Friday, July 19, 3:15 pm
@ Laemmle NOHO
United States / Experimental / 7 mins
Director: Sydne Horton
Writer: Savannah Ward
Producer: Sydne Horton, Savannah Ward
Cast: Kait Haire
While her father's health spirals out of control, Leyla is given a social media opportunity that could make or break her Influencer career.
Debbie & Doug Drop Acid in the Desert
United States / Comedy / 25 mins
Director/Writer: Scott Brown
Writer: Zack Gold
Producer: Jessica Goldstein
Cast: Maria Bamford, Paul Scheer, Larry King
Debbie and Doug (Angela Gulner and Zack Gold) are desperate to re-ignite the fire of their once passionate marriage, but their future is uncertain. About to hit rock bottom, they enlist the help of an alternative therapist (Maria Bamford) who claims that the only way to save their relationship from impending death is to take acid in Joshua Tree.
United States / Drama / 19 mins
Director: Robert McDermott
Writer: Benjamin Enos
Producer: Miriam Arghandiwal
Cast: Brandon Barash, Sprague Grayden, Sally Pressman, Callie Kiefer
When a past accident is brought into question, an anesthesiologist must fight for the custody of his only child.
15 Minutes at 400 Degrees
United States / Drama / 16 mins
Director/Writer: Chris McCaleb
Writer: Carmella Casinelli, Doug Cheney
Producer: Carmella Casinelli, Doug Cheney
Cast: Richard Riehle, John Gemberling, Elizabeth Gillies
Two years after losing his wife, John (Richard Riehle) finds solace in an unusual connection. John spends his free time engaging in an online relationship with a woman (Elizabeth Gillies) who makes him feel connected to his late wife by helping John recreate her recipes. When a masked robber (John Gemberling) appears during their session one night, a whirlwind of events unfolds.
Start With Half
United States / Drama / 6 mins
Director/Writer: Nathaniel Katzman
Writer: Nathaniel Katzman, Daniel Johnsen
Producer: Daniel Johnsen
Cast: George Wyner, Petey J. Gibson
START WITH HALF takes place over the course of an afternoon, during which an ailing conservative widower and his queer grandchild are brought together through the unlikely source of a marijuana muffin.
United Kingdom / Comedy / 18 mins
Director/Writer: Andrew Margetson
Producer: Milos Kvapil
Cast: Nicholas Burns, Dunja Stojanović
A businessman, staying in a hotel in Eastern Europe, strikes up an unusual relationship with the chambermaid. When things go wrong, he discovers she is not what he imagines.