The Nitehawk Shorts Festival MIDNITE program continues to bring the very best in new genre voices onto the big screen. This program of twelve international shorts highlight a range of fright; from tense coming-of-age thrillers to the kind of creepy tales that keep you up at night. Programmed by Caryn Coleman and Sam Zimmerman.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14 at 9:30PM
INCLUDES Q&A WITH FILMMAKERS
Afterwards, join us for a drink in Lo-Res!
Image: WHITEOUT (directed by Lance Edmands)
When a young couple encounters a strange old man wandering in a snowstorm, they must decide if he needs help, or if he has more sinister intentions.
Two ex-lovers meet at a rarely-used Aspen lodge to reignite their passions, but first they must confess their past sins.
NSF19 MIDNITE AWARD
In the fever of her first period, a curious teenager is drawn to her small town’s local legend, only to find that the “Boogeywoman” is flesh and blood–the mother she never had.
Run if you can. Crawl if you must. Z-GOAT will tear you apart anyway!
Claire, a woman taxidermist grieves her recent, late-term miscarriage that she has in the middle of the night in her taxidermy shop.
What happens when powerful women come together to play a powerful game? In this two-minute short, director Zena S. Dixon teases the audience with a tale of an unknown city where a group of women bond over a sinister game. As the story unfolds, the audience is entangled with competitiveness and conspiracy.
A misunderstood teen with dreams of escaping her dreary suburban life is tempted by a would-be internet stalker in this Southern Gothic stranger-danger tale. Based on the 1966 Joyce Carol Oates story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”
A French speaking otherworldly creature shows a recently separated couple what their true emotional needs and desires are.
Jade hits the road to Byron Bay with two besties, resolving to keep her terminal diagnosis on the down-low. When an enigmatic hitchhiker makes her an offer, she finds it hard to refuse.
No choice but to walk home alone, Hannah sees an opportunity for a ride, but others see an opportunity in her.
Alone in her apartment, Anais sends text messages to her boyfriend. Suddenly, she realizes that something is wrong with her reflection. Trapped in her apartment, Anais tries to escape this entity that manifests itself only through reflection.
Ranch. Dipped. Chicken. Fingers.