Shorts Program # 1

Screening Sunday, May 6, 2:30pm


“Runner” director-star Clare Cooney, “Maude” director-star Anna Margaret Hollyman and “Allen Anders” writer-star Tony Grayson will be in attendance for a Q&A.

Runner – A woman goes for a jog and witnesses something she can’t run away from. Shot in Chicago. Directed by Clare Cooney. (12 min.)

Maude – When Teeny (Anna Margaret Hollyman) arrives at the gorgeous home of a family she’s never babysat for, she’s shocked when the woman who answers the door is someone from her past. Over the course of the day, Teeny decides to become the woman she had no idea she always wanted to be. Until she gets caught. Directed by Anna Margaret Hollyman. (10 min.)

My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes – Filmmaker Charlie Tyrell seeks to better understand his emotionally distant late-father through the personal belongings he left behind… including a VHS stack of dirty movies. Narrated by David Wain. Directed by Charlie Tyrell. (13 min.)

Painting With Joan – Are you curious about Minnesota’s #3 public-access painting show? Watch Joan paint beautiful snowy mountains and debate extraterrestrial sexuality with herself! Directed by Jack Henry Robbins (5 min.)

Allen Anders  – Found footage of Allen Anders famed 1987 performance at New York City’s Comedy Castle offers a revealing window into the troubled comedian’s psyche. Directed by Laura Moss, director of last year’s Audience Award-winning film, Fry Day. (7 min.)

Great ChoiceA woman gets stuck in a Red Lobster commercial, in Robin Comisar’s horror-comedy that won Best Short at the Overlook Film Festival. (7 min.)

World Of Tomorrow  –A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future. An Academy Award nominee directed by Don Herzfeldt. (14 min.)

World Of Tomorrow 2: The Burden of Other People’s Thoughts  – The highly anticipated follow-up to Don Hertzfeldt’s World of Tomorrow finds Emily Prime swept inside the brain of an incomplete back-up clone of her future self, who’s on a mission to reboot her broken mind. Continuing the tradition of the first film, World of Tomorrow Episode Two was written entirely around candid audio recordings of Hertzfeldt’s five year old niece. Directed by Don Herzfeldt (20 min.)

CCFF 2018 shorts poster version 3

<p><a href=”″>CCFF 2018 Short Film Programs trailer</a> from <a href=”″>Collin Souter</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

May 1-7, 2020 at the Music Box Theatre

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