MATINEE TWO

  • 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.

AMAZING BAGEL

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.

SOTHEA

Directed by Kate-Marie Engberg

When Sothea witnesses corruption at work, she has to decide morally and financially how to proceed.

A GIRL

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. 

THE GOSPEL

Directed by A.V. Rockwell

A music-driven short film presented as a visual prelude to Alicia Keys’ sixth studio album, HERE.

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