Crime & Punishment

2017 Festival

Sat, May 13 @ 8:00 pm - GPLT

The films in this package present a deadly serious or darkly satirical view of crime and its consequences.

The Tow

Two men and a car that’s about to be towed. Too bad for the owner that he parked in the wrong spot. Someone’s going to have to pay for the tow.

Trash (Basura)

Two criminals make the mistake of getting rid of a body in the wrong place.

Where Have You Been (Wo warst du)

It’s Aron’s seventh birthday and there’s a magician doing magic tricks at his party. Aron isn’t that interested until the magician makes a rabbit disappear in front of his eyes. Then the boy knows that his secret wish could be possible.

The Hostage

A young woman wakes up in a barn. She is gagged and her hands and feet are tied. When she inadvertently makes a noise, an armed man enters the barn. Can she escape? Won Shocking Short Award at the 2016 FilmFest München.

The Lawyer (El abogado)

Planning a kidnapping is not easy and the ransom note needs to be very clear. Who better to consult about such matters than one’s lawyer?

The Captors

A trio of kidnappers are faced with an unexpected dilemma when their wealthy victim calls their bluff and counters with an even better offer. Screened with the kind permission of Network Ireland Television and Six Mile Hill Productions.

The Disappearance of Willie Bingham

Willie Bingham is the first man to undergo a radical new justice program. The government has introduced Progressive Amputation as a controversial punishment for capital crime and as a deterrent to school children who might have criminal tendencies. Won Best Short Film at the 2016 Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival.

No Evil

When Liz and Max take an unexpected opportunity to eavesdrop on their take-out delivery man, their curiosity pulls them into a situation that rapidly spirals out of their control.

Garden Party

In a deserted rich house, a couple of amphibians explore their surroundings and follow their primary extincts.