The High Arts Festival is a 23-day celebration of local artists showcasing visual art, film, music and literary art in downtown Akron venues.
Public and juried votes determine the winners of $32,000 in cash prizes.
On Saturday, September 22nd, the Nightlight will be screening two different collections of short films submitted by artists from Akron and the surrounding region. Each program features an exciting mix of dramas, comedies, animation, documentaries, experimental films, and more.”
PROGRAM A - 1pm and 5pm - 77 min.
“Technically” Connected (Renee Dorian)
The Things You Couldn’t Find (Neil Weakland & Justin K. Phillips)
Bumblebee (Anthony Crislip)
Nervous Boy (Matthew Sams)
The Journey (Marc Biss)
OBJECTOPHILA (Steven Lapcevic)
Pen Pals (Renee Antoinette)
Afro Vengeance (Austin Robert Sheehan)
Immensely (Hussein Azab)
Duplicate Lust (Angel Reed)
#WhyNotAkron (Ryan Pritt)
Silphium (Trinity LA Mullins)
The Investigations of Sharklock Foams (Allie Vanaman)
Deflation of Desire (Alan Mintz)
PROGRAM B - 3pm and 7pm - 78 min.
Coffee With Ruth (Ja Miller)
Coming Soon (Audrey Leach)
Dinner Date (Matthew Mihalko)
Hopeless Hope (Casper Laakso)
Dogs ’n Grease (Diana Frankhauser)
It’s Me! (Nanietta Selasie Agbitor)
A Chase With Madness (Chrystal Robinson-Shofroth)
Crying Person Cubicle (G. S. Schray)
Kofi: Made in Akron (Jeffrey Pritt)
Fun of It (W.M Weikart)
Final Curtain (Jonathan Chiarle)
Sleep Paralysis (RJ Maurer)
MARC (Nicholas Shaheen)