Should Have Known Better Shorts Program

Saturday, July 16 at 4:00 pm   -  97 min. TRT

Birthday Boy
​dir. by Andrew Saunderson -  USA  -  11 min.

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A young man steals a car but is unprepared for what he finds in the back seat.

Trunk Space
​dir. by Max Silver  -  USA  - 14 min.  -  film website

When Anna and Priss pick up a hitchhiker in the middle of the desert, their road trip takes a turn for the worse.

Fenrik the Troll
dir. by Mike Hale  -  USA  - 7 min.

After seeing a little girl carrying a basket of muffins, a hungry troll devises a series of traps to catch her.

dir. by Richard Eames  -  Australia  - 8 min.  - film website

An unemployed politician is forced to follow one of his old policies setting him on a humiliating downward spiral.

dir by Rafael Gutierrez -  USA  - 5 min.  - film website

When a guy down on his luck decides its his goal to say hi to a beautiful young lady the worst happens...

Frieda’s Turn
dir. by Jay J. Levy -  USA  - 12 min.  -  film website

Frieda is a bawdy, outspoken grandma with a lust for life and no boundaries. As the issue-laden family gathers for her birthday, everyone shares stories about how they met their special someone. When it's Frieda's turn, a "funny story" shines a bright light on a long buried issue.

Poker Face
dir. by Josh Henry  -  USA  - 11 min.   -  film website

​Stephen and Brian sit down for a friendly game of poker, but as the game progresses, it becomes clear they are playing for some very high stakes!

The Mother Load
dir. by Nicole Kemper, Grant McGowen  - USA -  10 min.

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'The Mother Load' is a comedy web series about two friends: Carrie, a by-the-book, first time parent, and Astrid, a parent of two with a more laid back approach.

dir. by Jake Hammond  -  USA -  14 min.

When cheerleader Laurie accepts a date from the dreamy quarterback, a grisly manifestation of her own bodily insecurities pushes her into a self-destructive nightmare.

Burning Bridges - The Accidental Porn Star
dir. by Joe Zohar  USA  - 5 min.  -  film website

​Episode from the second season of Burning Bridges. A web-series dedicated to coming-of-age behind-the-curve.