Shorts Block • Student Shorts

Saturday, 12:30 p.m. • Goshen Theater (110min)

Rocket

(29min)

Director: Brenna Malloy
United States

A bittersweet fairy tale set in the world of 1950’s dirt track racing. With a legacy traditionally passed down from father to son, Annie Pankratz strives to build a destiny all her own.

Racer

Look at Me

(14min)

Director: Andres Gil
United States

A lonely man aware he’s in the last years of his life tries to find the ultimate social experience: behaving in an eccentric way in front of strangers, hoping to get attention and be remembered.

Look at Me

Rabbit Blood

(5min)

Director: Yagmur Altan
United States

Just an ordinary day at an old mysterious Turkish country house where residents have an extraordinary way of brewing tea.

Rabbit Blood

A Long Time Ago in Silesia

(15:40min)

Director: Tomasz Protokowicz
Poland

Twin brothers live in an orphanage run by nuns in a small Silesian town where the Poles and Germans live next to one another. The boys are unlucky to grow up in one of the worst periods in the history of the place – during the Third Reich.

A Long Time Ago in Silesia

Decision

(3min)

Director: Mary Jo Zefeldt
United States

Within an expanse of anxiety and faced with a false choice, a decision must be made.

Decision

Adherence

(20:15min)

Director: Mav Block
United States

Over the course of a day in an inpatient psychiatric ward, we witness the intertwined stories of a man on the verge of discharge, an Orthodox Jewish woman whose newborns have strained her marriage, and a man whose treatment at the hands of the mental health system has devastating consequences.

Adherence

The Perfumist

(2min)

Director: Yukari Akaba-Rockmuller, Shannon S Lee, Daniela Lobo Dias, Sandra Rivero Ortiz
United States

Seeking the perfect scent for his perfume, Benedict Malville runs into the consequences of trampling on sacred, natural ground.

The Perfumist

Driver’s Ed

(14:30min)

Director: Chase Norman
United States

A shy, overweight young woman leaves the safety of her home for an unwelcoming high school classroom.

Driver's Ed

Icarus

(20min)

Director: Tom Teller
United States

When a Mars colony’s comm satellite is damaged, Emilia Riley embarks on a seemingly harmless repair excursion.

Icarus

Goshen Theater

216 South Main Street

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Saturday, 12:30 p.m.

Schedule is subject to change.

In some cases, seating is limited. Arrive early to insure a seat!

2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors

2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Top Tier • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana

Acruity • Art of Massage • Blank Space • Celtx • Constant Spring • Elephant Bar • Elko Hardwoods • Eyedart Creative Studio • Flowers By Phoebe • Froggy Radio • Gateway Cellar Winery • Greensweep Cleaning Services • Kelly Jae's Cafe • LightBox • Los Primos • Maple City Market • Mid America Filmmakers • Nimble Wit Productions • Quality Inn • Studio Ace of Spades • Tympanum Press • Weston Fribley • Zehr Construction

This project is made possible by the support of the Indiana Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.