Opening Night: Make ‘Em Laugh

Opening Night: Make ‘Em Laugh
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Gala Screening
Tuesday, June 21, 6:30 PM
Camelot Theatres
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Opening Night: Make ‘Em Laugh
81 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Programs

A great selection of comedy shorts from around the world is highlighted in our 17th annual ShortFest kickoff, followed by a deliciously different Opening Night party at everybody’s favorite Palm Springs Asian eatery, Wang’s in the Desert. Join us for the grand opening of the biggest and best celebra


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The Amy Character   

The Amy Character
USA, 2010, 9 min.
A young author lives to regret the fact that he ever asked his girlfriend to critique his book after she mistakenly assumes that the lead character was based on her.... more



Baldguy   

Baldguy
Norway, 2011, 12 min.
A young guy comes home to his folks with a momentous announcement to make, setting the stage for a fabulous musical set in the streets of a small Norwegian town(!)... more



The Coldest Caller   

The Coldest Caller
United Kingdom, 2010, 4 min.
The Grim Reaper meets his match when he pays an unexpected visit to a little old lady who’s one step ahead of him. ... more



dik   

dik
Australia, 2010, 10 min.
When a young boy draws a picture of what appears to be him rubbing his best friend’s ‘dik’, his parents are thrown into paroxysms of guilt and self doubt, accusing each other of all manner of sexual peccadilloes.... more



Eleven Fifty Six   

Eleven Fifty Six
United Kingdom, 2011, 6 min.
Fed up with his wife after too many years of unhappy marriage, a man decides to poison her morning coffee. Things don’t always work out the way we’d planned.... more



Holdup   

Holdup
USA, 2010, 8 min.
A very funny tale about a robbery or two gone wrong.... more



In Loco Parentis   

In Loco Parentis
Australia, 2011, 7 min.
An investigator interrogates a suspect politician and uses every trick in the book to get him to talk. But when a call to a senior official works against him, the case has to be referred to the final authority - played by Anthony LaPaglia.... more



Labour Laws   

Labour Laws
Canada, 2010, 2 min.
Pregnancy will not keep one determined woman from doing her job in this fun little comedy.... more



Method   

Method
USA, 2011, 9 min.
Inspired by her demanding acting coach, a plucky aspiring actress goes overboard preparing for her new role in this outrageous satire of artists’ dedication to their craft.... more



The Screamers   

The Screamers
Spain, 2010, 2 min.
For anyone who has ever screamed at the top of his lungs exactly how he feels... and awaits the response.... more



Sign Language   

Sign Language
United Kingdom, 2010, 5 min.
Ben holds up advertising signs on the street to earn his living, and today is his last day on the job. But before he leaves, he’s got a sign of his own that he wants to bring to a certain someone’s attention…... more



Sugar   

Sugar
Netherlands, 2011, 7 min.
Bert’s barely-clad downstairs neighbor comes up to borrow a cup of sugar, and then things start to go terribly wrong… ... more



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