2018 Films – Short Block 2

I WAS A SPACE REFUGEE
The inspiration for this retro sic-fi “B” movie is a signature painting by artist, Glennray Tutor. The story unfolds during one moon-lit summer’s night in Glennray’s studio. As the artist is puts the final touches on a highly realistic masterpiece he is taken deep into the imagination of childhood. “I was a Space Refugee” is a love letter to the sci-fi “B” movies of the 1950’s that are fondly remembered by the Baby Boomer generation.

TOP SHELF
A man battling homelessness and addiction breaks his somber routine to try and restore a small part of his happier past.

SAC DE MERDE
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.

SARAH’S DREAM
This dark comedy is a short story about a troubled and rebellious teenager who is haunted by the same recurring dream night after night. The people in her life who are supposed to protect and guide her seem to be almost as bad as the nightmare itself. Sarah’s is seemingly caught in the dream cycle and it becomes difficult to tell the difference between the dream and reality. The situation becomes desperate when the voice of her dead ex-boyfriend joins the dream and won’t “let go”. As time goes on, the fear factor of the dream seems to only escalate.

TOO FAR GONE
Three best friends are out on a fishing trip when things start to go sideways. Tensions run high between the three as they wonder what will happen at the end of it all?

CRICK IN THE HOLLER
During West Virginia’s 2014 Elk River chemical spill, a first-generation college student charged with the care of her rebellious younger sister instead becomes consumed by an issue with their water supply.