Event Information
Sunday, Oct 16, 2011 7:00 PM
In a year with a struggling economy, an earthquake (where were you?), a hurricane and a few other random acts of ickiness, there needs to be a little levity, and these shorts do indeed follow this theme. While not all are LOL or ROFLMAO, they are indeed light(er).
Total running time: 103 min.
Event Pricing
Admission Film - $12.00

 
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The Queen

Bobby, a Korean-American teenage outcast, is working at his parents’ dry cleaners on prom weekend. When the prom queen and her boyfriend stop by with the dress and tuxedo, Bobby creates his own night to remember. Dir. Christina Choe, 2010, USA, 8 min.

 

Public Relations

Two worlds collide when a miserable Hollywood assistant and her sexy New York counterpart finally meet each other after a lengthy phone friendship. Both escape their bad bosses to a wild night in Hollywood and find that they both have more to share than just conversations. Public Relations is a funny, fresh take on growing up - and going after what you really want

Dir. Gianna Sobol, 2010, USA, 17 min.

 

52

While every gay man has a relationship to the aging process, each reaction is different.  The hilarious 52 is one gay man’s nightmare about aging, starring the amazing Scott Thompson (The Kids in the Hall).  Dir. Josh Levy, 2011, Canada, 4 min.

 

Franswa Sharl

Twelve year old Greg has inherited his father’s competitive streak. On a family holiday to Fiji they have different ideas about where Greg should focus his talents. When his creative pursuits fail to amuse his father, Greg enters a contest to win him back, but it might not be the contest he father approves of.  This delightful comedy is based on a true story. Dir. Hannah Hilliard, 2010, Australia, 14 min.

 

No Direction

Life in the big world is tough when you’re a philosophy major fresh from college graduation.  Looking for guidance, Jamie falls in love with the GPS in her parents’ car.  Cute, quirky and downright adorable are just a few of the many descriptors for No Direction. Dir. Melissa Finell, 2011, USA, 13 min.

 

I Don’t Want To Go Back Alone (Eu Não Quero Voltar Sozinho)

In this tender short, the arrival of a new student in school changes Leonardo's life. This 15-year-old blind teenager has to deal with the jealousy of his friend Giovana while figuring out the romantic feelings he's having for his new friend Gabriel. Dir. Danile Ribeiro, 2010, Brazil, 17 min. in Portuguese with English subtitles.

 

The Maiden and the Princess

Little Emmy Adams kisses a girl on the playground and is left feeling isolated and alone. The Grand High Council of Fairy Tale Rules and Standards led by Bernard (Julian Sands) sends her a hetero-normative fairytale to set her down the 'right' path in life.  With the help of fairy godmother and rogue fairytale narrator, Hammond, Emmy searches for herself amidst this musical fairytale.  Dir. Ali Scher, 2010, USA, 18 min.

 

Gayby

Jenn and Matt are best friends from college who are now in their 30s.  Lately, their relationship has dwindled to the occasional social-networking exchange.  In an effort to "reconnect," they decide to have a baby together, taking the easiest, cheapest route of just having sex—even though Matt is gay and Jenn is straight.  WARNING: this film contains an incredibly awkward sex scene.  Dir. Jonathan Lisecki, 2010, USA, 12 min.

 

TOTAL RUNNING TIME  103 min.