Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

BIFF Shorts: Danger Zone

North Park Theatre

BIFF Shorts: Danger Zone

You’ve been warned, things are gonna get weird. 90 minutes.

Cold Brew

David Kennedy (Dir), 8 minutes, UK, New York State Premiere

A young woman (Kyla Dylan) is imprisoned by her inner thoughts in a caffeine-fueled assessment of her co-dependent relationship in this psychedelic comedy.


Finnegan Kemal Lasch (Dir), 10 minutes, USA, World Premiere

Director Finnegan Kemal Lasch in attendance.

Shunned from his family after the accusation that he killed his grandmother’s dog, Aaron (Jacob Kaiser) is desperate to get back into his family’s good graces now that she has abruptly passed away in this dark comedy.


Morgan Ruaidhrí O'Sullivan + James Kautz (Dir), 9 minutes, USA, Western New York Premiere

At the edge of a mysterious lake, a reckoning between friends becomes a fight for life - as one man’s mind games threatens the other’s grip on reality.

Mondo World

Cassie Grimaldi (Dir), 5 minutes, USA, Western New York Premiere

A mannequin in a shop window finds liberation in this cheeky dark comedy.


Tobias Ohlsson (Dir), 7 minutes, Sweden, World Premiere

Director Tobias Ohlsson in attendance.

In a polluted post-apocalyptic world, a strung-out father struggles to instill responsibility into his defiant son.

Love at First Bite

Maria Gian (Dir), 5 minutes, USA, Western New York Premiere

After the loss of his husband, Richard encounters an eerily familiar zombie.

The Libertarian

Michael Chernoff (Dir), 5 minutes, USA, World Premiere

Director Michael Chernoff in attendance.

A rugged individualist is eating his can of beans in a dilapidated building.

The Bull Cage

James Kippen Grachos + Sam Gibson Downey (Dir), 39 minutes, USA, World Premiere

Co-Directors James Grachos + Sam Gibson Downey in attendance, and Star and Producer Elizabeth Cappuccino.

Motivated by his insecurities and dissatisfaction in life, Will (Dario Ladani Sanchez) books a room online and travels to New York for a self help seminar. When he arrives, however, everything is not as it seems.

  • Still from Cold Brew

    Still from Cold Brew

    Directed by: David Kennedy

  • Still from Homecoming

    Still from Homecoming

    Directed by: Finnegan Kemal Lasch

  • Still from Bottom

    Still from Bottom

    Directed by: Morgan Ruaidhrí O'Sullivan, + James Kautz

  • Still from Mondo World

    Still from Mondo World

    Directed by: Cassie Grimaldi

  • Still from Spot

    Still from Spot

    Directed by: Tobias Ohlsson

  • Still from Love at First Bite

    Still from Love at First Bite

    Directed by: Maria Gian

  • Still from The Libertarian

    Still from The Libertarian

    Directed by: Michael Chernoff

  • Still from The Bull Cage

    Still from The Bull Cage

    Directed by: James Kippen Grachos, + Sam Gibson Downey

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