Shorts #1: “Respect”

Shorts #1: “Respect”

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Shorts #1: “Respect”

Total Runtime: 88 min

*Talent in attendance for all screenings


Fathers, caregivers, immigrants, delivery drivers, single ladies, school students, sad men, and Pat Sajak all deserve a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T. But it’s hard to pinpoint just who is going to get it. Oh, sock it to me!

Shorts #1: "Respect"

Father Figurine

Directed by: Matt Kazman

USA, 2019, 18m

When a wealthy patriarch dies, the family discovers a rather unusual request in his will. Another twisted comedy from the director of “Killer” (FFF 2016).

Shorts #1: "Respect"

Ready for Love

Directed by: Dylan Pasture, Lauren McCune

USA, 2018, 15m

Amber Lynn Weatherbee is looking for love, so she’s trying out for The Bachelor. These are her audition tapes. Plural.

Shorts #1: "Respect"

King Wah (I Think I Love You)

Directed by: Horatio Baltz

USA, 2019, 8m

Horatio Baltz (“True Love in Pueblo Textil,” FFF 2018) returns with this outrageous comedy about a very strange night in the life of a disgruntled Chinese takeout deliveryman.

Shorts #1: "Respect"

One Cambodian Family Please For My Pleasure

Directed by: A.M. Lukas

USA, 2018, 13m

In this touching and very timely look at the immigrant experience in America, Emily Mortimer stars as a Czech woman (based on the director’s own mother) who desperately wants to help relocate a refugee family to Fargo, North Dakota, in 1981.

Shorts #1: "Respect"

Sweet Steel

Directed by: Will Goss

USA, 2019, 4.5m

A hopeless man searches for a tasteful way to end his life.

Shorts #1: "Respect"


Directed by: Jennette McCurdy

USA, 2018, 16.5m

Kenny just can’t seem to catch a break. When his mother is rushed to the hospital, he not only has to deal with her, but with his self-absorbed nightmare of a family in this hilarious (and sometimes cringe-worthy) dramedy from actress Jennette McCurdy.

Shorts #1: "Respect"

East of the River

Directed by: Hannah Peterson

USA, 2019, 13m

When Teonna is unexpectedly suspended from school, she spends the day wandering the streets of Washington, D.C., with a pair of friends. Winner of The Russo Brothers Fellowship Award at the 2019 Slamdance Film Festival.