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!
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.
Marina Loducca | 2015 | Brazil | 4 ½ minutes
A fictional story centered around a married man in Brooklyn, NY who leads a seemingly normal life.
Craig Friedman and Courtenay Cholovich | 2015 | USA | 11 minutes
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
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.
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.