / English
Today is the day these two pregnant cult members have been waiting for.

Shadow (35mm)
Kamell Allaway / U.S. / 2021 / 12 min. / English
A young mother’s shadow takes on a life of its own, terrorizing her and her daughter over the course of one night.