Saturday: Block 5
Sat, Nov 5, 2016 at 8pm
Short (25 mins.) Poland, SC Premiere
Director/Writer: Bartosz Kruhlik
Producer: Magdalena Widuch
Cast: Michał Włodarczyk, Małgorzata Witkowska, Dariusz Siastacz, Waleria Gorobets, Józef Pawłowski, Zdzisław Wardejn, Magdalena Celówna-Janikowska, Anna Sarna, Juliusz Romanowski, Przemysław Predygier and Yuma The Dog
Synopsis: 1. Structural or functional evolution of an organism toward higher survivability.
2. Process of an individual becoming better suited to environment and more resistant to outer stress.
3. The ability of eyesight to adjust to seeing in the dark.
THE BABYSITTER MURDERS
Horror/Fantasy (22 mins.) USA, SC Premiere
Director/Writer: Ryan Spindell
Producers: T. Justin Ross and Ben Hethcoat
Cast: Caitlin Custer, Ben Hethcoat, Mike Nelson, Alison Gallaher and Bradley Bundle
Synopsis: A dark and stormy night. An innocent babysitter all alone. An escaped psychopath out for blood. You know how this story will play out…or do you?
GONZO @ THE DERBY
Documentary (13 mins.) USA, SC Premiere
Director: Michael D. Ratner
Producers: Michael D. Ratner, Eric D. Cohen, Roman Gackowski, Matthew Hirschhorn, and Sean Paulsen
Cast: Sean Penn, Douglas Brinkley, Warren Hinckle, John Walsh and Ralph Steadman
Synopsis: The lasting legacy of the 1970 Kentucky Derby has nothing to do with the winner, Dust Commander. Its true impact came from the assignment that “Scanlan's Monthly" gave to a 32-year-old writer from Louisville named Hunter S. Thompson.
Action Comedy (2 mins.) USA, SC Premiere
Director: Jim Ford
Writer: Rob Lathan
Producer: Ryan Convery
Cast: John Mason and Jim Ford
Synopsis: A stuntman shocks a salesman with his unusual way of test driving a car.
Fiction/Domestic Drama (11 mins.) Greece, SC Premiere
Director: Chris Moraitis
Writers: Chris Moraitis and Katerina Filiotou
Producer: Christos Liakouris
Cast: Roberto Grosu, Maria Mandalinou and Vasilis Risvas
Synopsis: Dimitris is the only child of a rich family. The only person that took care of him, his grandma, is dead. Now his only companion is his pet guinea pig. When Dimitris’s parents decide a cruel future for him, he “cripples” the purest side of himself in order to survive.
THE CEILING FAN
Drama (12 mins.) USA, SC Premiere
Directors/Producers: Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead
Writer: Kate Wetherhead
Cast: Andrew Samonsky and Kate Wetherhead
Synopsis: A woman renovates her country house in solitude with only an online handyman for guidance. One job—installing a celing fan—proves more difficult than she expected.
Horror/Thriller/Comedy/Romance (10 mins) USA, East Coast Premiere
Director/Writer: Matthew Graves
Producers: Matthew Graves and Andy Harper
Cast: Greg Earnest, Meaghin Burke and Johnny McPhail
Synopsis: Deep beneath a cold dark forest lies Barry whose world is a dusty coffin and a cherished locket from his dear wife, Mary. He has come to terms with his present situation but strange new noises are coming from outside his solitary home.