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Fantastically Horrifying Cinema Shorts Block 1

  • The Joint 301 Main Street North Little Rock, AR, 72114 United States (map)

Showcasing the best short films on the genre film festival circuit, tonight's short films will be screened at The Joint Theater and Coffeehouse.

The following 14 short films will screen in this block:

ARTEMIS, DIRECTED BY HEATHER D. FREEMAN

USA | 2016 | 0:03:40 | ARKANSAS PREMIERE

An (unfortunate) driver witnesses what happens to a stag's spirit and body after it is struck by a car.

 

BITCH, POPCORN & BLOOD, DIRECTED BY FABIO SOARES

France | 2015 | 0:16:00 | ARKANSAS PREMIERE

At Salt N Sugar, a popcorn bar in the middle of nowhere, LILY a bored waitress, is going to turn her life around when two fishy strangers show up in the bar.

 

CHATEAU SAUVIGNON: TERROIR, DIRECTED BY DAVID E. MUNZ-MAIRE  

USA | 2015 | 0:13:10

Chateau Sauvignon: Terroir follows the isolated adolescent son of a storied vintner family who finds himself torn between obeying his father’s callous restrictions and preventing his ailing mother from deteriorating further. When a doting woman and her indifferent son arrive seeking a tasting and tour of the winery, Nicolas sees an opportunity to help care for his mother, as well as prove his worth to his choleric father. However, his wayward plan quickly takes a turn for the worse, and his missteps puts his family’s secretive murderous ways in peril of being unearthed.

 

DARKNESS FALLS, DIRECTED BY JARNO VINSENCIUS     

Sweden | 2016 | 0:14:49 | Swedish with English subtitles | ARKANSAS PREMIERE

Melissa suffers from amnesia. When she slowly regains her memory, the world isn't what it supposed to be.

 

EXPECTING, DIRECTED BY JACKIE PEREZ

USA | 2016 | 0:12:57 | ARKANSAS PREMIERE

A woman with a perfect life learns she's carrying a baby she didn't expect.  With no one to turn to for help, she carries to term and really comes to understand the saying "your life is over when you have kids."

 

FOREVER MINE, DIRECTED BY PAUL BRADFORD

MADE IN ARKANSAS | 2016 | 0:06:00 | SPECIAL SCREENING (out of competition)

An unexpected phone call forever changes Valentine’s Day for Travis and his girlfriend.

 

GRAVEYARD GIRL, DIRECTED BY STEVEN ODER

MADE IN ARKANSAS | 2016 | 0:17:00

A quirky teenage girl that hangs out in graveyards must cope with loss while being stalked by a demon.

 

I.V. LEAGUE, DIRECTED BY PATRICK REA

USA | 2016 | ARKANSAS PREMIERE

A twisted web surrounds a badly injured doctor, his wife and a beautiful nurse, all set inside a hospital room, in this short dark comedy from Patrick Rea. 

 

MONSTERS, DIRECTED BY STEVE DESMOND

USA | 2015 | 0:12:26 | ARKANSAS PREMIERE

Jenn lives in an underground bunker with her family, protected from the monsters that now ravage the world. This is the day that she goes outside!

 

MR. MAN, DIRECTED BY HAVEN NUTT

USA | 2015 | 0:29:00

Shot on 8 mm film stock. He's across the way. He's deep in my head. He's right behind me. He's under my bed.

 

ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE, DIRECTED BY BEARS FONTE

USA | 2015 | 0:07:15 | ARKANSAS PREMIERE

A mysterious woman stranded by the side of the road hitches a ride with a passing stranger - neither of them is who they seem.

 

THE STYLIST, DIRECTED BY JILL “SIXX” GEVARGIZIAN

USA | 2016 | 0:14:58 | ARKANSAS PREMIERE

Claire is a lonely hairstylist with an unnerving desire to escape her disappointing reality. When her final client of the evening arrives with the request to look perfect, Claire has plans of her own.

 

TERMINAL, DIRECTED BY H. M. MIRZA

UK | 2015 | 0:06:30 | ARKANSAS PREMIERE

A father who has been distant from his son turns up at an airport to lecture him about money. Unable to articulate his feelings for many years, the father begins to question the basis of his own life.

 

THEY WILL ALL DIE IN SPACE, DIRECTED BY JAVIER CHILLON

Spain | 2015 | 0:14:47 | ARKANSAS PREMIERE

The starship Tantalus drifts through space.

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