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Thursday, June 9
 

6:30pm

Comedy Shorts

Seats 196

These ten films are guaranteed to make you laugh so hard you pee.

A King’s Betrayal

The Barry and Ro Show

Breakery

Living Legend

Hello Charles

The Poets

Total Awesome Viking Power

Bra’d Squad

Thunder P.

Seth


Short Films
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A King's Betrayal

The final 24 hours in the life of a Piñata, as told from the Piñata's perspective. 8 min, CA Director: David A Bornstein Writer: Ari Grabb Producers: Andres Avalos, Lily Nguyen, Ahmed El-Mawas Cast: Bryson Robinson, Adrian Gomez, Tiffany Peterson
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Breakery

On his release from the Treemore Correctional Facility for Men, career burglar Karl Plunkett Jr. is determined to make amends for his earlier life of crime. Enlisting the help of younger brother Brian, Karl embarks on a quest for redemption – through the unconventional method of... Read More →
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Hello Charles

HELLO CHARLES tells the story of George, a young man who has arrived at a low moment in his life after years of mistakes and bad choices. About to make another really bad decision George gets a rather unexpected visit from Charles, his imaginary friend from childhood. 7 min Director... Read More →
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Living Legend

The most dangerous drug lord in Peru must face his ultimate fear: moving out of his mother’s house.  15 min Director: Alonzo Llosa Writer: Alonzo Llosa Producer: Olga Goister
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Thunder P.

An IT guy arrives to fix a routine printer problem and uncovers a dark secret. 3 min Director: Steve Collins Writer: Steve Collins Producer: Steve Collins Cast: Paul Gordon, John Merriman
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The Poets

One is an overtly sexual poetess who lacks healthy boundaries. The other is an uptight, repressed poet obsessed with his grandmother. The Poets is a short comedy about two poetry students brought together by a homework assignment. 8 min, PA Director: Sean Gannet Writer: Lori Fischer Producers... Read More →
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Total Awesome Viking Power

When Viking role player Vidar is sidelined to "the land of the dead" he seeks help of the god Odin, who agrees to teach Vidar the ways of the Vikings if he takes him to a mystical Runestone. Together they embark on a journey that will test Vidar’s wits, bravery and his ability to... Read More →
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Seth

Manic man-child Seth lives in his own demented world where time is of the essence, his only friends are his stuffed animals, and the words of Michael Jordan inspire him to take all the shots he can. 15 min, CA Director: Zach Lasry Writer: Zach Lasry Producers: Arianna Lyons, Dashiel... Read More →
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The Barry and Ro Show

Married tv stars Barry and Ro try to shoot a promo for their 1970's variety show. 6 min, CA Director: Jordan Liebowitz Writer: Mike Olson, Michael Snyder Producer: Todd Slawsby, John Schneider Cast: Jeff Richards, Whitney Rice, John Murray, Earl Skakel
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The Bra'd Squad

A former spy must rescue her son from an evil mastermind with the help of her elite team. 5 min, OK Director: Patrick Kirk Writers: Brian Gililland, Patrick Kirk, Mary Buss, Tinasha LaRaye, Lauren Belflower Producers: Brian Gililland, Amanda Hyden Cast: Mary Buss, Brian Gililland... Read More →


Thursday June 9, 2016 6:30pm - 8:30pm
E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7310

9:15pm

Rated “R” for Ridiculously Awesome Shorts

Seats 196

Ridiculously awesome and somewhat inapprops. These films are definitely NOT for the whole family.

Dog Bowl

The Party of Special Things to do

The Singularity

Putting the Dog to Sleep

MANOMAN

The Black Bear

Too Legit


Short Films
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The Black Bear

Rule #1: Never feed bears. Rule #2: Do not approach within 100 meters. Rule #3: Avoid surprising bears. Rule #4: Keep your dog on a leash. Now that you know the rules, we wish you a pleasant stay in the natural park of the black bear. 15 min Director: Méryl Fortunat- Rossi, Xavier... Read More →
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Dog Bowl

A heartbroken girl spiraling through life stumbles upon the true nature of her existence after stealing the vest off of a service dog. 19 min Director: Gordy Hoffman Writer: Gordy Hoffman Producers: Jason Lombardo, James Declan Toblin Cast: Marci Miller, Yong Kim, Chet Dixon... Read More →
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Party of Special Things To Do

"The plan was to drink until the pain over. But what's worse, the pain or the hangover?" -Kanye West 7 min, OK Director: Matt Black Writer: Matt Black Producer: Laurence Vannicelli Cast: Kevin McMullin, Minji Kang, Mimi Jeffries
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Too Legit

After becoming pregnant from sexual assault on campus, a young woman goes on a journey to find out if the rape was "legitimate." Inspired by the statements of Senate Candidate Todd Akin. 17 min Director: Frankie Shaw Writer: Frankie Shaw Producers: Liz Destro, Frankie Shaw, Josh... Read More →
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MANOMAN

When Glen attends primal scream class, he releases something from deep within that knows no limits. 10 min, United Kingdom Director: Simon Cartwright Producer: Kamilla Kristiane Hodol Cast: Gordon Pearson
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The Singularity

THE SINGULARITY is a stop motion short originally edited as a six episode web mini-series. It is scored with music and sound from the album Future Former Self by Brooklyn band CHAPPO. Their album and lyrics as well as The Singularity revolve around the story of Rene Cogito traveling... Read More →
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Putting the Dog to Sleep

A bereaved man copes with a burdensome past and realizes he is inextricably linked to it. 12 min, TX Director: Taylor Washington Writer: Taylor Washington Producer: Robert Ravenscroft Cast: Jason Newman, Austin Amelio, Johnny Walter, Kelly Cameron


Thursday June 9, 2016 9:15pm - 11:15pm
E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7310
 
Friday, June 10
 

6:00pm

Okie Shorts

Seats 266

Homegrown goodness.

21 Guns

Home

CTRL

WRUNG

SWIRL

Last Broadcast

Heroes of the Realm

The Superlative Light


Short Films
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Home (Okie)

HOME explores the importance of family by following a woman, Lupe Tovar, who grew up in the foster system and was eventually adopted at the age of 32 by a same-sex couple. 9 min, OK Director: Brandon Burnett Producers: Brandon Burnett, Clifton Raphael Cast: Lupe Tovar, Clay Finck-Ward... Read More →
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Last Broadcast

The unseen final video of a government conspiracy Vblogger is found after her disappearance. 11 min, OK Director: Nathan Edwards Writer: J. Matthew Jacob Producers: Nathan Edwards, Briana Looby Cast: Briana Looby, Trinity Goodwin, Bruce Davis
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CTRL

In middle of a forest and without any memory, a woman assigned to assassinate someone discovers a weapon and the ability to kill. 7 min, OK Director: Brent Ryan Green Writer: Brent Ryan Green, Alexandra Harris Producers: Brent Ryan Green Cast: Alexandra Harris
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21 Guns

21 GUNS is a story of deep friendship, love and sacrifice in the life of a soldier and his family. 18 min, OK Director: Ben Hlavaty Writer: Luke Helms Producers: Sha'ree Green, Wendy A. Parker, Adam Smith, Andrew Smith Cast: Jordan Farris, Kyle Sailer, Jessica Mahon, Presley... Read More →
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The Superlative Light

Documentary photographer, Robert Shults, went from being a homeless dreamer to a home-owning artist after taking photos of the brightest light source in the known universe, a laser in basement of the physics department at The University of Texas.  13 min, OK/TX Director: Ben Steinbauer Writers... Read More →
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Heroes of the Realm

In a world where magic reigns, one tyrant was the undisputed ruler. But when magic opens a portal to our world, it's up to a pizza delivery woman to make the most important delivery of her life. 9 min, OK Director: Kyle Roberts Writers: Matthew Price, Sean Thiessen, Jon Skelly Producers... Read More →
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SWIRL

SWIRL is the story of a boy's first crush told through dance, exploring the journey your mind takes the first time you touch someone you love. Director: Lance McDaniel Writer: Lance McDaniel Choreographers: Hui Cha Poos, Brandi Kelley Producers: Lance McDaniel, Alyx Picard, Yousef... Read More →
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WRUNG

Trevor Jacobs, a scarred and mysterious young drifter, makes ends meet by competing in the amateur rodeo circuit. A chance encounter with his long-lost father, the once famed bull-rider 'Bucking' Bill, spurs the deep emotional scars of the traumatic event in their past that lead to... Read More →


Friday June 10, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm
E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7310

6:30pm

Love, Sex, and Death Shorts

Seats 196

Yep, we’ve got all of this in these eight films.

Stutterer

Nothing Personal

Black Swell

Scattered

Beat Around the Bush

La Veilleuse

Thunder Road

The Mother 


Short Films
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Beat Around the Bush

BEAT AROUND THE BUSH is a short adventure comedy that follows UNA, a 75 year old widow recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, who struggles to stay optimistic as she tries her hand at achieving her very first orgasm ever. Fortunately, her two best friends, Goldie and Beatrice... Read More →
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The Mother

When a hardened widow receives an unexpected visit, she is given the chance to shed light on her husband's death. 11 min Director: Paolo Monico Producers: Ella Nuortila, Veronica Diaferia Cast: Mary Testa, Boris McGiver, Sylvia Kauders, Michele Hicks
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Nothing Personal

A chance meeting between old flames reveals how their past has never truly passed. 7 min, CA Director: Brian Norris Writer: Kelly Walker Producers: Kelly Walker, Ryan Garcia, Brian Norris Cast: Kelly Walker, Ryan Garcia
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Thunder Road

Grand Jury Prize Winner at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.  Officer Arnaud loved his Mom. 13 min, CA Director: Jim Cummings Writer: Jim Cummings Producer: Mark Vashro Cast: Jim Cummings
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Scattered

Derrick, a grieving husband, realizes that Adam, his deceased wife's lifelong best friend (and a thorn in Derrick's side), knows more about her than he ever has and ever will. Derrick doesn't even know where she would have wanted her ashes scattered. Together, they go on a journey... Read More →
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Stutterer

A man with a cruel speech impediment must face his ultimate fear. 13 min Director: Benjamin Cleary Writer: Benjamin Cleary Producers: Serena Armitage, Shan Christopher Ogilvie Cast: Matthew Needham, Chloe Pirrie, Eric Richards
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Black Swell

A man tries to kill himself in a motel room. 9 min Director: Jake Honig Writer: David Rysdahl Producers: Joseph J. DePasquale, David Rysdahl, Jake Honig Cast: Richard Kind, David Rysdahl
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La Veilluse

Pierre can't sleep anymore. He decides to hire a young woman who becomes her night-light, to help him to sleep again. 13 min, France Director: Joan Borderie


Friday June 10, 2016 6:30pm - 8:30pm
MidFirst Bank Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104

9:15pm

Freak Fest Shorts

Seats 196

Psychos, demons, and slashers…Oh, my!

Sebastian and Them

Awakenings

Larry Gone Demon

667, Neighbor of the Beast

Market St.

ELLE

Night of the Slasher


Short Films
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Awakenings

The line between dreams and reality is blurred when a young woman in charge of two children is haunted by mysterious entities. 14 min Director: Bhargav Saikia Writer: Bhargav Saikia Producer: Bhargav Saikia Cast: Palomi Ghosh, Saurabh Goyal, Mrudula Sathe, Jairaj Dalwani, Prisha... Read More →
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667, Neighbor of the Beast

Ed is at a pivotal moment in his life when he meets a new neighbor whose intentions are suspect. 16 min, OK Director: John Aspinwall Writer: Tommy Austin Producers: John Aspinwall, Shane Smith Cast: Morgan Brown, Tommy Austin
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Larry Gone Demon

A frenetic, punk-rock nightmare centering on one asshole of a roommate. When three twenty-somethings must deal with the incorrigible and incredibly demonic Larry, they risk life and limb in an attempt to save the soul of their once-kind-and-unassuming friend while also procuring his... Read More →
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ELLE

Maria and Jonathan meet after witnessing a car crash. Despite an instant attraction, Jonathan will have to come to terms with a strange companion who has invaded Maria’s life for too long: “ELLE”. 20 min Director: Vincent Toujas Writer: Giles Daoust Producers: Giles Daoust... Read More →
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Night of the Slasher

A 'shot-in-one-take' slasher film about a teenage girl who must commit horror movie sins by drinking alcohol, doing drugs, and having sex in order to lure a masked killer and exact revenge. 11 min Director: Shant Hamassian Writer: Shant Hamassian Producers: Adam Lesar, Eve Constance... Read More →
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Market St.

On a seemingly ordinary commute in San Francisco, a woman finds herself on a journey of terror aboard a mysterious streetcar. 8 min, CA Director: Carlos Baena Producer: Sasha Korellis Cast: Fabianne Therese
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Sebastian and Them

Based on true events. Sebastian has to leave his childhood friends behind. The only problem is they don't want to leave him. 7 min Director: Benjamin Bee Writers: Benjamin Bee Producers: Benjamin Bee, Yiannis Manolopoulos Cast: Dan Mersh, Nat Luurtsema, Paul Litchfield, Jeremy... Read More →


Friday June 10, 2016 9:15pm - 11:15pm
MidFirst Bank Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104
 
Saturday, June 11
 

10:00am

kidsFest Shorts

This is a free screening.

Films for you and your favorite shorties.

Eggventure

Hola Llamigo

Can I Stay?

A Fistful of Presents

Stellar Moves:  The Story of Pluto

When I Grow Up

Miss Roboto

La Mano

Fish and Flower

Movie Magic


Short Films
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Eggventure

A Penguin and a Polar Bear and their love for the same egg. 3 min, CA Director: Danielle Johnson Writer: Danielle Johnson Producer: Danielle Johnson Cast: Danielle Johnson
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Fish and Flower

The boy is trying to keep the fish alive. 2 min, Kurdistan Director: Zanyar Tahmasebi Writer: Zanyar Tahmasebi Producer: Zanyar Tahmasebi Cast: Araz Tahmasebi
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Aloha Hohe

Today is the day Hohe finally becomes a true member of the Tiki Tribe and can impress the girl of his dreams, but chaos ensues when he discovers that his position in the tribe is not exactly what he had in mind. 2 min, FL Director: Kevin Temmer Producers: Kevin Temmer
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Hola Llamigo

On a piñata ranch, a strict father/son relationship is put to the test when the son befriends one of the livestock and then the ultimate sacrifice is on the line. 4 min, FL Directors: Christina Chang, Charlie Parisi Producers: Christina Chang, Charlie Parisi
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Movie Magic

An 11-year-old movie buff receives a visit from his Fairy Godfather and discovers he's destined to take the prettiest girl at school to the movies. 16 min, OK Director: Chris Oz McIntosh Writer: Chris Oz McIntosh Producer: Chris Oz McIntosh Cast: Rayden Alexander, Camille Columbus... Read More →
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La Mano

A girl uses a special bottle of hand sanitizer. 1 min Director: Grace Snyder Writer: Grace Snyder Producer: Grace Snyder , Adam Weider
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Stellar Moves: The Story of Pluto

Pluto goes on a journey to fulfill his dream of becoming a Planet.  4 min, FL Directors: Millivette Gonzalez, Tabia Lees, Valerie Sattazahn Producers: Millivette Gonzalez, Tabia Lees, Valerie Sattazahn
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Fistful of Presents

An outlaw confronts the most dangerous sheriff in the old west. 2 min, FL Director: Cole Clark Producer: Cole Clark
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Miss Roboto

Unfulfilled with her life, a dishwashing robot gets inspiration from a dance show. Despite her purpose, she tries to do something that she wasn’t programmed to do… TO GROOVE! 6 min Director: Natasha Rindt Writer: Natasha Rindt Producer: Natasha Rindt Cast: Natasha Rindt
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Can I Stay?

An apprehensive homeless girl must traverse a dangerous, wintry city in order to escape her adorable pursuers. 4 min, FL Directors: Paige Carter, Katie Knudson, Onyee Lo Producers: Paige Carter, Katie Knudson, Onyee Lo
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When I Grow Up

A third grade student daydreams about all the career options he could have in the future, while class is in session. 4 min, IL Director: Jamie Weiss Writer: Jamie Weiss Producer: Kevin Ash Cast: Alexander Lilly, McKenna Richards, Arabella LaFond, Miles Alexander, Bradley Newman... Read More →


Saturday June 11, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Myriad Gardens Terrace Room 301 W Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102

11:00am

Not So Short Shorts

Seats 196

Not so short, but sooo good.

The Light Thief

The Foreverlands

The Last Journey of the Enigmatic Paul WR

Phil’s Camino


Short Films
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Phil's Camino

A colorful and affecting short doc about Phil, a free spirit who wants to walk the Camino de Santiago in Spain, while facing Stage 4 cancer in his hometown of Seattle.  Told he shouldn’t do the walk, he builds his own camino in the forest behind his house and ends up walking the... Read More →
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The Foreverlands

A drifter finds more than he bargained for when he meets the eccentric Henry Bonneville upon the road. Past and destiny soon collide when Ace realizes supernatural occurrences are at play and souls at stake and the mantic, Henry Bonneville may or may not be the devil. 27 min, OK Director... Read More →
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The Light Thief

When the essence of Love is snatched from someone and locked away in a vessel with no name, what happens to those persons and how do they change? How can the broken hearted souls break that curse and recover from their pain? Can they regain their spark by overcoming dark supernatural... Read More →
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The Last Journey of the Enigmatic Paul WR

The red moon threatens our existence on earth. Our only hope is the enigmatic Paul WR, the most talented astronaut of its generation. But few hours before the start of the Great mission, Paul disappeared. 17 min Director: Romain Quirot Writer: Romain Quirot Producer: Jerome Lateur Cast... Read More →


Saturday June 11, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pm
E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7310

11:45am

Rebels & Rejects Shorts

Seats 196

Eight Stories that are off the beaten path.

The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere

Chasing the Sun

Miss Me: The Artful Vandal

Nora

The Hollerin’ Contest at Spivey‘s Corner

Sing for Your Supper

Hum

1985


Short Films
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1985

Adrian, a man with AIDS, is about to move in with his estranged mother. There's one problem: he wants to hide his symptoms. He makes a home appointment with a beauty consultant. 9 min, TX Director: Yen Tan Writer: Yen Tan Producers: Hutch, Kelly Snowden Cast: Robert Sella, Lindsay... Read More →
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The Hollerin' Contest at Spivey's Corner

THE HOLLERIN’ CONTEST AT SPIVEY’S CORNER is a documentary short about the history, characters, and sounds of the National Hollerin’ Contest. Hollerin’ itself is considered by some to be the earliest form of communication between humans, and the competition has been held annually... Read More →
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The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere

The strange but true story of how Japanese racehorse Haru Urara became a nationally celebrated symbol of perseverance while enduring a losing streak of epic proportions. Director and artist Mickey Duzyj traveled to Japan to uncover the story behind the horse's unlikely rise to fame... Read More →
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Hum

A solitary dish washing robot living out his life in the back room of a restaurant is enlightened to the world that exists beyond his four walls, with the help of a small friend he breaks free of confinement to pursue his dream of exploration. 9 min, CA Director: Tom Teller Writer... Read More →
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Nora

A naive and endearing guy has become a sucker for girls with tattoos. But through his conversations with a tough and boldly tattooed girl, he comes to find out that some things people make the most visible are from a past they choose to keep hidden. 9 min, OK Director: Tanner Herriott Writer... Read More →
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Chasing the Sun

In the middle of an ill-conceived road trip, two long-separated siblings discover they have very different opinions when it comes to their long-buried family history, forcing them to face the past with hope and despair. 13 min, WA Director: Jeremy Mackie Writer: Jeremy Mackie Producers... Read More →
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Sing for Your Supper

In a totalitarian world where one only eats as well as they can sing, a man must overcome his bout of laryngitis if he ever wants to eat again. 15 min, CA Director: Mu Sun Writer: Michael Jonathan Smith Producers: Karen Lavender, Gensho Tasaka Cast: Bodhi Elfman, Georgina Re... Read More →
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Miss Me: The Artful Vandal

At the height of a successful career at one of the world’s top advertising agencies, renowned Montreal-based “Miss Me” quit her job and took to the streets to become an underground street artist. Her goal? Self-liberation, authenticity, and to be a loud, counter-voice to the... Read More →


Saturday June 11, 2016 11:45am - 1:45pm
Morningstar Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104

1:45pm

Game Changers Shorts

Seats 196

Short films so good that lives will be changed.

Alive & Kicking: The Soccer Grannies of South Africa

The Duke: Based on the Memoir “I’m The Duke” by J.P Duke

Step Into the Page

Pronouns

Bunee: The Boy from Constanta

The Waltz

Bacon and God’s Wrath


Short Films
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Alive & Kicking: The Soccer Grannies of South Africa

Filmed in the heart of Limpopo, South Africa the village grannies “Vhakegula Vhakegula” lace up their soccer boots and start kicking their way through centuries of taboos. Through their camaraderie on the field they play serious soccer then break into laughter and song as they... Read More →
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Bunee: The Boy From Constanta

After spending the first six years of his life in the dreadful Romanian orphanage system of the 1980’s and 1990’s, a young boy searches for something to drive him in his new world and discovers that filmmaking could be the engine for his personal growth. 15 min, OK Director... Read More →
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The Duke: Based on the Memoir "I'm The Duke" by J.P. Duke

Mired in a concussed haze, an ex-NFLer struggles to adjust to life off the field during Super Bowl Sunday. 21 min Director: Max Barbakow Writers: Derek J. Pastuszek, Andy Siara, Max Barbakow Producer: Dan Leonard Cast: LaMonica Garrett
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Step Into the Page

Glen Keane has created some of cinema’s most legendary animated characters, including Ariel from The Little Mermaid, The Beast from Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, and Tarzan. After leaving Disney to pursue new projects, Keane explores a new world of drawing in Virtual... Read More →
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Pronouns

A teenager from the South Side of Chicago decides to reveal their true identity during a spoken word performance only to be interrupted by an uninvited guest. 9 min, IL Director: Michael Paulucci Writer: Michael Paulucci Producer: Cagney Gentry Cast: Patrick "Patches" Blanto... Read More →
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The Waltz

An immigrant mother faces an out of control hoarding compulsion and a crumbling marriage. She stumbles upon waltz lessons and reclaims her life through dance. The short is a universal story about the importance of family, personal struggle and the immigration experience. 11 min... Read More →
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Bacon & God's Wrath

A 90 year old Jewish woman reflects on her life’s experiences as she prepares to try bacon for the first time. 9 min, ON Director: Sol Friedman Producers: Sol Friedman, Sarah Clifford-Rashotte Cast: Razie Brownstone


Saturday June 11, 2016 1:45pm - 3:15pm
E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7310

2:30pm

The Ties That Bind Shorts

Seats 196

Six films that focus on what brings us together.

Out of the Village

My Enemy, My Brother

Yes, We’re Open

Home

Glove

The Champion


Short Films
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My Enemy, My Brother

Zahed and Najah are two former enemies from the Iran-Iraq War who become blood brothers for life. 25 years after one saves the other’s life on the battlefield, they meet again by sheer chance in Canada. Considering the recent coverage of the Middle East this emotional documentary... Read More →
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The Champion

A former Iraqi boxing champion, Estaifan Shilaita overcomes tremendous hardships as he builds a special bond with his family and taxi cab customers in Chicago. 18 min, MA Directors: Patrick McGowan, Brett Garamella
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Glove

The true story of a glove that's been floating forever in space since 1965. 6min Directors: Alexa Lim Haas, Bernardo Britto Writer: Bernardo Britto Producers: Ben Cohen, Brett Potter, Jillian Mayer, Lucas Leyva, Dennis Scholl Cast: Henry Parker 
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Home

As thousands of men, women and children attempt to get into Europe, a comfortable English family sets out on what appears to be a holiday. 20 min,  Republic of Kosovo, United Kingdom  Director: Daniel Mulloy Writer: Daniel Mulloy Producers: Shpat Deda, Scott O'Donnell, Tim... Read More →
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Yes, We're Open

A story about an unlikely friendship between a convenience store owner and a shy, young girl.  14 min, OK Director: Yousef Kazemi Writer: Yousef Kazemi Producers: Yousef Kazemi, Vahid Farzaneh, Sha'ree Green, Wendy Parker Cast: Jason Leyva, Jesamine Katzman, Doug Van Liew, Gabrielle... Read More →
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Out of the Village

Shot in West Africa with a local cast and crew, OUT OF THE VILLAGE explores the social and cultural impact of the Ebola epidemic from the perspective of an orphaned brother and his sister. 17 min, CA Director: Jonathan Stein Writer: Luke A. Renner, Jonathan Stein Producer: Jonathan... Read More →


Saturday June 11, 2016 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Morningstar Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104

4:30pm

Comedy Shorts

Seats 196

These ten films are guaranteed to make you laugh so hard you pee.

A King’s Betrayal

The Barry and Ro Show

Breakery

Living Legend

Hello Charles

The Poets

Total Awesome Viking Power

Bra’d Squad

Thunder P.

Seth

 

Short Films
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A King's Betrayal

The final 24 hours in the life of a Piñata, as told from the Piñata's perspective. 8 min, CA Director: David A Bornstein Writer: Ari Grabb Producers: Andres Avalos, Lily Nguyen, Ahmed El-Mawas Cast: Bryson Robinson, Adrian Gomez, Tiffany Peterson
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Breakery

On his release from the Treemore Correctional Facility for Men, career burglar Karl Plunkett Jr. is determined to make amends for his earlier life of crime. Enlisting the help of younger brother Brian, Karl embarks on a quest for redemption – through the unconventional method of... Read More →
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Hello Charles

HELLO CHARLES tells the story of George, a young man who has arrived at a low moment in his life after years of mistakes and bad choices. About to make another really bad decision George gets a rather unexpected visit from Charles, his imaginary friend from childhood. 7 min Director... Read More →
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Living Legend

The most dangerous drug lord in Peru must face his ultimate fear: moving out of his mother’s house.  15 min Director: Alonzo Llosa Writer: Alonzo Llosa Producer: Olga Goister
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Thunder P.

An IT guy arrives to fix a routine printer problem and uncovers a dark secret. 3 min Director: Steve Collins Writer: Steve Collins Producer: Steve Collins Cast: Paul Gordon, John Merriman
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The Poets

One is an overtly sexual poetess who lacks healthy boundaries. The other is an uptight, repressed poet obsessed with his grandmother. The Poets is a short comedy about two poetry students brought together by a homework assignment. 8 min, PA Director: Sean Gannet Writer: Lori Fischer Producers... Read More →
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Total Awesome Viking Power

When Viking role player Vidar is sidelined to "the land of the dead" he seeks help of the god Odin, who agrees to teach Vidar the ways of the Vikings if he takes him to a mystical Runestone. Together they embark on a journey that will test Vidar’s wits, bravery and his ability to... Read More →
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Seth

Manic man-child Seth lives in his own demented world where time is of the essence, his only friends are his stuffed animals, and the words of Michael Jordan inspire him to take all the shots he can. 15 min, CA Director: Zach Lasry Writer: Zach Lasry Producers: Arianna Lyons, Dashiel... Read More →
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The Barry and Ro Show

Married tv stars Barry and Ro try to shoot a promo for their 1970's variety show. 6 min, CA Director: Jordan Liebowitz Writer: Mike Olson, Michael Snyder Producer: Todd Slawsby, John Schneider Cast: Jeff Richards, Whitney Rice, John Murray, Earl Skakel
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The Bra'd Squad

A former spy must rescue her son from an evil mastermind with the help of her elite team. 5 min, OK Director: Patrick Kirk Writers: Brian Gililland, Patrick Kirk, Mary Buss, Tinasha LaRaye, Lauren Belflower Producers: Brian Gililland, Amanda Hyden Cast: Mary Buss, Brian Gililland... Read More →


Saturday June 11, 2016 4:30pm - 6:30pm
E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7310

5:15pm

Strange Encounters Shorts

Seats 196

Video

She Stoops to Conquer

Theodora

The Land of Exodus

Blazing Sun

ENOS

Foley Artist


Short Films
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Foley Artist

A sound technician who specializes in Foley effects (recreation of sounds for a film no directly recorded during shooting) has an accident that forces him to stay home for a few days. During that time the attractive neighbor across the street who has just arrived in the neighborhood... Read More →
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She Stoops to Conquer

A struggling talent-show performer wanders into a nightclub disguised in a mask, and is inexplicably attracted to the real-life doppelgänger of her masked character. She Stoops to Conquer is a fantastical oddity that celebrates those who defy the status quo in their search for self-expression. 16... Read More →
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ENOS

Carl and Raymond come across something in the mountains that shouldn't be there. A 50 year old capsule from the early space programs. But...something is wrong with it. 7 min, OK Director: Ryan Scott Writer: Ryan Scott Producers: Ryan Scott, James Britt Cast: RJ Wagner, Jesse... Read More →
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The Land of Exodus

Obed, a Mexican street kid with hopes of making it to America, leads a recently kidnapped American teenager to the Mexico/United States border. 11 min, CA Director: Skinner Myers Writer: Skinner Myers Producer: Skinner Myers Cast: Rafael Martinez, Alonso Alvarez , Eddie Diaz... Read More →
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Blazing Sun

Under the leaden sky of a summer day, Eric goes to work to defend a great issue. But, blinded by stress, Eric is forgetting the most important thing... 24 min Director: Fred Castadot Writer: Fred Castadot Producer: Judith Langerome Cast: Aurélien Labruyère, Aurélia Bonta... Read More →
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Theodora

Theodora, a young girl left to her own devices, spends the afternoon gathering seemingly random ingredients for an unusual feast. Equipped with an adept hand at petty larceny and amateur cookery, along with a dash of imagination, Theodora conjures the perfect dinner for herself, as... Read More →
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Video

A woman's racist remark is captured on video by two teenage black girls. 15 min, NY Director: Randy Yang Writer: Randy Yang Producers: Pamela Rook, Randy Yang Cast: Reilly Brooke Stith, Alyson Schacherer, Mars Williams, Ron Scott


Saturday June 11, 2016 5:15pm - 7:15pm
Morningstar Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104

7:15pm

Freak Fest Shorts

Seats 196

Psychos, demons, and slashers…Oh, my!

Sebastian and Them

Awakenings

Larry Gone Demon

667, Neighbor of the Beast

Market St.

ELLE

Night of the Slasher


Short Films
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Awakenings

The line between dreams and reality is blurred when a young woman in charge of two children is haunted by mysterious entities. 14 min Director: Bhargav Saikia Writer: Bhargav Saikia Producer: Bhargav Saikia Cast: Palomi Ghosh, Saurabh Goyal, Mrudula Sathe, Jairaj Dalwani, Prisha... Read More →
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667, Neighbor of the Beast

Ed is at a pivotal moment in his life when he meets a new neighbor whose intentions are suspect. 16 min, OK Director: John Aspinwall Writer: Tommy Austin Producers: John Aspinwall, Shane Smith Cast: Morgan Brown, Tommy Austin
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Larry Gone Demon

A frenetic, punk-rock nightmare centering on one asshole of a roommate. When three twenty-somethings must deal with the incorrigible and incredibly demonic Larry, they risk life and limb in an attempt to save the soul of their once-kind-and-unassuming friend while also procuring his... Read More →
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ELLE

Maria and Jonathan meet after witnessing a car crash. Despite an instant attraction, Jonathan will have to come to terms with a strange companion who has invaded Maria’s life for too long: “ELLE”. 20 min Director: Vincent Toujas Writer: Giles Daoust Producers: Giles Daoust... Read More →
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Night of the Slasher

A 'shot-in-one-take' slasher film about a teenage girl who must commit horror movie sins by drinking alcohol, doing drugs, and having sex in order to lure a masked killer and exact revenge. 11 min Director: Shant Hamassian Writer: Shant Hamassian Producers: Adam Lesar, Eve Constance... Read More →
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Market St.

On a seemingly ordinary commute in San Francisco, a woman finds herself on a journey of terror aboard a mysterious streetcar. 8 min, CA Director: Carlos Baena Producer: Sasha Korellis Cast: Fabianne Therese
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Sebastian and Them

Based on true events. Sebastian has to leave his childhood friends behind. The only problem is they don't want to leave him. 7 min Director: Benjamin Bee Writers: Benjamin Bee Producers: Benjamin Bee, Yiannis Manolopoulos Cast: Dan Mersh, Nat Luurtsema, Paul Litchfield, Jeremy... Read More →


Saturday June 11, 2016 7:15pm - 9:15pm
E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7310

8:00pm

Rated “R” for Ridiculously Awesome Shorts

Seats 196

Ridiculously awesome and somewhat inapprops. These films are definitely NOT for the whole family.

Dog Bowl

The Party of Special Things to do

The Singularity

Putting the Dog to Sleep

MANOMAN

The Black Bear

Too Legit


Short Films
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The Black Bear

Rule #1: Never feed bears. Rule #2: Do not approach within 100 meters. Rule #3: Avoid surprising bears. Rule #4: Keep your dog on a leash. Now that you know the rules, we wish you a pleasant stay in the natural park of the black bear. 15 min Director: Méryl Fortunat- Rossi, Xavier... Read More →
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Dog Bowl

A heartbroken girl spiraling through life stumbles upon the true nature of her existence after stealing the vest off of a service dog. 19 min Director: Gordy Hoffman Writer: Gordy Hoffman Producers: Jason Lombardo, James Declan Toblin Cast: Marci Miller, Yong Kim, Chet Dixon... Read More →
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Party of Special Things To Do

"The plan was to drink until the pain over. But what's worse, the pain or the hangover?" -Kanye West 7 min, OK Director: Matt Black Writer: Matt Black Producer: Laurence Vannicelli Cast: Kevin McMullin, Minji Kang, Mimi Jeffries
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Too Legit

After becoming pregnant from sexual assault on campus, a young woman goes on a journey to find out if the rape was "legitimate." Inspired by the statements of Senate Candidate Todd Akin. 17 min Director: Frankie Shaw Writer: Frankie Shaw Producers: Liz Destro, Frankie Shaw, Josh... Read More →
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MANOMAN

When Glen attends primal scream class, he releases something from deep within that knows no limits. 10 min, United Kingdom Director: Simon Cartwright Producer: Kamilla Kristiane Hodol Cast: Gordon Pearson
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The Singularity

THE SINGULARITY is a stop motion short originally edited as a six episode web mini-series. It is scored with music and sound from the album Future Former Self by Brooklyn band CHAPPO. Their album and lyrics as well as The Singularity revolve around the story of Rene Cogito traveling... Read More →
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Putting the Dog to Sleep

A bereaved man copes with a burdensome past and realizes he is inextricably linked to it. 12 min, TX Director: Taylor Washington Writer: Taylor Washington Producer: Robert Ravenscroft Cast: Jason Newman, Austin Amelio, Johnny Walter, Kelly Cameron


Saturday June 11, 2016 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Morningstar Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104
 
Sunday, June 12
 

12:00pm

The Ties That Bind Shorts

Seats 117

Six films that focus on what brings us together.

Out of the Village

My Enemy, My Brother

Yes, We’re Open

Home

Glove

The Champion


Short Films
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My Enemy, My Brother

Zahed and Najah are two former enemies from the Iran-Iraq War who become blood brothers for life. 25 years after one saves the other’s life on the battlefield, they meet again by sheer chance in Canada. Considering the recent coverage of the Middle East this emotional documentary... Read More →
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The Champion

A former Iraqi boxing champion, Estaifan Shilaita overcomes tremendous hardships as he builds a special bond with his family and taxi cab customers in Chicago. 18 min, MA Directors: Patrick McGowan, Brett Garamella
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Glove

The true story of a glove that's been floating forever in space since 1965. 6min Directors: Alexa Lim Haas, Bernardo Britto Writer: Bernardo Britto Producers: Ben Cohen, Brett Potter, Jillian Mayer, Lucas Leyva, Dennis Scholl Cast: Henry Parker 
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Home

As thousands of men, women and children attempt to get into Europe, a comfortable English family sets out on what appears to be a holiday. 20 min,  Republic of Kosovo, United Kingdom  Director: Daniel Mulloy Writer: Daniel Mulloy Producers: Shpat Deda, Scott O'Donnell, Tim... Read More →
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Yes, We're Open

A story about an unlikely friendship between a convenience store owner and a shy, young girl.  14 min, OK Director: Yousef Kazemi Writer: Yousef Kazemi Producers: Yousef Kazemi, Vahid Farzaneh, Sha'ree Green, Wendy Parker Cast: Jason Leyva, Jesamine Katzman, Doug Van Liew, Gabrielle... Read More →
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Out of the Village

Shot in West Africa with a local cast and crew, OUT OF THE VILLAGE explores the social and cultural impact of the Ebola epidemic from the perspective of an orphaned brother and his sister. 17 min, CA Director: Jonathan Stein Writer: Luke A. Renner, Jonathan Stein Producer: Jonathan... Read More →


Sunday June 12, 2016 12:00pm - 2:00pm
E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7310

12:45pm

kidsFest Shorts

Seats 117

This is a free screening.

Films for you and your favorite shorties.

Eggventure

Hola Llamigo

Can I Stay?

A Fistful of Presents

Stellar Moves:  The Story of Pluto

When I Grow Up

Miss Roboto

La Mano

Fish and Flower

Movie Magic


Short Films
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Eggventure

A Penguin and a Polar Bear and their love for the same egg. 3 min, CA Director: Danielle Johnson Writer: Danielle Johnson Producer: Danielle Johnson Cast: Danielle Johnson
FA

Fish and Flower

The boy is trying to keep the fish alive. 2 min, Kurdistan Director: Zanyar Tahmasebi Writer: Zanyar Tahmasebi Producer: Zanyar Tahmasebi Cast: Araz Tahmasebi
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Aloha Hohe

Today is the day Hohe finally becomes a true member of the Tiki Tribe and can impress the girl of his dreams, but chaos ensues when he discovers that his position in the tribe is not exactly what he had in mind. 2 min, FL Director: Kevin Temmer Producers: Kevin Temmer
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Hola Llamigo

On a piñata ranch, a strict father/son relationship is put to the test when the son befriends one of the livestock and then the ultimate sacrifice is on the line. 4 min, FL Directors: Christina Chang, Charlie Parisi Producers: Christina Chang, Charlie Parisi
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Movie Magic

An 11-year-old movie buff receives a visit from his Fairy Godfather and discovers he's destined to take the prettiest girl at school to the movies. 16 min, OK Director: Chris Oz McIntosh Writer: Chris Oz McIntosh Producer: Chris Oz McIntosh Cast: Rayden Alexander, Camille Columbus... Read More →
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La Mano

A girl uses a special bottle of hand sanitizer. 1 min Director: Grace Snyder Writer: Grace Snyder Producer: Grace Snyder , Adam Weider
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Stellar Moves: The Story of Pluto

Pluto goes on a journey to fulfill his dream of becoming a Planet.  4 min, FL Directors: Millivette Gonzalez, Tabia Lees, Valerie Sattazahn Producers: Millivette Gonzalez, Tabia Lees, Valerie Sattazahn
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Fistful of Presents

An outlaw confronts the most dangerous sheriff in the old west. 2 min, FL Director: Cole Clark Producer: Cole Clark
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Miss Roboto

Unfulfilled with her life, a dishwashing robot gets inspiration from a dance show. Despite her purpose, she tries to do something that she wasn’t programmed to do… TO GROOVE! 6 min Director: Natasha Rindt Writer: Natasha Rindt Producer: Natasha Rindt Cast: Natasha Rindt
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Can I Stay?

An apprehensive homeless girl must traverse a dangerous, wintry city in order to escape her adorable pursuers. 4 min, FL Directors: Paige Carter, Katie Knudson, Onyee Lo Producers: Paige Carter, Katie Knudson, Onyee Lo
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When I Grow Up

A third grade student daydreams about all the career options he could have in the future, while class is in session. 4 min, IL Director: Jamie Weiss Writer: Jamie Weiss Producer: Kevin Ash Cast: Alexander Lilly, McKenna Richards, Arabella LaFond, Miles Alexander, Bradley Newman... Read More →


Sunday June 12, 2016 12:45pm - 2:45pm
Morningstar Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104

2:45pm

Strange Encounters Shorts

Seats 117

Video

She Stoops to Conquer

Theodora

The Land of Exodus

Blazing Sun

ENOS

Foley Artist


Short Films
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Foley Artist

A sound technician who specializes in Foley effects (recreation of sounds for a film no directly recorded during shooting) has an accident that forces him to stay home for a few days. During that time the attractive neighbor across the street who has just arrived in the neighborhood... Read More →
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She Stoops to Conquer

A struggling talent-show performer wanders into a nightclub disguised in a mask, and is inexplicably attracted to the real-life doppelgänger of her masked character. She Stoops to Conquer is a fantastical oddity that celebrates those who defy the status quo in their search for self-expression. 16... Read More →
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ENOS

Carl and Raymond come across something in the mountains that shouldn't be there. A 50 year old capsule from the early space programs. But...something is wrong with it. 7 min, OK Director: Ryan Scott Writer: Ryan Scott Producers: Ryan Scott, James Britt Cast: RJ Wagner, Jesse... Read More →
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The Land of Exodus

Obed, a Mexican street kid with hopes of making it to America, leads a recently kidnapped American teenager to the Mexico/United States border. 11 min, CA Director: Skinner Myers Writer: Skinner Myers Producer: Skinner Myers Cast: Rafael Martinez, Alonso Alvarez , Eddie Diaz... Read More →
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Blazing Sun

Under the leaden sky of a summer day, Eric goes to work to defend a great issue. But, blinded by stress, Eric is forgetting the most important thing... 24 min Director: Fred Castadot Writer: Fred Castadot Producer: Judith Langerome Cast: Aurélien Labruyère, Aurélia Bonta... Read More →
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Theodora

Theodora, a young girl left to her own devices, spends the afternoon gathering seemingly random ingredients for an unusual feast. Equipped with an adept hand at petty larceny and amateur cookery, along with a dash of imagination, Theodora conjures the perfect dinner for herself, as... Read More →
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Video

A woman's racist remark is captured on video by two teenage black girls. 15 min, NY Director: Randy Yang Writer: Randy Yang Producers: Pamela Rook, Randy Yang Cast: Reilly Brooke Stith, Alyson Schacherer, Mars Williams, Ron Scott


Sunday June 12, 2016 2:45pm - 4:45pm
E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7310

3:30pm

Not So Short Shorts

Seats 117

Not so short, but sooo good.

The Light Thief

The Foreverlands

The Last Journey of the Enigmatic Paul WR

Phil’s Camino


Short Films
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Phil's Camino

A colorful and affecting short doc about Phil, a free spirit who wants to walk the Camino de Santiago in Spain, while facing Stage 4 cancer in his hometown of Seattle.  Told he shouldn’t do the walk, he builds his own camino in the forest behind his house and ends up walking the... Read More →
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The Foreverlands

A drifter finds more than he bargained for when he meets the eccentric Henry Bonneville upon the road. Past and destiny soon collide when Ace realizes supernatural occurrences are at play and souls at stake and the mantic, Henry Bonneville may or may not be the devil. 27 min, OK Director... Read More →
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The Light Thief

When the essence of Love is snatched from someone and locked away in a vessel with no name, what happens to those persons and how do they change? How can the broken hearted souls break that curse and recover from their pain? Can they regain their spark by overcoming dark supernatural... Read More →
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The Last Journey of the Enigmatic Paul WR

The red moon threatens our existence on earth. Our only hope is the enigmatic Paul WR, the most talented astronaut of its generation. But few hours before the start of the Great mission, Paul disappeared. 17 min Director: Romain Quirot Writer: Romain Quirot Producer: Jerome Lateur Cast... Read More →


Sunday June 12, 2016 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Morningstar Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104

5:30pm

Okie Shorts

Seats 117

Homegrown goodness.

21 Guns

Home

CTRL

WRUNG

SWIRL

Last Broadcast

Heroes of the Realm

The Superlative Light


Short Films
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Home (Okie)

HOME explores the importance of family by following a woman, Lupe Tovar, who grew up in the foster system and was eventually adopted at the age of 32 by a same-sex couple. 9 min, OK Director: Brandon Burnett Producers: Brandon Burnett, Clifton Raphael Cast: Lupe Tovar, Clay Finck-Ward... Read More →
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Last Broadcast

The unseen final video of a government conspiracy Vblogger is found after her disappearance. 11 min, OK Director: Nathan Edwards Writer: J. Matthew Jacob Producers: Nathan Edwards, Briana Looby Cast: Briana Looby, Trinity Goodwin, Bruce Davis
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CTRL

In middle of a forest and without any memory, a woman assigned to assassinate someone discovers a weapon and the ability to kill. 7 min, OK Director: Brent Ryan Green Writer: Brent Ryan Green, Alexandra Harris Producers: Brent Ryan Green Cast: Alexandra Harris
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21 Guns

21 GUNS is a story of deep friendship, love and sacrifice in the life of a soldier and his family. 18 min, OK Director: Ben Hlavaty Writer: Luke Helms Producers: Sha'ree Green, Wendy A. Parker, Adam Smith, Andrew Smith Cast: Jordan Farris, Kyle Sailer, Jessica Mahon, Presley... Read More →
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The Superlative Light

Documentary photographer, Robert Shults, went from being a homeless dreamer to a home-owning artist after taking photos of the brightest light source in the known universe, a laser in basement of the physics department at The University of Texas.  13 min, OK/TX Director: Ben Steinbauer Writers... Read More →
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Heroes of the Realm

In a world where magic reigns, one tyrant was the undisputed ruler. But when magic opens a portal to our world, it's up to a pizza delivery woman to make the most important delivery of her life. 9 min, OK Director: Kyle Roberts Writers: Matthew Price, Sean Thiessen, Jon Skelly Producers... Read More →
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SWIRL

SWIRL is the story of a boy's first crush told through dance, exploring the journey your mind takes the first time you touch someone you love. Director: Lance McDaniel Writer: Lance McDaniel Choreographers: Hui Cha Poos, Brandi Kelley Producers: Lance McDaniel, Alyx Picard, Yousef... Read More →
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WRUNG

Trevor Jacobs, a scarred and mysterious young drifter, makes ends meet by competing in the amateur rodeo circuit. A chance encounter with his long-lost father, the once famed bull-rider 'Bucking' Bill, spurs the deep emotional scars of the traumatic event in their past that lead to... Read More →


Sunday June 12, 2016 5:30pm - 7:30pm
E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7310

6:15pm

Love, Sex, and Death Shorts

Seats 117

Yep, we’ve got all of this in these nine films.

Stutterer

Nothing Personal

Black Swell

Scattered

Beat Around the Bush

La Veilleuse

Thunder Road


Short Films
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Beat Around the Bush

BEAT AROUND THE BUSH is a short adventure comedy that follows UNA, a 75 year old widow recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, who struggles to stay optimistic as she tries her hand at achieving her very first orgasm ever. Fortunately, her two best friends, Goldie and Beatrice... Read More →
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The Mother

When a hardened widow receives an unexpected visit, she is given the chance to shed light on her husband's death. 11 min Director: Paolo Monico Producers: Ella Nuortila, Veronica Diaferia Cast: Mary Testa, Boris McGiver, Sylvia Kauders, Michele Hicks
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Nothing Personal

A chance meeting between old flames reveals how their past has never truly passed. 7 min, CA Director: Brian Norris Writer: Kelly Walker Producers: Kelly Walker, Ryan Garcia, Brian Norris Cast: Kelly Walker, Ryan Garcia
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Thunder Road

Grand Jury Prize Winner at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.  Officer Arnaud loved his Mom. 13 min, CA Director: Jim Cummings Writer: Jim Cummings Producer: Mark Vashro Cast: Jim Cummings
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Scattered

Derrick, a grieving husband, realizes that Adam, his deceased wife's lifelong best friend (and a thorn in Derrick's side), knows more about her than he ever has and ever will. Derrick doesn't even know where she would have wanted her ashes scattered. Together, they go on a journey... Read More →
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Stutterer

A man with a cruel speech impediment must face his ultimate fear. 13 min Director: Benjamin Cleary Writer: Benjamin Cleary Producers: Serena Armitage, Shan Christopher Ogilvie Cast: Matthew Needham, Chloe Pirrie, Eric Richards
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Black Swell

A man tries to kill himself in a motel room. 9 min Director: Jake Honig Writer: David Rysdahl Producers: Joseph J. DePasquale, David Rysdahl, Jake Honig Cast: Richard Kind, David Rysdahl
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La Veilluse

Pierre can't sleep anymore. He decides to hire a young woman who becomes her night-light, to help him to sleep again. 13 min, France Director: Joan Borderie


Sunday June 12, 2016 6:15pm - 8:15pm
Morningstar Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104

8:15pm

Rebels & Rejects Shorts

Seats 117

Eight Stories that are off the beaten path.

The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere

Chasing the Sun

Miss Me: The Artful Vandal

Nora

The Hollerin’ Contest at Spivey‘s Corner

Sing for Your Supper

Hum

1985


Short Films
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1985

Adrian, a man with AIDS, is about to move in with his estranged mother. There's one problem: he wants to hide his symptoms. He makes a home appointment with a beauty consultant. 9 min, TX Director: Yen Tan Writer: Yen Tan Producers: Hutch, Kelly Snowden Cast: Robert Sella, Lindsay... Read More →
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The Hollerin' Contest at Spivey's Corner

THE HOLLERIN’ CONTEST AT SPIVEY’S CORNER is a documentary short about the history, characters, and sounds of the National Hollerin’ Contest. Hollerin’ itself is considered by some to be the earliest form of communication between humans, and the competition has been held annually... Read More →
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The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere

The strange but true story of how Japanese racehorse Haru Urara became a nationally celebrated symbol of perseverance while enduring a losing streak of epic proportions. Director and artist Mickey Duzyj traveled to Japan to uncover the story behind the horse's unlikely rise to fame... Read More →
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Hum

A solitary dish washing robot living out his life in the back room of a restaurant is enlightened to the world that exists beyond his four walls, with the help of a small friend he breaks free of confinement to pursue his dream of exploration. 9 min, CA Director: Tom Teller Writer... Read More →
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Nora

A naive and endearing guy has become a sucker for girls with tattoos. But through his conversations with a tough and boldly tattooed girl, he comes to find out that some things people make the most visible are from a past they choose to keep hidden. 9 min, OK Director: Tanner Herriott Writer... Read More →
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Chasing the Sun

In the middle of an ill-conceived road trip, two long-separated siblings discover they have very different opinions when it comes to their long-buried family history, forcing them to face the past with hope and despair. 13 min, WA Director: Jeremy Mackie Writer: Jeremy Mackie Producers... Read More →
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Sing for Your Supper

In a totalitarian world where one only eats as well as they can sing, a man must overcome his bout of laryngitis if he ever wants to eat again. 15 min, CA Director: Mu Sun Writer: Michael Jonathan Smith Producers: Karen Lavender, Gensho Tasaka Cast: Bodhi Elfman, Georgina Re... Read More →
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Miss Me: The Artful Vandal

At the height of a successful career at one of the world’s top advertising agencies, renowned Montreal-based “Miss Me” quit her job and took to the streets to become an underground street artist. Her goal? Self-liberation, authenticity, and to be a loud, counter-voice to the... Read More →


Sunday June 12, 2016 8:15pm - 10:15pm
E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 7310

9:00pm

Game Changers Shorts

Seats 117

Short films so good that lives will be changed.

Alive & Kicking: The Soccer Grannies of South Africa

The Duke: Based on the Memoir “I’m The Duke” by J.P Duke

Step Into the Page

Pronouns

Bunee: The Boy from Constanta

The Waltz

Bacon and God’s Wrath


Short Films
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Alive & Kicking: The Soccer Grannies of South Africa

Filmed in the heart of Limpopo, South Africa the village grannies “Vhakegula Vhakegula” lace up their soccer boots and start kicking their way through centuries of taboos. Through their camaraderie on the field they play serious soccer then break into laughter and song as they... Read More →
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Bunee: The Boy From Constanta

After spending the first six years of his life in the dreadful Romanian orphanage system of the 1980’s and 1990’s, a young boy searches for something to drive him in his new world and discovers that filmmaking could be the engine for his personal growth. 15 min, OK Director... Read More →
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The Duke: Based on the Memoir "I'm The Duke" by J.P. Duke

Mired in a concussed haze, an ex-NFLer struggles to adjust to life off the field during Super Bowl Sunday. 21 min Director: Max Barbakow Writers: Derek J. Pastuszek, Andy Siara, Max Barbakow Producer: Dan Leonard Cast: LaMonica Garrett
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Step Into the Page

Glen Keane has created some of cinema’s most legendary animated characters, including Ariel from The Little Mermaid, The Beast from Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, and Tarzan. After leaving Disney to pursue new projects, Keane explores a new world of drawing in Virtual... Read More →
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Pronouns

A teenager from the South Side of Chicago decides to reveal their true identity during a spoken word performance only to be interrupted by an uninvited guest. 9 min, IL Director: Michael Paulucci Writer: Michael Paulucci Producer: Cagney Gentry Cast: Patrick "Patches" Blanto... Read More →
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The Waltz

An immigrant mother faces an out of control hoarding compulsion and a crumbling marriage. She stumbles upon waltz lessons and reclaims her life through dance. The short is a universal story about the importance of family, personal struggle and the immigration experience. 11 min... Read More →
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Bacon & God's Wrath

A 90 year old Jewish woman reflects on her life’s experiences as she prepares to try bacon for the first time. 9 min, ON Director: Sol Friedman Producers: Sol Friedman, Sarah Clifford-Rashotte Cast: Razie Brownstone


Sunday June 12, 2016 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Morningstar Theater at Harkins 150 E Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104