Narrative Shorts 4: Fateful Decisions

Narrative Shorts 4: Fateful Decisions

98 minutes
Multiple Directors

With Q&As with “Augustus” director Jon Alston; “Driving Louise” director Isaac Knopf; “Monroe” director Corey Piper; “One Cold Morning” director Josh Herum; and “Saturday the 15th” director Eric Chandler.

Films in this Program

Augustus

Augustus
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2019
15 minutes
Jon Alston

Augustus, a literate carpenter and family man who is living free as a fugitive slave, is faced with a decision to speak or die when denied the wages he’s earned.

Driving Louise

Driving Louise
2019
22 minutes
Isaac Knopf

When 19-year-old Ezra drives widowed 70-year-old neighbor Louise to visit her husband’s out-of-state grave, she confronts a newfound insecurity about her sexual identity while Louise silently recalls a hidden relationship with a woman 50 years before.

Mic Drop

Mic Drop
2019
12 minutes
Oscar Mirabal

Michael wants to win a rap battle but needs a partner.

Monroe

Monroe
2020
12 minutes
Corey Piper

A stranger walks into a neighborhood bar and begins telling a story about one of the regulars.

One Cold Morning

One Cold Morning
2020
18 minutes
Josh Herum

When three young men are found dead in a suburban house, was it self-defense or a drug deal gone south?

Saturday the 15th

Saturday the 15th
2020
19 minutes
Eric Chandler

Two individuals find themselves in the middle of a lovers’ quarrel.