Short Films For the Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts

Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts
72 minutes
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Celebrate Flyway’s participation in the Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts with a block of short films.

Hand picked by our programming staff from more than 1100 submissions these are some of the most compelling thought provoking and engaging short films of 2014.

Present Trauma

Keith, a Marine veteran, is struggling to cope with family life after a combat tour overseas. After deciding to keep a stray dog, a unique bond forms between the two, changing Keith’s life in a way that he never expected.

Directed By Mark Manalo | Narrative Short | 14 Minutes | WI/MN Showcase, USA | 2013

The Morning of Everything

A father envisions the world through the eyes of his three year-old son. As the boy searches for his lost owl, the father drifts deep into a fever dream, confusing his identity with the boy’s, the owl’s, and his own younger self.

Directed By Jeff Stern | Narrative Short | 13 Minutes | USA | 2014

Nice Guy

Filmmaker Nick Tuinstra blends personal experience with fiction in this experimantal short film

Directed By Nick Tuinstra | Narrative Short | 5 Minutes | WI/MN Showcase, USA | 2014

No Love Lost

A Jewish boy nurturing a secret romance with a Muslim girl, despite the realities of their backgrounds, is unaware he is being stalked. While the young lovers struggle to be open about their relationship, the stalker’s obsession reveals a thought provoking turn culminating in the trio coming face to face.

Directed By Shekhar Bassi | Narrative Short | 15 Minutes | UK | 2013

The Rising

The Rising is a short film which depicts an invasive alien species, Giant Hogweed, as it rapidly colonizes the British landscape. Filmed throughout its annual growth cycle, the film captures the plant’s dramatic infestation along a lowland riverbank in northern England. Part natural history, part sci-fi, The Rising features an atmospheric soundtrack score by Lord Mongo, and presents the alien interloper as both a dangerous, toxic menace and impressive, natural wonder.

Directed By Nick Jordan | Documentary Short | 15 Minutes | UK | 2014

Bernard Le Grand

Bernard is not a happy kid, especially today, the day he turns 10.

Narrative Short | Directed By Philippe Lupien & Marie-Hélène Viens | Canada | 2014 | 10 minutes