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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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