Shorts Block • Life
1st screening • Thursday, 9:30 p.m. • Art House
2nd screening • Saturday, 3 p.m. • Art House
Director: Susanne Boeing
Walter is waiting at the last station of his journey through life. His family and friends all know what is best for him. But in the end they have to understand that his ending belongs only to him.
Director: Jared Hillman
A penny-pinching empty-nester goes to unusual lengths to save a few bucks.
Director: Lawayne & Dewayne Bontrager
A young boy finds a way to say goodbye to his deceased father who died fighting for our country.
The First Step
Director: Michael MacRae
A homeless man seeks redemption in the City of Angels.
To Just Talk to Her
Director: Euiyoung Lim
Chang Seop is lonely father who has been fired. He calls to daughter and friend but they hang up on making all sorts of excuses. Chang Seop pick up the phone and dialed thelemaketer, Joo A. She makes a great effort to canvass for insurance. However Chang Seop tells a different story.
Director: Michael Chaney
A couple responds to a traumatic event in very different ways that lead to deep division and ultimately reconciliation.
Director: Max Moore
A young brother struggles with sudden tragedy and the loss of innocence in his childhood.
Directors: Lawayne & Dewayne Bontrager
A sweet movie about a young boy with post traumatic stress disorder who struggles to let his imaginary dog go. A unique twist incorporates spiritual influences and reveals what caused his disorder.
Director: Chris King
When a young military wife gets news that her Marine husband has been severely wounded in combat, she discovers that life ahead for them is going to be a difficult and yet amazing journey.
City of Roses
Director: Andrew Kavanagh
One Halloween night a smoldering suitcase was pulled off a bonfire in Dublin and thus was saved a true story of love, loss and hope.
2019 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors
Allen Brenneman • Celtx • Common Spirits • Flowers By Phoebe • Goshen Motors • Greensweep Cleaning Services • Lesson.ly • The Local • Salon J • 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