WEB SERIES BLOCK

Saturday October 1, 2022
3:45PM
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CRITICALLY ASHAMED: VOL. 2

Director: Franca Paschen

USA

30:00min

Delia and Giulia are trying to make the best out of the pandemic. In order for Delia's artist visa to get approved and Giulia's wish to never wait tables again to come true, they throw a huge comedy festival online. However, an unlucky Zoom accident that goes viral leaves the two of them getting mocked relentlessly instead of celebrated.

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I F@$%ING QUIT

Director: Ronissha Marksman

USA

27:00min

"I F&$%ing Quit" is a comedic mockumentary following the main character, Tiffany as she is forced to deal with her co-workers shenanigans while trying to elevate her professional career...

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HUMAN TELEGRAPHS: SEASON ONE

Director: Kayla Conroy

USA

20:00min

Human Telegraphs is a quirky and sweet female-driven series that follows three women as they launch an in-person message delivery business in NYC, and get tangled in the intimate, unexpected, and hilarious lives of strangers.

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WOMANHOOD: THE SERIES 

Director: Jessica McGaugh

USA

18:00min

Embarrassing moments only a woman could experience.

"Womanhood: The Series" is an anthology of shorts showcasing characters that are raw, real, awkward, and hilarious.

SHORT FILM BLOCK F
(DRAMA)

Saturday October 1, 2022
5:45PM
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WILD ROSE

Director: Hannsue

USA

18:30min

On a normal day, a teenager Henry suddenly shows up at his long-missing relative, Sarah’s house. Henry tells Sarah he has permission from his father to give Sarah a visit during his school’s event week. 
 

With a deep connection between Henry and Sarah, and what had happened in the family. Sarah immediately realizes Henry is lying to her and has a vague clue of the reason why Henry comes to her. 

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WOODFORD COUNTY

Director: Carolynn Cecilia

USA

19:59min

On a snowy, winter morning in north Texas a young woman sprints from the back door of her farmhouse and disappears into the woods. When Paul, a policeman from a neighboring town comes to investigate he finds the young woman’s mother, Adelaide, tending to the aftermath. Through their interaction we learn of a tumultuous past between mother and daughter, between Adelaide and Paul, and how the line between wrong and right is often drawn thin by the ghosts of our past.

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POPS

Director: Lewis Rose

UK

19:33min

How would you react if your father's last wish was to send his ashes to a - very - eccentric place? For siblings Roz and Elli, there is no consensus on the answer.

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TRUMPETS IN THE SKY

Director: Rakan Mayasi

France

14:59min

Boushra, one of the Syrian potato-picking girls in Lebanon, returns from a long day of work in the field only to learn that today her childhood will come to an end.

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SPROUTLAND

Director: Cynthia Wade

USA

25:00min

Beth lives with constant reminders of her deceased husband -- a local health guru named Sproutman. She dodges her neighbors who chant yoga mantras and drink green juices in his honor. When her son grows increasingly obsessed with his dad’s legacy, Beth wonders: who am I now without Sproutman? As Beth forges a path she neither expected nor wanted, she learns that life can hold despair and joy at the same time.

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ATROPHY

Director: Nick Hartanto & Sam Roden

USA

14:59min

A stroke victim descends into a nightmare after her husband unearths a mysterious object from their garage.

FRONT & CENTER: WOMEN BEHIND THE CAMERA

Saturday October 1, 2022
8PM
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PLAYTIME

Director: Maura Garnett

USA

06:58min

When a man attempts to a spike a young woman’s drink, 
he'll discover the pain of playing with another person's life.

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DITCHED

Director: Sloan Turner

USA

08:00min

An impulsive middle schooler playing a game of hide-and-seek soon realizes something sinister is hunting him and his friends.

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DAWN

Director: Nona Catusanu, Katherine Castro & Liza Gipsova (Red Dawn Trio) 

USA

07:55min

One woman faces her final obligation in her isolated, waning days among a post-apocalyptic world.

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BROKEN DOLLS

Director: Adam Andrew Holguin

USA

13:17min

A dollmaker, haunted by her recent divorce, struggles to remember what exactly happened the night her marriage ended.

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SHE'S THE PROTAGONIST

Director: Sarah Carlot Jaber

Belgium

14:01min

The Protagonist, by her given name, is presented to us in her natural environment : a jungle, sadly, often lacking in density. But today enough is enough! Being the mother, the secretary, the lover, the nanny, the baby bottle, the side piece of the main male character is no longer enough for our dear Protagonist ! Put on "mute" after the allocated time for female* characters in a film was reached, she runs away with her friend Voice-Over for a new journey with plenty of humor.

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NAME TO THE FACE

Director: Quinn Quinlan

USA

14:25min

Name to the Face is a student-written, directed, and produced short film shot entirely on an iPhone 13Pro. The story follows Maya (Maddie Groff), as a new and unwelcome visitor makes her doubt her own sanity.

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THE TRIP

Director: Alyssa Archard

USA

10:56min

When college student Jesse gets zapped away from a camping trip and into a 1950s sitcom, she must confront the forces in power or run the risk of being stuck on an eternal loop of broken appliances and cheesy mid-century jokes.