NHFF Sunday Short Block 10: An Array of Artistic Diversity
Sunday afternoon at the New Hampshire Film Fest, Short Block 10 rocked the 3S ArtSpace with six incredibly diverse short films.
Mountains directed by Laurie Berenhaus, produced by Berenhaus Studios and mac/glidden, is an alluring, dance-filled, animated short film that allows the audience to explore natures beauty in a way that they’ve never experienced before. Get connected with Mountains on Twitter and Facebook.
From the team that created the Academy Award-Winning short film, Curfew, introduces the thrilling short film Cul-De-Sac. A couple’s normal, suburban life is brutally interrupted when they find something in their son’s teddy bear that gets their into some serious trouble. Link up with Cul-De-Sac on Twitter and Facebook.
The dramatic short film Houseplants, directed by Prashanth Kamalakanthan, features real life couple Zazie Beetz and David Rysdahl. David’s character Ron, has his girlfriend finally move in with him, but things go south when Ron is constantly haunted by ghosts of girlfriends passed.
Skid, directed and written by Savannah Magruder, is a short film that exemplifies the saying “boys will be boys”… except for when one of these boys has an awkward, drunken incident with his best friend and begins to question his own identity.
The Dual is a dramatic short film based on a true story from actress Lili Taylor, and director Sean David Christensen. This film is a brief reenactment of a dramatic incident Lili and her younger brother had with her incredibly manic father when they were teenagers.
Snowy Bing Bongs is the abstract short comedy by Rachel Wolther & Alex H. Fischer. This wacky film uses animation, loads of props, dancing, and many more elements to convey the story of the Snowy Bing Bongs, played by the Cocoon Central Dance Team. Check out Snowy Bing Bongs on Twitter.
By Hannah Goble