Etheria Film Night is the world’s most respected annual showcase of genre films directed by women for an audience including producers, managers, show runners, distributors and genre fans. For more information, please visit www.etheriafilmnight.com
ETHERIA FILM NIGHT 2019, 120 min. Etheria Film Night is proud to present the 2019 Official Shorts Showcase of the best new genre films directed by women. Eight short films will be screened, followed by a Q&A with directors in attendance, moderated by Rebekah McKendry (Shock Waves podcast). The 2019 Inspiration Award will be presented to producer Gale Anne Hurd by legendary producer Roger Corman. The 2019 Stephanie Rothman Fellowship winner also will be announced. Films include:
“Hair Wolf” (USA, 12 min. Dir. Mariama Diallo) In a black hair salon in gentrifying Brooklyn, the locals fend off a strange new monster: white women intent on sucking the lifeblood from black culture.
“Hana” (Korea/Japan, 13 min. Dir. Mai Nakanishi)
A college student goes for a part-time job interview and is quickly hired by a single working mother to babysit her 4-year-old daughter, Hana. But when she is left alone with Hana, strange things start to happen.
“Bitten” (USA, 10 min. Dir. Sarah K. Reimers)
A mysterious and violent encounter sends a dog on a night of adventure and possibility.
“End of the Line” (USA, 15 min. Dir. Jessica Sanders)
A lonely man goes to the pet store and buys a tiny man in a cage.
“Lucy’s Tale” (USA, 17 min. Dir. Chelsea Lupkin)
Between mean girls, her first romance and budding hormones, Lucy begins to realize that she’s not quite like the other teenagers in her class.
“Atomic Spot” (France, 15 min. Dir. Stephanie Cabdevila)
Cotis is the last survivor of a small, amphibious community of mutants living in the ruins of a nuclear reactor and is crushed by loneliness. Until a group of dumb surfers visit his beach.
“Cupid’s Paradise” (USA, 15 min. Dir. Ivy Liao)
Jenn lives in a world in which everyone is rated on superficial factors such as looks and skin color. Jenn is desperate to find a match before she becomes Cupid's slave.
“Good Morning” (USA, 13 min. Dir. Elaine Mongeon)
A young woman and her father adapt to terrifying changes they never expected.
Join us at 5:00 PM for a reception and cocktail party in the courtyard. Program begins with the 2019 Etheria Inspiration Award, which will be presented to producer Gale Anne Hurd. Discussion following the films with directors in attendance. Tickets: $15.