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Friday, 4 p.m. • Art House (75min)

Counting Backwards

(31min)

Director: Sean De Sparengo
United Kingdom

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.

Counting Backwards

Hansel + Gretel

(3:30min)

Director: Soyeon Kim
South Korea

An abstract visualization of Brothers Grimm’s tale, ‘Hansel & Gretel.’

Hansel + Gretel

Santa Muerte

(10min)

Director: Tim Richardson & Michael Kouroubetes
United States

Two lovers find themselves between two worlds during the celebration of the Day of the Dead.

Santa Muerte

Rye Manhattan

(6:30min)

Director: Michael Goldburg
United States

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.

Rye Manhattan

I Scream Your Name

(26min)

Director: Oskar Rosetti
Switzerland

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.

I Scream Your Name

Art House

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Friday, 4 p.m.

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.