date/time: April 17 7:00pm
venues: Space 15Twenty Urban Outfitters
reserve: Free with rsvp: RSVP@zerofilmfest.com
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Opening Night Screening:
Safe Haven- Dir. Chris Hugo Runtime: 14 mins
In a world where everything is falling apart, one family is fighting to stay together. A man, woman, and daughter flee from the spread of a contagious disease and travel together in hopes of finding safety. When the man contracts the disease, he must do what it takes to protect his family, even if it means saving them from himself.
Go On- Dir. Anna Cosper: 3 mins
'Go On' is a hand-crafted animation about going out into the world and learning to spread love.
P.D.A.- Dir. Patrick Hancock: 8 mins
'PDA' centers around an urban gay couple who are comically disputing their very different views on holding hands in public, leading to a much bigger exploration of their relationship, and also features a quirky original theme song by 1980's pop icon Debbie Gibson, composed specifically for the film.
Girls Don’t Cry, Part II- Dir. Jeremie Seguin: 3 mins
A young man finds himself in a strange and dark place. He can see a creature opposite him who seems to be himself in the dark way. She attempts to pull him in this worrying universe when a woman appears to help him.
Saints Go Marching In- Dir. Tim Schwartz: 5 mins
A documentary on a celebration in Skid Row, exploring celebration and the positive spirit despite harsh environment.
Boys & Other Distractions- Dir. Stefanie Sertich: 9 mins
After countless disappointing dates, a virgin finally meets her perfect match, while her roommate dumps her dreamy boyfriend for the hope to live a more promiscuous life.
Greenback Boogie (IMA ROBOT)- Dir. Frank Jerky: 4 mins
Shabbat Dinner- Dir. Michael Morgenstern: 15 mins
Friday night dinner is boring as usual. William's mother is showing off, his father is drunk and berating their oddball guests, and he doesn't have much in common with their son Virgo - that is, until they discover they both share a secret. The adults would be shocked to find out what is happening in the other room while they discuss trivialities.
Winner 2012 ZERO New York Audience Choice Award!
Hell Night- Dir. David Gantz: 18 mins
Tom tries to reignite a relationship in the midst of a chaotic Halloween Party. As the party gets out of control, he realizes that nothing is going to go as he expected.