2013 Atlanta Shortsfest Quick Guide:

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Drama Shorts Three

69 min. running time

4:30 pm, Saturday, October 19, 2013 at  Mint Gallery



Flashback

(7m, U S A) dir. by Steve Petersen

An inventor has created a device that allows people to relive their fondest memories uses it to relive his greatest regret.


An Sooy e Bonbast 

(Beyond the Deadend)

(15m, Iran)  dir. by Pouria Heldary Oureh

A homeless vagabond becomes obsessed with a pair of shoes.

Efímera

(18m, Spain) dir. by Diego Modino

Alicia dreams of becoming a ballet dancer. In the cozy windmill where she lives with her grandmother, she waits for the moment to go to the long-awaited audition. But out there, the world is not as idyllic as she thinks...

New Broken Calculator

(7m, U S A) dir. by Brandon Luck McDuffey

When a lonely boy forgoes a long-held dream, he never suspects a new friend is just a few locker doors away.


In the Grey

(7m, U S A) dir. by Justin Peter

A naive Confederate soldier begins to doubt the justification for killing in war, but when he doesn't pull the trigger, will lives still be lost?


Silent Wave

(15m, U S A) dir. by Sudeep Kanwal

Several months after the tragic death of their son, Adam continues his downward spiral, losing his job and his coherence. As Rachel attempts to move forward, Adam can only look to the past. With his son’s fatal accident occurring on Adam’s watch, it only serves to drive the wedge between Adam and Rachel further apart. Their differing modes of grieving isolate the once happy couple. Adam continuously tries to win his wife and his former life back while struggling to come to terms with his new reality.

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:) Comedy Shorts Two

84 min. running time

9:30 pm, Friday, October 18, 2013 at  Mint Gallery



Tag

(5m, U S A) dir. by Freeland Shreve

While a man tries to shoot the groundhog that's been terrorizing his vegetable garden, he and his young son make a game out of it... it's kind of like tag.


My Good Fortune

(14m, U S A) dir. by David Silverman

Paulie Gugliata loves Chinese food. He especially digs his fortune cookie. One day, after his usual meal at his usual Chinese restaurant, something very unusual occurs: no cookie! Taking matters into his own rough and ready hands, Paulie flies from Newark to Georgia to confront the cookie makers.


The Burning House

(17m, U S A) sub. by Karl Beyer and Scott Ross

The story of a cursed young hipster who is forced to flee his home and survive on the streets of Philadelphia using nothing but an armload of vintage and designer knick-knacks.

Bored, Game?

(9m, Australia) dir. by Joe Murphy

Two players discover they're meant for each other over a very personal game of Guess Who?


America 101

(10m, U S A) dir. by Richard Speight, Jr.

One man's life becomes the lesson of the day when he takes a frenetic ride through his own twisted version of the American experience.


Most Likely To Kill

(10m, U S A) dir. by Mindy Bledsoe

Virginia and George have lived the quiet lives of outcast. When Virginia reunites with her high school tormentor, the women are put into a position to choose social acceptance.....or vengeance.


Metermaid

(2m, U S A) dir. by Matthew Riggieri

Left for dead on a hot summer day a hero is faced with challenge that will mean life or death. This short action adventure 'Meter Maid' will keep you on the edge of your seat.

The Grind

(4m, U S A) dir. by Joseph Murphy

A retired woman considers working on the streets again to pay her rent.


The Wound

(13m, U S A) dir. by Jack McWilliams

When a man's wound comes to life, he develops an odd affection for it.


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Animation Attack! Shorts

110 min. running time

8:00 pm, Saturday, October 19, 2013 at  Mint Gallery





The House With Nobody In It

(3m, Canada) dir. by David Carnegie

To most people, it's just a house with nobody in it.

Fatal Vittles

(4m, U S A) dir. by Devin Bell

A dark and whimsical alphabet piece about 26 things to never ever eat.

SkyChaos

(21m, China) dir. by Ll Jin, XiaoMing Zhang

Taoism and Esoteric Buddhism's battle magic and many extraordinary things. Its full of Chinese elements and spiritual beings. The art style is fairy tale and Martial Arts Chivalry.


Fuga

(15m, Spain) dir. by Juan Antonio Espigares

Sara, who has just arrived at St Cecilia's Conservatory, will discover there are different ways to interpret each side of the prism from which she perceives her reality and talent.

Alice Through the Looking Glass

(3m, U S A) dir. by Denise Plauche

An interpretation of Lewis Carroll's 'Alice' stories and characters using digital cut-out style animation with a quirky yet poignantly nostalgic mood.


Monster Island

(6m, U S A) dir. by Nathan King

A lonely monster hoards junk in his windmill until one day something new flies his way and he learns a lesson about friends.

Over The Horizon

(5m, U S A) dir. by Andrew Klein

Over The Horizon uses two  very different characters to explore the power of horizons and what they imply in our way of perceiving the world. A dividing line between a glass half empty, and a glass half full.

Vital Voices: Hawa Abdi

(3m, U S A) dir. by Aaron Kisner

Dr. Hawa Abdi is Somalia's first female gynecologist. When the central government collapsed in 1989, Dr. Abdi's one-room clinic on her family farm began treating and housing local people fleeing the fighting. In time, the population living on her land reached 90,000 people.

MooseDate.com

(3m, U S A) dir. by Samantha Friedman

Morris, a large and slightly overweight clumsy moose, is getting ready for a date with a female moose he met on the Internet.

Cat Caught Fishing

(2m, U S A) dir. by Jennifer Frisco

Cat Caught Fishing is the unfortunate tale of a fisherman cat who finds himself caught on a boat leading to the bottom of the ocean.

Icarus Falls

(3m, U S A) dir. by Jesse O'Brien

A young boy builds flying machines, each one more elaborate and dangerous than the last, but each one fails. Eventually, he achieves his dream of flying, though not quite in the way he had planned.

Look Up!

(1m, U S A) dir. by Chad Strawderman

A public service warning about the dangers of texting while walking.

Rex October

(2m, U S A) dir. by Ben Snyder

A 2D animated film about an angry submarine commander. Trouble surfaces when he runs into a prehistoric nemesis on the open ocean.

Pepe & Lucas

(8m, U S A) dir. by Wim Bien, Mo Davoudian

A hi-tech street fight is waged between an angry clown and an innocent street mime to finish centuries of rivalry that finally proves who greater entertainer. But they find that they bring happiness to a world without joy by working together.

Roadkill Redemption

(3m, U S A) dir. by Karl Hadrika

A nighttime driver is haunted by the ghost of a raccoon she hits with her car.

Attack of the Killer Bees

(6m, U S A) dir. by Joe Castro

All the action, thrill and excitement of a classic Sci-Fi Horror feature film in 5 minutes.

Curious Cat's Christmas

(4m, U S A) dir. by Jiyoon Lee

A funny story about a curious cat in search for her own Christmas gifts on Christmas Eve!

Zweibettzimmer

(9m, Germany) dir. by Fabian Giessler

Two old men share a hospital room, in which the window is the only connection to the outside world and thus becomes a highly demanded resource. 'Double Occupancy' is a dark parable about the greed of man - an animated, psychological intimate play about the power of imagination and illusion.


Danza de los Muertos

(2m, U S A) dir. by Cassie Urban

A young boy's grandmother comes back from the world of the dead to visit but he is too terrified of her skeletal form to dance with her.

Gnosis

(5m, U S A) dir. by Tamara Hahn

Gnosis is a short film about baby-robbing monsters. Their continuous failures leave them all within close reach, yet with no way to escape.

dead leaves/[wings]

(2m, U S A) dir. by Alex XIII

Experimental, mix media animation on the fragility of life


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Documentary Shorts

128 min. total running time

2:30 pm, Saturday, October 19, 2013 at  Mint Gallery



Morfar och jag och helikoptern till himlen

(Grandpa and Me and a Helicopter to Heaven)

(15m, Sweden) dir. by Johan Palmgren, Åsa Blanck

A world all on its own of humour, warmth and love: Between a boy, David, and his bedridden grandfather, Bosse, there is deep friendship. Bosse is very ill and he is so happy when his little grandson David visits him. David reads the daily news to him and they giggle while watching old clips from when David was younger on the DVD. And he is very amused about David´s reports from school, especially from the biology lesson about how to make babies. The aging man has a secret he wants to share with his grandson; together they make for the woods on a final adventure.


Part of the Change

(13m, U S A)  dir. by Ezra Millstein

U.S. veterans of the Vietnam War traveled with Habitat for Humanity to the Mekong Delta. Over two weeks, the veterans healed decades-old wounds of war while building houses and hope in partnership with Vietnamese families. This film follows Vic Romback from memories of his Air Force deployment through his return to Vietnam, the construction of three Habitat for Humanity homes, and a moving tribute to soldiers laid to rest in a Vietnamese National Cemetery.

Not a Statistic

(36m, U S A) dir. by Shelby Hadden

'Not a Statistic' is the story of a mother who dedicates every day to ensuring her son lives a happy, normal life, despite his incurable mitochondrial disease.

No Small Parts

(24m, U S A) dir. by Marilyn Agrelo

The inspiring story of some grade school kids who come together to stage the first musical their school has ever done. They've got the drive, but will they have the chops to put together an ambitious show in just a few weeks? As each kid begins to find their voice, NO SMALL PARTS offers a heartwarming look to the importance of keeping theater in schools.

Voices Of Abandonment

(5m, U S A) dir. by Porfirio Fernando Castillo

This film provides a powerful insight into of abandonment. An unscripted look into the lives of those people who live on the streets and seek shelter wherever they can find it.

Crisálida

(8m, Cuba) dir. by Alejandro Enmanuel Alonso Estrella, Esther de Rothschild, Rosanna Mendez Gonzalez, Laura Costa Cantal

Crisalida, which means 'cocoon of an incubating butterfly,' is the name of an 86-year-old woman who watches the world through her bedroom window. Over the course of a Sunday in her small Cuban town, her past and present converge in ironic, unsettling ways.

Take Back What They Took

(28m, U S A) dir. by Carlie Huberman

'Take Back What They Took' is a documentary that speaks out on the after affects of sexual assault and what we as a society can do to help make the process of recovery easier for survivors of sexual assault.


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RelationShorts Program Two

104 min. running time

6:00 pm, Saturday, October 19, 2013 at  Mint Gallery



Mae and Ash

(19m, U S A)  dir. by Shuchi Talati

Mae and Ash live together, play silly word games and keep score on a blackboard. And every once in a while, they go out on dates -- with other people. They have one rule -- they never meet each others dates.  And it seems to work until Mae returns home to find Ash's date, Kayla, still in their apartment.

Sky Blue Collar

(8m, U S A) dir. by  Derek Frey

A businessman and a carpet installer enjoy a wild and playful friendship, but when their class-conscious bosses pressure them to steer clear of each other, the Romeo and Juliet of the workaday world must decide what's more important: how we make a living, or who we're living for.


Seventeen Hours In

(14m, U S A) dir. by Ivo Raza

After Liz receives news that she has breast cancer, she hooks up with Kevin, who is heartbroken because his girlfriend dumped him. They comfort each other and decide to explore a mutual fantasy with someone who turns out to be a con with a violent partner. Then Kevin's girlfriend decides to come back.


Buttons

(12m, U S A)  dir. by Byron Erwin

Tommy, in his sleeping girlfriend's bed, is tormented by her childhood Teddy Bear and the knowledge it has of her past.


Trust

(13m, Ireland) dir. by Alan Mulligan

A woman scorned sets out to have her revenge on mankind.

88 Miles to Moscow

(20m, U S A) dir. by  Karen Glienke

15-year-old Niki gets more than she bargained for when she sneaks off a train for a quick smoke, stumbling into an offbeat adventure involving her ex-con dad, troubled mother, and a young Russian garbage man.


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2013 Atlanta Shortsfest Program:

Drama Shorts Two

82 min. running time

6:00 pm, Friday, October 18, 2013 at  Mint Gallery



A Girl and a Gun

(15m, U S A) dir. by Elieen McQueen

After a small car crash sends a gun sliding to the feet of a girl, she wanders the near desolate, wild western streets of Brooklyn wondering what to do with it.


Waking

(15m, U S A) dir. by Isaac Lee

In the wake of a terrible accident, Tom Hall( Jake Weisler) faces the grief of losing his sister and struggles to forgive his best friend, Ben Wilson(Benjamin Papac). Tom cuts Ben off in an attempt to ease the pain, but as Ben spirals down a path of depression and self-blame, Tom may be the only one who can save him.

Dug Up

(4m, Canada) dir. by Rouzbeh Heydari

With his son in jail, poor aging Dad has no one to help him garden anymore. Dug Up is a short film adaptation of an old urban legend. Illustrating an un-breakable bond between a father and his distanced son.

Lesser Wishes

(20m, U S A) dir. by Dustin Diamond

A Twilight Zoneesque short that shows you don't always get what you wish for.


L'Interruption

(14m, United Kingdom) dir. by Vincent Weiler

A motel maid unknowingly walks in on a grisly crime, but she is so swept up in her own life and her feelings for the man who committed it, she is oblivious until it is too late.

Never Gonna Break

(14m, U S A) dir. by Thomas Backer

Attempting to avenge his dog's murder, an ailing Vietnam Veteran living in rural Oregon struggles to decipher between reality and debilitating hallucinations. Confronted with the horrors of his past, Carl reacts out of confusion, the actions of which may destroy not only his life, but those close to him, as well.

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:) Comedy Shorts Three

75 min. running time

10:00 pm, Saturday, October 19, 2013 at  Mint Gallery



Nice Moustache

(12m, U S A) dir. by Alec Robbins

Comedian Alec Robbins (playing himself) endures girl trouble, failures in stand-up comedy, and a barrage of criticism regarding his new facial hair. After an underwhelming breakup, Alec seeks aid from Hollywood actor Simon Pegg and attempts to find new love.


Guardian Angel Blues

(19m, U S A) dir. bh Ela Thier

In order to get her angeling license, an angel-in-training must convince a cold-hearted criminal to call his estranged daughter for her birthday.


Suite for Two Band Geeks

(18m, U S A) dir. by Elizabeth Iverson

When Lynn, a shy flute player, sees an opportunity to get to play a duet at the next concert with the dreamy oboist, she challenges the top flute for the part. However, she finds that practicing isn't all she'll have to do to win.

Opposite Day

(19m, U S A)  dir. by Matt Leary

Ben buys a big red button in NYC's Chinatown that, when pressed, turns certain aspects of life into 'Opposite Day.' He unsuccessfully changes an imperfect girl he meets on an internet dating service and entangles himself in a humorous web of woes as he tries to right what he wronged.



Today I Will Tell Her

(7m, Canada) dir. by Jon Murray

The barf-inducing story about a guy who's going to tell his friend that he has feelings for her.

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Best of Atlanta ShortsFest

9:30 pm. Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Eyedrum


This program will be decided based upon audience reactions and critics favorites during the festival.



   

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Drama Shorts One

75 min. running time

8:30 pm, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at  Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge


One Safe

(5m, France, Singapore) dir. by Gaetano Naccarato

Viducci is a bounty hunter who work informally for the mafia of Singapore. His new mission is to kill a corrupt politician in France.

Faith

(9m, United Kingdom, Australia) dir. by Nick McKinless

When two men's lives collide, a murky past unfolds to a miraculous conclusion.

NOVR

(15m, Australia) dir. by Geoff O'Rourke

As their planet is being ripped apart two soldiers discover what might be humanities only hope - in a war they have already lost. A NOVR.

The Drain

(9m, U S A) dir. by Collin Blair (I)

Steve is bearing the weight of his isolated existence, when a person enters his world. That person happens to be his bathtub drain.

Welcome to the Bubs
(10m, U S A) dir. by Tony Reames

The Apocalypse has happened. Survivors have managed to find a way to domesticate the undead. and now humanities survival depends on everyone's favorite zombie family, The Bubs.

Blind Spot

(6m, Canada) dir. by Tony Elliott

Tracy still struggles after having lost her sight three years ago. But it's not just her blindness that's a daily challenge. It's that Tracy can't get out of her mind the last thing she ever saw -- an image that continues to haunt her. So when the man who took her sight is released from prison Tracy must face her demons and risk everything for her personal salvation.

Sandbox

(4m, U S A) dir. by Daniel Carberry

An action short film about a squad of five soldiers lost in the desert.

The Secret Keeper

(17m, U S A) dir. by Bears Fonte

A secret is a precious commodity. If a person can seal their secrets away, and live guilt free, they can truly be anyone, do anything. Somewhere, sometime in an alternate future or past that vaguely resembles the styles and prejudices of our late 1940's, The Secret Keeper provides clients with that very opportunity. But who keeps The Secret Keeper's secrets?

The road led here

(3m, U S A) dir. by Jennifer Hardacker

'The road led here' tells the story of a discontented voyager who finally finds a place to end her journey--but what is it about this place?

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RelationShorts Program One

72 min. running time

7:00 pm, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at  Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge



Epiphany

(9m, U S A) dir. by Chip Ingram

Epiphany, where devotion and confusion collide.


Dry Dock

(10m, U S A) dir. by Brian To

Searching for love, a man attempts to reconnect with a childhood friend whose marriage is teetering on the edge, leaving us to wonder: Does love really conquer all?

Lauren

(8m, U S A) dir. by Nicholas Mah

Lauren is a young woman with some problems. Her unnamed date, unwise in the ways of the world, finds himself in a strange situation that turns from uncomfortable to frightening as the night goes on.

heat (5m, U S A)

dir. by TJ Thyne

Heat: Thermostat broken, desire thick, the pulsating pressure of knowing what you are doing should not, can not, be done. The consequence are unbearable. Must stop. A moment of pure abandon & painful truth.

knot (3m, U S A)

dir. by TJ Thyne

The moment before a life changing event for this man. An his honest answer to the person who knows him best in this world.

Bird

(16m, Singapore) dir. by Kristen Ong

ShuFen journeys back to an abandoned house with her secondary school sweetheart, Sufiyah. In one night she attempts to salvage their unfinished romance, but Sufiyah is more interested with what is inside a box buried in the garden.

Momentary

(4m, U S A) dir. by Justin Smith-Shelton

A single moment can create an impact that lasts an eternity. For Larry and Juliet, one moment gave them love. Another moment took it all away from them...

MI CORAZÓN

(10m, Puerto Rico, U S A) dir. by Marielle Woods

An old jeep cuts a winding path through the calm claustrophobia of dense jungle. The travelers are a young American couple, content in life and love, but completely unprepared for the catastrophe that lies around the bend.

When Dreams Change

(7m, U S A) dir. by Myles Matsuno

Elly Marlina told her sister at four years old that their parents had been abducted by aliens -- but now she's twelve and it's time for Elly to tell her the truth about their abandonment.

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:) Comedy Shorts One

79 min. running time

10:00 pm, Thursday, October 17, 2013 at  Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge


Milk & all the wrong things

(13m, U S A) dir. by Van Ditthavong

Milk & all the wrong things is the story of Bill Wilbur and his quest to escape the odd life that he has created for himself.

The Grind

(4m, U S A) dir. by Joseph Murphy

A woman considers working her old job out on the streets.

Party Balloons

(10m, U S A) by Viet Huynh

Dan gets picked up by his girlfriend Kate after arriving back from a long plane trip. He wants to go straight to her place because he is smuggling drug-filled balloons in his stomach and has to 'force' them out. However, she shocks him by reminding him that he committed to going to her best friend Sam's for dinner. The night takes a turn as the drugs start leaking into his system and cause wild behavior.

Little Man of Steel

(10m, U S A) dir. by Larry Ziegelman

Lois and Clark go on their next great adventure: condom-shopping!

Headbanger

(4m, U S A) dir. by Conor Byrne

Somewhere in New Jersey, a hair metal rocker attempts to form a supergroup in his mom's basement.

Locked

(14m, U S A) dir. by Lakpathy Wijesekara, Priyath Costa

An unfaithful married man wakes up in the morning only to be surprise by an unusual lock. He has to get it unlocked before his wife gets back from a business trip.

Best of Both Worlds

(13m, U S A) dir. by Michael Dunker

Struggling to find a normal woman, Charlie meets Michelle and questions if he can accept the 'Best of Both Worlds' when she reveals she turns into a guy named Michael during the day.

Scent of a Woman

(11m, U S A) dir. by Lauren Savoy

On the eve of a romantic weekend upstate, charmingly awkward Chloe decides, after three weeks of dating, that she's going to tell her boyfriend, Dan, that she loves him. But when Chloe begins to have an embarrassing reaction to the Fettuccine Alfredo, she's in a race against time and humiliation. Can Chloe get an 'I love you,' back before Dan is subsumed by the smell of her farts?

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The Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge

644 North Highland Ave NE,

Atlanta, GA 30306

404-874-5756

 


Mint Gallery

636 North Highland Ave NE,

Atlanta, GA 30306

404-946-8982

 



Eyedrum
C4 / FUSE Arts Center
115 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW
Suite 225
Atlanta, GA 30303

 

Tickets:


$5 per block of films


Tickets for each show are available at the door 30 minutes prior to screening, first come basis.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge


7:00 pm   -   RelationShorts Program One:


Epiphany

Dry Dock

Lauren

heat

knot.

Bird

Momentary

MI CORAZÓN

When Dreams Change

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8:30 pm   -   Drama Shorts One:

One Safe

Faith

NOVR

The Drain

Welcome to the Bubs
Blind Spot

Sandbox

The Secret Keeper

The road led here

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10:00 pm -   Comedy Shorts Program One:


Milk & all the wrong things

The Grind

Party Balloons

Little Man of Steel

Headbanger

Locked

Best of Both Worlds

Scent of a Woman



Friday, October 18, 2013 at  Mint Gallery



6:00 pm  -  Drama Shorts Program Two:


A Girl and a Gun

Waking

Dug Up

Lesser Wishes

L'Interruption


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7:30 pm  -  High-Energy Shorts:

Produced by Atlanta

Brief Case

Franky and The Ant

The Guy Knows Everything

Lapsus

Un Monde Meilleur (A Better World)

Highball

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9:30 pm  -  Comedy Shorts Program Two:


Tag

My Good Fortune

The Burning House

Bored, Game?

America 101

Most Likely To Kill

Metermaid

The Grind


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Saturday, October 19, 2013 at  Mint Gallery


2:30 pm   -  Documentary Shorts:


Morfar och jag och helikoptern till himlen

(Grandpa and Me and a Helicopter to Heaven)

Part of the Change

Not a Statistic

No Small Parts

Voices Of Abandonment

Crisálida

Take Back What They Took


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4:30 pm   -  Drama Shorts Program Three:


Flashback

An Sooy e Bonbast 

(Beyond the Deadend)

Efímera

New Broken Calculator

In the Grey

Silent Wave


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6:00 pm   -  RelationShorts Program Two:


Mae and Ash

Sky Blue Collar

Best of Both Worlds

Seventeen Hours In

Buttons

Trust

88 Miles to Moscow


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8:00 pm   -  Animation Attack! Shorts:


The House With Nobody In It

Fatal Vittles

SkyChaos

Fuga

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Monster Island

Over The Horizon

Vital Voices: Hawa Abdi

MooseDate.com

Cat Caught Fishing

Icarus Falls

Look Up!

Rex October

Pepe & Lucas

Roadkill Redemption

Attack of the Killer Bees

Curious Cat's Christmas

Zweibettzimmer


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10:00 pm  -  Comedy Shorts Program Three:


Nice Moustache

Guardian Angel Blues

Suite for Two Band Geeks

Opposite Day

Today I Will Tell Her


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Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Eyedrum


9:30 pm - The Best of Atlanta ShortsFest

Event:

4th Annual Atlanta Shortsfest


Date:

October 17 - 20, 2013


Venues:

The Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge

Mint Gallery

Eyedrum


2013 Schedule:

see below...

High-Energy Shorts

103 min. running time

7:30 pm, Friday, October 18, 2013 at  Mint Gallery



Brief Case

(7m, U S A) dir. by Charley Hoover

In the city of Los Angeles, two undercover operatives fight each other over a mysterious briefcase. It doesn't take long for them to experience the deadly consequences that follow their battle for possession.


Highball

(7m, U S A)  dir. by Roberto Carmona                                                                   A dark comedy about a night in Atlantic City gone awry. After falling in substantial debt to a casino, a well-intentioned man and his neurotic friend decide to rob the hotel room of a heartbroken young woman on the verge of a mental breakdown.

Un Monde Meilleur (A Better World)

(24m, Belgium) dir. by Sacha FEINER

Henry, dedicated citizen of a pitiless dictatorship, has always worked intensely at the Denunciation Ministry. But suddenly, the regime collapses; the cold, technocratic and paranoid world becoming at once an idyllic and caricatured countryside. Henry, panicked without the rules he was addicted to, seems to be the only one to regret the old regime. As if it was going to come back, he continues to follow the rules and clings to his useless work…


Franky and The Ant

(9m, U S A) dir. by Billy Hayes

Franky has been betrayed and everyone close to him soon discovers that vengeance is not what he seeks. He wants a lot more than that.

The Guy Knows Everything

(26m, U S A) dir. by  Joops Fragale

Bar pals face off in a game of sports trivia, when a stranger, with a penchant for whiskey, ups the stakes with a seemingly unending knowledge beyond sports into their personal lives. With the clock ticking towards a midnight deadline, will the group survive using their wits alone before the money and time runs out.


Lapsus

(30m, France) dir. by Karim Quaret

Terry is a psychologically disturbed predator whose sinister playground is a laundromat. Terry thinks he is the hero of a comic gangster that is reading : Terry Lawrence, Gentleman Gangster. That is when his memory playing tricks on him. Terry is a victim of an unknown phenomena that literature considers as a Lapsus Memoriae : a slip of memory.


Produced by Atlanta

(5m, U S A) dir. by Michael Sanders

A look at Atlanta, Georgia through a terrified lens!______________________________________