Program 10
October 22, 10:00pm 

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Donnie Dix

United States / Music Comedy / 4 mins

Director: Sascha Taylor Larsen

Producer: Oliver Finley

Cast: Eli Cusick

Donnie Dix questions his morality after a heroic act.

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When Time Was On Our Side:

United States / Drama / 15 mins

Director: Matthew Scheffler, Jesse Wekerle

Writer: Matthew Scheffler

Producer: Matthew Scheffler, Matt Ruscio, Jesse Wekerle

Cast: Matthew Scheffler, Benjamin Bardach

Unearthed PSAs from 1970 reveal that long before it was a crisis, the environmental movement was a grassroots campaign, full of hope, naivety… and bees.

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What a Harvest

United States / Thriller / 15 mins

Director: Austin Rivera Davison, Matt Shapiro

Writers: Austin Rivera Davison, Matt Shapiro

Producer: Matt Shapiro, Austin Rivera Davison, Matt Shapiro

Cast: DeMorge Brown, Sydney Lovering

A father tries to connect with his video game obsessed daughter, until he learns she hasn’t been eating her meals.

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Absolute Power

United States / Drama / 20 mins

Director: Isaac Suero

Writer: James Roche

Producer: James Roche

Cast: Wesley Volcy, JD Martin, Emma Orelove

A Monopoly-like board game with allegorical lessons turns a dinner party on its head.

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Birth of Venus

United States / Drama / 8 mins

Director: Clemy Clarke

Writer: C.C. Kellogg, Clemy Clarke

Producer: C.C. Kellogg

Cast: Lamia Lazrak, John Living, Kristin Winters

Brooklyn, 2019. Samira connects and reconnects with Marie and Jake in a hazy swirl of half remembered encounters. Inspired by Titian's Venus of Urbino (1534) and Botticelli's Birth of Venus (1486). Part of ongoing short film series Nudes The Anthology.

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Hi, I'm Elsie

United States / Drama / 14 mins

Director/Writer: Lisa Younger

Producer: Lisa Younger

Cast: Eleni Kanalos, Evan Hall, Jerzy Gwiadowski

A woman wakes up in a public park and spends her day searching for connection in a series of encounters with exes, friends, and strangers.