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Twisty Shorts: Tough

Shorts Blocks
Event Date(s)
4:15 PM EST
Saturday, November 13
Thalian Black

Mixed Head
Isaiah Forte-Rose

A difficult decision must be made by a group the same person, each of whom have a different personality.

Disaster Panties
Alisha Bhowmik

Quarantined alone, anxious millennial Lacey discovers something awry with her vagina and must take her gynecologist appointment over video call.

You Know His Name 
Clarke Phillips

A day-in-the-life story of a black teenager as he prepares for a photo shoot with his close friend Zoe. Dodging his mother’s requests and staying out later than he should, he and Zoe discuss their futures, their dreams and his insecurities, culminating in a dark and difficult drive home.

Kayana Waller

Trafficked and labeled ‘high mileage’, Bee bargains her freedom for a younger replacement with cyclical consequences.

The Death Of My Father
Lex Kimbrough

An eerie, yet touching, tale of a son’s unyielding love for his immobile father.

Beside The Still Waters 
Regina McCleod

A woman has a strange encounter while trying to have a solemn moment at a local lake.

The Boys Outside
A.J. Riggins

At their own device, three friends adventure outside in the rural south while discussing their finals days of 8th grade.

Glenn Pack

Missy goes to school all day, bartends nights, and raises Kalamiti in between. She is having an awful day. Chuck chose the wrong day to skip work and toy with his rat rod.  Internal combustion sparks a sudden separation.