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Short Films Block

"Chucklehead Shorts"

Showtime: Sat, Feb 11th @ 1:00 PM

Sponsored by Zeitgeist Center for the Arts, Minnesota Media Arts School, and Minnesota Film Festival. Screening followed by Q&A with the filmmakers.

Films that are poignant, puzzling, ridiculous and brilliant. The “Chucklehead” shorts are a testament to why unique, divergent visions need the platform of a film festival to bring these stories to an audience.

Jamie Malis: Silent Film Star


Jamie Malis: Silent Film Star tries to get over a fence...

Functions, Unlimited


A couple is affected by a social media influencer...

The Family We Chose


Michael’s (Tom Reed) holiday tradition is avoiding his wife’s family by retreating to the basement. This year, his wife’s brother’s wife, Sarah (Taj Ruler), passively confronts him about his Grinch-level attitude towards the family...



A happy homeowner answers his door and discovers the true price of terror...

The Viking's Path to the Super Bowl


For generations, the Minnesota Vikings have fallen short of winning a Super Bowl. It's going to take something out of the box to get them there...

Lloyd Kennedy Professional Sasquatch Photographer


Lloyd Kennedy is frustrated, failing, going in circles... literally. He needs to adapt and to work smarter if he is ever going to become the worlds first professional Sasquatch photographer. It would be a good start if he could find a Sasquatch...

Work it Class!


During a fancy New Year's Eve party, two dancers will try to mock the upper class audience by changing the song of their performance...

Rent a Neighbor


Waylon, a stubborn local who resides in a quaint seaside town, is confronted by tourists searching for their short term rental...



A rookie kaiju's plans for devastation and destruction are jeopardized after getting lost in the suburbs on his way to the big city, where he must deal with the most heinous monster of all: the HOA!...

Detective Drews