Are You Alright

Narrative Shorts: Showcase Sampler

A selection of some of the best narrative shorts from the 2020 St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.

122 minutes 9 Films
Available Nov. 5-22
Available Worldwide

Are You Alright?

Are You Alright?

Directed by
Alessio Summerfield
2020
15 minutes
English
When a day job becomes an every-waking-moment job, Wallace reaches a melting point.
Driving Louise

Driving Louise

Directed by
Isaac Knopf
2019
22 minutes
English
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.
Encounters

Encounters

Directed by
Ariana Nasi
2020
9 minutes
Spanish
A Venezuelan college girl is stuck outside her country when the Covid-19 pandemic starts, and her mom attempts to help her from a distance.
Momma's Boy

Momma's Boy

Directed by
Lily Kerns
2020
7 minutes
English
When 16-year-old Gordon, a socially awkward boy with a passion for disco, wins the annual dance competition and becomes a part of the high-school "it crowd," he discovers just how cruel teenagers can be.
Not Suitable

Not Suitable

Directed by
Cooper Shaw
2020
21 minutes
English
Ben is trying — to connect, to laugh, to love — but his friends just don't get it.
One Cold Morning

One Cold Morning

Directed by
Josh Herum
2020
18 minutes
English
When three young men are found dead in a suburban house, was it self-defense or a drug deal gone south?
Tin Box

Tin Box

Directed by
Andy Compton
2020
18 minutes
English
A homeless addict breaks into a home and discovers a person being held captive behind a locked door.
Within the Silence

Within the Silence

Directed by
Zack Beining
2020
8 minutes
English
During a global pandemic that terrorizes the world, an ill father realizes that life with his wife and daughter has come to an end.