|RUBBER HEART (USA, 8 min) – Dir. Lizzy Sanford
A first time sexual encounter between a man and a woman who don’t know each other well.
|OH DAMN (USA, 8 min) – Dir. Pat Bishop & Matt Ingebretson
A man gets too stoned and then has a paranoid, surreal experience at the movies.
|GHOSTING THE PARTY (USA, 8 min) – Dir. Carlos Alberto Fernandez Lopez
A gang of gal pals conjure up a frenzy at a Halloween party after a drug-fueled dare exposes the true nature of a mysterious guest.
|BUSINESS (USA, 8 min) – Dir. Kati Skelton
A terrified young man gets caught up in a surreal and demoralizing “business opportunity.” Will he make it out alive?
|LOVEWATCH (USA, 8 min) – Dir. Harrison Atkins
Am I the one you’re looking for?
|REDMOND HAND, PRIVATE DICK (USA, 13 min) – Dir. Todd Selby
LA’s most notorious private dick, Redmond Hand (Felicia “Snoop” Pearson from The Wire), is enlisted by a beautiful seductress to find her missing cactus. Will she end up with the heart of a beautiful woman? Or will she die at the hands of a drag queen (Katya Zamo from RuPaul’s Drag Race) and some kind of nightmare laser-baby? The answer might surprise you. (It’s the second one. She dies.)
|YEAH, SO I’VE GOT THIS SEARING PAIN (USA, 5 min) – Dir. Chris Ohlson
A fevered and joyful satire on sharing and oversharing, first published by McSweeney’s. Our jester’s manic monologue builds and grows majestic as he seeks the true nature of his pain—stacking up symbolism, metaphor, simile and sound to make it clear to the world: this is an amazing pain.
|GREAT CHOICE (USA, 7 min) – Dir. Robin Comisar
A woman gets stuck in a Red Lobster Commercial.
|HELL FOLLOWS (Japan/USA, 11 min) – Dir. Brian Harrison
Betrayed by his clan and murdered for his past evil deeds, a sadistic killer’s soul possesses his identical twin’s body and sets out onto the road of vengeance for one final crusade of extermination. Shot on 16mm, Super 8, & 4K and featuring music by by Death Grips.