Sex, Drugs & Bicycles
Sex, Drugs & Bicycles
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written & Directed by
Jonathan Blank
Sex, Drugs & Bicycles
Written & Directed by
Jonathan Blank
The Netherlands
New York Premiere
86 min
English
An award-winning documentary that exposes the nightmare of paid vacations, universal healthcare & windmills!
An award-winning documentary that exposes the nightmare of paid vacations, universal healthcare & windmills!
Block 27
Friday October 1
12pm
Capitán Kinesis
Capitán Kinesis
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written & Directed by
Carles Jofre
Capitán Kinesis
Written & Directed by
Carles Jofre
Spain
11 min
Spanish with English Subtitles

One man’s will to save his world
One man’s will to save his world
Block 27
Friday October 1
12pm
Art: An Unexpected Vocation
ART: An Unexpected Vocation
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Directed by
Marianna Phung

Written by
Michael Antonakos & Mike Klemak
ART: An Unexpected Vocation
Directed by
Marianna Phung

Written by
Michael Antonakos & Mike Klemak
Canada
Queens Premiere
9 min

An artist who is so focused on attaining success that he loses everything, and is left destitute and homeless.
An artist who is so focused on attaining success that he loses everything, and is left destitute and homeless.
Block 27
Friday October 1
12pm
Lightships
Lightships
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written & Directed by
John Harrigan
Lightships
Written & Directed by
John Harrigan
United Kingdom
New York Premiere
103 min

Eve’s family is missing: her journal holds the key to locating them. As her world and reality begin to unravel, she must unlock the mystery of the visions and transmissions she is experiencing.Is she a prisoner, a patient... or dead?
Eve’s family is missing: her journal holds the key to locating them. As her world and reality begin to unravel, she must unlock the mystery of the visions and transmissions she is experiencing.Is she a prisoner, a patient... or dead?
Block 28
Friday October 1
2:30pm
Here you are you Here
Here You Are You Here
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Directed by
Masa Gibson, Abby J. Smith

Written by
Masa Gibson
Here You Are You Here
Directed by
Masa Gibson, Abby J. Smith

Written by
Masa Gibson
USA/Iceland
Queens Premiere
15 min

A man obsessively tracks a spirit who haunts him and leads him from one uninhabited locale to another on a Sisyphean scavenger hunt.
A man obsessively tracks a spirit who haunts him and leads him from one uninhabited locale to another on a Sisyphean scavenger hunt.
Block 28
Friday October 1
2:30pm
Behing the Glass
Behind the Glass
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written Directed by
Pedro de la Llave
Behind the Glass
Written Directed by
Pedro de la Llave
Spain
New York Premiere
5 min

Mario thinks he is in control. He thinks he knows what he is doing, and he looks down to the people on the other side of the glass, but what Mario doesn't know is that the glass itself is not on his side.
Mario thinks he is in control. He thinks he knows what he is doing, and he looks down to the people on the other side of the glass, but what Mario doesn't know is that the glass itself is not on his side.
Block 28
Friday October 1
2:30pm
6:45
6:45
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Directed by
Craig Singer

Written by
Robert Dean Klein
6:45
Directed by
Craig Singer

Written by
Robert Dean Klein
USA
100 min

A couple arrives for vacation in the quiet island resort called "Bog Grove." To their bewilderment, the sleepy beach town is curiously deserted and they quickly learn about its deadly history that's about to repeat itself.
A couple arrives for vacation in the quiet island resort called "Bog Grove." To their bewilderment, the sleepy beach town is curiously deserted and they quickly learn about its deadly history that's about to repeat itself.
Block 29
Friday October 1
5:30pm
Remembrance
Remembrance
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written & Directed by
Shane Joseph Willis
Remembrance
Written & Directed by
Shane Joseph Willis
Australia
15 min

A thief who downloads memories and information to sell to the highest bidder is cornered by a mysterious woman who wants information of her own; but the woman is not all that she appears.
A thief who downloads memories and information to sell to the highest bidder is cornered by a mysterious woman who wants information of her own; but the woman is not all that she appears.
Block 29
Friday October 1
5:30pm
In the Pines
In the Pines
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written & Directed by
Javier Fernández-Caldas
In The Pines
Written & Directed by
Javier Fernández-Caldas
Spain
World Premiere
3 min

"In the pines" is a classic of African-American melody, made popular by American singer Leadbelly during the 1940s. A dark and melancholic theme that narrates a crime of a railroad man, of which only his head appears next to a wheel.
"In the pines" is a classic of African-American melody, made popular by American singer Leadbelly during the 1940s. A dark and melancholic theme that narrates a crime of a railroad man, of which only his head appears next to a wheel.
Block 30
Friday October 1
8:15pm
The Taxidermist
The Taxidermist
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written & Directed by
Natalie Johnson
The Taxidermist
Written & Directed by
Natalie Johnson
USA
8 min

Claire, a woman taxidermist grieves her recent, late-term miscarriage alone in her taxidermy shop.
Claire, a woman taxidermist grieves her recent, late-term miscarriage alone in her taxidermy shop.
Block 30
Friday October 1
8:15pm
Lair
Lair
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written & Directed by
Adam Ethan Crow
Lair
Written & Directed by
Adam Ethan Crow
UK
East Coast Premiere
96 min

When a friend claims to have been possessed by a demonic force, paranormal investigator Steven Caramore investigates, setting off a chain of events that forces a young family and Caramore into a terrifying battle for survival.
When a friend claims to have been possessed by a demonic force, paranormal investigator Steven Caramore investigates, setting off a chain of events that forces a young family and Caramore into a terrifying battle for survival.
Block 30
Friday October 1
8:15pm
A Day Off
A Day Off
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written & Directed by
Caol Ila Bader
A Day Off
Written & Directed by
Caol Ila Bader
USA
NYC Premiere
4 min
Sebastian wants to play his video game when his parents head out, but his day becomes convoluted when he notices the list of chores his parents left for him.
Sebastian wants to play his video game when his parents head out, but his day becomes convoluted when he notices the list of chores his parents left for him.
Block 31
"Underground Shorts"
Friday Oct. 1
10:45pm
Amaterasu
Amaterasu
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written & Directed by
Christine Papalexis
Amaterasu
Written & Directed by
Christine Papalexis
USA
Queens Premiere
14 min
Based on an ancient Japanese tale, Amaterasu tells the story of the sun goddess and her turbulent relationship with her brother, Susanowo, the god of the sea. beautifully shot with found object marionettes and sets made of metal screen, silver plates and car parts.
Based on an ancient Japanese tale, Amaterasu tells the story of the sun goddess and her turbulent relationship with her brother, Susanowo, the god of the sea. beautifully shot with found object marionettes and sets made of metal screen, silver plates and car parts.
Block 31
"Underground Shorts"
Friday Oct. 1
10:45pm
Happenstance
Happenstance
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Directed by
Adam M. Tuller & David Michael Alexander

Written by
Adam M. Tuller
Happenstance
Directed by
Adam M. Tuller & David Michael Alexander

Written by
Adam M. Tuller
USA
New York Premiere
15 min

A film about three strangers and their fleeting connection before inevitably returning back to their own respective unfamiliarities.
A film about three strangers and their fleeting connection before inevitably returning back to their own respective unfamiliarities.
Block 31
"Underground Shorts"
Friday Oct. 1
10:45pm
Fear of Open Spaces
Fear of Open Spaces
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written & Directed by
David Toth
Fear of Open Spaces
Written & Directed by
David Toth
USA
New York Premiere
16 min
A man suffering from agoraphobia must leave the cocoon of his apartment to retrieve his medication. The journey from the third floor to the lobby forces him to confront his worst fears and leads to inspiration from an unlikely source.
A man suffering from agoraphobia must leave the cocoon of his apartment to retrieve his medication. The journey from the third floor to the lobby forces him to confront his worst fears and leads to inspiration from an unlikely source.
Block 31
"Underground Shorts"
Friday Oct. 1
10:45pm
Tales From The Jumpseat: Sudden Drop
Tales from the Jumpseat: Sudden Drop
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Directed by
Oc London

Written by
Rob Romero
Tales From the Jumpseat: Sudden Drop
Directed by
Oc London

Written by
Rob Romero
USA
North American Premiere
11 min

Dr Jen tries to get the crew to open and understand what has happened to them.
Dr Jen tries to get the crew to open and understand what has happened to them.
Block 31
"Underground Shorts"
Friday Oct. 1
10:45pm
On the Floor
On The Floor
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Directed by
Corey Koepper

Written by
Corey Koepper & Alexander Gheesling
On The Floor
Directed by
Corey Koepper

Written by
Corey Koepper & Alexander Gheesling
USA
Queens Premiere
16 min

Andro, a newly successful queer hip-hop artist, descends into a jumbled, drug-fueled reality that fuses together the past, present and future.
Andro, a newly successful queer hip-hop artist, descends into a jumbled, drug-fueled reality that fuses together the past, present and future.
Block 31
"Underground Shorts"
Friday Oct. 1
10:45pm
The Karening
The Karening
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written & Directed by
Bec Fordyce
The Karening
Written & Directed by
Bec Fordyce
USA
NYC Premiere
5 min

All hell breaks loose when a delivery goes wrong.
All hell breaks loose when a delivery goes wrong.
Block 31
"Underground Shorts"
Friday Oct. 1
10:45pm
Purgatory
Purgatory
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Directed by
Nadyja von Ebers

Written by
Grace Melon
Purgatory
Directed by
Nadyja von Ebers

Written by
Grace Melon
USA
New York Premiere
13 min

When faced with discharge, a psychiatric patient is ambivalent about returning to the real world.
When faced with discharge, a psychiatric patient is ambivalent about returning to the real world.
Block 31
"Underground Shorts"
Friday Oct. 1
10:45pm
The Feeder of Mir
The Feeder of Mir
Michael (Charlie Tahan) is a recent graduate whose post college plan is derailed when his girlfriend leaves him for a job in New York City. When the bus service hires a security guard to watch over the night shift, Michael comes face to tattooed face with Pineapple, a 300-lb punk rock Samoan who challenges him with a kick in the ass to break from the loop and start living or risk driving in circles forever.
Written & Directed by
Isaac Emmanuel Suero
The Feeder of Mir
Written & Directed by
Isaac Emmanuel Suero
USA
16 min
Four foster siblings plot to murder their foster mother, but upon killing her they realize that she was a priestess for an ancient god and now that she is dead one of the will have to replace her as the ancient god's servant.
Four foster siblings plot to murder their foster mother, but upon killing her they realize that she was a priestess for an ancient god and now that she is dead one of the will have to replace her as the ancient god's servant.
Block 31
"Underground Shorts"
Friday Oct. 1
10:45pm
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