Short Films

Bear With Me

The story of a little girl on a slow Sunday afternoon in this sun-soaked suburban town. It’s the kind of day that is always better with a friend.

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Before You

While reading a bedtime story to his daughter, a man reflects on the mystery and wonder of fatherhood in this strikingly-photographed, lyrical film.

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Bernard Le Grand

Saturday Night Shorts

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

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Bernard Le Grand

Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts

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

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Cherry Pop: The Story of the World’s Fanciest Cat

Cherry Pop ate nothing but filet mignon and Evian water, traveled in customized Louis Vuitton luggage, and lounged in a mini-Rolls Royce. She appeared Time Magazine, the New York Times, and TV programs throughout the world. She was, quite simply, the world’s fanciest cat.

 

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Decimation

Saturday Night Shorts

Ten Russian soldiers accused of cowardice are forced to choose one among them who will be executed by the other nine.

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Documentary Shorts

Three short documentaries from Wisonsin and Minnesota Filmmakers

The Sea Wing Disaster – Tragedy on Lake Pepin

Director Ben Threinen and author Fred Johnson explore one of the Mississippi River’s most tragic events.
The capsiziing of The Sea WIng on July 13, 1890 killing 98.
Join us for a special screening of this new documentary.

Directed By Ben Threinen | Documentary Short | 41 minutes | WI/MN Showcase, USA | 2014

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His New Hands

Saturday Night Shorts

Two boys, one invincible boxer, and a pair of golden gloves — HIS NEW HANDS is a Faustian fable about the price of pursuing one’s dreams.

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Jane Then Gone

How do you live with the consequences of one fateful moment?

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Kathy’s Live Bait

Cultures converge at a small bait shop in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Last of You

Saturday Night Shorts

In a devastated world, Yonatan, the developer of a device which allows the re-experience of recorded memories, becomes obsessive about the last recollections of his late wife.

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Nice Guy

Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts

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

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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.

This film’s lack of audible dialogue and sparse score make it all the more powerful.

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No Love Lost

Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts

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.

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No Matter How Far

In an alternate present day, the world is in conflict. Intercontinental travel has been banned, separating millions of families around the world. Most have given up hope of returning home. A husband and wife, separated by a hemisphere, work to reunite.

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Nostalgic

An aging scientist must decide whether to continue taking an experimental drug that reconnects him to loved ones in his crumbling past, at the risk of being unable to form new memories.

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Present Trauma

Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts

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.

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Saturday Night Short Films

Culled from over 1100 film submissions, Flyway’s programmers have selected an outstanding program of short films for your enjoyment.

The Crazy Misadventures of Christ
Jesus is bitten by a snake.
Animation | Directed by Greg Bro | USA | 2014 | 2 minutes

His New Hands
Two boys, one invincible boxer, and a pair of golden gloves — HIS NEW HANDS is a Faustian fable about the price of pursuing one’s dreams.
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She’s Having A Baby!

Saturday Night Shorts

A thriller about a middle aged woman that will go to any lengths to get pregnant.

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Short Films For the Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts

Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts

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...

The Crazy Misadventures of Christ

Saturday Night Shorts

Jesus is bitten by a snake.

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The Morning of Everything

Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts

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.

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The Rising

Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts

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.

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Wisconsin’s Mining Standoff

In March 2013, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed legislation that rewrote the state’s iron mining laws, paving the way for Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) to dig an open-pit iron mine in the pristine woods of the Penokee mountain range.
This film tells the story of how GTAC and its allies wielded money and power to influence the law, and goes behind the scenes with the burgeoning movement to resist the mine

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