Shorts Block

Narrative Shorts Block 2

Goshen Theater • Friday, 10:30 a.m. & Saturday, 6:30 p.m. (84 min)

Farmer Ed


Director: Azwan Badruzaman
United States

An isolated farmer makes a shocking discovery on his land and unlocks its mysteries unbeknownst to his wife.

RBFF | Creepy City | Songbird

Where They Drag the Boat


Director: Manon Voice

A lone survivor of a post-apocalyptic world struggles with her new reality by hanging onto remnants of the former world.

RBFF | Creepy City | Echoes

Let’s do this again sometime


Director: Petrus van Staden
New York, US

A man’s search for connection is thrown off course during an uncomfortable encounter with an old flame.

RBFF | Creepy City | Askin’ For It



Director: Fernando Tato

The disappearance of a girl triggers an incessant and agonizing search. Nair, a mother broken by grief, and Anibal, a mysterious and tormented character, decide to take justice into their own hands. Anything goes as long as they find the girl and punish those responsible for her disappearance.

RBFF | Creepy City | Panic Attack



Director: Angel Alvarez

A dedicated office worker crippled with an extremely sensitive auditory condition is desperate to survive a troubling night.

RBFF | Creepy City | Atomic Ed

Lorenza’s bike


Director: Patricio Mosse

Lorenza (5) lives in an apartment with her mother Cecilia (35), who seems depressed. Lorenza thinks this has to do with the pills she found next to her bed and the absence of her father, dead in an aviation tragedy. She spends her summer with his neighbour Simon (9), trying to understand if her father will ever come back and to get closer to her mother again.

RBFF | Creepy City | Below A Dark Wood

Ice Cream. Sladoled


Director: Steve Spremo

A Day in the Life of a recent immigrant, where no one understands anyone else, and a trip to buy ice cream triggers a series of absurd misadventures.

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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