MUFF: Grindhouse Shorts


The Main 3 Sat, Oct 10, 2015 9:30 PM
Film Info
English Title:MUFF: Grindhouse Shorts
Program:Minneapolis Underground Film Festival
Hosted Events
Runtime:94 min


A collection of horror shorts with a 1970’s and early 80’s feel, followed by a Q&A with filmmakers.

Larry Gone Demon
Director/Writer/Producer/Editor: Matt Lawrence
2015 | USA | 14 min | Midwest Premiere
A frenetic, punk rock nightmare centering on one asshole of a roommate.

Night of the Slasher
Director/Writer: Shant Hamassian | Producer: Adam Lesar
2015 | USA | 12 min | MN Premiere
A 'shot-in-one-take' slasher film about a teenage girl who must commit horror movie sins by drinking alcohol, doing drugs, and having sex in order to lure a masked killer and defeat him.

El Gigante
Director: Gigi Saul Guerrero | Producer: Raynor Shima
2014 | Canada | 13 min | Midwest Premiere
Based on chapter 1 of best seller "Muerte Con Carne" by Shane McKenzie
After attempting to cross the US/Mexico border in search of a better life, Armando awakens in an unknown room, his body broken down and a Lucha Libre mask sewn into his neck. He attempts to escape, but is surrounded by a sadistic family, who watch him with hungry eyes. The only chance for Armando’s survival in this hellish nightmare is to last in a wrestling match against the most terrifying villain of all: GIGANTE!

Ninja Eliminator 4: The French Connection
Director/Writer: Mathieu Berthon | Producers: Mathieu Berthon & Lionel Laget
2014 | France | 8 min | Midwest Premiere
The fourth episode of the famous ninja film franchise created by Roadkill Superstar at Montreal. In this episode, the duo of French super cops Francois and Jean-Baptiste are in search of Mr. Mo., diabolical leader of a ninja drug trafficking gang, who are trying to expand its influence to our beautiful country!

Director/Writer/Producer: Jeffery Wang | Executive Producer/Production Manager: Heather Wagner
2015 | USA | 18 min | MN Premiere
When an enigmatic traveler with an unusual lifeline pays a visit to Madame Golorio's psychic parlor, the ailing palm reader is compelled to take the future into her own hands.

Sheila Scorned
Director/Writer: Mara Gasbarro Tasker
2015 | USA | 17 min | MN Premiere
When Sheila inadvertently messes up a major drug deal, local kingpin Barry and his goons kidnap her from the club where she dances. Unfortunately for Barry, Sheila happens to be a trash talkin’ ass kicker - and a bit of a psychopath. And there’s nothing she hates more than men on a power trip.

Director/Writer/Editor: Tyler Jensen
2015 | MN Made | 12 min | Midwest Premiere
When the dancers at the local strip club off the interstate start disappearing, only a gang of fearless heroines has what it takes to settle the score. Sexy rock-n-rollers by day, lethal, blood-thirsty vigilantes by night, L'Assassins are on the prowl.