Shorts Block

Indiana

Goshen Theater • Saturday, 1:30 p.m. (132min)

Shorts Block followed by Q&A session with Sam Mirpoorian

The Encounter

(13min)

Director: Thomas DeCarlo
Bloomington

Nothing goes as expected when a rookie government agent attempts to hunt down his first UFO.

The Encounter

Caïssa

(7min)

Director: Colin Denhart
Indianapolis

A young woman awakes in a mysterious woods and discovers she is trapped in a time loop.

Caïssa

Dandelions

(7min)

Director: Nikki Hines & Rebecca Strong
Peru

An immortal beast that resides in a field of dandelions is plagued by a curse.

Dandelions

Dougherty Row

(20min)

Director: Adam King
Bluffton

After the death of his younger brother, a reformed criminal must decide what to do when he finds out who’s responsible.

Dougherty Row

Jazz Talk Radio

(15min)

Director: Robbie Rittmann
Bloomington

A jazz enthusiast falls in love with a jazz musician, challenging his perceptions of a genre he claims to love … but has never actually heard.

Jazz Talk Radio

Sam

(11min)

Director: Audrey Grewe
South Bend

Sam Grewe lost a leg and won a gold medal. But he’s no big deal to his sister.

Sam

Relax

(7min)

Director: Matthew Herbertz
Bloomington

Soon after the 2016 U.S. election, an anti-Trump activist waits outside a supporter’s home considering something that could result in deadly consequences.

Relax

Sea-Tectives

(11min)

Director: Christopher Dobbs
Indianapolis

A duo of deep sea detectives are faced with most difficult case of their career.

Sea-Tectives

Break My Bones

(23min)

Director: Anthony Collamati
Muncie

A troubled 10-year-old girl confronts her own capacity for evil.

Break My Bones

Smiley’s

(17min)

Director: Mike James
Indianapolis

A soda machine takes Mitch down a dark rabbit hole he may never return from.

Smiley's

Little Warriors

(21min)

Director: Sam Mirpoorian
Indianapolis

A group of youth successfully inspired their City Council to adopt a youth-driven Climate Recovery Resolution.

Little Warriors

Goshen Theater

216 South Main Street

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Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

 

Schedule is subject to change.

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

2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors

2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Top Tier • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana

Acruity • Art of Massage • Blank Space • Celtx • Constant Spring • Elephant Bar • Elko Hardwoods • Eyedart Creative Studio • Flowers By Phoebe • Froggy Radio • Gateway Cellar Winery • Greensweep Cleaning Services • Kelly Jae's Cafe • LightBox • Los Primos • Maple City Market • Mid America Filmmakers • Nimble Wit Productions • Quality Inn • Studio Ace of Spades • Tympanum Press • Weston Fribley • Zehr Construction

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