Student Shorts and Animation

Saturday, 3:30 p.m. • Goshen Theater (121min)

Stop by Art House Friday 6 – 8 p.m. for a free preview of family friendly animated shorts

Sun Dog

(17min)

Director: Israel Vasquez
United States

A mother and daughter carve out meaning and sustenance amidst the Dust Bowl of the 1930’s.

Sun Dog

Let’s Go

(3min)

Director: Kevin Li
United States

A couple from the quiet country are sad to leave their home, but come around to see life is full of excitement wherever you go, if you’re willing to take risks.

Let’s Go

To Mike

(8min)

Director: Lauren Skillen
United States

Struggling to find her place, a young college grad receives unprecedented encouragement from a stranger she meets on a bus.

To Mike

Silence of the Siren

(3min)

Director: Liz McQuaid Martin
United States

Silence of the Siren is the story of a man with a captive mermaid. He slowly loses his mind when he tries to control her.

Silence of the Siren

Chaos

(11min)

Director: Ibrahim Nada
Egypt

A warden finds himself facing the riot happening in his own prison with the government not only refusing to send him enforcement, but also requesting to let all of the prisoners out to destroy the ascending sound of revolution in the streets.

Chaos

Dispatch

(3min)

Directors: Min Hwa Jung & John Seppala
United States

DISPATCH is the story of a man racing against time to rescue the one he loves.

Chaos

A Man of God

(16:30min)

Director: Matthew Herbertz
United States

On his journey to escape a country where organized religion is punishable by death, a man of faith seeks refuge with a small family in an old farmhouse for the evening. As the priest befriends the daughter, his true intentions become clear to everyone around him and he must choose between his faith and his life.

A Man of God

Viva Luncha

(4min)

Directors: Anne Fong & JD Gardner
United States

Viva Lucha tells the story of El Rey, a retired luchador who attempts to live a life as a normal white collar worker.

Viva Luncha

Tension

(3:30min)

Director: Oliver Marsden
Australia

Two friends decide to enter a film festival, will they win!

Tension

Eliot Trix

(2min)

Director: Anne Outridge
United States

Eliot Trix is a young boy who is fascinated by fixing things. When Eliot’s father becomes terminally ill, Eliot struggles to come to terms with the situation. Eliot Trix was made by Anna Outridge for her BFA Illustration thesis at Parsons School for Design.

Eliot Trix

Video by Alex

(10min)

Director: Taylor Katsanis
United States

Fed up with watching life pass by from behind a camera, a wedding videographer is convinced by his quirky sound guy to loosen up and have a little fun at a reception. This decision, unfortunately for all in attendance, leads to disastrous unforeseen consequences.

Video by Alex

Luiseño

(20min)

Director: Tanner Morrison
United States

After the Temecula Valley Massacre of 1847, two American brothers cross paths with two Luiseño Native Americans as they flee for safety from the Mexican Army.

Luiseño

Chains

(2min)

Directors: Hannah Sung & JunYoung Han
United States

Chains is the story of a man and woman who are trapped in chains of oppressive words.

Chains

Tea Man, Steep!

(11min)

Director: Eliaz Rodriguez
United States

Tea Man sets out to prove to his wine snob and coffee connoisseur friends that drinking tea has a relevance of its own.

Tea Man, Steep!

Taking the Plunge

(7min)

Directors: Thaddeus Andreades, Nicholas Manfredi, Elizabeth Ku-Herrero, Marie Raoult
United States

When a young man’s ideal wedding proposal is put in jeopardy, he is forced to dive into unknown waters to salvage his plans.

Taking the Plunge

Art House

211 South Main Street, 2nd Floor

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Friday, 6 - 8 p.m.

This is a FREE, family-friendly event

Goshen Theater

216 South Main Street
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Saturday, 3:30 p.m.

2019 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors

2019 River Bend Film Festival Presenting and Legend Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2019 River Bend Film Festival Partner Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2019 River Bend Film Festival Luminary Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Hero Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana

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

2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana