The Sundance Film Festival 2016 is fast approaching us, and if you were wondering what horror shorts are appearing at the festival, here they are. The festival will start this January 2016 in Park City, Utah with ten days of fun. One of the horror short films will feature music by John Carpenter with the master of horror icon also making a cameo. Read below for the full details on each horror short.
Boniato / U.S.A. (Directors: Andres Meza-Valdes, Diego Meza-Valdes, Eric Mainade, Screenwriters: Andres Meza-Valdes, Eric Mainade)--An illegal migrant worker decides it’s time to move on from picking crops and find a better job. Little does she know, insidious supernatural forces have a different plan for her. Some borders aren’t meant to be crossed.
The Chickening / U.S.A., Canada (Directors and screenwriters: Nick DenBoer, Davy Force)--All pork and no chicken makes Jack a dull boy. Luckily, Jack gets a new job as senior chief night manager at Charbay’s Chicken World and Restaurant Resort, the world’s largest fast-food entertainment complex; however, things quickly get very clucked.
Dinner with Family with Brett Gelman and Brett Gelman’s Family / U.S.A. (Director: Jason Woliner, Screenwriters: Brett Gelman, Jason Woliner)--Brett Gelman throws his parents a dinner and tribute for their 40th anniversary with the help of legendary actors Tony Roberts and Patti LuPone. The evening soon unravels into a mind-melting comedic orgy of psychological torture and family dysfunction.
Fuckkkyouuu / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Eddie Alcazar)--With the ability to travel in time, a girl finds love and comfort by connecting with her past self. Eventually faced with rejection, she struggles with her identity, and as time folds onto itself only one of them can remain.
Manoman / United Kingdom (Director and screenwriter: Simon Cartwright)--When Glen attends primal scream class, he releases something from deep within that knows no limits.
The Pound Hole / U.S.A. (Directors: Daniel Scheinert, Daniel Kwan, Screenwriters: Daniel Weidenfeld, Doug Lussenhop)--During a night at the strangest club on earth, DJ Douggpound learns the very real dangers of texting while DJing.
The Procedure / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Calvin Lee Reeder)--A man is captured and forced to endure a strange experiment.
The Puppet Man / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Jacqueline Castel)--A supernatural killer stalks a young woman and her friends in a seedy, neon-lit dive bar in this short film featuring horror legend John Carpenter.