- 92 mins
The Nitehawk Shorts Festival MATINEE ONE program presents eight short films that explore sincere and insincere quests for intimacy, the attraction of nostalgia, and a very personal look at our immigration climate.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16 at 11:30am
INCLUDES Q&A WITH FILMMAKERS
Afterwards, join us for a quick round of trivia – presented by VIMEO!
Image: Marisol (directed by Zoe Salicrup Junco)
In this program
Directed by Justice Nnanna
An intimate portrayal of the people who guide us into and out of this world. Eleven strangers working as caregivers across the spectrum of healthcare and created a Sound & Movement Choir.
Directed by Zoé Salicrup Junco
HUFFPOST IMPACT AWARD WINNER
MATINEE ONE AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER
When a young mother takes a risk to provide for her daughter, a stranger turns her transgression into a nightmare.
Directed by Haley Finnegan
Two Instagrammers must fight to post daily after their close competitor’s following doubles overnight.
Directed by Gabe Harden, Zeke Spector
For Ron Merriman, Christmas is not just a time of year, it’s a state of mind. Ron has allowed visitors into his eccentric Connecticut home that is covered in twinkly lights and filled with animatronic decorations for decades. “Merryman” explores the passion of the man behind the “Torrington Christmas House.”
Directed by Mary Dauterman
A delusional woman desperately clings to an abandoned skating rink and her memories of it.
Directed by Magali Barbe
Nigel is an elderly man living as a recluse, haunted by his past and memory of the family he once had…until an unexpected visitor arrives and disrupts his lonely routine.
Directed by Francesca de Fusco
After getting dumped, Maia seeks solace by crashing with her best ex Alex.
Directed by Ben Epstein, Seth Epstein
Upstairs-downstairs neighbors barter sounds captured in food storage containers. With the sounds come fragments of past relationships and the hopes and disappointments that remain.