Comedy Shorts II - LYAO

10:45am Saturday May 6 - Gateway CC

A Program So BIG it Needed To Be Split In Two (2 of 2)

Comedy Shorts II

“Decamping” Directed by: Jake Smith - A bachelor party camping trip goes off the rails when the husband-to-be reveals a plan to fake his own death.

“Ori & Addison” Directed by: James C. Fergusonis - the story of two friends in their 40s struggling with the ultimate responsibility - becoming a parent. (Also/or: "Two men and a crib.") * WINNER - "Best Sci Fi Comedy" - The Boston Science Fiction Film Festival - 2016 * Official Selection - The Boston Independent Film Festival - 2016

“Fine” Directed by: Buddy Puddle - A short comedy about the sustained panic attack that is college life.

“Stinky Tofu Fans Club” Directed by: Linus Leung - Keung Chau was raised below the Lion Rock and spent her secondary school and university days in Kowloon Tong. Extremely fond of eating stinky tofu since her childhood, a local roadside snack, she set up a fans club in search of the best one. As time goes by, street food stalls are no longer able to survive and it’s impossible to find stinky tofu in modern shopping malls. At a reunion with friends from her university, Chau and her schoolmates are delighted to see the appearance of a special guest who has been invited by Chau’s father. Everybody is chasing his or her own dream and core values. For Chau, it is stinky tofu. What is yours?

“El Audífono” (The Earpiece) Directed by: Samuel Quiles Palop - Fernando and Perfecta are a married couple who have been married for 50 years. He is an amateur magician, who is a bit deaf and forgetful. He uses his magic to draw his wife's attention. However, she only cares about her cats, because they disappear in strange circumstances. One day, Perfecta finds out that Fernando is the one who is responsible for the cat’s disappearance and the strange death of her beloved cats, so she takes revenge in their anniversary dinner.

“Going Public” Directed by: Steve O'Reilly and Co-Directed by: Andy Ferguson - Mila is still adjusting to life as an always-busy working mom. Whenever she checks social media, it seems like all her friends are checking off their bucket lists and living large, while she and her husband, Knox, are stuck in their tiny apartment, left with the monotonous daily routines of raising a two-year-old. When the two go out for a special anniversary date, the trendy and provocative restaurant arouses Mila’s adventurous spirit, spurring her and Knox to search for the perfect place to publicly display their affections. Going Public is a comedy about one woman’s attempt to maintain her identity and keep her love life exciting even as real life keeps demanding more from her.

“Silver Dogs” Directed by: Erin Drake Prior - A recently divorced stand-up comedian, homeless and living in his car, struggles after his ex-wife forces him to take their two senior Weimaraners. Starring San Francisco stand up comedian Matt Lieb.

“Loren The Robot Butler: Teach Me How To Dougie!” Directed by: Paul McGinnis - Loren, a proper British robot and former head butler for a wealthy family, has been replaced with a Roomba and stored in the basement. Now the kids program him to teach them stuff. This time, it's how to dance the Dougie! This short film uses the art of Bunraku-style puppetry.

05.06.17 - 10:45 am
1 hour 15 minutes
Gateway Community College