Program 11

Monday, June 3, 7:05pm

Skin the Wire

USA / Drama / 12mins

Director: Erin Greenwell

Producer: Vanessa Haroutunian

Writer: Erin Greenwell

Cast: Elizabeth Scopel, Maddie Small, Declan Eells

The day starts off with a challenge for Ashlie: Have sex with Vincent as dared by best friend Rachel. After all, Rachel is going to with Nathan. The four small-town teens go to the county fair and stumble across the freak show. Body modification meets gender variance meets artistry. Ashlie's finite concerns begin to shift and, by the time she wins the hardest game at the fair, the Wacky Wire, Ashlie realizes something even deeper about herself.


USA / Comedy  / 9mins

Director: Cooper Haskell

Writer: Cooper Haskell

A procrastinating writer sleeps his life away on the New York City Subway.

Friendly Neighborhood Coven

USA / Drama  / 12mins

Director: Michelle Bossy

Producer: Mara Kassin, Rabia Sultana, 

Writer: Caroline V. McGraw

Cast: Sandy Bainum, Tonye Patano,  Sally Struthers, Annie Henk, Nicole Mangi, Erin Wilhelmi

A film about women and the power they have when they unite to help one another.

On Our Way

USA / Drama / 18mins

Director: Gregory Brecher

Producer: Johan Matton, Linnea Larsdotter

Writer: Gregory Brecher

Cast: Reed Birney, Nathan Wallace, Aimee O'Sullivan

A film about fathers and sons and the expectations they put on themselves and each other. Richie has to pick his dad Gerry up from the dentist's at high rush hour. They don't talk a lot, but tonight they'll have to.

Guided By Voices

USA / Drama / 13mins

Director: Danny Oakden

Producer: Danny Oakden, Joe Tribble, James Halpin

Writer: Maria Knox

Cast: Gabriel Sedgemore, Josh Rhett Noble, Maria Knox

Vivian and Carter are soulmates living their best lives in New York. They have creative jobs, great friends, and a couple of thoughtful spirit guides. The only thing missing is love in a fulfilling relationship with each other, if only their spirit guides could get them to meet.

Coffee and a Donut

USA / Comedy / 12mins

Director: Cary Patrick Martin

Producer: Cary Patrick Martin, Laura Durkay, Jun Chen

Writer: Cary Patrick Martin

Cast: Memo, Deirdre MacNamara, Rocío Mendez

A story of a young immigrant who knows no English, and his trials in....ordering breakfast at the local diner.

The Short Goodbye

USA / Drama / 10mins

Director: Kate Eminger

Producer: Jackie Heltz, Janne Ebel

Writer: Alex Kveton

Director of Photography: Janne Ebel

Cast: Michael Axtell, Joe Dunn, Ashley Underwood, Jake McCready, Ellie MacPherson, Kayla Berghoff

In the midst of a crippling state of writer’s block, film noir-obsessed Trevor gets a text message from his girlfriend: “It’s over. I’m sorry.” The shock sends him spiraling into his own noir fantasy where he must get to the bottom of this mysterious message. But while in his mind he suavely navigates bartenders, gossip columnists, boxers, and risque photographers, in reality, his real problem is that he cannot see what a mess he is.

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