Come as You Are

Streaming September 29–October 2

Join us for a virtual livestream Q&A on Wednesday, September 30 at 6:30 PM CST with cast and crew from HONEY DO LIST, THE BRA MITZVAH, FIRST HOLIDAY, PRIVACY PLEASE, EGGHEAD & TWINKIE, HOME, LAST SUPPER ZOOM and CINDY. Filmmaker Q&A conducted by filmmaker Julie Keck.

This sometimes hilarious and sometimes poignant program of comedy and dramedy shorts is filled with embarrassing encounters, wacky holidays, first dates, and awkward moments. A handyman gets hand(s)ier than expected in HONEY DO LIST. Becca, a Jewish girl on the verge of womanhood, must take the rite of passage and buy a “real bra” in THE BRA MITZVAH. Max is nervous to tell their date about their pronoun preference in THEY. Friends and family try to survive a tumultuous Thanksgiving in FIRST HOLIDAY. A teenage social media influencer struggles to keep a secret in PRIVACY PLEASE. In LAST SUPPER ZOOM, Jesus gathers his friends on Zoom for an important meal during quarantine. EGGHEAD & TWINKIE follows two best friends as one makes a painfully awkward journey out of the closet. A boy comes home to discover who his mother has become in HOME. A first time drag queen’s wardrobe malfunction goes viral in CINDY.

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In this program


Cindy

Directed by Rosanagh Griffiths

Cindy’s first time performing in drag might be camp and outrageous, but it isn’t exactly a success; her…

First Holiday

Directed by Matt Gold

A recent widow tries to find some normalcy at her “first holiday” despite her not-so-normal guests.

Home

Directed by Tyle Aaron

A boy goes home to discover who his mother has become.

Honey Do List

Directed by Nicholas Downs

Walter’s honey do list piles up and Frank is too busy to do the fixes, so a new…

Last Supper Zoom

Directed by Madigan Burke

In the time of Corona, Jesus meets virtually with his twelve closest buddies to share an important meal,…

Privacy Please

Directed by Anjali Nath

After a night of questionable public decisions, an influencer tries to keep her relationship with her ex private…

The Bra Mitzvah

Directed by Stacy Jill Calvert

Becca is about to have her Bat Mitzvah, but her Nana insists she does one thing first: get…

They

Directed by Joe Garstki

It’s date night, but words, grammar, and dictionary definitions get in the way of Max telling Michael the…

Egghead & Twinkie

Directed by Sarah Holland

Egghead is in love with his best friend, Twinkie. Twinkie is a closeted lesbian. And tonight, she is…

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