Ohio Shorts

Mar 23, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM EDT

Drexel Theatre

2254 E Main St,, Columbus, OH 43209, United States

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Find feuding brothers, traumatic memories, a man made of metal, misadventures with a call girl named Coffee, and more in this selection of all-Ohio short films.


Films include:

Prodigal Son
Director: Ryan Gagnet
Runtime: 15 minutes, 43 seconds

A dispute between two brothers as they take on their family farm.


Touching Kids
Director: Peter John Ross
Runtime: 13 minutes, 45 seconds

Peter Politowski wanted to fill a void he saw in children’s television programming. He, along with his childhood friend Thomas Payne, created Uncle Pete’s Playtime to bring a fair and balanced perspective for the youth watching TV after school. After several controversies, the show was cancelled, but the creators of the show are hopeful to bring back their message.


Reaching Out
Director: John Zanardelli
Runtime: 11 minutes, 57 seconds

While staying overnight at a hospital, one visitor has an experience that defies explanation.


Past Images
Director: Adam Mark Brown
Runtime: 12 minutes, 27 seconds

After a traumatic accident, a woman must recount the remains of the past.


The Icons
Director: Mitchell Rose
Runtime: 4 minutes, 21 seconds

Alternative interpretations of signage from America’s favorite generic couple, the Icons.


Director: Jacob Gregor
Runtime: 10 minutes, 44 seconds

An anxiety-filled recent graduate tries to distract himself at home, but his wandering mind makes it hard.


Traveling with Coffee
Director: Patrick Lipscomb
Runtime: 18 minutes

Unable to support the woman he has been seeing through an abortion, Keanu follows a San Francisco call girl named Coffee on a different kind of misadventure.


The Train
Director: Aaron Dunbar​
Runtime: 5 minutes, 48 seconds

“A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


Leaves of Fall
Director: Marc Wiskemann
Runtime: 2 minutes, 52 seconds

Even a man made of metal and wire can feel the effects of time on his heart.


Wait Pretty Butterfly
: Brynne McGregor
Runtime: 4 minutes, 10 seconds

Wait Pretty Butterfly is an experimental sensory study on authorship. The film comprises audio and visual samples blended with original footage and an original score by Brynne McGregor. It is an exploration that juxtaposes primary content from sources of inspiration with original content that is in many ways the result of that inspiration.


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Drexel Theatre
2254 E Main St,, Columbus, OH 43209, United States
Columbus International Film & Animation Festival

Founded in 1952, the Columbus International Film & Animation Festival is the oldest film festival in the United States. Presented by Columbus College of Art & Design, the festival showcases world-class independent films in central Ohio.

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