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Poster for Roses Are Dead, Volume Two

Roses Are Dead, Volume Two

Run Time: 72 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2020

Join ALTER for two lovely nights of terror at Nitehawk Cinema with two short film programs: ROSES ARE DEAD Volume One on Friday, February 14 and ROSES ARE DEAD Volume Two on Saturday, February 15 at Midnite. The showcases explore a wide-ranging journey of things both romantic and repulsive, comic and tragic, intimate and confrontational. Experience Valentine’s Day through the lens of the horror genre.

Directed by Carlen May-Mann
It’s Halloween night and Renee is madly in love with Jim. On their way to a party, Jim detours to a haunted house, where Renee is forced to confront a terrifying situation. (13 min)

Directed by Lora D’Addazio
Juliette is a shy girl terrified to catch a ride with two women that are not paying any attention to the road. (7 min)

Directed by Marie Alice Arida
A lonely gallery owner falls for a performance artist, but at what cost? (15 min)

Directed by Sydney Clara Brafman
Ranch. Dipped. Chicken. Fingers. (1 min)

Directed by Chose Okuno
A naive young girl becomes the target of a murderous sociopath when she attempts to reinvent herself to impress the boys in her small Texas town. (21 min)

Directed by Emily Bennett
A magical realism/horror film that explores the paradox of why a woman chooses to stay in an abusive relationship. (12 min)

Directed by Jill Gevargizian
In one man’s attempt to exploit his date night via video-chat, he ends up sharing something much more disturbing. Some people like to watch. Do you? (6 min)