Shorts Block

Indiana Filmmakers 1

The Goshen Theater • Saturday, 11:00 a.m. (98min)

Harold The 16-Bit Hero


Director: Shaun Michael Pope
South Bend, Indiana

A 16-bit character drops into our world.

RBFF | Indiana Filmmakers | Harold the 16-Bit Hero



Director: John Bruner
Upland, Indiana

A career-focused pilot and his very proper mother embark on what may be their last road trip.

RBFF | Indiana Filmmakers | Grounded

The Tooth Fairy Mishap


Director: David Boyer
Mishawaka, Indiana

The Tooth Fairy finds herself in trouble in Asgard’s gardens when she runs into Thor the god of thunder!

RBFF | Indiana Filmmakers | The Tooth Fairy Mishap

Honey River


Director: Andrew Paul Davis
Greencastle, Indiana

A mother & daughter’s Indiana-college-tour is cut short by strange occurrences.

RBFF | Indiana Filmmakers | Honey River

Agent Bird


Director: Ethan Yazel
Muncie, Indiana

Just another day’s work for this avian secret agent. Bullet dodging, acrobatics, and a whole lot of waiting.

RBFF | Indiana Filmmakers | Agent Bird

Sweet Dreams


Director: KC Matthews
South Bend, Indiana

Eric is trying his best to get some much needed rest, but his dreams keep haunting him awake.

RBFF | Indiana Filmmakers | Sweet Dreams

Tin Can


Director: Pat Battistini
Merriville, Indiana

J.C. finds himself down on his luck and in search of new happiness. He eventually finds it near the Mexican border but the price he pays could get him kicked out of the only country he knows.

RBFF | Indiana Filmmakers | Tin Can

Knock. Knock. Knock.


Director: Amy & Justin Sims
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Have you ever wondered what that sound was? In this short thriller a woman investigates a mysterious knocking sound that begins after the power goes out.

RBFF | Indiana Filmmakers | Knock Knock Knock

Nanna & The Ice Dog


Director: Rose Waldschmidt
South Bend, Indiana

The Ice Dog is an aspiring rap star. He believes he’s the next Eminem. His grandmother, Nanna, interrupts his web show. Nanna gives viewers a show they won’t forget.

RBFF | Indiana Filmmakers | Nanna and the Ice Dog

Insomnia Nights


Director: Richie Wenzler
Zionsville, Indiana

Over the course of one fateful night, a young man reflects on the time he spent with his friend while roaming around the city.

RBFF | Indiana Filmmakers | Insomnia Nights

Duck Everlasting


Director: Holland Farr
West Lafayette, Indiana

An immortal duck’s eternal quest for employment lands him in the middle of a CIA infiltration mission.

RBFF | Indiana Filmmakers | Duck Everlasting

Schedule is subject to change.

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

2019 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors

2019 River Bend Film Festival Presenting and Legend Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
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2019 River Bend Film Festival Luminary Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Hero Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana

Allen Brenneman • Celtx • Common Spirits • Flowers By Phoebe • Goshen Motors • Greensweep Cleaning Services • • The Local • Salon J • Solution Source • Vinyl Wagon Crew • Weston Fribley • Woodstar Photography • Yoder Culp Funeral Home

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

2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana