Short Films

2017 Short Films lineup coming March 30th.
In the meantime, check out last year's Short Films lineup.

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Animation

The Present

2014, Germany, 4 minutes
Director: Jacob Frey

Jake spends most of his time playing video games indoors until his mum decides to give him a present.

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Showtime:
Friday, April 15th, 2016, 9:15am
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Documentary/Animation

Last Day of Freedom

2015, USA, 32 minutes
Directors: Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman

When Bill Babbitt realizes his brother Manny has committed a crime he agonizes over his decision — should he call the police? Last Day of Freedom is a richly animated personal narrative that tells the story of Bill’s decision to stand by his brother, a Veteran returning from war, as he faces criminal… Read More

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Showtime:
Friday, April 15th, 2016, 7:00pm
Colonial Theatre, Keene


Shorts Program A

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Drama

The Parker Tribe

2015, USA, 26 minutes
Director: Jane Baker

Living life in suburban Philadelphia in the late 1970s is complex for Mary “Jo” Parker, a 13- year-old tomboy in a large Irish Catholic family, as she attends to her two wheelchair bound brothers, battles for footing among the other four children, and when feelings for another girl emerge, ponders… Read More

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Showtime:
Friday, April 15th, 2016, 1:15pm
(Shorts Program A)
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Comedy

Martian American

2014, USA, 20 minutes
Director: Lee Citron

A lonely Martian travels to Los Angeles to start a new life and make new friends, but when faced with adversity, culture shock, and self doubt, he struggles to find the courage to stay.

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Showtime:
Friday, April 15th, 2016, 1:15pm
(Shorts Program A)
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Drama

Shade

2015, USA, 3 minutes
Director: Andrew DiCristina

Shade is a micro‐short narrative that was shot with a two-man crew over two days in Anchorage, Alaska. Inspired by Carl Jung's theory of "The Shadow," the concept behind the film is the notion that every individual possesses a suppressed darker side to their subconscious and personality. In Shade,… Read More

Showtime:
Friday, April 15th, 2016, 1:15pm
(Shorts Program A)
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Drama

Here Lies Joe

2016, USA, 23 minutes
Director: Mark Battle

A depressed man attends a support group where he meets a capricious woman who upends his day and maybe his life.

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Showtime:
Friday, April 15th, 2016, 1:15pm
(Shorts Program A)
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Documentary

Atwood

2014, USA, 29 minutes
Director: Chris Owen

Keith King sailed his 40-foot gaff-rigged schooner on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee for 25 years. The wooden boat-- named “Peter M. Atwood” in honor of a former student of Keith's at Keene State College-- was made by hand, by Keith and his students. The schooner was Keith's unique classroom.… Read More

Showtime:
Friday, April 15th, 2016, 1:15pm
(Shorts Program A)
Colonial Theatre, Keene


Shorts Program B

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Drama

Creased

2016, USA, 16 minutes
Director: Jade Justad

Creased centers around an Asian American high school senior girl, Kayla, who struggles with the decision on whether to get a form of plastic surgery called "double-eyelid surgery” or “Asian eyelid surgery,” thus creating a larger and possibly more “western” eye shape. Living in a virtually… Read More

Showtime:
Saturday, April 16th, 2016, 1:45pm
(Shorts Program B)
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Drama

Until the Next

2016, USA, 20 minutes
Director: Toni Nagy

Until the Next explores our relationship to intimacy and human connection within this digital age of iPhones. The main character Amy, moves back to her hometown from New York City, and isolates herself both physically and socially. Although she has people in her life who care for her, she distances… Read More

Showtime:
Saturday, April 16th, 2016, 1:45pm
(Shorts Program B)
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Romance

Speed Dating

2014, USA, 11 minutes
Director: Meghann Artes

Desperate to find the man of her dreams, sweet and plain Ava tries a last ditch effort, speed dating. But the absurd cast of characters she encounters makes her wonder if being single is not so bad after all.

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Showtime:
Saturday, April 16th, 2016, 1:45pm
(Shorts Program B)
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Drama

Kimi Kabuki

2014, USA, 19 minutes
Director: Yoko Okumura

Madeline discovers her husband is attending an Adult Industry Expo behind her back. Resolving to confront him about his deceit she follows him to the convention. When her plans for a sincere conversation go terribly awry, it leads her to find solace in the last place she could have expected.

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Showtime:
Saturday, April 16th, 2016, 1:45pm
(Shorts Program B)
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Documentary

Out of the Bag

2015, USA, 14 minutes
Director: Aidan Bradbury-Aranda

To the average shopper, the single-use plastic bag used to be nothing but a transient convenience; a means of transporting goods from a grocery store back home. Once their services were no longer needed, they would be stuffed under a sink, or into a drawer, or thrown away and forgotten about. However,… Read More

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Showtime:
Saturday, April 16th, 2016, 1:45pm
(Shorts Program B)
Colonial Theatre, Keene


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Drama

All in a Day’s Work

2015, UK, 20 minutes
Director: Andy Coughlan

Two hit men are sent to the same job at the same time, only to find the target already dead. A psychological battle ensues as they duke it out to see who will claim the hit.

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Showtime:
Saturday, April 16th, 2016, 1:45pm
(Shorts Program B)
Colonial Theatre, Keene