Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction ― The Procedure
A man is captured and forced to endure a strange experiment.
An illegal migrant worker decides it’s time to move on from picking crops and find a better job. Little does she know, insidious supernatural forces have a different plan for her. Some borders aren't meant to be crossed.
The Pound Hole
During a night at the strangest club on earth, DJ Douggpound learns the very real dangers of texting while DJing.
With the ability to travel in time, a girl finds love and comfort by connecting with her past self. Eventually faced with rejection, she struggles with her identity, and as time folds onto itself only one of them can remain.
All pork and no chicken makes Jack a dull boy. Luckily, Jack gets a new job as senior chief night manager at Charbay’s Chicken World and Restaurant Resort, the world’s largest fast-food entertainment complex; however, things quickly get very clucked.
When Glen attends primal scream class, he releases something from deep within that knows no limits.
The Puppet Man
A supernatural killer stalks a young woman and her friends in a seedy, neon-lit dive bar in this short film featuring horror legend John Carpenter.
Dinner with Family with Brett Gelman and Brett Gelman's Family
Brett Gelman throws his parents a dinner and tribute for their 40th anniversary with the help of legendary actors Tony Roberts and Patti LuPone. The evening soon unravels into a mind-melting comedic orgy of psychological torture and family dysfunction.
SECTION Shorts Program
RUN TIME 95 min