Art House • Saturday, 12:00 p.m. (85min)
Director: Heidi O’Loughlin
A dark comedy about a downtrodden barmaid who puts on a piece of performance art; confronting her harassers, her evasive menstruation, and ultimately the patriarchy.
Whale Fall – May we all be blessed with longevity
Director: Yiyuan Yuan
After the death of a whale, its corpse will become oasis for hundreds even thousands to live. Same as the death of a man – his word and love will continuously affect next generation that follow. As a great writer, that is how my grandfather affected Chinese literature and me after his death.
Director: Tyler Kempton
As a young adult, Eric begins to have visions of a life he doesn’t recognize. With his father’s help, he goes on a journey of loss, redemption and self-discovery.
Director: Natalie Francis
When the system fails a first grader in his reading class, college senior Will Sheridan has to decide how much he’s willing to give up to save her.
Director: Steven Coffey
A veteran firefighter struggles to overcome on the job trauma while overlooking family problems at home.
Before Your Eyes
Director: Patrick Linehan
Life is never easy but Jacob has always felt like he drew the short stick. Between his small town life, horrible boss and generally lackluster social skills, he never felt quite at peace. His life seems to change in a flash when he meets Sarah as he learns to take life into his own hands.
Director: Tiless Turnquest
It’s his senior year in high school. Kyle Lawley has struggled with selective mutism disorder ever since he’s been the victim of bullying. Now he’s running out of time to win the girl of his dreams. Will he find the strength to speak to her in time for prom?
Schedule is subject to change.
In some cases, seating is limited. Arrive early to insure a seat!
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