Art House • Friday, 11:30 a.m. (131min)
Director: Justin & Kristin Schaack
A hopeless romantic discovers an unlikely intruder and finds love at first fight.
The Inconclusive Phases of a Break Up
Director: Lawayne Bontrager
A comedy based on an actual text thread from 2008, we follow the phases of Jane’s emotions after she is rejected following her first date with Jack. The outcome is not pretty.
Director: Zachery Green
A lonely woman suffering from diarrhea and a cell phone addiction invites her elderly neighbor over for lunch, who ultimately solves her problems in the most destructive way possible.
Director: Danny Buonsanto
What happens when you get a proposal from a former girlfriend to marry her cousin?
Jake’s former girlfriend Kyra proposes a business arrangement to marry her European cousin Athena for a green card. But Jake has plans of his own to both get paid and make Athena fall in love with him.
A Modern Magician
Director: Mark Heller
Not all great minds think alike…
‘A Modern Magician’ is a supernatural, black comedy that follows Jim; an odd young man with unusual pastimes as he meets up with the love of his life.
Based on William Olaf Stapledon’s spellbinding story of the same title, the short was adapted for screen, produced and stars Justin McDonald and Kate Hodgson. Featuring the voice of Brian Cox, Mark Heller directs in his short film debut. Also produced by Nick Rutter.
All Cock & No Bull!
Director: James Callis
Relaxing in your backyard is one thing. Relaxing naked in your backyard with an old friend is something else entirely and may have consequences.
My Own Worst Enemy
Director: Eve Hinz
Emma’s biggest problem was supposed to be getting a job. Now it’s the cash only parking lot standing between her and her car. On second thought maybe Emma’s biggest problem is Emma.
Killing Karen Soloway
Director: Skye P. Marshall
In the disconnected world of social media, one woman struggles to find true connection and save herself before it’s too late.
Catman: The Love Thief
Director: Austin Coombs-Perez
Antonio’s high school romance is threatened when Catman: The Love Thief, is on the prowl.
Schedule is subject to change.
In some cases, seating is limited. Arrive early to insure a seat!
2019 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors
Allen Brenneman • Celtx • Flowers By Phoebe • Goshen Motors • Greensweep Cleaning Services • Lesson.ly • Salon J • Solution Source • Weston Fribley • Woodstar Photography
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