Film at Artscape 2019: Comedy Shorts
2019, 41 minutes
Whether fueled by chuckles found in the absurd, or the painful truths hidden in dark humor, these shorts are sometimes funny haha and sometimes funny oh no!
Passive Aggressive Dads
Jim Picariello, 2018, USA, 4:45 minutes
Two middle-aged dads just want to spend a quiet day with their daughters at the park. But when an obnoxious group of teens drive by, too fast and too loud, it spurs these aging, disgruntled dads into a self-righteous act of passive-aggression.
The French Toast Man
Alix Tobey Southwick and Skizz Cyzyk, 2018, USA, 2:52 minutes
Rev. Fred Lane's classic children's tale, about a man who delivers French toast to neighborhood children, is brought to life as an animated musical storybook.
Kate Reed Petty, 2015, USA, 14 minutes, World Premiere at MdFF 2019
A recent college graduate struggles to complete a freelance job for a cryptic client.
Matt Kazman, 2019, USA, 18:00 minutes
When the wealthy patriarch of a family dies, they discover a rather unusual request in his will...