Superheroes and Villains (PCFF Shorts Collection)

Director(s): Multiple
Country: England, Germany, United States
Language: German w/ English subtitles, In English
Multiple Film Types | 2015 | 82 min
Recommended for ages 10+ (Parental Guidance: threatening acts of violence, tense moments)

Curated by our director of programming, this selection of animation, live action, musicals and documentaries will pique your curiosity, challenge your senses and spark the imagination!

Check out who’s saving the world these days from “eeevuhl”…you will be surprised! This international compilation of films is full of characters who have great powers: some with good intentions and others who are simply up to no good.

When Neo wakes up one morning, she has no clue this is the day she will be meeting Superman.
Germany, 2015 / German w/English subtitles / Hannah Stockmann / 12 min
Live Action

Sarah, a nerdy teenager, needs her mom’s brand new car to go on a date with Danny, the boy she is in love with. Her mom, absent-minded podiatrist Dr. Thun, tells her daughter she may need her car if one of her patients has an emergency, but Sarah doesn’t buy it. After all Dr. Thun is just a podiatrist! Little does she know the vehicle is actually part of a secret Dr. Thun keeps and this discovery will change Sarah’s life forever.
USA, 2015 / English / Alvaro Ron / 6.5 min
Live Action

Imagine having your own personal superhero to do your bidding. But what happens when your superhero is kidnapped? The answer will surprise you.
USA, 2015 / English / Stian Hafstad / 13.5 min
Live Action

Isaac has been going off the rails since his father left years ago, taking after the local mechanic he looks up to as a father figure. Suddenly, his real father returns with a startling secret.
United Kingdom, 2015 / English and sign language / Samuel Dore / 30 min
Live Action

Frankenstein’s Light
This narrative could be used to explain how movies can SAVE YOUR LIFE! Sam and her grandfather go to the movies to escape the pressures of everyday life. When her grandfather has a heart attack, you won’t believe who saves the day!
USA, 2015 / English / Saad Nawab / 14 min
Live Action

Theodora, a young girl left to her own devices, spends the afternoon gathering seemingly random ingredients for an unusual feast. Equipped with an adept hand at petty larceny and amateur cookery, along with a dash of imagination, Theodora conjures the perfect dinner for herself, as well as an enigmatic friend.
USA, 2015 / English / Henry Chaisson, Travis Bogosian  / 5.5 min
Live Action