Opening Night: Make 'Em Laugh

Opening Night: Make 'Em Laugh
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Tuesday, June 19, 6:30 PM
Camelot Theatres
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Opening Night: Make 'Em Laugh
84 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Packages

A great lineup of comedy shorts from countries around the world provides the highlight of our Opening Night kickoff for ShortFest 2012, followed by a spectacular reception at Wang’s in the Desert, in keeping with the international theme of this great short film showcase. Join us for great films, great food and great fun, as we make merry at the opening of North America’s biggest and best short film celebration!


Packaged Films...


Boo!   

Boo!
Australia, 2012, 4 min.
An elderly couple keep the spark in their marriage with their mischievous games, but today they might take it one step too far.... more



Friend Request Pending   

Friend Request Pending
United Kingdom, 2011, 12 min.
You’re only as old as your last posting, in this amusing tale of cyber romance starring Dame Judi Dench as a widower hot to trot online with a man she recently met at a party.... more



Hot in the Zipper   

Hot in the Zipper
USA, 2011, 18 min.
In this hilarious madcap comedy, when naïve Mildred Plotnik arrives in New York City to move into the apartment she’ll be sharing with two wildly worldly roommates, she ends up learning way more about life in the big city than she ever needed to know… ... more



Is This a Joke?   

Is This a Joke?
United Kingdom, 2012, 20 min.
Tim’s an affable guy who loves to laugh, but when his girlfriend leaves him with the words “You need to grow up, your life is a joke!” he’s thrown into a head spin, turning to his friendly neighborhood bar and best friend Cliff for solace. Then a guy walks into the bar… ... more



Overdue   

Overdue
USA, 2011, 9 min.
In this very funny tale, a young couple spends inordinate amounts of time and energy in the weeks leading up to the birth of their first child hoping to induce labor naturally so that they can beat the deadline set by the hospital to impose other means.... more



Small   

Small
Netherlands, 2011, 7 min.
When 12-year-old Noortje’s mother takes her to the spa for her first grown-up massage, the blossoming young woman is surprised to find she has a muscular male masseur assigned to her. Taken aback at first, she slowly relaxes under the ministrations of the expert masseur, and in the end, while outw... more



Special Delivery   

Special Delivery
United Kingdom, 2012, 5 min.
When a clumsy mailman accidently drops a lit cigarette through the mail slot in a house on his route along with the daily mail delivery, he goes to extraordinary lengths to retrieve the offending object and avoid setting the house on fire. ... more



What You Looking At?!   

What You Looking At?!
United Kingdom, 2011, 9 min.
A young Muslim woman in a Burkhßa finds herself trapped in an elevator with a flamboyant drag queen when their building’s power goes out, leading to a culture clash of major proportions in this hysterical tale of East meeting West when things go South.... more



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