Program 21

Thursday, June 6, 9:15pm

Baby Crabby Pants

USA / Comedy /  14mins

Director/Writer: Nan Schimid

Producer: Nan Schimid, Jim Anzide, Melanie Jeffcoat

Cast: Melanie Jeffcoat, Nan Schmid, Renne Albert, Jim Anzide

A 100 year old vaudevillian reality TV star becomes America's newest sweetheart leading her to seek higher office.

Hurry Up & Wait

USA / Comedy /  25mins

Director: Riley J. Ewing

Producer: Aftab Asghar, Riley J. Ewing Heerak Shah, Priyanka Shah, Sumend Wankhade

Writer: Riley J. Ewing, Joe Virgo

Cast: Matt Curiano, Hayden Stearns, Kea Trevett, Joy Del Valle

It's another New Year's Eve, and Patrick's 'woke' roommate, Corey, has dragged him out to party. When Patrick comes face to face with his high school crush will be be able to overcome his social anxiety? Or is he doomed to spend another year stuck in the past?

You Can't Always...

USA / Drama / 9mins

Director/Writer: Anthony Bertram

Producer: Tiffany Boorn

Cast: Ralph Hirtler, Rachel Errington, Tod Engle, Meredyth Kenney, Gary Hilborn, Charles Black, Rose Lamoureux, Jim DiMunno

FULL TITLE: You Can't Always Get What You Want

 

A Marine father tries to reconcile with his estranged daughter before it’s too late.

Gregory

USA / Drama / 9mins

Director/Writer: Johnny Coughlin

Producer: Johnny Coughlin

Cast: Jacob Lovett

A dark glimpse into the moment that an outsider is forced into the unforgiving world of social media prank videos.

Unprotected

USA / Comedy / 15mins

Director: Gracie Giffune

Producer: Celeste Erlander

Writer: Krista Ray

Cast: Leanne Velednitsky

Shay is in a bit of a pickle. She’s almost 9 months pregnant, doesn’t know who the dad is, has super powers that are getting stronger by the second, and her mom is yelling at her. It’s a lot for a 17 year old to take on, but Shay knows she has everything under control. Well, as under control as things can be after she’s shattered a table and run away from home.

Egosia

USA / Experimental / 4mins

Director/Writer: Breton Tyner-Bryan

Producer: Breton Tyner-Bryan

Cast: Breton Tyner-Bryan, Michael Blake, Pauline Garris Brown, James Jude Johnson , Emily Ulrich

A fashion film/music video exploring the amnesia inspired journey of a group of chosen family time travelers that descend into present day New York City. As travelers they search for meaning, basic necessities, human connection, and joy on their journey. This film explores the non linear concept of time, and the human desire to be in various realities, past, present, and future, as a survival construct of the human condition.

Horror Anonymous

USA / Comedy / 5mins

Director/Writer: Jim Harkins

Producer: Jim Harkins

Cast: Patrick Shane, Samantha Rivers Cole

A group of over-the-top horror addicts attends a therapy session to try to chase away their demons.

Hooked

USA / Comedy / 7mins

Director: Anthony Patellis

Producer: Brittany Portman

Writer: Brittany Portman

Cast: Chelsea Stavis, Kyle Hughes

Clarissa, a college freshman, takes her best friend Leah to her first frat party. Clarissa, who is sexually active, hooks up with a fraternity brother Jason. Meanwhile, Leah who is socially awkward meets a fraternity brother named Greg. Trouble arises when Jason's girlfriend unwittingly interrupts Clarissa and Jason's make out affair. Greg tries to seduce Leah, but instead Leah feels extremely uncomfortable further enforcing her opinion that all guys are ill intended.

I'm OK

USA / Animation / 6mins

Director/Writer: Elizabeth Hobbs

Producer: Elizabeth Hobbs 

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Following the end of a fiery and passionate love affair with Alma Mahler, Austrian Expressionist artist Oskar Kokoschka enlists to fight in the First World War. During battle he suffers serious wounds, and as the medics rush the injured Kokoschka through the forests of the Russian front, he is overtaken by a fever of fleeting memories and visions. Playful, imaginative and audacious, I’m OK explores the visible and invisible wounds of heartbreak and trauma.

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