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.
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