Shorts Block

Creepy City

Art House • Thursday, 10 p.m. (110min)

Please note, this film block is intended for Mature Audience Only

Songbird

(17min)

Director: Helen Baldwin
Indiana

When Raymond, a troubled street musician, discovers a “magic camera,” he uses it as a weapon to dominate and control women. After their initial response of fear and terror, the women work together to find their voices and reclaim their power.

RBFF | Creepy City | Songbird

Echoes

(12min)

Director: Mark Kerins & Elliot Mayén
Texas

When a young mother loses her children, her search for them reawakens memories of the trauma she had tried to forget.

RBFF | Creepy City | Echoes

Askin’ For It

(12min)

Director: Kerry Gamberg
Canada

The friendship of three ‘ride-or-die’ high school bffs is put to the test when they each wake up to the same anonymous video message depicting the assault of one of their own, Jezz, by her boyfriend.

RBFF | Creepy City | Askin’ For It

Panic Attack!

(3min)

Director: Eileen O’Meara
Indiana

Do you ever wonder “did I leave the coffee on?” or “am I pregnant with a devil-baby?”

RBFF | Creepy City | Panic Attack

Atomic Ed

(18min)

Director: Nicolas Hugon
France

Ed is the favorite victim of the neighborhood gang. When one of the members of the band is found horribly mutilated, the events rush. Ed has no choice but to take responsibility and an improvised weapon to become the one he has always dreamed of being.

RBFF | Creepy City | Atomic Ed

Below A Dark Wood

(13min)

Director: Bill Slovick
Illinois

A missing woman. A troubled man. A dark wood full of mystery. What moves among the trees? What secrets lie buried? And what comes creeping in the dead of night?

RBFF | Creepy City | Below A Dark Wood

Pretorius

(7min)

Director: Bret Miller
Michigan

A macabre story about a man and his love; a decomposing body in a red dress. But the more time he spends with her, the more control she gains.

RBFF | Creepy City | Pretorius

The Orchestra

(6min)

Director: Curtis Matzke
Illinois

While practicing her clarinet alone in a theater, a young woman is disturbed by an increasingly menacing presence.

RBFF | Creepy City | The Orchestra

Flicker

(6min)

Director: Julia Barnett
Texas

A young girl and her puritanical parents are wary of the evils outside their door, but it’s what’s inside that is truly terrifying.

RBFF | Creepy City | Flicker

Herman

(16min)

Director: Eric Bodge
California

A daytime horror about the earthly forces around us that impact our lives but we aren’t aware of – or choose to ignore. The story concerns a young boy who discovers a strange figurine. Its mysterious effect on his family suggests it could be a harbinger of larger consequence.

RBFF | Creepy City | Herman

Art House

211 South Main Street, 2nd Floor

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 • Lesson.ly • 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