Student Narrative Shorts
Goshen Theater • Friday, 12:30 p.m. & Saturday, 12:00 p.m. (66 min)
Get to the Wire
Director: Paul Burns
In a dystopian future, an Australian-Iraqi woman held captive in a chaotic and brutal British immigration detention centre resorts to cutthroat measures to survive and reconnect with her estranged family.
An Island Drifts
Director: Vivian Ip
Set in Singapore, a young teacher presses for the truth from a maladjusted student, as the act leads to devastating results and they suffer the ignominy of losing everything that matters to them.
Making Beethoven Proud
Director: Brian Naughton
A high school music prodigy who loses his hearing after a violent assault by his classmates is forced to face the world without his most trusted sense.
The Lizard Grinder
Director: JB Bilbrey
Naive Philip arrives at his first dating app hookup, unaware of his date’s true intentions.
I Let Her Go But Never Let Her Leave
Director: Sriram Papolu
Kamal, an immature yet strong willed young man, breaks up with his girlfriend Jane, but tries to emotionally hurt her as much as possible during the course of the day even going as far as devising a plan to deliver one final blow that he soon regrets.
Schedule is subject to change.
In some cases, seating is limited. Arrive early to insure a seat!
2023 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors
Charter Audio • Common Spirits • Constant Spring • Daycap • Electric Brew • Elephant Bar • Fairfield Inn • GoDance Studio • Goshen Brewing Company • Goshen Health Foundation • Don and Theresa Gunden • Geof Landis and Liz Gunden • Ignition Music Garage • Inn on South 5th • Jojo's Pretzels • Gordon and Laurie Lord • Maple City Market • Maple Indian Restaurant • Jim and Janet Rieckhoff • Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn • Table @108 • Venturi