SAT OCT 8, 2022 4:00pm

Shorts Block 4: Turn, Turn, Turn


Shudder Theatre at Los Feliz 3 | Beyond Fest 2022

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  • 100 MINUTES


This nightmarish and sublime collection explores a variety of traumas — intergenerational or otherwise — and the myriad ways we inherit, transmit, and are imprisoned by their cyclical, sometimes downright devilish, natures.

Delivery | Spain | 10 min. dir. by Imanol Ortiz López

Paula tells her psychologist about her fear of locusts while protecting her unborn child from a faceless threat.

Expectancy | Finland | 15 min. dir. by Juho Fossi

Alex is left alone for the weekend to renovate a room for his and his wife’s unborn child. Soon, a baby monitor starts to play horrifying sounds about his future failures as a father.

Everybody Goes to the Hospital | USA | 9 min. dir. by Tiffany Kimmel

A haunting stop-motion animated incision into childhood trauma, interpreted with a poet’s eye.

Swept Under | USA | 10 min. dir. by Ethan Soo

The grisly specter of foreign military intervention and generational trauma resurfaces in the form of a rug that’s gifted to a Cambodian adoptee.

Dead End | Russia | 19 min. dir. by Dima Barchenkov

Even after death, Nick’s abusive boyfriend Godfrey goes on pursuing him. But is it reality or a terrible nightmare?

Processing | USA | 17 min. dir. by Renetta G/ Amador

Detective Frank Ramirez recounts the loss of his partner in a nightmare bust gone wrong.

In The Shadow Of God | Canada | 18 min. dir. by Brian Sepanzyk

As a woman packs up her childhood home following the passing of her father, she comes to learn that there may have been a more sinister threat behind his death, long buried on the grounds of the family home.