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Monday, October 25 • 11:15pm - Tuesday, October 26 • 1:11am
Shorts Program 8: Against The Tide

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Thank You, Come Again

(USA, 11 MIN)

Writer/Director: Nirav Bhakta

After the trigger of a hate crime, an undocumented Indian American convenience store clerk comes crashing into his subconscious as he grieves the passing of his father during an attempted border crossing.

When The Sun Sets

(South Africa, 14 MIN)

Writer/Director: Phumi Morare

A young, black nurse living in 1985 apartheid South Africa must face her worst fears when she learns that her activist, younger brother may be in danger when he doesn't return after school.

Soldier Plant

(USA, 12 MIN)

Writers: Justin Locklear, Courtney Ware
Director: Courtney Ware

A WWI Soldier, stuck in the mud from the waist down, pleads with a Gardener to help dig him out of the ground. However, The Gardener believes him to be a Soldier Plant, who needs tending and care.

The Jungle

(USA, 10 MIN)

Writer/Director: Josh Jacobs

2003: while the U.S. bombs Iraq, a young man visits the Vietnam vet owner of a Los Angeles plant nursery, seeking answers.

Last Strike

(USA, 19 MIN)

Writer/Director: Zan Gillies

After being struck by lightning twelve times, a lost man tries to find out what the universe is trying to tell him.

The Chaperone

(USA, 16 MIN)

Director - Victoria DeMartin
Writer - Jon Comulada

An unexpected visitor causes a man to re-examine his life while slowly growing to accept his death.

The Electric Sign

(Italy, 15 MIN)

Writers: Daniele Nicolini, Simone Coacci
Director: Daniele Nicolini

In an effort to help his longtime best friend, a man will have to embark on a journey inside the mysteries of the mind, where reality merges with paranoia and hallucination.


Monday October 25, 2021 11:15pm - Tuesday October 26, 2021 1:11am CDT
Rollins Theatre presented by Whataburger 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704