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Narrative Shorts [clear filter]
Friday, August 16
 

2:30pm

Narrative Shorts: The Nature of Relationships

TWO BALLOONS

Total Run Time: 9:08
Director: Mark C. Smith
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around the world to a place where happenstance and fate threaten to disrupt their reunion.

* Female Filmmaker

PORTRAITIST

Total Run Time: 15:00
Director: Cyrus Neshvad
Country of Origin: Luxembourg
Ratings: None
Synopsis: A grandfather kindles a relationship with his dying granddaughter through art.

SWAGGER BACK

Total Run Time: 11:00
Director: George Kenyon
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: Can a veteran who has lost both his legs in combat get his swagger back?

MUTEUM

Total Run Time: 4:10
Director: Aggie Pak Yee Lee
Country of Origin: Hong Kong
Ratings: None
Synopsis: In an Art Muzeum, we better learn well, from outer to inner, from deep to very deep, serious and sincerely.

EVERY NINE HOURS

Total Run Time: 12:00
Director: Adam Margolis & Jim St. Germain
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: A modern-day exploration of skin color and gender and how they affect one's ability to participate in relationships and society.

GENERATIONS

Total Run Time: 11:00
Director: Sune Sorensen
Country of Origin: Denmark
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: In a final attempt to re-connect after years of falling out, Alex - encouraged by his mother - embarks on a road trip with his father in their old family Beetle. The car that Alex hates and his father loves, becomes an intimate setting for two stubborn men, who are forced to deal with their issues as they are both literally and figuratively brought together. The journey becomes a bumpy ride filled with conflicts as well as shared memories of a past closeness, which has long since turned cold.

WIRELESS

Total Run Time: 15:00
Director: David Fritzson
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: James, an aging baby-boomer, arrives just after closing at a local cell phone store seeking help with a smartphone. Derek, an empathetic employee, takes what he knows best and tries to create a connection across generations, helping James find the courage and strength to say goodbye.

MY DAUGHTER YOSHIKO

Total Run Time: 15:00
Director: Brian Blum
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: With her daughter Yoshiko diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and her husband overseas serving in the military, Saki Omura is finding it harder and harder to cope. Too ashamed to burden others and too proud to ask for help, Saki faces the now-daunting task of giving her daughter the best life possible.

Friday August 16, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Hargray Capitol Theatre 382 2nd St, Macon, GA 31201

5:00pm

Narrative Shorts: Wait. What?

THE CHOP

Total Run Time: 1:12
Director: Jennifer Sheridan
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Terry’s done a bad thing, but why?

* Female Filmmaker

SAC DE MERDE

Total Run Time: 13:27
Director: Greg Chwerchak
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: Language, Adult Situations
Synopsis: Based on a true story, "Sac de Merde" tells the tale of Mazel Mankewicz, an unlucky-in-love yet irrationally optimistic New Yorker who thinks her luck has changed when she spends the night with the man of her dreams. As it turns out, he might just be full of shit. Literally.

GRACE

Total Run Time: 6:00
Director: Alexia Oldini & Steven Gray
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: GRACE is the story of the eviction of a young woman of color from her home. Her subsequent encounters reveal the callousness of a society built to exploit the precariousness of people like herself. In the end she confronts head-on a struggle far easier to identify than it is to overcome.

* Female Filmmaker

MOLLY

Total Run Time: 10:00
Director: Phyllis Jackson
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: He’s just your average, middle-aged divorcee looking for his first fix. Today he meets Molly.

* Female Filmmaker

PEGGY

Total Run Time: 12:00
Director: Justin O'Neal Miller
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: Everything seems to work out perfectly for Peggy, but her social graces are put to the test when she is surrounded by admiring and covetous parents at a birthday party for her eight-year-old son. Chaos ensues.

ONLY A MOVIE!

Total Run Time: 17:18
Director: Teddy Cecil
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Guy realizes that life is a terrible movie and searches for a way to rewrite his own ending.

FUTURES

Total Run Time: 12:50
Director: Daniel Marc Janes
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: A tense moral thriller about fast money and predatory behaviour. Leo (Craig Parkinson, FOUR LIONS, CONTROL), a swaggering trader in the City of London, is an unreconstructed alpha male. Recently promoted, he wants to pursue riskier trades and bullies his underlings into going along with him. But how far can he push Teddy (Luke Newberry, BAFTA-nominated for IN THE FLESH [BBC THREE]) and Rosie (Ria Zmitrowicz, THREE GIRLS [BBC ONE]) before they reach their moral limits? A gripping drama about ruthless profit, unbridled masculinity and urgent world events.

FIRST DISCO

Total Run Time: 18:00
Director: Helen O'Reilly
Country of Origin: Ireland
Ratings: None
Synopsis: It’s 1983, Culture Club are no. 1, everyone’s glued to Knight Rider, and Kelly Harrison is not only experiencing her first crush, she’s going to her first disco. The only problem is that she’s getting train tracks before her big night and becomes besieged by self consciousness. However with the help of her best friend, Kelly realises what’s really important in her life.

* Female Filmmaker

Friday August 16, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Douglass Theatre 355 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Macon, GA 31201
 
Saturday, August 17
 

2:15pm

Narrative Shorts: Wait. What?

THE CHOP

Total Run Time: 1:12
Director: Jennifer Sheridan
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Terry’s done a bad thing, but why?

* Female Filmmaker

SAC DE MERDE

Total Run Time: 13:27
Director: Greg Chwerchak
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: Language, Adult Situations
Synopsis: Based on a true story, "Sac de Merde" tells the tale of Mazel Mankewicz, an unlucky-in-love yet irrationally optimistic New Yorker who thinks her luck has changed when she spends the night with the man of her dreams. As it turns out, he might just be full of shit. Literally.

GRACE

Total Run Time: 6:00
Director: Alexia Oldini & Steven Gray
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: GRACE is the story of the eviction of a young woman of color from her home. Her subsequent encounters reveal the callousness of a society built to exploit the precariousness of people like herself. In the end she confronts head-on a struggle far easier to identify than it is to overcome.

* Female Filmmaker

MOLLY

Total Run Time: 10:00
Director: Phyllis Jackson
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: He’s just your average, middle-aged divorcee looking for his first fix. Today he meets Molly.

* Female Filmmaker

PEGGY

Total Run Time: 12:00
Director: Justin O'Neal Miller
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: Everything seems to work out perfectly for Peggy, but her social graces are put to the test when she is surrounded by admiring and covetous parents at a birthday party for her eight-year-old son. Chaos ensues.

ONLY A MOVIE!

Total Run Time: 17:18
Director: Teddy Cecil
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Guy realizes that life is a terrible movie and searches for a way to rewrite his own ending.

FUTURES

Total Run Time: 12:50
Director: Daniel Marc Janes
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: A tense moral thriller about fast money and predatory behaviour. Leo (Craig Parkinson, FOUR LIONS, CONTROL), a swaggering trader in the City of London, is an unreconstructed alpha male. Recently promoted, he wants to pursue riskier trades and bullies his underlings into going along with him. But how far can he push Teddy (Luke Newberry, BAFTA-nominated for IN THE FLESH [BBC THREE]) and Rosie (Ria Zmitrowicz, THREE GIRLS [BBC ONE]) before they reach their moral limits? A gripping drama about ruthless profit, unbridled masculinity and urgent world events.

FIRST DISCO

Total Run Time: 18:00
Director: Helen O'Reilly
Country of Origin: Ireland
Ratings: None
Synopsis: It’s 1983, Culture Club are no. 1, everyone’s glued to Knight Rider, and Kelly Harrison is not only experiencing her first crush, she’s going to her first disco. The only problem is that she’s getting train tracks before her big night and becomes besieged by self consciousness. However with the help of her best friend, Kelly realises what’s really important in her life.

* Female Filmmaker

Saturday August 17, 2019 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Hargray Capitol Theatre 382 2nd St, Macon, GA 31201
 
Sunday, August 18
 

4:45pm

Narrative Shorts: The Nature of Relationships

TWO BALLOONS

Total Run Time: 9:08
Director: Mark C. Smith
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around the world to a place where happenstance and fate threaten to disrupt their reunion.

* Female Filmmaker

PORTRAITIST

Total Run Time: 15:00
Director: Cyrus Neshvad
Country of Origin: Luxembourg
Ratings: None
Synopsis: A grandfather kindles a relationship with his dying granddaughter through art.

SWAGGER BACK

Total Run Time: 11:00
Director: George Kenyon
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: Can a veteran who has lost both his legs in combat get his swagger back?

MUTEUM

Total Run Time: 4:10
Director: Aggie Pak Yee Lee
Country of Origin: Hong Kong
Ratings: None
Synopsis: In an Art Muzeum, we better learn well, from outer to inner, from deep to very deep, serious and sincerely.

EVERY NINE HOURS

Total Run Time: 12:00
Director: Adam Margolis & Jim St. Germain
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: A modern-day exploration of skin color and gender and how they affect one's ability to participate in relationships and society.

GENERATIONS

Total Run Time: 11:00
Director: Sune Sorensen
Country of Origin: Denmark
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: In a final attempt to re-connect after years of falling out, Alex - encouraged by his mother - embarks on a road trip with his father in their old family Beetle. The car that Alex hates and his father loves, becomes an intimate setting for two stubborn men, who are forced to deal with their issues as they are both literally and figuratively brought together. The journey becomes a bumpy ride filled with conflicts as well as shared memories of a past closeness, which has long since turned cold.

WIRELESS

Total Run Time: 15:00
Director: David Fritzson
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: James, an aging baby-boomer, arrives just after closing at a local cell phone store seeking help with a smartphone. Derek, an empathetic employee, takes what he knows best and tries to create a connection across generations, helping James find the courage and strength to say goodbye.

MY DAUGHTER YOSHIKO

Total Run Time: 15:00
Director: Brian Blum
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: With her daughter Yoshiko diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and her husband overseas serving in the military, Saki Omura is finding it harder and harder to cope. Too ashamed to burden others and too proud to ask for help, Saki faces the now-daunting task of giving her daughter the best life possible.

Sunday August 18, 2019 4:45pm - 6:15pm
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 301 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201