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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.
Home / Now Showing / Beyond Fest Shorts Block 1: Mercy In You
MERCY IN YOU (123 minutes)
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.
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.
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.