SHORT PROGRAM 1
NARRATIVE & DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILMS / Runtime: 96 min.
BUTCH: LEGEND OF LANGSTON
DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 19 min. / LOCAL TIES
Directed by DAVID TESTER & CHRISTOPHER HUNT
SYNOPSIS: Set in Langston University, the nation's westernmost HBCU (historically black college or university), Butch: Legend of Langston explores the many myths, stories, and legends of a man who has lived on campus since 1961.
NARRATIVE / Runtime: 9 min. / LOCAL TIES
Directed by KYLE ROBERTS
SYNOPSIS: When a quirky but deadly outlaw returns to town, it's up to a masked hero to gather a group of misfits to save the townspeople from the wrath of Todd.
U R a DIAL TONE
NARRATIVE / Runtime: 10 min.
Directed by LAUREN KINSLER
SYNOPSIS: Sylvia loves her job as a sign language interpreter, where she makes phone calls for deaf people. Sure, sometimes she gets too emotionally involved and a computer glitch sucks her into her callers’ lives, but who doesn’t break the rules every now and then?
NARRATIVE / Runtime: 7 min.
Directed by ANDY KOEGER/DAN FRATZ
SYNOPSIS: A young woman in present-day New Orleans undergoes an unusual physical transformation.
NARRATIVE / Runtime: 11 min.
Directed by BRANDON HUGO ARROYO
SYNOPSIS: A daughter learns to love the creativity her mother left behind.
DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 14 min.
Directed by WES HURLEY
SYNOPSIS: Wes Hurley's autobiographical journey of growing up gay in the Soviet Union before and after the fall of communism, and how life changed with his eventual immigration to America.
DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 17 min.
Directed by BRETT KUXHAUSEN
SYNOPSIS: Carl Blake is on a quest: to breed the perfect pig, and to turn the American pork system on its heels by producing some of the tastiest and happiest pigs in the country.
NARRATIVE / Runtime: 19 min. / LOCAL TIES
Directed by J.M. LOGAN
SYNOPSIS: Two burnt out high school lunch ladies do whatever it bloody takes on their quest to become Johnny Depp's personal chefs.