Midnight Shorts

Midnight Shorts

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Midnight Shorts

Midnight Shorts has always been a party at ground zero! A homecoming to unleash the freaks. This year, three Midnight Shorts legends return. Combined, these filmmakers have screened 16 films at the Florida Film Festival, but lest you think we rest on well-earned laurels, a group of new deviants, featuring some fierce ladies, are showing up to give these veterans a run for their blood and bodily fluid-soaked money! Who will survive and what will be left of them?  Only one way to find out…

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Midnight Shorts

The Blood of the Dinosaurs

Directed by: Joseph Badon

USA, 2022, 18m

Uncle Bobbo teaches children where oil comes from.

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In the Flesh

Directed by: Daphne Gardner

USA, 2023, 13m

Tracey is addicted to masturbating with her bathtub faucet. When the pipes start shooting out dirty water and she starts leaking black goo, she descends into the basement to find the cause of her suffering and confront it, so she can jerk off in peace.

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Directed by: Sasha Argirov

Canada, 2022, 14m

An emotionally stunted man reckons with the deep-rooted resentment he harbors for his ailing mother.

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Directed by: Mona Keil

Germany, 2022, 5m

Meaty creatures must learn to share their juicy world with the pesky little bugs before they run dry.

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Hell Gig

Directed by: Ella Gale

USA, 2022, 9m

After a comedian is infected by a demon who eats anyone she envies, her relationship with her best friend is threatened.

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Content: The Lo-Fi Man

Directed by: Brian Lonano and Blake Myers

USA, 2023, 15m

Seven-time FFF alumni filmmaker Brian Lonano (“Gwilliam,” “BFF Girls,” and “Crow Hand”) tries to talk about a beloved cult film. What happens next will shock you!

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Directed by: Michael Jones and Paddy Jessop

Australia, 2022, 4m

At night when you sleep, it comes to eat.


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Directed by: Kilian Feusi, Jessica Meier, and Sujanth Ravichandran

Switzerland, 2022, 4m

Bob the plumber is hired to fix a broken pipe and lands—to his surprise—in a gay fetish club.

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Jelqing for Gains

Directed by: T. Arthur Cottam

USA, 2022, 6m

This is how you get big. A gender-bending exploration of penile enhancement rituals from Midnight Shorts legend T. Arthur Cottam (“Beer Goggles,” FFF 2002; “Pornographic Apathetic,” FFF 2003; and “52 Takes of the Same Thing, Then Boobs,” FFF 2010).

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We Forgot About the Zombies

Directed by: Chris McInroy

USA, 2022, 4m

Two clueless dudes think they found the cure for zombie bites. If they sharpen their Wordle skills, they just might survive in this new horror comedy from Chris McInroy (“Death Metal,” FFF 2017; “We Summoned a Demon,” FFF 2018; and “Guts,” FFF 2022).

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Don’t Die on Me

Directed by: Ori Goldberg

Israel, 2022, 3m

Asthmatic Matti is coughing again, and again he hears the irritating sentence, “Don’t die on me.” Only this time, he’s going to. A revolting portrayal of the noisy life inside a malfunctioning body, and the sweet, deadly silence that stops it.