BIFF Shorts: Danger Zone
BIFF Shorts: Danger Zone, 99 minutes
NSFW meets WTF in our signature collection of late night shorts.
Chowboys: An American Folktale
Astron-6 (Dir.), 9 minutes, WNY Premiere, Canada
Canada’s cult collective Astron-6 reunite to present a dark comedy that lampoons the winter western subgenre with absurdist hijinx and grotesque splatters. Festivals: Fantastic Fest, Sundance
Quentin Guobadia (Dir.), 14 minutes, WNY Premiere, USA
A boy (Adam Giannone) is summoned by his government to give a testimony about his right to free speech in this Orwellian thriller.
To Have and To Hold
Travis Carlson (Dir.), 8 minutes, Buffalo City Premiere, USA
When his pregnant wife (Maria Braun) becomes infected with a bizarre disease, a husband (Marc Braun) struggles with the possibility that their child will be born with the same affliction in this thriller.
Rakefet Abergel (Dir.), 15 minutes, Buffalo City Premiere, USA
Over the course of a rough night, Devi (BIFF alum writer/director Rakefet Abergel), 7 years sober, must make a difficult choice between WHO she loves and WHAT she loves.
Jackie Perez (Dir.), 14 minutes, WNY Premiere, USA
A lieutenant and her crew struggle to find her way off a mysterious desert planet in this thriller based upon a short story by Stephen King.
Nick Green (Dir.), 3 minutes, World Premiere, USA
A young man comes home from a normal day...and then things get tense.
It’s Not Custard
Kate McCoid (Dir.), 7 minutes, WNY Premiere, England
A magical gift with bizarre consequence grants bullied teenage the most delicious of revenges in this twisted, gooey comedy. Festivals: SXSW
Daeil Kim (Dir.), 10 minutes, Festival Premiere, USA
A man, desperate to find his wife after her disappearance, searches for answers through the very technology that may have caused her disappearance in the first place in this WNY-based thriller.