Final Short Block of HCFF 2019
Our final block of short films is presented by the San Antonio Film Commission. This block includes a wide range of genres, several Texas-made films and a few premieres.
USA | Drama | 5 minutes | World Premiere
Directed by Natasha Straley
A child challenges his parent with their own tactics. (Texas Film)
USA | Drama | 13 minutes
Directed by Sanders Bohlke & Weldon Pless
After an unsettling phone call from his childhood friend Travis, Wynn expects a bad situation-but not this bad. Travis has kidnapped a girl and needs help getting out of trouble. Wynn can’t risk exposure-not in election season-and he’ll do anything to bury Travis’ mistake. (Texas Film)
Boots at the Door
USA | Music Video | 4 minutes | Texas Premiere
Directed by Drake Howard
Sometimes you find love in places where you are not looking. (Texas Film)
USA | Drama | 9 minutes
Directed by Gregory Bayne
Ten-year-old Nico struggles to understand his parents break-up until memories of a fateful sleepover resurface, revealing a clue.
USA | Comedy | 14 minutes
Directed by Dario Caudana
A balding actor who is down on his luck takes his life back to score a dream role on a hit cop TV show.
Portrait of a Woman at Dawn
USA | Drama | 15 minutes | Texas Premiere
Directed by Cullen Douglas
The put-upon wife of a charismatic art dealer in 1920’s Paris witnesses the empowering and intoxicating love of a gifted artist and his bewitching muse.
USA | Western | 10 minutes | World Premiere
Directed by Samantha Ireland
1897 in West Texas, a woman, and her granddaughter encounter a dangerous stranger who is seeking revenge. In one fateful night, they must all come to face the wolves that walk among them and the ones inside themselves. (Texas Film)
USA | Comedy | 4 minutes
Directed by Sagar Arun & Rachel Kral
When Retro Owl Guy and his rebooted counterpart, Owl Guy, come face-to-face for the first time, they must learn to put their differences aside in order to defeat the Lumberjack.
Italy | Drama | 15 minutes
Directed by Alessandro Stevanon
Federico is an introvert and lonely child. A meeting with an old artist coming from Senegal helps him discover his talent and learn to see others for what they are. “The line” is a tale of a friendship that is founded on those differences that make each of us unique, and of the art of telling the story of ourselves through each other.
Date: Saturday, April 27
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Fritztown Cinema – Theater 3
Tickets: $10 individual ticket – at-the-door, as available / All Access Badge and Filmmaker Badge priority seating
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