Competition Narrative Shorts
Shorts Program 4: Stayin’ Alive
Total Running Time: 90 MIN
DIRECTED BY NASH EDGERTON AND SPENCER SUSSER
USA/AUSTRALIA, 2013, 6 MIN
EAST COAST PREMIERE
What’s the worst thing you’ve ever awakened to? This darkly comic tale from directors Nash Edgerton (“Spider”) and Spencer Susser (Hesher) dares to answer that very question.
DIRECTED BY CLAY LIFORD
USA, 2013, 9 MIN
EAST COAST PREMIERE
Sam has been invited to a comic book convention to discuss his celebrated homoerotic Harry Potter fan fiction. The only problem is Sam is thirteen. The latest provocation from the director of Wuss (FFF 2011) and “My Mom Smokes Weed” (FFF 2010).
DIRECTED BY JUSTIN P. LANGE
USA, 2012, 16.5 MIN
In this unique and brutal drama, a lonely teenage girl on a desolate mountain road rescues a kidnapped teenage boy. Unfortunately, she harbors a horrific secret that he is luckily unable to see.
DIRECTED BY SHIA LABEOUF
USA, 2012, 12.5 MIN
Jim Gaffigan stars as Howard Cantour, a disaffected internet film critic who begins to question his carefully composed attitudes when he’s confronted with the opportunity to interview his cinematic hero.
DIRECTED BY XANDER ROBIN
USA, 2012, 12 MIN
Marking his 3rd appearance at the FFF, FSU alumnus Xander Robin (“The Virgin Herod,” “Kodachrome 2010”) trains his warped and black comic eye on a couple of New York hipsters, one of whom may be subconsciously eating the other one’s hair.
DIRECTED BY RILEY STEARNS
USA, 2012, 5 MIN
The Jesuits once said, “Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man.” But what would happen if you gave your daughter to a pack of wolves?
DIRECTED BY IAN SAMUELS
USA, 2012, 14 MIN
The touching and tragic tale of a fisherman and the lobster he grows to love.
DIRECTED BY VIET NGUYEN
USA, 2011, 14.5 MIN
All hell breaks loose in this twisted comedy when a would-be burglar is interrupted by a cheating wife, her Asian lover, and her armed husband.