2018 Films – Short Block 3

THE BUTCHER
A newly sober father of two struggles to reconnect with his children sometime after the death of his wife. When personal and professional struggles threaten his sobriety, The Butcher is forced to make a choice between relapse or his continued attempts to reconcile his family.

COLLAR
What happens when a seemingly ordinary priest is confronted by a seemingly ordinary man? While reading the Bible on a particularly windy day, Father Harris is confronted by a tall stranger, one who makes him question his beliefs and motivations. And all in a quest for the truth, however horrifying. Not even a helpful woman can save this priest, who must make a choice. For not all sins can be forgiven.

THE DEVIL’S ROAD
The Devil’s Road is historical fiction involving some of the people who lived in Mississippi and traveled the Natchez Trace in the early 1800s, including the nation’s first serial killers

A SINNER’S SONG
A mysterious man stumbles into a diner in the deep south with a tall tale about devils and demons. Perhaps his story is all talk, or perhaps not.

THE MAGI
The Christmas story told as a modern day suspense thriller.Mary,Joseph,and Jesus (as a 10 year old)are at a festival of lights meanwhile in a garage/ workshop a mid eastern man is working on what appears to be a bomb listening to mid eastern music and saying prayers.He washes his face and grabs the backpack that he has placed whatever he was making and drives to festival. The young family are at the festival in poses that suggest the Holy nature of the boy. The “protagonist” places backpack in a place where the boy notices it and approaches and as tension and music increase suddenly the fireworks start up just as boy reaches into bag and pulls out “gift” which turns out to be a crown instead of the bomb that everyone suspects.Ends with boy wearing crown while everyone around is overwhelmed.

TIGHTHEADS
A middle-aged man running the family barrel business takes inventory of his life after a surprising discovery at work.