RiverRun sees ‘RED’ with shorts program
The RiverRun International Film Festival has joined forces with RED Cinemas in Greensboro to present “RiverRun UNCSA Shorts,” a 62-minute program of short films made by students in the University of North Carolina School of the Arts School of Filmmaking, which will run from Friday through next Thursday (Nov. 29) at various times.
The selection includes Another Everest (2016), directed by Aleksandre Kosinski, in which a retired mountain climber faces a new challenge; Death and the Robot (2014), directed by Austin Taylor, an animated short in which two lonely souls share an unexpected encounter that open their eyes to new horizons; Miner Difficulties (2018), directed by Scott Smoot, wherein two robot miners stranded on a planet must work together to escape before a meteor strikes; Supernova (2018), directed by Gavin Lankford and Aleksandre Kosinski, focusing on an imaginative young boy desperate to retrieve his favorite videotape from his disapproving mother; Tethered (2018), directed by Elizabeth Fletcher, sees an eccentric scientist attempting to test a new invention that can change the weather; and The Collection (2015), directed by Ian Michael Gullet, in which a young girl enters a strange new world when she visits an antique store.
“We selected some of the best family-friendly student shorts from the last five years of RiverRun to highlight the types of films we screen at the festival,” said Rob Davis, the festival’s executive director. “This group of outstanding short films highlights the incredible work being produced right here in the Triad at UNCSA.”
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The “RiverRun UNCSA Shorts” program will be screened multiple times daily beginning Friday and continuing through next Thursday at RED Cinemas, 1305 Battleground Ave., Greensboro. Tickets for all screenings are $6.50. For specific showtimes, advance tickets, or additional information, call 336.230.1620 or visit the RED Cinemas website: http://redcinemas.com/. For more information about this or other RiverRun events, call 336.724.1502 or visit the official website: https://riverrunfilm.com/.