An Evening of Christmas Shorts
Directed by Colin Marshall, Oscar Plewes
Starring

Rated NR | Runtime 1 hours & 20 minutes

Violet Crown Cinemas and Austin Film Festival present An Evening of Christmas Shorts. Join us as we celebrate our favorite time of year with these short form holiday treats!

Quality Time

Writer/Director: Colin Marshall

Estranged brothers Tucker and Ray are forced to spend Christmas afternoon together while their father Harold lays comatose in a hospital bed. As they struggle to come to terms with Harold's impending death, they're each reminded of the sweet and sour taste of familial bonds.

 

Gin & Dry

Writer/Director: Oscar Plewes

Trouble is brewing at the Twin Willows retirement home. All Albie wants it to enjoy a quiet drink with his life long partner Dee yet the carers have decided to ration the alcohol. So in the dead of night the unhappy residents hatch a plan to save Christmas.

 

Last Christmas

Writer/Director: Geoff Redknap

A ten-year-old boy  struggles to care for his dementia-ridden grandmother when he is left alone with her on Christmas eve. By captivating her with family stories from happier times, he protects her from a terrible secret.

 

A Man Like A Tree

Writer/Director: Sylvia Borges

An elderly man’s quest to buy a Christmas tree forces him to confront the fact that, even during the holiday season, things continue to change

 

Hey Deer!

Writer/Director: Örs Bárczy

A cocoa-drinking deer has his foundation shaken by an earthquake that persistently upsets his tidy work.

 

Not Real

Writer/Director: Michael Nicholls

When an imaginative 8-year-old boy learns the truth about Santa, he must choose between keeping his younger sister in the dark or waking her up to their parents’ lies.

 

The Holiday Sitter (World Premiere)

Writers: Liz Mims, Tony Faia

Director: Liz Mims

With no holiday plans, a lonely young woman finds herself as her friends’ default pet-sitter. Just when she’s resigned to a lonesome Christmas, her holidays are interrupted by an unexpected stranger.

 

**All shorts are unrated and some contain mature content not suitable for children.



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An Evening of Christmas Shorts
Directed by Colin Marshall, Oscar Plewes
Starring

Rated NR | Runtime 1 hours & 20 minutes

Violet Crown Cinemas and Austin Film Festival present An Evening of Christmas Shorts. Join us as we celebrate our favorite time of year with these short form holiday treats!

Quality Time

Writer/Director: Colin Marshall

Estranged brothers Tucker and Ray are forced to spend Christmas afternoon together while their father Harold lays comatose in a hospital bed. As they struggle to come to terms with Harold's impending death, they're each reminded of the sweet and sour taste of familial bonds.

 

Gin & Dry

Writer/Director: Oscar Plewes

Trouble is brewing at the Twin Willows retirement home. All Albie wants it to enjoy a quiet drink with his life long partner Dee yet the carers have decided to ration the alcohol. So in the dead of night the unhappy residents hatch a plan to save Christmas.

 

Last Christmas

Writer/Director: Geoff Redknap

A ten-year-old boy  struggles to care for his dementia-ridden grandmother when he is left alone with her on Christmas eve. By captivating her with family stories from happier times, he protects her from a terrible secret.

 

A Man Like A Tree

Writer/Director: Sylvia Borges

An elderly man’s quest to buy a Christmas tree forces him to confront the fact that, even during the holiday season, things continue to change

 

Hey Deer!

Writer/Director: Örs Bárczy

A cocoa-drinking deer has his foundation shaken by an earthquake that persistently upsets his tidy work.

 

Not Real

Writer/Director: Michael Nicholls

When an imaginative 8-year-old boy learns the truth about Santa, he must choose between keeping his younger sister in the dark or waking her up to their parents’ lies.

 

The Holiday Sitter (World Premiere)

Writers: Liz Mims, Tony Faia

Director: Liz Mims

With no holiday plans, a lonely young woman finds herself as her friends’ default pet-sitter. Just when she’s resigned to a lonesome Christmas, her holidays are interrupted by an unexpected stranger.

 

**All shorts are unrated and some contain mature content not suitable for children.













































































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