SeriesFest S5 Digital Shorts Competition Block One | Denver Film Society

SeriesFest S5 Digital Shorts Competition Block One

88 min


  • Tuesday 6/25
  • 10:15 AM Sie FilmCenter Buy Add to My Festival
  • Overview

    Tuesday June 25, 10:15am

    Girls Weekend
    Creator: Ali Liebegott

    When a queer daughter returns home to Las Vegas for a “girls weekend” with her estranged, homophobic sister and people-pleasing mother, her gun-toting dad lets it slip that her mother’s cancer is back with a vengeance, forcing her to decide whether or not she can rejoin her family.
    Colorado Premiere

    The Happy
    Creator: Par Parekh

    The Happy is an absurdist comedy about Par, a lost and heavily bearded Indian-American from the East Coast who comes to L.A. searching for happiness, only to discover that all the New Age conspiracy theorists and spiritual materialists think he’s a guru with the key to their #bliss.
    World Premiere

    Human Interest
    Creator: Matthew-Lee Erlbach & Mallory Portnoy

    Human Interest is a dry comedy series based on real people exploring loneliness, community, and our relationship with technology. From competitive whistlers and professional cuddlers to neo-luddites and sex robot romantics, creators Matthew-Lee Erlbach and Mallory Portnoy introduce you to the private joys and awkward silences of our fellow humans.

    Creator: Leslie Rathe

    Tethered is an unflinchingly original half-hour “traumedy" about a new mom suffering an identity crisis as she battles a voice inside her head that refuses to give in to motherhood. This unconventional take on mom-coms uncovers the raw psychology behind the biggest shift in a woman's life.
    World Premiere

    I Married A Lemon
    Creator: Timothy Michael Cooper

    Moments after overachieving Penelope and her picture-perfect fiancé, Barry, exchange their wedding vows, each is stunned to discover just how much the other failed to disclose about their pasts, jobs, relatives, fetishes, and much more. Yet both are determined to make this relationship any cost.
    World Premiere