Poster for Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2015: Day Two

Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2015: Day Two

Run Time: 82 min. Format: Digital Rating: NR

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

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

YOU’RE INVITED: Official closing party celebration at Lo-Res (2pm – 4pm) where we will announce the festival winner!

QUINTAL (BACKYARD)
André Novais Oliveira | 2015 | Brazil | 20 minutes
Another day in the life of an elderly married couple in the suburbs.

THE TRIAL OF BARNABY FINCH
Sorrel Brae and Sam Stephens | 2013 | USA | 2 ½ minutes
To swat or not to swat? That’s the question an errant fly poses to our hapless hero, Barnaby Finch, at the penultimate moment of his job interview.

MONDAY SOCCER
Marina Loducca | 2015 | Brazil | 4 ½ minutes
A fictional story centered around a married man in Brooklyn, NY who leads a seemingly normal life.

DOMESTIC BLISS
Craig Friedman and Courtenay Cholovich | 2015 | USA | 11 minutes
World Premiere
A defiantly non-narrative experimental film on interior life.

GAME OF PRETEND
Christopher Bagnall | 2015 | USA | 7 minutes
A profile on an eccentric car mechanic who has spent years constructing his very own KITT car from his favorite TV show, Knight Rider.

THEIR SON RYAN
Noah Cohen | 2015 | Canada | 12 minutes
World Premiere
A dark comedy about a quarrel between a divorced couple over the ashes of their recently-deceased son.

IF YOU’RE READING THIS IT’S TOO LATE
Christopher Cole | 2015 | USA | 4 ½ minutes
This is the story of a Drake fan.

THEREFORE I AM
Peter McCoubrey & Luke McCoubrey | 2015 | USA | 6 ½ minutes
New York Premiere
A mysterious encounter between a man who claims to be from the future and the man who he claims is his former self.

BRIDGE
Danny Dwyer | 2014 | USA | 14 minutes
New York Premiere
An aging dancer at the end of her rope decides to cut her time short, but her plans are disrupted by a disturbing turn of events. A strange vagrant and a mysterious photograph bring her face-to-face with her choices.

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.