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IN THE DARK SHORTS

  • Northwest Film Forum 1515 12th Ave. Seattle, WA 98122 (map)

IN THE DARK SHORTS

After the sun sets, our darkest impulses come out to play. Guests in Attendance.

Curated by Christopher Coronado

SELL YOUR BODY

Jaanelle Yee; 2017; USA; 11 min.

In this darkly comic update of a classic urban legend, a medical school dropout learns just how far she’s prepared to go to keep herself afloat.

FISH TANK

Neal Mulani; 2017; USA; 6 min.

A young virgin may be in over his head when an older man invites him over to play.

SHADOW ANIMALS (Skuggdjur)

Jerry Carlsson; 2017; Sweden; 21 min.; in Swedish with English subtitles

Shadows lurk outside a safe space where ritualistic behavior keeps evil at bay.

INSTINCT

Maria Alice Arida; 2017; USA; 19 min.

A lonely gallery owner and a young performance artist seduce each other at the opening of an art show. There will be blood.

ROLE PLAY

Sara Sahin; 2018; USA; 19 min.

Two strangers meet in a hotel room for a night of erotic power play that goes too far when reality and infidelity invade their fantasy.

DISFORIA

Lio Mehiel & Heidi Hartwig; 2018; USA; 8 min.

When Jack returns home for Christmas and finds his family has abandoned their homestead, he is forced to confront the fear of isolation that comes from living our true selves.

CONTACT

Teal Greyhavens; 2017; USA; 13 min.

Two lovers have a tryst on a lush green hillside before everything goes wrong.

Total running time: 96 min.

Content Warning: Implied Violence, and Explicit Sexual Situations

Earlier Event: October 16
MONTANA
Later Event: October 16
SORRY ANGEL