Shorts Block

Narrative Shorts Block 1

Goshen Theater • Friday, 10 p.m. & Saturday, 3 p.m. (95 min)

An Umbrella in Case it Rains


Director: Andrew Howell

A Midwestern Family tries to reclaim some sense of normalcy in the wake of a near tragedy.

RBFF | Creepy City | Songbird



Director: Chris Overton
United Kingdom

Donnie lives on his own in a very remote area by the sea. He creates sculptures from ocean waste, until one day the tide changes and he inspires a new normal.

RBFF | Creepy City | Echoes

A Night in the Cósmico


Director: Alicia Albares

Based on the story included in the book “The End of the World” by Javier Prieto, “A Night in the Cósmico” explains the story of two people who, as they have lost everything, they can finally live without fear.

RBFF | Creepy City | Askin’ For It



Director: Andrew E Rudd

22 improv actors perform characters created from actual regrets submitted by anonymous confessions. They all want to win a promotional opportunity for a new time travel company. Three contestants are chosen and sent back to the moments of their regrets.

RBFF | Creepy City | Panic Attack

How she didn’t die


Director: Antonio Tibaldi
New York

A mysterious European woman has set a life-changing plan in motion – but she needs a stranger’s help to pull it off. She meets a young man and makes him a disturbing offer. Can she convince him to accept?

RBFF | Creepy City | Atomic Ed

Rite of Passage


Director: Will Sonheim

An event videographer who feels like he’s missing something hires a stranger to kidnap him in an attempt to jump-start some transcendence.

RBFF | Creepy City | Below A Dark Wood

Schedule is subject to change.

In some cases, seating is limited. Arrive early to insure a seat!

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