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WORLD COMEDY SHORTS
November 20, 2020 · 6:15 pmFree
This event is free with RSVP!
A collection of comedic films from around the world that are funny in any language.
Director: Leslie Alejandro, Kevin Alejandro. 10 minutes.
Starring Lesley Ann-Brandt and Kevin Alejandro of Netflix hit Lucifer. In an attempt to “live colorfully,” the strength of a couple’s relationship is tested by a situation where it might be more important to get out rather than get off.
Director: Jennifer Sorenson. 9 minutes.
A couple with kids and a single woman have very different experiences during the lockdown of 2020.
Director: Steve Wieclaw. 16 minutes.
In this Florida-made comedic short, an exhausted jet pilot is desperate to get some rest during a short layover, but a rowdy hotel neighbor stirs up trouble as personalities clash.
Director: Joe Chvala. 8 minutes.
A culinary musical! A Chaplinesque chase leads to a percussive symphony out of pots, pans, cheese graters, measuring cups and food.
Director: Nell Teare. 10 minutes.
A woman, played by Grey’s Anatomy’s Samantha Sloyan, must bring together her dysfunctional family to fulfill her father’s last wish.
Were You Gay in High School?
Director: Niki Ang. 12 minutes.
Two queer women recall their awkward, closeted high school days of kissing boys and straight-girl crushes.
Director: Jared N. Wright, Eric Ivey. 8 minutes.
An unhealthy obsession with social media status sends a man into a downward spiral.
The Last Mermaid
Director: Fi Kelly. 16 minutes.
A middle-aged whisky-swigging mermaid discovers she’s the last of her race left alive.
Director: Ria Pavia. 10 minutes.
In this Just for Laughs and Palm Springs Film Festival hit, a scorned stand-in actor for a hit TV show distorts the script to publicly undress her costar.
Special thank you to our KWFF Programming Associates Debbi Arseneaux, Beth Edwards, Eric McCoy, Rebecca Louise Miller, Rose Schimm, and April Wright!