2017 Desmond District Demons Film Festival

10/27 - 10/28

Friday Night Block of Shorts

FILS

Directed by Cyrus Neshvad

Made in Luxembourg

 

Synopsis:  

Sébastien, who cannot come to terms with his son being in a coma, begins to question his reality.

Chateau Sauvignon: terroir

Directed by David E. Munz-Maire

Made in United States

 

Synopsis:  

'Chateau Sauvignon: terroir' follows the isolated adolescent son of a storied vintner family who finds himself torn between obeying his father’s callous restrictions and preventing his ailing mother from deteriorating further. When a doting woman and her indifferent son arrive seeking a tasting and tour of the winery, Nicolas sees an opportunity to help care for his mother, as well as prove his worth to his choleric father. However, his wayward plan quickly takes a turn for the worse, and his missteps puts his family’s secretive murderous ways in peril of being unearthed.

CROAK

Directed by Matt Barrett

Made in United States

 

Synopsis:  

A deadbeat party boy flies off the handle when his roommate suddenly moves out. Picking the wrong battle, he takes out his anger on those damn frogs in his backyard.

Hope

Directed by Adam A. Losurdo

Made in Norway

 

Synopsis:  

A senseless wandering ghoul roaming through a world of the hunger-less undead and accepting yet resentful humans will soon discover a craving that leaves him completely and utterly without hope.Like the rest of his kind, Karl turned into a senseless ghoul after a mysterious disease that struck living humans of the modern world. While most people went about their everyday lives after some time, some that witnessed the change became hostile towards the infected without facing any consequences from the timid zombies themselves until... all hope was gone.

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The Scared One

Directed by Romain Lafargue & Thibault Lafargue

Made in France

 

Synopsis:  

From his window, a child watches his father placing a scarecrow in the garden. During the night, the child can't sleep and goes back to the window : the scarecrow is not here anymore. At the same time he hears creepy noises coming from the house...

Red Skies

Directed by Bret Miller

Made in Michigan

 

Synopsis:  

A man tries to pack away his belongings before a storm hits his urban home. As the eye of the storm ascends upon him, the man discovers that something other-worldly is among the cardboard boxes.

The Gift of the Woods

Directed by Kris Theorin

Made in United States

 

Synopsis:  

An oddly touching dark animated fairytale about a girl who finds a doll in the woods.