OCT 15-18, 2020

FILM GUIDE

For Shorts & Giggles

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Country: Various

Category: Shorts, Comedy

Synopsis: Post Love: Three elderly women from the west of Ireland rob post offices to move to a romantic paradise and break free from their nursing homes. Coffee Shop Names: Three Indian people imagine their personas as their "coffee shop names," the names they give baristas because their real names are hard to pronounce. JAMS: Shot on 35mm, "JAMS" follows a reclusive sound engineer who must venture out of his home studio to investigate a mysterious disturbance. One Last Last Heist: An armed robber sets up his heartbroken buddy on a meet cute - during a heist. For your Consideration: Determined to party at Sundance, three entitled young women meet up at an LA member's only club to make a selection-worthy film. In an unholy fusion of wokeness and cluelessness, they build a narrative from atop the high perch of their privilege. And piece-by-piece, they almost, almost, almost give a voice to the voiceless — just without ever having any idea what they're talking about. But they are perfectly positioned to make it happen. The Friggin Best: A misanthropic 13-year old girl tags along to her step-brother's bachelor party and stands off against the host in an attempt to usurp the title of Best Man. They Won’t Last: After attending their friends' perfect wedding, Christine is forced to consider the future of her own relationship when her hopeless romantic boyfriend Alex proposes. When Christine is unable to say yes, Alex makes it worse by giving her an ultimatum: either get engaged or break up right now. Swim to Steven: A depressed woman is pulled out of her funk when she takes her young son to his first swim class, where the handsome instructor, Steven, jogs a memory from her sexual adolescence that resurfaces here, 20 years later, in her middle age.


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