Short Film Block 1
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...