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Drive-In: Narrative Shorts #3

August 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:01 pm

Narrative Shorts #3
Not Rated
Run Time: 2 hours, 1 minute

Friday, August 28th at 8:00pm

Pricing (Per Car):
1 Person Car- $15
2 Person Car – $26
3 Person Car – $35
4 Person Car – $42
5+ Person Car – $47

**Please review our safety and security policies prior to purchase**

Location: Grand River Drive-In
6200 Grand River Blvd E
Leeds, AL 35094


A Cat’s Lament: A Feline’s Perspective on COVID-19
Narrative Short – Alabama, Teen Filmmaker, Scramble
6 Minutes
Dir. Miriam Anderson
A disgruntled cat expresses their consternation about the lack of quarantine scritches.

Detective Oliver
Narrative Short – Alabama, Student
11.5 Minutes
Dir. Shelby Billman
Ten-year old amateur sleuth Detective Oliver is asked to help one of his classmates find a missing bracelet.

Narrative Short – Alabama, Teen Filmmaker, Scramble
5.5 Minutes
Dir. Maya Mackey
An experimental view of how the COVID-19 pandemic affects Alabama teens.

Narrative Short – Alabama, Teen Filmmaker
15 Minutes
Dir. Sarah Beth Huntley
A man struggling with his mental health finds solace in his faith and a phone call with a stranger. A Sidewalk Youth Board production.

Respectable Fish
Narrative Short – Alabama
3 Minutes
Dir. Michael W. Gordon
A parable about how you never know what someone – or somefish – is going through.

Yeah Buggy.
Narrative Short – Alabama, Black Lens, Scramble
3.5 Minutes
Dir. Ellie Lee Stayner
A brother takes his siblings on an adventure.

Waiting in April
Narrative Short – Alabama, Teen Filmmaker, Scramble
3.5 Minutes
Dir. Madison Condrey
An examination of teen restlessness in the immediate aftermath of the COVID-19 shutdown.

Elyse Quinn – Quarantine Vlog
Documentary Short – Alabama, Teen Filmmaker, Scramble
3.5 Minutes
Dir. Elyse Quinn
Birmingham area teen discusses how her life has changed since the pandemic.

Veronica Rowan – Quarantine Vlog
Documentary Short – Alabama, Teen Filmmaker, Scramble
3 Minutes
Dir. Veronica Rowan
A candid explanation from a Birmingham teenager on how the pandemic has altered her life.

Narrative Short – Teen Filmmaker
8 Minutes
Dir. Cal Thacher
A hitchhiker brings up dark memories for a driver.

Narrative Short – Alabama, Teen Filmmaker, Scramble
6 Minutes
Dir. Bailey Corley
Max pays back his sister for posting a baby photo of him online.

Lunar Powers
Narrative Short – Alabama, Teen Filmmaker, Black Lens
13 Minutes
Dir. Christien Washington
Two Astronauts crash land on the moon during a mission to Mars, but they must return to earth and save their planet from the evil King Hatterel.

Break Out
Narrative Short – Alabama, Scramble
3.5 Minutes
Dir. Garon Bailey
A man risks going outside during quarantine. Sidewalk Quarantine Scramble – Audience Winner

Statue Island
Documentary Short
3 Minutes
Dir. Princess and The Cowboy
A tour of statues around the New York City borough of Staten Island.

A Burnt Remedy
Narrative Short – Alabama, Teen
5 Minutes
Dir. Alex Pitts
A young woman experiences remorse about shoplifting.

Narrative Short
11.5 Minutes
Dir. Pisie Hochheim, Tony Oswald
An old handheld camera disrupts the chaotic bedtime routine of a single mother and her young son.

Dream Nails
Narrative Short
10 Minutes
Dir. Katja Straub
When Cindy reaches the haven of her local nail salon and experiences hostility and negativity, she decides to fight it with the magic of dance.

Narrative Short – Alabama, Teen
6 Minutes
Dir. Jack Roussos
High school friends gather around for a ghost story they won’t soon forget.

**This will be a socially distanced event, and we will be honoring all regulations put forth by our local and state governments and public health officials. You should come to the event only with the people you’ve been “safer at home” with, wear face coverings when visiting restrooms, and follow all safety and security guidelines (see your confirmation email for more information).

This shorts block is sponsored by

Screen 2 is sponsored by AIDS Alabama.


Join us for a Q & A on our Facebook Live with Tony Oswald and Pisie Hochheim (worked on A Dim Valley and Handheld) – happening Saturday August 22nd at 6 PM CDT. We’ll have some questions prepared but you can ask yours in the comments!


August 28, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:01 pm
Event Category:


Sidewalk Film Festival
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Grand River Drive-In
6200 Grand River Blvd E
Leeds, AL 35094 United States
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