Chicago Comedy Film Festival Saturday October 5th 12:00PM-Student Shorts Program
Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Bob Hope (USA, 8 Min) Student Short
Whatever you do, don't touch the floor.
Cootie Contagion (USA, 8 Min) Student Short
Cootie Levels: Maximum.
Infected by: Becca.
Warning: Patient still expresses interest in Becca. Patient must be QUARANTINED.
-Connor Nelson, Cootieologist.
Men of the Hour (USA, 10 Min) Student Short
A comedy following the story of three friends as they attempt to come up with an unconventional gift for their religious friend's bachelor party. When they decide upon a fake porno starring Jesus, the three embark on a journey to create an utterly magical piece of cinema.
That Fucking Elevator (USA, 9 Min) Student Short
A sardonic comedy about abortion.
Mr. Lamb (USA, 15 Min) is a dark comedy about a lovelorn, lonely waitress who is infatuated with her pen pal -- a convicted murderer. When he escapes from prison and pays her a visit, her fantasy turns ugly.
Joan’s Day Out (USA, 20 Min) Student Short
A grandmother escapes her retirement home to bail her teenage granddaughter out of jail. Starring Oscar-nominee Sally Kellerman (M*A*S*H), Tara Lynne Barr (God Bless America) and Betsy Franco (Funny or Die). Written and Directed by Ellen Houlihan (2012 Cannes Young Director Winner). Produced by Almitra Corey (Producer, Henley, Sundance 2012; Art Director, Spring Breakers), Mei Melancon (Actress, X Men 3; The L Word) and Ellen Houlihan.
Incident at Public School 173 (USA, 12 Min) Student Short
A middle-school boy musters up the courage to talk to the girl of his dreams when suddenly, a huge food fight breaks out in the cafeteria and he must save her from the school bully.
Melon Head (USA, 14 Min) Student Short
The only way to a woman's heart is to scare the HELL out of her!
Stickman (USA, 12 Min) Student Short
Stickman is an animated mockumentary looking back on the career of Stick Stickman, who was the first cartoon to animate himself walking. It him at his peak and then in his descent.
When & Where
Chicago Comedy Film Festival
2013 DATES AND LOCATION: SHOWPLACE ICON THEATER, OCTOBER 4TH AND 5TH
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