Shorts Block

Dark

Art House • Thursday, 10 p.m. (79min)

The Servant

(9min)

Director: Farnoosh Abedi
Iran

A bug becomes a servant, the servant becomes the master.

The Servant

Splinter

(8min)

Director: Curtis Matzke
Michigan

A centuries-old vampire craves the company of loved ones and contemplates the immortality in a world where healthcare has progressed to the point where even the darkest outsiders are cared for … but a small piece of wood can still kill such a creature.

Splinter

Head Wound

(13min)

Director: Patrick Valenti
California

This year, 1 in 5 women will engage in self-harm. And, though she may not look it, Bridgett is one of them. While the outside world sees a put-together office worker with a normal life, Bridgett and her boyfriend must suffer the strain on their relationship in the privacy of their home.

Head Wound

Transmission

(17min)

Director: Varun Raman
United Kingdom

Welcome To Britannia.
Together We Stand Alone.

Transmission

Bride of Frankie

(19min)

Director: Devi Snively
Ohio

In this darkly comedic feminist nod to Mary Shelley’s FRANKENSTEIN, a not-so-mad scientist builds a mate for her mentor’s lonely creation with electrifying, and deadly, results.

Bride of Frankie

The Daughters of Virtue

(12min)

Director: Michael Escobed
California

A lonely housewife fears for her life when a women’s prayer group meeting turns into a fanatical intervention to rid her soul of evil.

The Daughters of Virtue

Art House

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Thursday, 10 p.m.

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2020 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors

2020 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors

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