Sat October 9, 2021 1:30 PM

Beyond Fest Shorts Block 1: Mercy In You


Shudder Theatre at Los Feliz 3 | Beyond Fest 2021

This screening is free courtesy of our sponsors. Ticket RSVP will be available 9am the day of the event on this page. There will be a standby line. This is a vaccinated-only screening.



MERCY IN YOU (123 minutes)

Films include:

The Expected 

Carolina Sandvik | Sweden | 15min.

A father-to-be ends up in a feverish nightmare after a miscarriage, when a strange entity seems to be growing in the mother’s blood.

Poor Glenna 

Jean-Paul DiSciscio | USA | 17min.

When her mutant son develops a taste for human flesh, a timid mother must find a victim to satisfy his ravenous appetite.


Brandon Espy | USA | 12min.

Von visits his sick sister back home but soon finds out that something dark has taken hold of her.

Lose It 

AJ Taylor and Maximilian Clark | USA | 7min.

Trapped in her home, a woman descends into a disorienting panic.


Nick Hartanto and Sam Roden | USA | 15min.

A stroke victim descends into a nightmare after her husband unearths a mysterious object from their garage.

if I go

DeDe Drake and Nina Ham | USA | 10min.

A grieving woman discovers her late father’s journals containing mysterious blueprints. Looking for answers – and closure – she enacts the plans herself.

Sweet Mary, Where Did You Go? 

Michael Anthony Kratochvil | Australia | 17min.

An escaped convict lost in 1803 Australia meets two immortal time travellers from our future, on a journey to vicariously understand mortality.


Ashley George | USA, Mexico | 15min.

After surviving assault, an enigmatic 17-year-old Mexican girl finds retribution through her untapped female power and local witch culture.


Lucía Forner | Spain | 18min.

After being attacked one night, Dana decides that something must change.