- 91 mins
The MATINEE ONE screening at the Nitehawk Shorts Festival features eight films that explore the encouragement of imagination, pursued ambition, and the struggles in life that are both personal and culture. 91 mins.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10 AT 11:30AM. Q&A WITH FILMMAKERS.
Image: COMPANY (directed by Doron Max Hagay).
In this program
Directed by Kana Hatakeyama
In rural Japan, a mother and daughter attempt to reconnect after dealing with the loss of a loved one the previous year.
LIFE’S A BIQTCH
Directed by John e. Kilberg
Biqtch Puddin’ – now winner of The Boulet Brothers Dragula S2 – is a powerhouse beast with a deep fire of talent. Listen in on her views : living the nightlife as a professional and affecting the community by way of drag through her inspiring perspective.
WHAT I WISH YOU SAID
Directed by Tiffany Frances
In present day Brooklyn, a young woman and man on a date unexpectedly experience a manifestation from her traumatic past. She finds his too-quick supportive behavior jarring. She wakes up from her daydream to discover his reaction proves his character, while leaving her in a state of suspended isolation.
ON MY WAY
Directed by Mary Dauterman
When you’re on the way but you’re a liar! A comedy about not wanting to leave the house.
Directed by Doron Max Hagay
A woman invites her former ceramics instructor to live with her after her husband’s disappearance.
Directed by Carys Watford
Four 9-year-old girls obsessed with space embark on a secret mission in their cardboard rocket.
Directed by Crystal Kayiza
Revealing the deeply personal truths of three local residents, EDGECOMBE is an examination of the ways trauma repeats and reinvents itself in rural Black communities.
I TURN TO JELLO
Directed by Andrew T. Betzer
A metropolitan nightmare unfurls as a nervous cellist cracks under pressure at an audition—and again, and again, and . . .