Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2019: MATINEE ONE

Sat Nov 16
  • Sat Nov 16

Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!

Run Time: 92 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR

Release Year: 2019

The Nitehawk Shorts Festival MATINEE ONE program presents eight short films that explore sincere and insincere quests for intimacy, the attraction of nostalgia, and a very personal look at our immigration climate.

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PROGRAM

I KNOW YOU SO WELL
JUSTICE NNANNA / U.S.A. / 2019 / DOCUMENTARY / 7 1/2 MIN / WORLD PREMIERE
An intimate portrayal of the people who guide us into and out of this world featuring eleven strangers working as caregivers across the spectrum of healthcare who created a Sound & Movement Choir.

MARISOL
ZOE SALICRUP JUNCO / U.S.A. / 2019 / DRAMA / ENGLISH & SPANISH WITH SUBTITLES / 15 MIN
When a young mother takes a risk to provide for her daughter, a stranger turns her transgression into a nightmare.

WESTFALIA
HALEY FINNEGAN / U.S.A. / 2018 / COMEDY / 16 MIN
Two Instagrammers must fight to post daily after their close competitors’ following doubles overnight.

MERRYMAN
ZEKE SPECTOR & GABE HARDEN / U.S.A. / 2019 / DOCUMENTARY / 10 MIN
For Ron Merriman, Christmas is not just a time of year, it’s a state of mind. This short explores the passion of the man behind the “Torrington Christmas House.”

WHITE ROCK SKATE
MARY DAUTERMAN / U.S.A. / 2018 / COMEDY / 8 MIN / NEW YORK PREMIERE
A delusional woman desperately clings to an abandoned skating rink and her memories of it.

THIS TIME AWAY
MAGALI BARBE / U.K. / 2019 / SCIENCE-FICTION / 14 MIN
Nigel is an elderly man living as a recluse, haunted by his past and memory of the family he once had… until an unexpected visitor arrives and disrupts his lonely routine.

FRIENDS LIKE THAT
FRANCESCA DE FUSCO / U.S.A. / 2019 / COMEDY / 8 MIN
After getting dumped, Maia seeks solace by crashing with her best ex Alex.

SOMETHING LIKE LONELINESS
SETH EPSTEIN & BEN EPSTEIN / U.S.A. / 2019 / MAGICAL REALISM / 13 MIN
Upstairs-downstairs neighbors barter sounds captured in food storage containers. With the sounds come fragments of past relationships and the hopes and disappointments that remain.

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UPCOMING SPECIAL SCREENINGS

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Nov 2 - Nov 3

Atomic Blonde

Talents can be overrated.

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Nov 9 - Nov 10

The Lives of Others

Nothing is private. Nothing is sacred.

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Nov 9 - Nov 10

Dead Poets Society

He was their inspiration. He made their lives extraordinary.

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Nov 29 - Nov 30

The House of Yes

Enter at your own risk.

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