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.

Schedule is subject to change.

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

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

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