Uncomfortable Laughter – Shorts 2020
Saturday, 10/16, 9:15 PM
Director: David Abramsky, Narrative, UK, 16 min.
A disabled comedian performs a make-or-break gig on the night his first child is born.
The Last Adjunct
Director: Dorothea Braemer, Experimental, USA, 6 min.
An adjunct who becomes and activist and then a tenure-track professor.
Directors: Alessia Cecchet, Joshua Dean Tuthill, Animation, USA, 2 min.
A forest, a hunter, a groan.
Directors: Sasha Solodukhina, Emily MacKenzie, Narrative, USA, 10 min.
Our Woman goes on a date with a self-proclaimed Male Feminist with one goal in mind.
Flowers and Love. And Death Metal.
Director: Waldemar Borth, Animation, Germany, 1 min.
What it feels like to become a father.
Director: Barney Elliott, Narrative, 8 min.
When a father accompanies his son to a buy a used automobile, he is telepathically seduced by Rosa, a pink limousine.
Do You Want to Learn Magic?
Director: Chris Fanelli, Narrative, USA, 14 min.
In this instructional magic video gone awry, a young magician comes to terms with a difficult reality.
Director: Brian Zahm, Narrative, USA, 10 min.
Cat Daddy feels completely betrayed when his cat, Charles Lickens, runs away. “It’s meow or never…”
In The Blood
Director: Regina Banali, Narrative, USA, 7 min.
In the old west, Sartana rides into town to score some cash, form a gang and settle a score.
No Hard Feelings
Directors: James Ballard, Paul Henri, Narrative, Indonesia, 6 min.
Rodney’s crumbling ego is at a breaking point and if his best pal Slim can’t whip him into shape before his big date tonight, he might just lose it.
Director: Kanat Omurbekov, Narrative, USA, 12 min.
Eichenwald, a 35 years old unemployed man gets life changing punishment for stealing a delivery package.
Director: Neda Shadanlou, Experimental, UK, 2 min,
A dark romantic tale about a woman and her dog
Director: Ariane Boukerche, Narrative, France, 20 min.
Tthe story of a kiss.