2017 Narrative Shorts: Mixed Emotions

133 min.

Schedule

Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 7:30pm
Stage at KDHX

Dramatic shorts that take you around the world and through the wringer.

Bullroarer

Francesco Saviano

Escaping city life, a young man takes a trip to a remote cabin and discovers that something ominous may be lurking nearby.

2017
12 min.

Cake

Alan Friel

Two women discuss the best way to die in a barren wasteland.

2017
6 min.

Catch Me

Hyunwoo Lee

A house cat gets outside and finds trouble along the way.

2016
11 min.
Korean

Cul-de-Sac

Damon Russell

Parents living at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac discover a listening device inside their son's teddy bear.

2016
15 min.

Dusk

Jake Graf

Growing up in 1950s England in an intolerant and uninformed world, young Chris struggles to fit into the gender roles dictated by wider society.

2017
15 min.

Good Luck, Orlo!

Sara Kern

As his parents mourn the loss of his baby sibling, Orlo does what he thinks is necessary to repair his family.

2016
14 min.
Slovenian

Magic Mushrooms

Sean Wainsteim

In this wry reflection on gender identity and sexuality, an awkward teenage boy and his crush magically switch bodies after taking mushrooms.

2016
8 min.

Neko Sees All

Anna Takayama

Neko the cat witnesses the passing of time.

2016
5 min.
Japanese

Until the Sky Turns

Zia Mohajerjasbi

A man responds to a question posed by the estranged mother of a girl from a formative adolescent relationship.

2017
9 min.

Wandering Soul

Josh Tanner

A Viet Cong soldier stationed in the claustrophobic tunnels of Cu Chi during the Vietnam War finds himself haunted by the ghost of a fallen comrade after the burial ceremony is compromised.

2016
13 min.
Vietnamese

Coup de Grâce

Salomé Lamas

Leonor returns from a trip on a day where her dad wasn’t expecting her, altering their reality.

2017
25 min.
Portuguese