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Spooky, frightening, alien, and imaginative, this program has everything for horror and sci-fi-seeking audiences. From tales of family hauntings to dystopian societies, these filmmakers delve into the genre that critics and viewers have long discussed as closely reflecting, and refracting, human nature.

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Total Run Time: 96 minutes

This program will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.

Programmed by Guest Festival Shorts Programmer, Emily Eddy.

Content Considerations: Strong language, implied sexual situations, self-harm, harassment, depictions of disordered eating, depictions of violence, implied violence.

1950’s, Baltimore, Christmastime, a failing musician invites a music promoter over under the false pretense of romance. His true intent is to force his music on her. When she is not moved by his music or his antics, he responds poorly. He is “bad” as he doesn’t realize that one of Santa’s elves is watching, making a list, checking it twice.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    17 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Note
    English closed captions available
  • Director
    Miceál Og O'Donnell
  • Screenwriter
    Miceál Og O'Donnell
  • Producer
    Eileen O'Donnell
  • Co-Producer
    Eric R. Cotten & JWJ Ferguson
  • Cast
    Emmy Harrington, Jake McMichael, Vera Takemoto, Chad Smith, Alina Smith, Ada Smith, Eileen O'Donnell,
  • Cinematographer
    Lauren Scott
  • Production Design
    Eileen O'Donnell
  • Composer
    Rick Szybowski