10., 16. and 17.1. 2018
Shocking moments of crime, of doomed passion, of nihilism, of fateful coincidence and storytelling in a varied selection of short feature and animated films from all over the world.
The Pavement (USA)
Director: Taylor Engel | Producer: Frank Ponce |
Star: Clive Coe, Clayton Nemrow, Kerry Norton |
Year: 2015 | Length: 4 min | Live Action |
The city at night, a couple alone. A scream from the woman, the smoke of the gun...
Widow Motel (USA)
Director: Shawn Spear | Producer: Shawn Spear |
Star: Rory Leahy, Lisa Manzella, Wallace Wood |
Year: 2012 | Length: 8 min | Animation |
What happened to the young newlywed on the night road?
If I Had a Heart (South Korea)
Directors: Simon Halsall, Matt Halsall | Producers: Simon Halsall, Matt Halsall |
Star: Kim Min Jung |
Year: 2013 | Length: 13 min | Live Action |
A neon-noir set in the underbelly of Seoul. Sam IL is a street fighter who was abandoned at birth by his Mother in a coin locker. His life has been one of extreme violence and isolation.
Straight Down Low (USA)
Director: Zach Wechter | Producer: Aubrey Davis |
Star: Danièle Watts, Shamar Sanders, Jules Theodore |
Year: 2013 | Length: 25 min | Live Action |
Straight Down Low is a neo-noir, set in the inner city. A shrewd high school detective must solve a curious gangland crime to protect the girl he loves.
The Red Tide (USA)
Director: Jason Reicher | Producer: Calarts |
Year: 2012 | Length: 3 min | Animation |
An animated Noir set in Gloucester, MA. Inspired by author's summers in Gloucester and his father's ocean adventures.
Director: James Sharpe | Producers: Emma Hardy, Kelly Holmes |
Star: Ben Crystal |
Year: 2010 | Length: 9 min | Live Action |
Charles Osbourn is trying to write his first novel but finds his inclination to plan every detail out in post-it notes taking over his life.
Midnight Walk (Australia)
Director: Mathilde Nocquet | Producer: Candid Films |
Star: Kate Peck, Charlotte Williars, Taylor Ferguson |
Year: 2016 | Length: 3 min | Live Action |
Good evening my darlings! Tonight, I will teach you how to hunt!
An Entanglement (USA)
Director: Dylan Sanford | Producers: Linda Morel, Dylan Sanford, Debra Spidell |
Star: Shiri Appleby, Sean Bell, Karla Gullien |
Year: 2016 | Length: 15 min | Live Action |
A woman's world comes crashing down when a stranger reveals he's been hired to kill her. What follows is a dark proposition: pay double, and she can turn the hit back on her murderous husband.
Snow Steam Iron (USA)
Director: Zack Snyder | Producers: Wesley Coller, Jim Rowe, Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder |
Star: Samantha Jo, Wesley Coller, Wayne Dalglish |
Year: 2017 | Length: 4 min | Live Action |
Snow gently falls on the blood-stained streets of a seedy out-of-time New York City. Steam envelopes the nightmare unfolding within its narrow alleys. Iron is the will of the one who would dare to resist - fight - survive.
Director: Robin Mason | Producer: Jack Hawkes |
Star: Philip Barantini, Sophie Colquhoun, Chrissie Cotterill |
Year: 2013 | Length: 15 min | Live Action |
Dark comedy about hearsay, opportunity and fate. It's a noir crime caper set in a small suburban town on the outskirts of London.
Goodbye Blue Sky (USA)
Director: Brandon Zuck | Producer: Rob Cristiano |
Star: Josh Smith, Zach Smith, Shalini Bathina |
Year: 2017 | Length: 17 min | Live Action |
Long after the end of the world, five strangers sharing an abandoned desert motel are forced to decide between love and survival.
Total length of the screening 114 min. In original language with Czech and English subtitles.