Chicago Comedy Film Festival Saturday October 5th 4:00PM-Shorts Program 2
Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (CDT)
Spilt Milk (USA, 12 Min) Short
A twisted tale of psychological roommate torture.
The Judges (Australia, 6 Min) Short
A group of six inept short film judges must race against the clock to select the finalists for this year's competition.
Margot Rourke and the Boys Club (USA, 10 Min) Short
Before Lisa Lampanelli and Sarah Silverman shocked audiences with dirty jokes and raised questions of a woman's place in comedy, there was Mae West. And at the same time as Mae West, there was Margot Rourke, who nobody has heard of but who was responsible for the greatest dirty ditty of all time. This is her story.
Dr. 420 (USA, 7 Min) Short
Two stoner brothers go to a medical marijuana facility hoping to score a medical marijuana card which they believe will be their ticket to easy access to cannabis and a good time. However their debauched plans get thrown for a loop once they're introduced to Dr. 420, the ultra-strict and bizarre-acting cannabis clinician on call there. Lin Shaye ('There's Something About Mary,' 'Kingpin,' 'The Three Stooges') stars. Written and Directed by Chuck Parello.
Lima Syndrome (USA, 11 Min) Short
Terrorism. Adultery. Rare diseases. Dental Products. Untimely references. This movie has it all. Please enjoy.
Tug (USA, 15 Min) Short
After winning a high stakes game of beer pong at a party, two best friends (Adam and Brett) are challenged by their rivals to prove who is the better pair of friends. With $300 and their manlationship on the line, they are determined to do anything to win. Anything. The competition comes down to a game of 'gay horse'. At first awkward, it turns out Alex and Brett are really, really good at gay horse. However, they soon find that gay horse changed the way they see themselves and, in turn, the world.
Killing Vivian (USA, 12 Min) Short
Megan is right there to help her best friend David cope with the news that his beloved companion is dying. But when Megan's good intentions turn into a jealous obsession, David must make the most difficult decision yet...which one of them does he lose? Killing Vivian is a dark comedy about undying friendship, true devotion, and one...crazy...bitch.
Sky Blue Collar (USA, 8 Min) Short
A businessman and a carpet installer enjoy a wild and playful friendship, but when their class-conscious bosses pressure them to steer clear of each other, the Romeo and Juliet of the workaday world must decide what's more important: how we make a living, or who we're living for.
Lucy in the Sky with Diamond (USA, 11 Min) Short
Star of the stage and screen, Lou Diamond Phillips showcases his versatile acting chops in the highly-anticipated comedy short film 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamond,'
When & Where
Chicago Comedy Film Festival
2013 DATES AND LOCATION: SHOWPLACE ICON THEATER, OCTOBER 4TH AND 5TH
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