Chicago Comedy Film Festival Saturday October 5th 2:00PM-Shorts Program 1
Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (CDT)
The Plan (USA, 9 Min) Short
Two friends retrieve a stolen item.
Thumb (USA, 6 Min) Short
After losing a playful 'thumb war' to his date, our hero puts his losing digit through a grueling (and hilarious) ROCKY-esque training regimen in an obsessive quest to reclaim the title...and his manhood.
My Roommate the Gleek (USA, 21 Min) Short
Introducing 'my roommate the Gleek', a short episode of musical competition between the two quintessential groups of insecure high school kids. When Lu comes home to a group of his roommates Glee students in search of their teacher, he quickly discovers that there's more to one's pride than simply shrugging off a bully.
Silence Never Sleeps Part 3D (USA, 15 Min) Short
Two veteran cops . One dangerous stakeout. Three awesome dimensions.
The Golden Ticket (Canada, 9 Min) Short
Bradley Moore is having a BAD day. He gets dumped, evicted and fired all before lunch. But when a stranger offers Brad a Golden Ticket, allowing him act without consequence for the remainder of the day, things take a turn...
Bakersfield, Earth (USA, 9 Min) Short
Guy tries to join an anti-evolution protest group because he believes his alien race created humans.
Head Case (USA, 12 Min) Short
Codependency has just found its spokeswomen.
A Little Something on the Side (USA, 11 Min) Short
Directed by and stars Stephen Tobolowsky (Groundhog Day/Californication). Also starring are Justine Bateman (Family Ties/The TV Set) and Katy Mixon (Mike & Molly/Eastbound & Down). The film is Executive Produced by Felicia Fasano (Emmy nominated Casting Director). The film tells the story of Larry (Tobolowsky) and his rigid wife Cordelia (Bateman) and the conflict and craziness that ensues when Larry tries to break out from under his wife's watchful eye. All Larry wants to do is let loose and with the help of a few sympathetic co-workers, he gets the chance. Sofia (Mixon) steps up and with a little luck, they step out for, A Little Something on the Side!
When & Where
Chicago Comedy Film Festival
2013 DATES AND LOCATION: SHOWPLACE ICON THEATER, OCTOBER 4TH AND 5TH
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