14., 20, 21. and 22. 9. 2016
A few beers, coffee, banned herbs, but maybe also adrenaline or a flirt. All that leads to a change in the state of mind. It makes us see things in a different way. And that's exactly what the High Shorts will be about. How are we gonna see the world under the influence? Come check it out! (Ideally under the influence. Of anything or anybody.)
High Rider (USA)
Director: Bradley Tangonan | Producers: Neil Sauvage |
Star: Kai'ani Cabral, Wailani Cabral, Malia Cabral, Pumehana Pico, Wilson Ho |
Year: 2015 | Length: 7 min | Live Action |
An eerie tropical fairy tale about a skater girl and the strange characters she encounters on her ride to work.
Darling Darling (USA)
Director: Matthew Lessner | Producers: Matthew Lessner, Adam Mortemore |
Star: Michael Cera, Steven Barry, Michelle McGinty |
Year: 2005 | Length: 13 min | Live Action |
Harold must do his best to make a good first impression on his date's one-of-a-kind father, Mr. Darling.
Holder's Comma (Canada)
Director: Thibaut Duverneix | Producers: Sach Baylin-Stern, Thibaut Duverneix |
Star: Emily Hampshire, Arthur Holden, Nicolas S. Roy |
Year: 2014 | Length: 10 min | Live Action |
Holder's Comma explores the fragility of a young woman questioning her identity and purpose in a slightly surrealist, romantic and poetic universe where what seems to be in harmony never really is, and ultimately falls apart.
The Immaculate Reception (USA)
Director: Charlotte Glynn | Producers: Berkley Brady, Luke Spears |
Star: Deema Aitken, Patty Fromm, Miles Krofcheck |
Year: 2013 | Length: 17 min | Live Action |
It's 1972 in the hard-working steel town of Pittsburgh, PA. Joey, 16, the middle of 3 boys, shy and still very much a kid, wants to grow up and be like his dad and brother, strong...
GUNSHIP: Tech Noir (UK, USA)
Directors: Lee Hardcastle | Producers: Jennifer Handorf, Alex Westaway |
Star: John Carpenter, Jordan Ramoth, Valerie Fox |
Year: 2015 | Length: 5 min | Animation |
In a dystopian future, contained within the videocassette, hero tries to save his love, using old VHS tapes and a little bit of magic...
Toilet Paper (USA)
Director: Chad Thompson | Producer: Yeah Haus |
Star: Baize Buzan, Russ Williamson, Michael B. Woods |
Year: 2016 | Length: 7 min | Live Action |
A man decides Toilet Paper is the answer. The answer to what? Everything.
Pop Music (USA)
Director: Patrick Muhlberger | Producer: Andrew Crabtree |
Star: Elisha Yaffe, Bella Shepard, Brion Brionson |
Year: 2016 | Length: 15 min | Live Action |
Trevor's niece prepared a dance for her crush and the DJ didn't play the correct song. Now Trevor is mad and he's carrying a samurai sword. It's a tale of love, loss, and freak dancing.
The Bulb (USA)
Director: Calvin Reeder | Producer: Christian Palmer |
Star: Frank Mosley, Linas Phillips |
Year: 2016 | Length: 12 min | Live Action |
Two strangers experience an alien phenomenon through the public access broadcast in a motel room.
Ceiling Finger (USA)
Director: Sean Kelley | Producers: Dalton Price, Neil Soffer |
Star: Eleanor Greenfield, Jen Greenfield, David L. Parrish |
Year: 2014 | Length: 7 min | Live Action |
A suburban family lives with a giant finger who, after the divorce of the parents, suddenly becomes concerned about the children.
Total length of the screening 93 min. In original language with Czech and English subtitles.