Bensenville Arts Council presents the
Bensenville Short Film Festival
March 7, 2024 | 7:00 PM
This year's fest features some of the best short films from throughout the world. Comedy, horror, drama, suspense, documentary, and more. Purchase tickets while you can! Tickets will also be available before the show begins.
The festival starts at 7:00 PM at Bensenville' Center Theatre,
9 S. Center St. Bensenville, IL 601016.
Directed by Diego Cardenas
Running time: 12 minutes 4 seconds
In an effort for quick cash, a young woman, FIONA, participates in a memory-enhancing clinical trial. The experimental drug unearths old memories Fiona would have instead left forgotten. Columbia College Chicago thesis project.
Alfonso and Brielle
Directed by Teresa Martinez Moore
Running time: 5 minutes 15 seconds
Alfonso is a model. Brielle is a singer. Together they're a hot mess and a commentary on the modern conception of celebrity.
Directed by Hadrien Langue
Running time: 15 minutes
Wanting to impress an office colleague during an afterwork, the anxious and awkward Jérôme brings Jean-Jean, his plush ventriloquist puppet.
Directed by Anoushka Agrawal
Running time: 13 minutes 57 seconds
When Gayatri, 70s, confesses to having an extramarital affair, her world turns upside down. Nobody in her family wants to listen to what she has to say — except for her granddaughter Meera, a young woman who has a secret of her own.
Dumpling: A Stop Motion Comedy
Directed by Laura Lewis-Barr
Running time: 7 minutes 57 seconds
When depressed cook HaHa chases a runaway dumpling, she finds a parallel world. Inspired by a Japanese fairy tale.
Directed by Kyle Lacroix
Running time: 14 minutes 07 seconds
Experience a chilling first-person view as a man moves into a new house, hoping for a fresh start. However, his expectations are shattered as disturbing and terrifying events unfold. Navigating the eerie happenings within the house, he discovers he is not alone. Or is he trapped in a waking nightmare?
Time to Eat Grandkids!
Directed by Olivia None
Running time: 57 seconds
A grandma has her grandchildren over for dessert!