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2017 NITEHAWK SHORTS FESTIVAL

MATINEE TWO

93 mins

MATINEE TWO

November 12, 2017 11:30 am Buy Tickets

Description

The MATINEE TWO program of the Nitehawk Shorts Festival features nine short films about community, race, loss, and family bonds. Fear of public urination, woman overly interested in her dog, and poet from Brownsville are amongst the documentary and narrative shorts in this matinee program that concludes the festival.

Sunday, November 12 at 11:30am. Includes Q&A with filmmakers.

Join us afterwards for the official CLOSING PARTY at Nitehawk’s Lo-Res Bar where Festival winners will be announced. Featuring Jameson Irish Whiskey!

Image: The Backseat (still), 2016 by Joe Stankus & Ashley Connor.

 

In This Program


  1. GET ACTION

    Elaine Strutz / U.S. / 2016 / Comedy, Drama, Narrative / 8 mins
    A woman’s attempt to cheer up her grieving friend goes wrong when she drags her out onto the unpredictable streets of Brooklyn.

  2. IN WHITE

    Dania Bdeir / Lebanon / 2017 / Drama, Narrative / 16 mins
    Her father’s funeral brings Lara back to Beirut from her modern life in NYC, forcing her to face the traditions she escaped and the untraditional fiancee she’s been hiding.

  3. PEACE OF QUEV

    Olivia Clement / U.S. / 2016 / Documentary / 10 mins
    A 10-minute musical portrait of Brownsville artist Quindell Evans, whose music and poetry uplift his community and those around him.

  4. DEAR HENRI,

    Matthew Sandager / U.S. / 2017 / Animation, Drama, Narrative / 13 mins
    Nine-year-old Henri recently lost her beloved namesake and pen pal, Grandpa Henry. She misses him deeply – but could their correspondence continue? One summer day, Henri “sends” a series of letters, as she imagines the magically circuitous route her messages take. Will she ever receive a response?

  5. NIGHT

    Joosje Duk / The Netherlands, U.S. / 2017 / Drama, Narrative / 10 mins
    When Sue’s cousin Genelva visits from abroad, she hopes a night out with her friends will connect two different parts of her life.

  6. SUNDOGS

    Elizabeth Chatelain / U.S. / 2017 / Drama, Narrative / 16 mins
    A single mother and her 4-year-old daughter struggle to survive a homeless night in the oilfields of North Dakota.

  7. RODNEY

    Doron Max Hagay / U.S. / 2016 / Comedy, Narrative / 9 mins
    Old friends Mandy and Lisa reunite for a fun weekend, but Lisa's strange behavior leads Mandy to suspect that something might be wrong with Lisa.

  8. SHY GUYS

    Fredric Lehne / U.S. / 2016 / Comedy, Narrative / 8 mins
    Strangers (2016 Tony winner Reed Birney and Blake DeLong) confront and resolve one of the most insidious and perplexing scourges to ever afflict mankind - while standing at neighboring urinals.

  9. THE BACKSEAT

    Joe Stankus & Ashley Connor / U.S. / 2016 / Documentary, Hybrid / 8 mins
    Familial tensions are on full display when two octogenarians are tasked with driving their adult daughter to work.  

Dates & Times

MATINEE TWO

November 12, 2017 11:30 am Buy Tickets