Shorts Block • Love
Friday, 4 p.m. • Art House (75min)
Director: Sean De Sparengo
A mother smothers her daughter due to her own horrific past, but when her best friend opens up to the daughter the tensions are relieved and clarity brings closure.
Hansel + Gretel
Director: Soyeon Kim
An abstract visualization of Brothers Grimm’s tale, ‘Hansel & Gretel.’
Director: Tim Richardson & Michael Kouroubetes
Two lovers find themselves between two worlds during the celebration of the Day of the Dead.
Director: Michael Goldburg
What happens when a young man is waiting for his dream date…at the wrong bar! In the vein of Martin Scorsese’s “After Hours,” RYE MANHATTAN is a charming, fast-paced comedy from the award-winning filmmakers of WHAT’S EATING DAD? about how finding the right person in the world of modern dating is tough.
I Scream Your Name
Director: Oskar Rosetti
Nicolas lives in a retirement home and gets bored more and more every day. At night, he calls sexual services for homosexuals by phone to cheat his loneliness. The coming of a new lodger, Daniel, will shake up his life.
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.