SF IndieFest Shorts 6: SUPER FREAK
First show: February 08
Wonderfully WTF shorts about mime sex, moms on drugs, meta mushroom murder, and mermaids …and those are just the “M”s.
Jeff uses his Amazon Alexa device to help him get laid.
Directed by Konish Dutta, US. 6 mins.
COMPARTMENTALIZATION STORAGE FACILITY
A skeptical woman checks out an extraordinary storage facility where customers can, quite literally, compartmentalize their issues. A cowboy-salesman haphazardly tries to get her to commit to a unit, but she is hesitant. Her walk down suppressed-memory lane leaves her unaffected until the last locker reveals a crossroads where there’s no turning back.
Directed by Eliaz Rodriguez, US. 5 mins.
An absurd comedy about a woman who examines her relationship with a man she has just started seeing in depth, and begins to explore her own misogyny, fantasies about having a penis and hatred for traditional gender roles.
Directed by Joanna Arnow, US. 5 mins.
A women in the woods makes her escape.
Directed by Jared Callahan, LOCAL FILMMAKER, US. 2 mins.
Hiring your significant other is a bad idea.
Directed by Ted Marsden, US. 5 mins.
Upon overhearing her teen daughters recount their dating experiences while getting ready on prom night, Judy accidentally drugs herself with Chinese herbal medicine spiraling her into a gaudy sexual fantasy with the class hunk.
Directed by Jessica Liu, US. 9 mins.
PUSH THE POINT
A musical short film set between the worlds of fandom and pop culture, PUSH THE POINT follows four online gamers through their squad-based mission. Harder than defeating the red team, however, is sticking together while trying to navigate toxicity, super-fandom, and the futility of having an argument on the internet.
Directed by Bryan Burton, US. 7 mins.
Adam is a total slacker but for some reason he wants to take part in a triathlon. Murat is supposed to give him a ride but then the day does not exactly go as planned.. A short live action comedy with animated scenes.
Directed by Ken Hagen-Takenaka, GERMANY. 9 mins.
SCENES FROM A MIGRANTHOOD (SCENER UR ETT INVANDRARSKAP)
Simon won’t tell Akif about his secret mushroom spot, so Akif follows him into the forest and hunts him down with his rifle. The real Simon is not sure whether this is good art, nor if it’s a good idea to make a film where a young Afghan refugee wants to kill a Swede. Akif’s answer is a poem he’s written at a poetry workshop about his brother who’s no longer with us.
Directed by Roozbeh Behtaji & Jovid Eisai, SWEDEN. 10 mins.
THE BIG DAY
It’s Angie’s wedding day, she’s a stand-up comedian and she’s riddled with doubts about her pending nuptials. Sophie, her best friend and Maid of Honor is trying her best to get Angie down the isle but it might all be for nothing if the hungry wedding guests can’t control their appetites.
Directed by Brendan Docherty, AUSTRALIA. 7 mins.
A silent lady clown just wants to get off. She finds herself juggling dignity and desire, while bumbling through the absurd world of modern dating, sex, and reproductive health.
Directed by Emelia Benoit-Lavelle, LOCAL FILMMAKER, US. 8 mins.
SF IndieFest Shorts 6: SUPER FREAK: Upcoming Showtimes