Sudden Reality

Director: Matthan Harris (CA)

Running Time: 17 min


A college student is obsessed with his dream girl, and his reality is twisted into a nightmare.

2017 Film Fest Official Selections

SlingSpeare

Director: Patrick Devaney (NY)

Running Time: 6 min


The words of William Shakespeare, as recited by Carl Childers of "Slingblade".

River

Director: Caleb Allen (Music Video) (NY)

Running Time: 5 min


The haunting video cuts between Brooklyn-based blues rocker Meghann Wright singing in a graveyard and a bloody, cult exorcism. “Don’t go down to the river, baby,” Meghann sings. “‘Cause ain’t nobody waiting for you there.”

Snap

Director: Marc Abbott ((NY)

Running Time: 6 min


While helping a friend clean up her basement, two friends fear that there maybe a large rodent hiding in the furnace room.

Rorschach

Director: C.A. Smith (US)

Running Time: 75 min


Two skeptic researchers investigate a mother's claim that an unknown presence may be trying to communicate with her seven-year-old daughter.

Sticks

Director: Mark J Parker (NY)

Running Time: 18 min


Four college students reunite on a summer night at a house in the woods. As they tell scary stories around the campfire, the line between imagination and reality blurs, and they get the feeling they may not be alone on the property.

Suicide Hotline

Director: Philip Clyde-Smith (UK)

Running Time: 9 min


Mr Jameson is having a Thursday like any other. That is, until arriving home from work to answer a cold call the likes of which you've never come across. And hopefully never will.

She Rises

Director: Larry Carrell (US Premiere) (CA)

Running Time: 87 min


A director and her lead actor get a vacation rental while filming a movie. What starts as a helpful unassuming very nice host, becomes their worst nightmare.

Romeo's Distress

Director: Jeff Frumess (World Premiere) (NY)

Running Time: 82 min


A "Shakespearean, Gothic, Horror Thriller" about a boy's unrequited love for a girl... And her father's sadistic response.

Seek and Thou Shalt Find

Director: Michelle Hands (UK)

Running Time: 9 min


One students relentless quest to find the truth about the legend who haunts her university halls leads her directly into the hands of the infamous "Butler" himself. This Thriller Drama is based on a true story of the hauntings at Leeds Beckett University.