short film series in the ONYX basement lounge of Rott n' Grapes RoRo
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Short Films

short film series in the ONYX basement lounge at Rott n' Grapes RoRo

🎬 🎃Film Series Saturday, October 26 🎃🎬

Showing at 6:00 PM  |  $5 Admission

Experience the works of local Arizona film artists in the Onyx basement lounge of Rott n’ Grapes RoRo (on Roosevelt) downtown Phoenix.

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"I'm Home" short film submitted by Ryan Leone

“I’m Home” | Horror | by Ryan Leone | Who’s home?  |  running time 2.0 min.

"Carnival Souls" submitted by Glen Goldblatt

“Carnival Souls” | Horror | by Glen Goldblatt |  Come for the show. Stay forever.  |  running time 5.56 min.

“Experiment 23” | Action/Thriller | by Joshua Williams | Watch what happens when and experiment goes awry and a government program no longer has the means to contain its own assets.  |  running time 7.53 min.

Afterlife - short film directed by Jacob Glass

“Afterlife” | Thriller/Sci-Fi | by Jacob Glass | A grave technician in the near-future falls in love with the hologram of a dead girl and devises a plan to put her into a robotic body. She however, has other plans.  |  running time 17.0 min.

"The Cause" Adapted & Directed by Tom J. McCoy

“The Cause” | Tragedy  |  Adapted & Directed by Tom J. McCoy  |  Lost truth leads to tragedy. A short film adaptation of Act V, Scene II of Shakespeare’s Othello.  |  running time 6.51 min.

Mr. Memento - short film written and directed by Chris Heck

“Mr. Memento” | horror  |  Written and Directed by Chris Heck  |  An aging photography collector obsessed with death receives the final piece to his collection.  |  running time 12.0 min.

Bloom - short film by Shanna Fujii; directed by Aniwat Pluemjit

“Bloom” |  psych thriller  |  Written by Shanna Fujii and Directed by Aniwat Pluemjit |  After receiving a letter from a former student, a retired teacher obsessed with gardening is reminded of her past.  |  running time 12.0 min.

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Altar Valley - short film directed by Talha Hussaini; writers Talha Hussaini, Pedro Pérez Nuñez

“Altar Valley” | Drama | Produced by PARCO RICHARDSON; Directed by TALHA HUSSAIN; writers TALHA HUSSAIN, PEDRO PÉREZ NUÑEZ | running time 19.25 min.

Shoot Show – Short film Created in part by GLEN GOLDBLATT

“Shoot Show” | Fantasy | Cinematography GLEN GOLDBLATT | running time 2.23 min.

The Last Hour – Short film by Joshua Daniels

The Last Hour | Action/Suspense | JOSHUA DANIELS | running time 5.00 min.

Laughter-not-guaranteed short film by PARCO RICHARDSON

“Laughter Not Guaranteed” | Comedy/web series | PARCO RICHARDSON | running time 10.32 min.

The Secret Lives of Teachers short film by Judith Eisenberg

“The Secret Lives of Teachers” | Romantic/Comedy | JUDITH EISENBERG | running time 12.15 min.

Director: Steve Anderson

Writers: Judith EisenbergAaron Seever


Nollibrot - short film by Mircea Goia showing at Rott n' Grapes RoRo

MIRCEA GOIA | “Nollibrot” | Sci-Fi/Drama | running time 8.50 min.

Why is it that many of us fall in love with the wrong person? And what happens then? Do you still hope to turn things around or do you try to move on and how? Nollibrot is the story of Laura and Paul who used to be a couple not long ago. Now Laura wants to meet with Paul one more time. Maybe there is still something left between the two of them. In the end, it’s all about how things can be fixed.

"Between the Lines" short film by Chris Heck showing at Rott n' Grapes RoRo

CHRIS HECK | “Between the Lines” | Romantic Comedy | run time 4.40 min.

After matching online, Emily and Cash take their digital attraction to the real world. Their impeccably crafted messages lose their appeal when said aloud offline, especially when they guard the truth. 

Paradise Terrace short film by Pedro Perez Nunez showing at Rott n' Grapes RoRo

PEDRO PEREZ | “Paradise Terrace” | Drama |  running time 16.40 min.

The day in the lives of three interweave connected stories about domestic violence, irresponsibility, and the effects of immigration in an apartment complex named Paradise Terrace.

"Promise Land" short film by Jacob Glass showing at Rott n' Grapes RoRo

JACOB GLASS | “Promise Land” | Drama | running time 5.10 min.

A young immigrant tries to get back to her family after being deported.

"Cowboy" short film by BOISE ESQUERRA showing at Rott n' Grapes RoRo

BOISE ESQUERRA | Cowboy” | Drama | running time 21.0 min.

A bitter lonely man is set at ease by a promiscuous female vagabond.

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