Since 2007, the midnight shorts block has been a mainstay at BUFF, and since then it has attracted those with a… shall we say, morbid curiosity. Well, we don’t want to disappoint you sick fucks. Here’s the shorts package that loses me a few friends every year. There’s something to get under everyone’s skin in this lineup. In equal measures of shocking, disturbing and amusing, we again serve up your annual dose of nightmare fuel. Sleep tight, kids.
– Kevin Monahan
Brian Harrison, Japan/USA, 11 min.
The soul of a sadistic killer posses the body of his identical twin, and is out for vengeance.
Jean Claude Leblanc, Canada, 9 min.
Can a man resist the pull of the suicide chair?
FOR A GOOD TIME CALL
Izzy Lee, USA, 12 min.
Maybe you shouldn’t.
Bruce James, USA, 14 min.
Faith will do some crazy thing to you, down in the buckle of the bible belt.
Celine Held & Logan George, USA, 11 min.
Two cokeheads come up with an uniquely opportunistic way to stick it to the man. Held and George are a filmmaking duo to keep an eye on.
THE LOWER RACE
Graham Roberts, USA, 10 min.
In the near future, when our toxic earth is ruled by giant ants, one part-human warrior is all that stands against total Insecta domination.
FANGS & CLAWS 2
Francisco Lacerda, Portugal, 17 min.
Get ready for the trashiest sequel of the year!
Jonty Williment-Knowles, USA, 5 min.
A troubling love story, told through a broken lens.
Salamo Manetti-Lax, USA, 15 min.
As an Alien walks the sun drenched landscape of Los Angeles, it encounters a slew of angry inhabitants mirroring various facets of LA society. A nice little message picture.