Criminal Intent

2012 Festival

Thur, May 3 @ 7:00 pm

Presented by Big Country, the films in this package bring a unique perspective to the genre and present a deadly serious or darkly comical view of crime and its perpetrators.

Films in this package

Two Irish drug dealers drag a captured cockney rival into an abandoned shed in the depths of rural Ireland. A stash of cocaine has gone missing, supplies are running low, and things don’t look good for the prisoner from London. Won Best Short Film at the 2019 Greenwich Village Film Festival.

A businessman hires an ex-convict to murder the man who cheated him out of a lot of money, but is it really about the money?

Offended by his kidnappers’ low demands, a college professor uses basic economics to increase his ransom and get in on the action. Won Best of the Fest at the 2019 San Francisco Independent Short Film Festival among other awards.

A bullied teenage girl leads an a cappella club on a trail of destruction against her high school enemies. Won the Short Film Jury Prize (International Fiction) at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival among other awards. Won Best Live Action Short Under 15 Minutes at the 2021 Reel Shorts Film Festival.

When a middle-aged man loses his job, he desperately wants the new job he’s heard about. There is only one thing standing in his way – a rival who is better qualified. Won Best Short Film at the 2019 Short to the Point International Film Festival.

When a trapper arrives in a small town to accept the job of Sheriff, the current Sheriff has something to say about it. Won Best Short Film at the 2019 Almeria Western Film Festival among other awards.