The third 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.
LAKE MINNETRISTA | Dir. Nicholas Mahon, Katie Mcclenahan | 11:22
Everyone knows to stay away from the lake on November 3rd. For the last five years, one kid from the town of Minnetrista has drowned in its waters. The kids all know it’s the monster that lives in the lake, but the adults have refused to do anything about it.
TERATOMA | Dir. Jano Pita | 9:01
Two young people, a girl and a boy, will have to face a venereal disease after having sexual relations.
BURNING LOVE | Dir. Tomi Niko Krister Malkki | 9:56
The mystery of fire, love, and death.
SNAGGLETOOTH | Dir. Scott David Lister | 9:20
Intergalactic Pirate Queen Zenobia attacks the planet Earth by awakening a kaiju-sized robotic creature and letting it loose on the city of Melbourne. Can the world be saved?
GUMMIES | Dir. Renetta G. Amador | 5:28
A tomboy transforms the gender trappings of her room to show her cruel mother how sugar and spice don’t equal nice.
VIOLET BUTTERFIELD: MAKEUP ARTIST FOR THE DEAD | Dir. Brooke H. Cellars | 12:43
A captivating narrative centered around a unique protagonist—an enigmatic mortician beautician who goes beyond the ordinary realms of her profession. Set in the eerie yet alluring atmosphere of her mortuary, the story follows Violet as she anticipates a calm and uneventful evening.
THE FACE OF OBLIVION | Dir. Aaron Dylan Kearns | 20:45
A man lives in solitude under the assumption that he is a god. Confined to a writing room, he explores a chaotic existential subconscious to seek paradise in the midst of his obsessive nightmare-like fantasies.
SPECTRUM | Dir. Gaby McMullan | 5:48
Spectrum blends different forms of puppetry to explore self, from the pits self-hate, to the struggle of self-understanding, and, ultimately, the need for self-love.
BOOKWORM | Dir. Javier Yanez Sanz | 13:42
Spain, 1979. Irene is an aspiring writer who obsesses with the delicate ghost at the library she works.Horror, Midnight, ComedyPT1H38MNot Rated2023-09-30BAFF: SHORTS PROGRAM 3"BAFF: SHORTS PROGRAM 3"