Indie Short Fest

Real People

A horror short film with an unexpected twist. Inspired by Black Mirror and Pet, this film wants to reflect on relationships, jealousy, the impact of social media in our lives, how we present ourselves and the risks that guys take compared to girls in our society.
Directed by Adele Biraghi (Italy)

Mommy’s Girl

A family drama about a young girl’s struggle to pursue her passion for boxing despite her mom’s doubts. Student film produced within the University of Southern California.
Directed by Adele Biraghi (USA)

The Crow’s Head

A young woman enters the narrow streets of an old town. There she meets a signpost with a headless crow on it and follows the direction arrow.
Directed by Pete Berger (Switzerland)

Freefall

After Ivan was diagnosed with ALS, his relationship with Lucas is challenged when he starts to lose control of his own body.
Directed by Krit Komkrichwarakool (Canada)

Icons

Five hundred years of world art in five minutes, featuring three dozen iconic works rendered with nylon-tip pen and animated old-school style. Each painting is onscreen for three seconds; the transitions between them also last three seconds each. Made up of 2,500 individual drawings, with a musical soundtrack created by the artist.
Directed by Ronnie Cramer (USA)

Grave Endangerment

When Adan Rodriguez learns from his dying father that his family has been plagued by a curse for centuries, he vows to end the misfortune. When he promises to guard an ancestral burial ground, supernatural forces challenge him to confront the world of the undead where no one is resting in peace.
Directed by Jax Price (USA)

Mr. Kiss

Edward Kiss is a veteran who’s had enough of politicians especially one in particular – outgoing and corrupt Mayor Rudy Ratliff. Pretending to be an Uber driver Ed kidnaps Rudy and takes him on a wild ride throughout the night. Rudy comes face to face with his abductor in a series of satirical and maniacal exchanges which ends up being a learning lesson for both of them in the end.
Directed by Afonso Henrique (USA)

Post Mortem

A story about Death carrying out his grim job in the final days of the world. In his loneliness, he finds an unlikely friend.
Directed by James Todd (UK)

The Hit

A shadowy man goes to a criminal fixer to arrange an assassination which is even more personal than the victim expects.
Directed by Kieran Freemantle (UK)

Toxic: Betrayal

Six months have passed since big game hunter Jack Peterson went boar hunting on a remote Louisiana island and barely escaped with his life. Struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder, he’s haunted by memories of a shape-shifting creature known as Spikes.
Directed by Jax Price (USA)