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.
A woman is trapped in a Red Lobster commercial. Sublime absurdity that crescendos to nightmarish heights and with remarkable emotional resonance.
A teenage hitchhiker traverses a lonely mountain highway and begins to pick a mysterious radio broadcast rife with ominous reports of the near future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Russian cosmonaut grapples with post-traumatic stress following his return from orbit. But that's not all he's brought back.