The first program of our curated horror shorts from around the world! Stick around for filmmaker Q&A’s after the show. Presented by Buried Alive Film Festival and the Plaza Theatre.
PART FOREVER | Dir. Alan Chung-an, OU | 12:33
In the dark hall, candles flickered faintly. A body lay in the middle of the hall. Huei and her husband Wen Hsiung came to say goodbye to Huei’s dearest sister. The seemingly calm and sad farewell ceremony seemed to hide an astonishing and dark secret…..
HUNGER | Dir. Carlos Melendez | 15:00
A child is being tormented by a voracious well demanding food from him. But as he proves unable to satisfy its hunger, he drags himself to find another way of feeding it.
PRINTER PROBLEMS | Dir. Daniel Fersner | 7:00
Joe works to wrap up a late night of translating arcane texts, but the office printer has its own ideas.
ONE GOOD NIGHT | Dir. Orok Duke | 11:27
Tony has struck gold at the club tonight. He’s hit it off with a girl out of his league, and she’s invited him over to hers. Things look too good to be true, but Tony’s always up for a wonderful adventure.
MERGER | Dir. Daniel Negret | 7:45
A Man's commitment to his job takes a dark and surreal turn for the worst.
KAMANTHIPURA - Dir. Aayushman Pandey | 6:46
Named after Mumbai’s decaying red light district, "Kamathipura" follows the nervous virgin Sid as he makes a pilgrimage of sorts to a much-vaunted temptress in the area. But the mythical seductress has other plans. She turns Sid’s first time into a terrifying supernatural ordeal, where he is forced to reckon with the violence and sexual slavery that ensnare Kamathipura’s workers.
SURVIVAL | Dir. Phillipe Sfez | 25:00
Zak is 18 years old. He loves to relax in the forest by lying on the ground. He loves bike. He loves music. He loves Titus, the dealer in his suburb. But above all, Zak loves insects. And when you give love, you get it back.
MARIA JOSE MARIA | Dir. Chico Noras | 20:00
On the same night that a dismembered and decapitated body is found in the city streets, Maria José wakes up startled by the absence of her mother. The authorities try to find the author of this heinous crime, but soon they will face unexpected circumstances.
Horror, Midnight, ComedyPT1H45MNot Rated2023-09-29BAFF: SHORTS PROGRAM 1"BAFF: SHORTS PROGRAM 1"