Cast: Leah Collins Lipsett, Sophy Romvari
On Halloween, two friends Skype each other with creepy stories of a particular bent.
Sophy Romvari is a filmmaker born in Victoria, British Columbia. She earned her Bachelors of Motion Picture Arts from Capilano University in Vancouver in 2014, and is based in Toronto. She is studying Film Production at York University, where she is currently working on her thesis and debut feature.
Her short films Let Your Heart Be Light (2016) and Nine Behind (2015) premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival to critical acclaim, and her drama It’s Him (2017) premiered at the London Short Film Festival in January 2018. Most recently, she contributed Pumpkin Movie (2017) to the feature-length horror omnibus Aos Si (2017), which has been praised by critics as “a lovely, subtle work of feminist protest,” and had its world premiere at True/False film festival.
The Nitehawk Shorts Festival MIDNITE screening presents the most innovative new voices in genre filmmaking; now at a reasonable hour (9:30pm). This program presents seven films that explore the beautiful horror found in sacrifice and revenge.