NARRATIVE SHORT

 
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THE COURIER

Elite agents of the Elven Kingdoms, shadow and light, strive to complete their conflicting missions in this action packed, fantasy short backstory to The Rangers: A Shadow Rising.

6 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block III

2:30 p.m. March 25 - SciFi/Fantasy Block

Runtime - 3:42

Not rated

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OH BOY!

A family of five women living by a swamp overcome squabbles to bond over a meal.

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block II

5:30 p.m. March 24 - Dark Comedy Block

3:30 p.m. March 25 - Comedy Block II

Runtime - 4:57

Not rated

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THE BEAST

A man has searched his entire life for the beast that has eluded him.

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Drama Block

6 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block III

6 p.m. March 24 - Love and Loss Block

Runtime - 5:13

Not rated

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MORBUS OPUS

Set in an ambiguous time setting reminiscent of the early industrial revolution in America, two characters find themselves faced with supernatural forces which test their faith with each other, themselves, and God.

7 p.m. March 23 - VIP Soiree

1 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block I

2:30 p.m. March 25 - SciFi/Fantasy Block

Runtime - 6:55

Not rated

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DEADTECTIVES

A senior detective and a Rookie with major differences must work together to solve a murder of a local waitress.

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Comedy Block I

6 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block III

3:30 p.m. March 25 - Comedy Block II

Runtime - 7:30

Not Rated (includes some language)

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SPARE NO ONE

A man left for dead sets off to rescue his daughter from the grips of a vile kingpin.

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Drama Block

6 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block III

8:30 p.m. March 24 - Feature Block II  

Runtime - 7:55

Not rated (includes violence, language)

 
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HATING TOM PLANKS

An average Joe is plagued by his arch-nemesis, whose life seems to continuously and hilariously intersects with his.

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Comedy Block I

8:30 p.m. March 24 - Feature Block II

Runtime - 8:27

Not rated

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STADIUM

Paul and Sarah meet up for their nightly jog only to find themselves at a crossroads in their relationship. Which way will they choose?

7 p.m. March 23 - VIP Soiree

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block II

6 p.m. March 24 - Love and Loss Block

Runtime - 8:43

Not rated

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HELLO

A woman home alone gets a knock at the door that brings terror to her night.

1 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block I

8:30 p.m. March 24 - Horror/Psychological Block

Runtime - 9:30

Not rated (includes strong threat, horror)

 

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HUSHHH

After abruptly losing his job, a man hunts for answers. Sometimes it’s difficult to shut up and keep your head down.

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Drama Block

8:30 p.m. March 24 - Horror/Psychological Block

Runtime - 9:47

Not rated (includes violence, language)

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DEVOTION

A grief-stricken old man proves his devotion.

7 p.m. March 23 - VIP Soiree

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Drama Block

6 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block III

Runtime - 11:06

Not rated (includes some language, adult themes)

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY

A broken father meets with his daughter for dinner on her birthday. It is during dinner that we get to see just how broken he really is.

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block II

6 p.m. March 24 - Love and Loss Block

2 p.m. March 25 - Message in Film Block

Runtime 11:30

Not rated

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RED ROOM

A peeping-tom landlord watches his new tenant with hidden cameras but one night witnesses her commit a murder. He goes to the apartment to investigate, but finds himself caught in the midst of a demonic ritual which could mean the fate of the whole neighborhood.

7 p.m. March 23 - VIP Soiree

6 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block III

8:30 p.m. March 24 - Horror/Psychological Block

Runtime - 11:43

Not rated (includes adult themes, horror, voilence)

 
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RABBITS

Set in 1914 Kansas, a desolate man finds a young woman along a dirt road. A rabbit earring makes him question a recent hunt and a reluctant trip into the family home overwhelms him.

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Drama Block

6 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block III

8:30 p.m. March 24 - Horror/Psychological Block

Runtime - 12:30

Not rated

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NUMBNESS

The story of a women accused of infidelity on the day after her wedding.

1:30 p.m. March 24 - International Block I

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Drama Block

2 p.m. March 25 - Message in Film Block

Runtime - 12:30

English Subtitles

Not rated (includes adult themes)

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MEAN SPIRITED

A couple decides to renovate their new home, but unbeknownst to them the three ghosts that live there have no intention of adapting.

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block II

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Comedy Block I

5:30 p.m. March 24 - Dark Comedy Block

Runtime - 14:10

 

Not rated

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OUTLAWED FAITH

In a dystopian steampunk universe, on a dead-end back water world, an orphaned boy and his sisters, one of which is a Mystic Seer, try to escape from the sway of their megalomaniac uncle by seeking out the help of a reformed gunslinger.

7 p.m. March 23 - VIP Soiree

1 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block I

8:30 p.m. March 24 - Feature Block I

Runtime - 14:19

Not rated (includes voilence)

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LETTERS FROM A FATHER

A young woman must make the choice whether to allow her abusive father back into her life.

7 p.m. March 23 - VIP Soiree

1 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block I

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Drama Block

Runtime - 14:59

Not rated (includes some language)

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STEVEN LUBY: PARANORMAL INVESTIGATOR

A luckless ghost hunter tries to find definitive proof of the afterlife.

1 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block I

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Comedy Block I

Runtime - 16:40

Not rated

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THE VOICE IN THE DARK

A small group of people trapped in a radio station face moral choices in the face of a zombie outbreak

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block II

2:30 p.m. March 25 - SciFi/Fantasy Block

Runtime - 18:28

Not rated

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WALK

WALK, written by Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck, is a powerful and humorous look at life. Two strangers - one challenging day - and one woman's journey with ALS.
WALK asks the question "When life hands you a difficult ride, what's worth your time and what's not?"

7 p.m. March 23 - VIP Soiree

12:30 p.m. March 25 - Feature Block III

Runtime - 19:47

Not rated

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E.P.G.

Two Professors, trying to prove quantum mechanics, are inadvertently trapped in a wormhole.

1 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block I

8:30 p.m. March 24 - Horror/Psychological Block

2:30 p.m. March 25 - SciFi/Fantasy Block

Runtime - 23:00

Not rated

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THE COURTESY OF ANGELS

Louise, a young care assistant, performs an internship in a retirement home, final step before the hiring that she hopes for. Her unexpected encounter with an old amnesic man, Mr Vadim, leads the young woman to face a decisive choice. Her future is about to tip over.

1:30 p.m. March 24 - International Block I

6 p.m. March 24 - Love and Loss Block

Runtime - 23:30

English Subtitles

Not rated

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GOLDEN BREAM

Young “secular nun” Elena goes on pilgrimage to holy places of Russia in the hope of healing her mental disorder. Feeling her Guardian-Angel’s invisible protection, the girl enjoys her fascinating journey which is smooth sailing, without any difficulties, troubles, and woes. However having found herself in mystical cold Petersburg, at the eve of Christmas, Elena encountered a chain of mysterious events.

11 a.m. March 24 - International Block II

3:30 p.m. March 25 - Comedy Block II

Runtime - 23:39

English Subtitles

Not rated

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CAIN'S SHADOW

November 5th, 2025. Western metropolis. Young inspector Abel is grappling with the umpteenth disappearance: Angela, a 9-year-old girl, of whom there has been no news for two days. For more than ten years there have been many disappearances of children . Numbers assume alarming proportions; the police are indicted. Ada is a young woman of thirty whose daughter was kidnapped some years before. From that day on she has led a personal investigation searching for the truth. Eddi, a transsexual in his sixties, is the host of a late night radio programme. Together with Agnes, he founded an association that through various propaganda activities, including the radio, struggles to find the truth. On the night of November 5th the stories of these characters will be inexorably intertwined, leading us to a bitter and shocking discovery.

11 a.m. March 24 - International Block II

8:30 p.m. March 24 - Horror/Psychological Block

Runtime - 29:20

English Subtitles

Not rated (includes voilence, blood)

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MOUSSE

What could be easier than robbing a small bookie place on the outskirts of town? It’s during the year’s biggest horse race event and the betting center Washington’s Tobacco looks like the ultimate hit for some fast cash. Mousse is a man of pride and principles and is fed up with living as a second-class citizen. But what happens when he faces principles different to his own?

1:30 p.m. March 24 - International Block I

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Comedy Block I

5:30 p.m. March 24 - Dark Comedy Block

Runtime - 30:00

English Subtitles

Not rated (some strong language)

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THE IRON DETECTIVE ANTHOLOGY

Chronicles of Alex Calibourne, a cybernetic detective.

3:30 p.m. March 24 - Kansas/KC Films Block II

2:30 p.m. March 25 - SciFi/Fantasy Block

Runtime - 31:25

Not rated

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LOCOMOTIVES

Patrick Gloss wants to preserve his family's legacy as pioneers of the Missouri Pacific Railroad. As he raises funds to build a museum to commemorate the history, he encounters naysayers, conspirators and enemies who dispute his claim to fame.

5:30 p.m. March 24 - Dark Comedy Block

3:30 p.m. March 25 - Comedy Block II

Runtime - 33:51

Not rated