MUFF: MN Made Shorts 2


The Main 3 Wed, Oct 7, 2015 5:00 PM
Film Info
English Title:MUFF: MN Made Shorts 2
Program:Minneapolis Underground Film Festival
Hosted Events
Runtime:94 min


A selection of MN Made short films, followed by a Q&A with filmmakers.

The Note
Director & Writer: Rachel Bownik
2015 | MN Made | 3 min | MN Premiere
A shy girl tries to tell her best friend she loves him.

Director/Writer: Abby Thompson
2015 | MN Made | 6 min | MN Premiere
A teenage girl attends a party where she is surrounded by those who are happy and in love. She begins to believe that love is what can make one happy, but does it?

The Poachers
Director: Matthew Koshmrl
2014 | MN Made | 19 min | MN Premiere
In 1952, ten friends bought a ranch fifty miles north of the small mining town of Chisholm, Minnesota. For over half a century, they returned every weekend. Traditions were established and passed from one generation to the next. The whole world changed, but the Poachers' Shack remained. With only one of the original members alive and each generation moving, further away the traditions established are in danger of being lost.

Animated Charlie Parr With Jeff Mitchell
Director: Dane Cree
2015 | MN Made | 43 sec. | MN Premiere
A brief animation of Charlie Parr's performance with Jeff Mitchell at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis, MN on 02-21-2015.

Shreddin Gnar
Director: Marcie LaCerte
2015 | MN Made | 10 sec. | MN Premiere
A tiny hand-drawn animation, in honor of girls who shred the gnar.

Elk Mound
Director/Producer/Writer/Editor: Chris Mars
2015 | MN | 14 min | MN Premiere
A low-on-luck man takes a gig house-sitting in a small factory town. Laid off and bored, the buried naturalist in him makes what might prove to be the scientific discovery of the century.

Director: Benjamin Watkins | Writer: L. Hy Larson | Producers: Benjamin Watkins & L. Hy Larson
2015 | MN Made | 10 min | MN Premiere
Shooter follows Sam, a news cameraman, as he covers a story about the accidental killing of a young girl. When Renee, a news anchor, sees the opportunity to get a once-in-a-lifetime coverage of the scene, she persuades Sam to cross a line both ethically and morally. This choice haunts him as events reveal to Sam his callused heart.

The Escape
Directors: Matt McCrorey & Jennifer Prettyman | Writers: Jennifer Prettyman & Lawrence Levesque
2015 | MN Made | 9 min | MN Premiere
A woman runs for her life, as she is pursued by a madman.

Director/Writer/Producer: Andrew Martin | DP/Editor: Dan Schneidkraut
2015 | MN Made | 6 min | MN Premiere
A man canoes by himself down a small river when he encounters his loved ones on the shore. Horrific things happen to them and he is powerless to do anything except continue downstream.

Director/Writer/Producer: John Gigrich
2015 | MN | 8 min | MN Premiere
Detectives Mosby and Freeman try to stop the "Smize" serial killer.

Director/Producer: Xavier Brantley-Schauls | Writer: Robert Deloria
2015 | MN Made | 6 min | MN Premiere
A single mother has to deal with her child's increasingly mischievous behavior that is maybe connected to something more sinister.

Director/Writer: Adam Zuehlke | Producers: Adam Zuehlke & Peter West
2014 | MN Made | 12 min
Two lovers struggle with the curse of immortality. Eternity is the backdrop as they fight for love and their search for the meaning of life.