- 100 mins
The Nitehawk Shorts Festival’s MATINEE TWO screening includes eight films that imbue life and death as explored in stories about finite mortality, complex relationships, and exceeding expectations in an oppressive world.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11 AT 11:30AM. Q&A WITH FILMMAKERS.
Image: THE GOSPEL (directed by A.V. Rockwell).
In this program
ODE TO JOY
Directed by Michael Koshkin
The elderly residents of a Houston retirement home make the best of their remaining days by playing in a kazoo band.
I WAS IN YOUR BLOOD
Directed by Joseph Sackett
A young boy falls in love with his babysitter.
Directed by Betsy Kenney, Dara Katz
When Devin, a single, 30-year-old woman learns—unbeknownst to her—she’s had a miscarriage, like everything else in her life, she’s not sure how to feel about it.
KENT STAYS IN THE WOODS
Directed by Jackson Devereux
A portrait of a life in rural America following an amiable cab driver in Central Maine who lives alone in a trailer in the woods.
Directed by Kate-Marie Engberg
When Sothea witnesses corruption at work, she has to decide morally and financially how to proceed.
Directed by C. Craig Patterson
The Carroll brothers are at odds. Their father wants to get to the bottom of it.
LOLA: GIRL GOT A GUN
Directed by Emily Elizabeth Thomas
A young girl searches for purpose and belonging in a conservative West Texas household.
Directed by A.V. Rockwell
A music-driven short film presented as a visual prelude to Alicia Keys’ sixth studio album, HERE.