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Comedy Shorts

COMEDY SHORTS PROGRAM

Dir. Various I 2015/2016 I Australia, Canada & U.S.A. I 91 min.
Screening #1: Saturday, September 10 at 3:10 p.m. | Buy Tickets
Special Guests will be in attendance.

Synopsis: Whether it is an elaborate plan of mystery, waking up unsure about really knowing your date, day-dreaming with a naughty side, or asking your younger bro to help start a family, these Comedy Shorts spanning the globe should bring plenty of laughs and an educational life lesson on how to survive a Zombie apocalypse too.

BE RIGHT BACK
Dir. Hilda Schmelling I 2016 I U.S.A. I 12 min. I Texas Premiere
The owner of a small vintage shop has more on her mind than selling clothes. Over the course of one eventful morning she finds herself lost in fantasies as each new set of customers sparks her imagination.

THE ESCAPE HATCH
Dir. David Willing I 2016 I Australia I 9 min. I Texas Premiere
A mysterious woman in different costumes appears each night at an Asian restaurant and bar, orders a beer and leaves when she gets a text. We find she is the ‘escape hatch’ for a friend if her date is not going well. Is she content in this colorful role, or can the future hold more?

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QUEENS
Dir. Lucas Omar I 2016 I U.S.A. I 4 min. I Texas Premiere
After a prom couple spends a romantic night in a hotel, the Southern Belle Prom Queen wakes up to find her boyfriend unusually “dressy.”

THE RADICAL FAIRY PRINCE: A LOVE STORY
Dir. Bobby Poirier I 2016 I U.S.A. I 9 min. I Texas Premiere
Travel back to the free loving 1970’s, where a director dug up some found footage and transformed into silent film gold.  A fun retro look at the radical faerie movement and 1970’s drag scene.

SAUNA THE DEAD: A FAIRY TALE
Dir. Tom Frederic I 2016 I United Kingdom I 20 min. I Texas Premiere
A jaded narcissist stalks the bathhouse halls looking for his next hookup. When he finds himself in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, his survival may depend on the one thing he didn’t come there for: a human connection.

SEEKING: JACK TRIPPER
Dir. Quinlan Orear I 2016 I U.S.A. I 14 min. I Southwest Premiere
A gay male couple in a long term relationship seek to spice things up by picking up a guy for a threesome. Will their delightfully awkward attempts bring them what they seek?

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SPUNKLE
Dir. Lisa Donato I 2015 I U.S.A. I 11 min. I Texas Premiere
A brother contemplates fatherhood when his older sister and her free-spirited wife ask him to be their sperm donor.

TRADESMAN’S EXIT
Dir. Tom E. Davis I 2015 I U.S.A. I 12 min I Southwest Premiere
A man appears to methodically destroy a collection of items and may be building a bomb.  How far would you go to get closure?