Poster for Weird Local Film Festival Showcase (Shorts Program)

Weird Local Film Festival Showcase (Shorts Program)

Run Time: 80 min.

This block was programmed by the idiots from the Weird Local Film Festival (WLFF). WLFF is basically the unofficial Monopoly Jr. version of the Boston Underground Film Festival geared toward filmmakers who live in and around the Boston area. WLFF has a warehouse screening party every few months with open submissions. Films can be any style or genre as long as they are 10 minutes or less. This block features some favorites from over the years. Okay?

Brattle Passes not accepted.

Please Note: All in-person screenings at the Brattle now require proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test (within 72-hours). See the Covid Response page for complete details.

Featuring:

Downhill

Erica Moriconi, USA, 6 min.

Four plagued neighbors resort to self destruction when their decaying apartment intends to drag its residents down with it.

Suspicious Baby

John F. Quirk, USA, 4 min.

The Baby is waiting for you.

Paint Master: Relearning to Paint after Painting College

Triple Yeah Productions, USA, 7 min.

Alex teaches you how to paint again after graduating from painting college.

MyFakeKid

Nick Canton, USA, 4 min.

Climb the corporate ladder the smart way–by generating a fake computer child!

The Second Coming

Jesse Abbruzzese, USA, 3 min.

Jesus returns, but his benevolence is overshadowed by a sinister evil.

Put a Stick in It

Austin Kimmell, USA, 4 min.

When his grandchildren are fighting in the yard, PopPop proves once again why he ruins playtime.

Cold Heartbreak 92

David Guerrera, USA, 4 min.

A simple man is heartbroken by the mysterious disappearance of his soulmate.

The Narcissist

Jim Warren, USA, 3 min.

Music video for “The Narcissist” by Brady Watt, Westside Gunn, and DJ Premier.

What’s He Doing In There?

Peter Levine, Dylan Kaufman, USA, 5 min.

He spills my favorite red wine and just disappears? What is my daughter doing with that loser?

“Let Bloom” Natti Vogel & Najva Sol

Alex Ezorsky, USA, 4 min.

Let Bloom is a romantic rollercoaster ride through a massively multilayered mashup of dancers flowers and dirt.

Big Mug

Cody Millett, USA, 9 min.

A coffee addict meets their favorite internet celebrity.

PEEN ZINE

Simeon Kondev, USA, 3 min.

i was on so many drugs i don’t remember making this what is this lol

Squirrel

Kevin Wetmore, USA, 1 min.

A picnic is interrupted by an unwanted guest.

Bryson Stryker Studios

Connor Hanson, David Maybruck, USA, 4 min.

You can look for another Dojo, but you will never find one like this.

Enablizer

Stuart Roelke, USA, 6 min.

Get Enablized with Enablizer!

The WLFFening

Justin J. Mattarocchia, USA, 5 min.

After escaping the lab where he was created, WLFFY discovers his true purpose with the help of a mysterious disembodied voice.

Why Won’t the Blood Stop Coming Out? Candice Black Hole, EP 1

Carly Lieberman, USA, 10 min.

A black hole of a girl learns about womanhood.