Short Film Block 1

Type: 
Film
Location: 
RISD Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center - 20 N Main St.
Date and time: 
Friday, August 23, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:55pm
Location: 
AS220 Black Box Theater
Date and time: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 -
10:00pm to 11:55pm
Location: 
AS220 Black Box Theater
Date and time: 
Sunday, August 25, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:25pm

Main short film screenings with filmmaker Q&As will take place at the RISD Metcalf auditorium, with auxiliary showings at the smaller AS220 Black Box theater downtown. 

 

The Cultist Next Door

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Patrick Murphy
starring
Blaine Taggart, Harker Thor
8 mins
 | 2019
 | United States
 | English
 

In this 1950s style educational film, viewers learns how to keep horrible creatures at bay by fighting the Cultists who work to expedite the destruction of mankind.

 

The Colour

World Premiere
Directed by
Cem Karayakas
starring
Florian Festag
10 mins
 | 2019
 | Germany
 | English
 

As Ammi starts to write a letter to his old friend, whose disappearance he can neither understand nor cope with, a supernatural force in the shape of a colour starts to seize his cottage and confronts him with the dread of his past.

 

VR Food

World Premiere
Directed by
Malcolm Mills
starring
John Early, Malcolm Mills, Gil Zabarsky, Alexandria Churchwell
13 mins
 | 2019
 | United States
 | English
 

Inventors stalk a filmmaker when they mistake a short film, "VR Food," as competition.

 

The Hidebehind

Directed by
Parker Finn
10 mins
 | 2018
 | United States
 | English
 

Lost deep in the forest, a lone backpacker encounters a peculiar stranger.

 

Creation of A Myth

World Premiere
Directed by
Henrik Möller
starring
Henrik Möller
9 mins
 | 2018
 | Sweden
 | English
 

In a dystopian hell, three pregnant thieves on the run encounter vicious monsters in an old mine.

 

Deliria

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Tomas Stark
starring
Kristofer Kamiyasu, Dante Fleischanderl
8 mins
 | 2018
 | Sweden
 | Swedish
 w/English subtitles

A slow, hot summer afternoon. A father sleeps while his child is drawing with pencils in a cross word puzzle. A wind moves through the grass - something bad is about to happen.

 

Red Moon

US Premiere
Directed by
Thomas Chrétien
starring
Michael Smith, Lisa Solberg, Gabriel Carter
5 mins
 | 2018
 | Canada
 | English
 

On a red moon night, a succession of strange events are making Ben question what is real and what isn't. As the feeling of being hunted grows, so does the suspicion that it's all connected to the red moon itself.

 

The Summoned

Regional Premiere
Directed by
Matthias Couquet
starring
Jean-Patrick Gauthier, Xavier Inbona, Antoine Quintard
30 mins
 | 2018
 | France
 | French
 w/English subtitles

Paris, 1920. Four veterans of the Great War painfully try to recover from this dreadful experience. But for them, the horror is onl beginning. For in the midst of their dreams, a dark and sinister entity has arisen...