Poster for Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2015: Day One

Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2015: Day One

Run Time: 80 min. Format: Digital Rating: NR

The third annual Nitehawk Shorts Festival continues with our DAY ONE brunch screening of documentary and narrative fiction shorts.

Screening followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and festival programmers.

PETIT FRERE (LITTLE BROTHER)
Remi St-Michel | 2014 | Canada | 14 minutes
Antoine, a problematic teenager 14 year old, spends a day with his tutor. For one last time before the latter’s departure for Russia, the two “brothers” mess around in the city streets.

TRUTH WITH WINE
Theodore Collatos | USA | 2015 | 17 minutes
New York Premiere
A personal documentary about the filmmaker’s family and, specifically, his relationship with his step-father.

TEST
Jay Lifton | 2014 | USA | 10 minutes
A seemingly unremarkable man spends a day taking a bizarre test at a mysterious facility.

CHICKENS
Susan Huyett | 2015 | USA | 2 minutes
Word Premiere
Chickens meet Herzog in this blended short.

PROCESS
Rob Silcox | 2015 | USA | 7 minutes
Two process servers have to deliver a subpoena by any means necessary.

RI THORAI (THE KING OF TORY ISLAND)
Eoin Mcaughlin | 2015 | USA/Ireland | 8 minutes
World Premiere
Patsy Dan Rodgers is the king of 100 people as he governs a tiny island off the northernmost tip of Ireland, in a tradition dating back well over 1,000 years.

UNFIT TO PRINT
Mark Lungariello & Liam McKiernan | 2014 | USA | 11 minutes
An earnest, and sometimes clueless, career changer is schooled in unorthodox journalism methods by a slimy, blowhard editor for a community weekly.

APHASIA
Luke LoCurcio | 2015 | USA | 11 minutes
A short film about the price of plugging in.

Program is subject to change.

Prize sponsorship provided by Heard City, a boutique audio post-production facility, and Nice Shoes, the full service, artist-driven design, animation, visual effects and color grading studio specializing in high-end commercials, web content, film, TV and music videos. One filmmaker will receive 14 hours (2 days) of Sound Design and/or Mix with one Sound Designer/Mixer courtesy of Heard City as well as 20 hours of color grading with a night colorist (valued at $16k) from Nice Shoes. The winner is selected by festival organizers and invited guests.