CLOSING NITE

  • 94 mins

We close the 2019 Nitehawk Shorts Festival with eight short films that present stories on the intimacy of the nail salon, absurdist, dark comedies, and powerful coming-of-age stories about friendship.

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18 at 7:30PM.
INCLUDES Q&A WITH FILMMAKERS.

Join us afterwards for the official CLOSING NITE PARTY
at Nitehawk Prospect Park’s upstairs bar.
Featuring cocktails courtesy of Campari.


Image: Skip Day (directed by Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan)

In this program


THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW

Directed by Marshall Curry

THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW tells the story of Alli (Maria Dizzia), a mother of young children who has grown frustrated with her daily routine and husband (Greg Keller). But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers that she can see into their apartment.

SEE YOU NEXT TIME

Directed by Crystal Kayiza

SEE YOU NEXT TIME reaches across the nail salon table to capture the intimate moments shared between a Chinese nail artist and her Black client.

PRINCESS RITA

Directed by Blair Waters

A lonely insurance adjuster becomes consumed by his desire to meet his internet girlfriend, who claims to be a princess from a faraway country.

LAYING OUT

Directed by Joanna Arnow

An absurd comedy about a woman who examines her relationship with a man she has just started seeing in depth, and begins to explore her own misogyny, fantasies about having a penis and hatred for traditional gender roles.

THE DISHWASHER

Directed by Nick Hartanto, Sam Roden

A chef at a fine dining restaurant in New York City asks a Mexican dishwasher to find good tortillas.

ADA

Directed by Eleanore Pienta

Ada is an unlikeable competitive walker who makes a dress out of toilet paper and has an unfortunate run-in with a hose.

NIGHT SWIM

Directed by Victoria Rivera

Three teenage girls break into a shut down pool. When uninvited guests show up, their friendship is tested and one of them is left behind.

SKIP DAY

Directed by Ivete Lucas, Patrick Bresnan

Intimate glimpses of one very special day in the lives of high-school seniors from an industrial corner of the Florida Everglades: prom’s over, the future is uncertain, and the irresistible pull of the beach makes the long-time friends drive 60 miles to chill, pose and revel in the waves.

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