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!

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.