Short Films Start Friday Screenings
Eight short films kick off screenings on day two of the festival. International films, Texas films and a few premieres make up Block 4 Shorts.
Ireland | Dramedy | 18 minutes
Directed by Helen O’Reilly
It’s 1983. Culture Club are No.1, everyone’s watching Knight Rider and Kelly Harrison is not only experiencing her first crush, she’s going to her first disco. The only problem is she’s getting braces on her teeth before the big night.
Fate Has No Plan
USA | Drama | 16 minutes
Directed by Anita Azenet
A young woman finds a pair of antique baby shoes with a mysterious name written on the soles and embarks on a journey to find out more. She soon realizes that it’s not what you find, it’s why you find it. (Texas Film)
USA | Comedy | 3 minutes
Directed by Aviv Mano
A macho toy arcade prize is quick to judge a young girl who wants to win him, and goes on a life changing journey in attempt to stop her from winning enough tickets and taking him home.
USA | Drama | 10 minutes
Directed by Mayo Whaley
Tired of witnessing the repeated mental abuse of his mother, a timid young boy seeks courage to confront the enemy at home through a heroic adventure deep in the woods surrounding his home. (Texas Film)
USA/Netherlands | Comedy | 8 minutes | Texas Premiere
Directed by Fokke Baarssen
A young man moves back in with his mom after breaking up with his wife, but soon finds out that his mom has a strange new hobby. A poignant story of elderly independence.
Birthday Cake For Dinner
USA | Drama | 12 minutes | World Premiere
Directed by Damon Russell
Birthday Cake For Dinner is the story of 7-year-old, Simon’s trip to visit his estranged father for one disaster filled weekend. (Texas Film)
USA | Animation | 2 minutes
Directed by Sawyer Geffert
In a hospital for animated characters, a 2D doctor and claymation nurse must operate on a broken 3D model.
Germany | Drama | 24 minutes | Texas Premiere
Directed by Philip Escobar Jung
German Alps. After observing a spectacular shooting stars spectacle with her beloved father, 8 year-old Aurora must come to terms with an unexpected event that will forever change her own private world.
Date: Friday, April 26
Time: 10:15 a.m.
Location: Fritztown Cinema – Theater 2
Tickets: $10 individual ticket – at-the-door, as available / All Access Badge and Filmmaker Badge priority seating