Leda
LEDA
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
Samuel Tressler IV

Written by
Samuel Tressler IV, Wesley Pastorfield
Leda
Directed by
Samuel Tressler IV

Written by
Samuel Tressler IV, Wesley Pastorfield
USA
World Premiere
76 min

Leda lives alone in a large family estate, surrounded by her memories. As her past of loss unfolds and a divine presence seems to haunt her, she begins to lose touch with reality and time. What seemed to be a dream-like world spirals into a nightmare of madness in this reimagining of the Greek myth.

This film will be presented in 3D
Leda lives alone in a large family estate, surrounded by her memories. As her past of loss unfolds and a divine presence seems to haunt her, she begins to lose touch with reality and time. What seemed to be a dream-like world spirals into a nightmare of madness in this reimagining of the Greek myth.

This film will be presented in 3D
Block 32
Saturday Oct. 2
12pm
Elysium
Elysium
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
Kathrin Schweizer
Elysium
Written & Directed by
Kathrin Schweizer
Switzerland
Queens Premiere
15 min
German with English Subtitles

Detached from time and space, a man loses himself in the underwater world of his bathroom. He is haunted by the stereotypical image of the female muse. Overwhelmed with confusion his whole world blows up in flames and he discovers a new approach to sexuality within himself.
Detached from time and space, a man loses himself in the underwater world of his bathroom. He is haunted by the stereotypical image of the female muse. Overwhelmed with confusion his whole world blows up in flames and he discovers a new approach to sexuality within himself.
Block 32
Saturday Oct. 2
12pm
Grafton
Grafton
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
Bryan Santiago
Grafton
Written & Directed by
Bryan Santiago
USA
Queens Premiere
26 min

A psychological thriller about a woman who gets lost on the interstate and stumbles upon a small town where she reluctantly assumes the identity of someone else.
A psychological thriller about a woman who gets lost on the interstate and stumbles upon a small town where she reluctantly assumes the identity of someone else.
Block 32
Saturday Oct. 2
12pm
Beer Boom
Beer Boom
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
Eric Schleyer & Andrew Coury

Written by
Eric Schleyer
Beer Boom
Directed by
Eric Schleyer & Andrew Coury

Written by
Eric Schleyer
USA
NYC Premiere
61 min

Craft beer in New York City is big business. But will passion and commitment be enough for a local brewer and his family to make it in the world's toughest city?
Craft beer in New York City is big business. But will passion and commitment be enough for a local brewer and his family to make it in the world's toughest city?
Block 33
Saturday Oct. 2
2:45pm
Procedural Justice
Procedural Justice
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
David Alfano

Written by
Josh Callahan & David Alfano
Procedural Justice
Directed by
David Alfano

Written by
Josh Callahan & David Alfano
USA
11 min

The world's dumbest cop tries to clean up the world's dirtiest city. It goes about how you'd expect.
The world's dumbest cop tries to clean up the world's dirtiest city. It goes about how you'd expect.
Block 33
Saturday Oct. 2
2:45pm
You'd Look Better in Boots
You'd Look Better in Boots
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
Derek Myers
You'd Look Better In Boots
Written & Directed by
Derek Myers
USA
East Coast Premiere
14 min

Mark can't understand why his roommate would mindlessly buy things advertised to him until he begins paying attention to exactly how accurate ads have gotten.
Mark can't understand why his roommate would mindlessly buy things advertised to him until he begins paying attention to exactly how accurate ads have gotten.
Block 33
Saturday Oct. 2
2:45pm
Close Shave
Close Shave
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
Michael Mercadante

Written by
Tom Capps, Tom Juba, Kevin Etherson
Close Shave
Directed by
Michael Mercadante

Written by
Tom Capps, Tom Juba, Kevin Etherson
USA
East Coast Premiere
9 min

Tyler Owings has a brilliant idea. What if you could get your haircut while being taxi'd to your destination? James has doubts about his father's business plan but doesn't have the heart to tell him.
Tyler Owings has a brilliant idea. What if you could get your haircut while being taxi'd to your destination? James has doubts about his father's business plan but doesn't have the heart to tell him.
Block 33
Saturday Oct. 2
2:45pm
Savage Days
Savage Days
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
David Lanzmann

Written by
David Lanzmann & Mikael Fitoussi
Savage Days
Directed by
David Lanzmann

Written by
David Lanzmann & Mikael Fitoussi
France
80 min
English Subtitles

A student eager for experiences, a dealer who wants out of the business, and a trader tired of his loneliness ... Money , pleasure, ambition and lies are the foundation of their relationship.
A student eager for experiences, a dealer who wants out of the business, and a trader tired of his loneliness ... Money , pleasure, ambition and lies are the foundation of their relationship.
Block 34
Saturday Oct. 2
5:30pm
Talk
Talk
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
Romuald Boulanger
Talk
Written & Directed by
Romuald Boulanger
France
Queens Premiere
26 min

In a Los Angeles radio station, the host of an emblematic night talk show gives advice to live callers. One call might destroy his career, his family, and his life.
In a Los Angeles radio station, the host of an emblematic night talk show gives advice to live callers. One call might destroy his career, his family, and his life.
Block 34
Saturday Oct. 2
5:30pm
Daisy - A Violent World Story
Daisy - A Violent World Story
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
Marc Alan Kropfl, Roberto “Tank” Gomez

Written by
Roberto “Tank” Gomez, Marc Alan Kropfl
Daisy - A Violent World Story
Directed by
Marc Alan Kropfl, Roberto “Tank” Gomez

Written by
Roberto “Tank” Gomez, Marc Alan Kropfl
USA
East Coast Premiere
10 min

An assassin is faced with choices that will forever change her life.
An assassin is faced with choices that will forever change her life.
Block 34
Saturday Oct. 2
5:30pm
Eternal
Eternal
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
Nicolai Sagasser
Eternal
Written & Directed by
Nicolai Sagasser
Germany
5 min
English

What if we could live forever?
Eternal life sounds marvelous but what if we think further? A young man who is confronted with these exact questions.
What if we could live forever?
Eternal life sounds marvelous but what if we think further? A young man who is confronted with these exact questions.
Block 35
CLOSING NIGHT
Saturday Oct. 2
8:30pm
Moon Manor
Moon Manor
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
Erin Granat & Machete Bang Bang
Moon Manor
Written & Directed by
Erin Granat & Machete Bang Bang
USA
Queens Premiere
102 min

With advancing Alzheimer’s and a determination to do things his way, Jimmy’s decided to throw himself a fabulous FUNeral before his intentional death, showing his estranged brother, salt-of-the earth caretaker, sharp-witted death doula, a novice obituary writer, a cosmic being, and the guests at his FUNeral — that sometimes the art of living just may be the art of dying.
With advancing Alzheimer’s and a determination to do things his way, Jimmy’s decided to throw himself a fabulous FUNeral before his intentional death, showing his estranged brother, salt-of-the earth caretaker, sharp-witted death doula, a novice obituary writer, a cosmic being, and the guests at his FUNeral — that sometimes the art of living just may be the art of dying.
Block 35
CLOSING NIGHT
Saturday Oct. 2
8:30pm
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