Shorts Program # 2

Screening Monday, May 20, 5:00pm

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Award-winning short films from around the world!

Wild Love – Alan and Beverly, away hiking on a romantic getaway, are tenderly in love. Unfortunately, in the middle of their blinding happiness, they provoke – without even noticing it – the death of a marmot. Against an army of enraged and bloodthirsty rodents, Alan and Beverly’s perfect love won’t be of any use…  Directed by Paul Autric, Quentin Camus, Léa Georges, Maryka Laudet, Zoé Sottiaux, Corentin Yvergniaux. (7 min.)

How To Be Alone – This dark and wickedly fun short film stars Maika Monroe as a woman whose deepest fears seem to manifest physically when her husband (Stranger Things’ Joe Keery), leaves for the night shift. How To Be Alone is the first film from writer/director Kate Trefry who writes on Stranger Things. (13 min.)

Fuck You – Alice is together with Johannes but she doesn’t have enough space to be herself. On a night out with friends, she steals a strap-on and challenges her boyfriend’s thoughts about girls. Directed by Anette Sidor. (14 min.)

Sometimes I Think about Dying Fran is thinking about dying, but a man in the office might want to date her. Directed by Stefanie Abel Horowitz. (12 min.)

The Downfall of Santa Claus – Christmas is supposed to be a magical time, but instead it’s dire times for Santa Claus. His whole existence is fading, because the children have stopped believing in him. But there is one little boy called Vetle, that still believes, but for how long? A Best Animated Short nominee at the Tribeca Film Festival. Directed by Robert Dupuis. (13 min.)

The OrphanJonathas has been adopted, but it doesn’t take long until he is returned because he is “different” from the other kids. Inspired by true events. SXSW – Special Jury Recognition and Queer Palm – Cannes (Director´s Forthnight). Written and Directed by Carolina Markowicz (15 min.)

Lowland KidsAs climate change erases the Louisiana coast, the last two teenagers on Isle de Jean Charles fight to stay on an island that’s been their family home for generations. Directed by Sandra Winther. (22 min.)

CCFF 2019 shorts poster

 

May 17-23, 2019 at the Music Box Theatre

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