Shorts Block


Goshen Theater • Friday, 3 p.m. (121min)



Director: Edward Hicks

No matter how far you go you can never outrun your own flesh and blood.


The Scary Ham


Director: Sue Mroz

Two middle-aged sisters sorting through 50 years’ worth of family memorabilia reconnect, as they contend with their late father’s beloved ham.

The Scary Ham

Bitter Lemon


Director: Edward Hicks

Childhood friends, Jen and Robbie, are all grown-up now and galaxies away from where they imagined they would be. With their world views set on a collision course, and their dreams imploding, can they save themselves, and each other? And, when everything’s just star-stuff, does it matter?

Bitter Lemon

The Old-Men


Director: Jordan Inconstant

Captain Justice is his team of retired superheroes who are planning to return to service!


Asset Managment


Director: Ewan Fletcher 

Toxic males egos embark on a deadly collision course in this short thriller about possession, jealousy, and control.

Asset Management

The Dinner Scene


Director: Nicholas Thurkettle 

A solitary screenwriter battles frustration and self-doubt while trying to craft the best scene between a couple at dinner that she can.

The Dinner Scene

Night Call


Director: Amanda Renee Knox

A newly promoted police officer, living in and patrolling Inglewood, is forced to make a life-altering decision when she encounters a familiar face on a routine patrol.

Night Call



Director: Vicente Bonet

Nikolay is a cosmonaut and the first human sent out to space. A technical failure will make his return alive impossible. Meanwhile, he’s orbiting the earth in his capsule waiting for his tragic end and a casual encounter changes his life.


Goshen Theater

216 South Main Street

Friday, 3 p.m.

Schedule is subject to change.

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

2019 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors

2019 River Bend Film Festival Presenting and Legend Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2019 River Bend Film Festival Partner Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2019 River Bend Film Festival Luminary Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Hero Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana

Allen Brenneman • Celtx • Common Spirits • Flowers By Phoebe • Goshen Motors • Greensweep Cleaning Services • • The Local • Salon J • Vinyl Wagon Crew • Weston Fribley • Woodstar Photography • Yoder Culp Funeral Home

This project is made possible by the support of the Indiana Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

And a special thanks to our 2019 Festival hosts

2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana