- 110 mins
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!
JUST ADDED: an actual midnight screening: Saturday, November 16 at MIDNITE.
Image: WHITEOUT (directed by Lance Edmands)
In this program
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.
Directed by Amber Schaefer
Two ex-lovers meet at a rarely-used Aspen lodge to reignite their passions, but first they must confess their past sins.
Directed by Erica Scoggins
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.
Directed by Bertrand Leplae, Julien Jauniaux
Run if you can. Crawl if you must. Z-GOAT will tear you apart anyway!
Directed by Natalie Johnson
Claire, a woman taxidermist grieves her recent, late-term miscarriage that she has in the middle of the night in her taxidermy shop.
Directed by Zena S. Dixon
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.
Directed by Stephanie Szerlip
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?”
Directed by Joshua Erkman
A French speaking otherworldly creature shows a recently separated couple what their true emotional needs and desires are.
Directed by Adele Vuko
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.
Directed by Aly Migliori
No choice but to walk home alone, Hannah sees an opportunity for a ride, but others see an opportunity in her.
Directed by Louis-David Jutras
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.
Directed by Sydney Clara Brafman
Ranch. Dipped. Chicken. Fingers.