My Dinner with Werner

Narrative Shorts: Comedy 2

A second helping of hilarious shorts.

114 minutes 9 films
Available Nov. 5-22
Available Only in MO/IL

À la mode

À la mode

Directed by
Jean Lecointre
2020
9 minutes
French
In a kingdom tormented by fashion crazes, a queen and her court must always keep up with the newest trends or risk being consumed by an abominable monster: the Ridicule.
Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf

Directed by
Mike Lars White
2020
10 minutes
English
Graduates of an obscure German art school become guinea pigs for a young woman’s mediation skills when their relationship turmoil reaches fever pitch in a shopping-mall parking lot.
I Can Change

I Can Change

Directed by
Jim Jenkins
2019
15 minutes
English
The night before his wedding, an underachiever receives the power to stop time, so he attempts to make the major life changes his fiancée wants before morning arrives.
Incurable

Incurable

Directed by
Michelle Bossy
2019
9 minutes
English
Trina wants to tell the man she loves about the invisible illness she hides, but when her imagination gets the best of her, it leads her on a roller-coaster ride of rejection.
It's What She Would Have Wanted

It's What She Would Have Wanted

Directed by
Nate Trinrud
2020
13 minutes
English
Maggie welcomes four of her oldest friends back home after the unexpected death of one of their own and convinces them to fulfill a childhood pact: to destroy all evidence of their friend’s most embarrassing secrets.
My Dinner with Werner

My Dinner with Werner

Directed by
Maverick Moore
2019
18 minutes
English

Based on real events, real people, and the real things they actually said, this wildly bizarre and wacky farce chronicles a 1987 dinner date that features a murder plot as the main dish.

One Brick Shy: Episode 1 ("Randy")

One Brick Shy: Episode 1 ("Randy")

Directed by
CeCe O'Neill
2020
16 minutes
English
Drew and Murphy face a few of life's harsh realities and attempt to remedy their lack of preparedness.
Snake Dick

Snake Dick

Directed by
David Mahmoudieh
2020
8 minutes
English
Jill has the snake, Julia has the flute, and together they have a secret weapon to fight the darkness.
Try to Fly

Try to Fly

Directed by
The Affolter Brothers
2020
8 minutes
English
When a baby owl is pushed from the nest by her mother, her anxiety and self-doubt trigger an existential crisis.