Are You Alright

Narrative Shorts: Showcase Sampler

122 minutes 9 Films

A selection of some of the best narrative shorts from the 2020 St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.

In this program
Are You Alright?

Are You Alright?

Directed by
Alessio Summerfield
2020
15 minutes
English
When a day job becomes an every-waking-moment job, Wallace reaches a melting point.
Driving Louise

Driving Louise

Directed by
Isaac Knopf
2019
22 minutes
English
When 19-year-old Ezra drives widowed 70-year-old neighbor Louise to visit her husband's out-of-state grave, she confronts a newfound insecurity about her sexual identity while Louise silently recalls a hidden relationship with a woman 50 years before.
Encounters

Encounters

Directed by
Ariana Nasi
2020
9 minutes
Spanish
A Venezuelan college girl is stuck outside her country when the Covid-19 pandemic starts, and her mom attempts to help her from a distance.
Momma's Boy

Momma's Boy

Directed by
Lily Kerns
2020
7 minutes
English
When 16-year-old Gordon, a socially awkward boy with a passion for disco, wins the annual dance competition and becomes a part of the high-school "it crowd," he discovers just how cruel teenagers can be.
Not Suitable

Not Suitable

Directed by
Cooper Shaw
2020
21 minutes
English
Ben is trying — to connect, to laugh, to love — but his friends just don't get it.
One Cold Morning

One Cold Morning

Directed by
Josh Herum
2020
18 minutes
English
When three young men are found dead in a suburban house, was it self-defense or a drug deal gone south?
Tin Box

Tin Box

Directed by
Andy Compton
2020
18 minutes
English
A homeless addict breaks into a home and discovers a person being held captive behind a locked door.
Within the Silence

Within the Silence

Directed by
Zack Beining
2020
8 minutes
English
During a global pandemic that terrorizes the world, an ill father realizes that life with his wife and daughter has come to an end.