A collection of award-winning short films from Cinema at CityGarden at the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.
The Candy Crucible
A group of rambunctious trick-or-treaters attempt to summon and kill an urban legend who is rumored to eat naughty children on Halloween night, until a mysterious child turns up to the ritual and everything begins to take a turn for the worse.
When his roommate struggles to complete an internet captcha, a paranoid man begins to suspect he may be living with a robot.
A fortune-cookie-head crumbles himself, piece by piece in order to keep devouring creatures out of his way.
An animated memoir of a boy's wish to obtain a gorilla suit and a lesson in loopholes.
The Highland Incident
Melvern Noll, of Highland, IL, saw something strange in the early morning of December 4th, 2000. He thought he was losing his mind, but others saw it too.
A transgender teenager, still reeling from his parents' recent divorce, attempts to reconnect with his estranged father by taking it a upon himself to fix the Chevy Nova his dad keeps in the garage.
An internet content moderator confronts the darkness within the videos he screens.
These Flowers Were for You
After being matched to donate bone marrow to a stranger, an artist documents her journey by creating artwork for the recipient and ruminating on the ethics and purpose of making work about a stranger.
Up for Air
A woman, who spends the majority of her days consumed by technology, pauses to take a moment to reflect inward.