When Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School drama teacher Melody Herzfeld heard the fire alarm on Feb. 14, 2018, she was with her students in rehearsals for their annual children’s musical. Moments later, a Code Red sounded. Herzfeld rushed her 65 students into a storage closet while a shooter killed 17 teachers and students nearby.
When a reclusive mother-to-be discovers a door leading to a mirror image of her home, her husband goes snooping inside and never returns. Fearing the worst, she gathers her courage and goes in search of him, but instead finds her doppelganger on the other side.
When a missing space trucker is discovered hungover and disoriented, his co-worker suggests a nightcap as a remedy. Near closing time, they are reluctantly allowed inside the colony supply depot where the trucker’s condition worsens, leaving a young supply worker alone to take matters into her own hands. (One of six short films produced to celebrate the 40th anniversary of 1979’s Alien.)
A loving family set off in their car on what seems like a carefree family outing. They sing, stop for ice- creams and play eye-spy. However, it becomes clear that this isn’t a happy outing after all and only once the car arrives does the actuality of the narrative fully manifest.
The triumphant story of how a little Chicago microbrewery succeeded in flipping off the president and mobilizing a community got its start after the 5 Rabbit Cervecería received a major order with a downside. Married brewery owners Andres Araya and Mila Ramirez, Latin American immigrants, rejoiced when they were selected to brew the house brand for the new Trump Tower, a coup for such a small business. Joy turned to horror with Trump’s shocking public characterizations of Hispanic immigrants. They pulled their beer out of the tower, but what to do with all that product? The answer lay in imaginative relabeling of the golden ale as Chinga Tu Pelo, or F••• Your Hair. Thirsty Chicago beer drinkers, bar owners and restaurateurs rose to the protest challenge with glee, and set 5 Rabbit on a new path to social action.
Based in the world of Harry Potter during Voldemort’s first rise to power, Andromeda, Bellatrix and Narcissa are the three sisters of the most noble and ancient house of Black. In their Hogwarts years, they were accomplished duellers, competitive to the last. Now, the sister’s choices will soon decide their ultimate fates.
It’s been ten years since the dragons moved to the Hidden World, and even though Toothless doesn’t live in New Berk anymore, Hiccup continues the holiday traditions he once shared with his best friend. But the Vikings of New Berk were beginning to forget about their friendship with dragons. Hiccup, Astrid, and Gobber know just what to do to keep the dragons in the villagers’ hearts. And across the sea, the dragons have a plan of their own…
A family friendly LGBT short film. Connor is out to eat with his family when he sees a married gay couple. He begins to imagine their lives leading up to that point. What was it like for them to meet? To come out of the closet to parents? To have their first gay kiss? Through this daydream, Connor reflects on his own future and identity.
“Want to hear the most bone chilling story ever told? The last man on earth sits alone in a room. With no one, and nothing to do, he reflects on his life. Then there is a knock on the door. This story always got me thinking, if you are the last person alive, there is nowhere left to hide.”