2017 Short Films

  • GIRL AT THE DOOR
    A young girl gleans a few choice maneuvers from gym class that enable her to turn the tables on her abusive father.
  • GREAT CHOICE
    A woman is trapped in a Red Lobster commercial. Sublime absurdity that crescendos to nightmarish heights and with remarkable emotional resonance.
  • HIGHWAY
    A teenage hitchhiker traverses a lonely mountain highway and begins to pick a mysterious radio broadcast rife with ominous reports of the near future.
  • HOMER_A

    HOMER_A

    Dir. Milos Mitrovic, Conor Sweeney
  • HOMER_A
    Conor Sweeney of ASTRON-6 and FF alumni Milos Mitrovic smash the characters of THE SIMPSONS with the aesthetics of TRASH HUMPERS, and the results both haunt and disturb. Ay, caramba.
  • JUST GO!
    Young Just may not have legs, but that doesn't prevent him from proverbially kicking ass in this remarkable slice of action inspired by the star's extraordinary life story.
  • KAIJU BUNRAKU
    The Japanese art of bunraku puppetry dramatizes the existential crisis of a despondent denizen of a Kaiju-infested region of Japan; a rigorous theatrical tradition soaked in profound absurdism.
  • KINDIL
    The spectre of a murdered woman returns to the site of her death, claiming the lives of those responsible, as well as those who turned a blind eye. An arresting social critique in the guise of a vengeful ghost story.
  • LA TRISTESSE DURERA TOUJOURS
    Vinny De Ghoulie returns to Shorts With Legs with what may very well be his 8 ½. This is a maddening deconstruction of his own process culled from the remnants of a feature film he mounted, but failed to to realize. As amusingly bemusing as it is devastating.
  • LAST DAYS OF THE MAN OF TOMORROW
    A remarkable mock-doc that profoundly explores Lebanon's turbulent history through the life and times of a reclusive metal automaton that once was emblematic of the country's hopes and dreams.
  • THE LAST SCHNITZEL
    The world is ending, but the president of The Grand Turkish Republic won’t let that happen until he has a chicken schnitzel. Gleefully silly science fiction satire with political bite.
  • LATCHED

    LATCHED

    Dir. Justin Harding, Rob Brunner
  • LATCHED
    Spilt milk is nothing to cry over but when it inadvertently awakens a voracious woodland creature, this funny and freaky short makes the case that it might be something to scream over.
  • LET THEM DIE LIKE LOVERS
    Fantastic Shorts award-winner Jesse Atlas (RECORD/PLAY) returns to the section with an arresting sci-fi character study about a body-hopping assassin.
  • MANILA DEATH SQUAD
    An ambitious journalist challenges the leader of a violent vigilante group to a high-stakes drinking game that may score her a scoop or a bullet to the head.
  • MÖBIUS
    A hallucinogenic dive into the consciousness of a teenage poet in the wake of her lover's mysterious death. Exquisitely photographed and seemingly assembled in a Lynchian dreamstate.
  • NEONATAL
    In this tense Austin-bound thriller, an expectant mother is lured into a sinister plot by a disturbed and desperate woman.
  • THE NIGHT I DANCE WITH DEATH
    The consequences of saying "hell yeah, I'll try that" at a party. A marvelously animated kaleidoscope that collides liberating euphoria with crippling anxiety.
  • NOTHING A LITTLE SOAP AND WATER CAN’T FIX
    An exhaustive and illuminating deconstruction of how horror films frequently feature the bathtub as both a private sanctuary for women and, damningly, as an impromptu sarcophagus.
  • THE PASSENGER
    A Russian cosmonaut grapples with post-traumatic stress following his return from orbit. But that's not all he's brought back.