Thursday, October 1ST - Opening Night
6-7pm - The HCFF Gala Wing-Off!
Chicken Wings, Live Entertainment, Cash Bar!
Hosted By The Astonishing Clifford Myers...
...and featuring a special appearance by RJ Lewis, star of
Down in Flames: the True Story of Tony "Volcano" Valenci!
(Screening Friday 7pm, Saturday 4:30pm)
Mr. Lewis will perform a live fire-eating demonstration,
sleight-of-hand... and sign autographs!
7pm - Hard Boiled Comedy Shorts - Main Theatre
Open House USA, 2014.
A twisted look at what happens when a house-hunting couple and a
real estate agent have a truthful conversation (listening not required).
That Was Easy USA, 2015.
A roommate gives his friend a joke gift that ends up working.
The Question UK, 2015.
An interviewer asks an unusual question to prospective interns applying for a job.
Red Cap UK, 2015.
Brian Fitzgerald, one of Britain's oldest and most experienced gnome catchers tracks down a particularly crafty lawn gnome that has been terrorizing a garden in cheltenham.
Detective Calzone USA, 2015.
When a new piece of evidence arrives for an unsolved case, Detective Lenny Calzone decides to put in a late night at the crime lab.
The Doorman, USA, 2014.
Joe is a doorman in an upscale residential building in Manhattan. Having lost all hope in love, and in need for extra money, Joe secretly fulfills the sexual fantasies of the old ladies in the building. This all changes when Rebecca, the young, sexy tenant he falls in love with, moves into the building and discovers his secret...
Breathe, Bitch! USA, 2015.
When a woman sits down for a peaceful meditation, her mind really fucks with her.
The Barber’s Cut UK, 2015.
Two cut off but living heads wake up in a fridge and
manage to escape while trying to avoid a psycho barber.
8:30pm - Family Jewels Comedy Shorts - Main Theatre
Virtual Hitman Canada, 2015.
A Chinese Canadian father hires an online hit man to kill his daughter’s video game character, hoping to steer her away from her dream of becoming a professional gamer.
The Wedding Anniversary India, 2013.
A couple is privately celebrating their wedding anniversary at home. But an unplanned performance by their children and some post-production effects help turn their home video into a silent comedy short of Chaplinesque proportions.
Supermum UK, 2015.
Samantha is an average, everyday mum. Or at least she likes to think so, but her career kinda makes her stand out from the crowd because Samantha is a superhero! But a superhero's day doesn't always run to plan...
The Hook UK, 2015.
A washed up fighter gives a boxing lesson that changes both their lives forever.
Lobster fra Diavolo USA, 2015.
It's the holidays and Nonna plans to serve the lobster as part of the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Angela, Nonna's granddaughter, is vegan and doesn't approve of Nonna's plans. For that matter, neither does the lobster.
9:45pm - Feature Screening - Main Theatre
WEDGERINO U.S.A., 2014.
The storied friendship of Larry and Carl faces its ultimate test when the unlikely warriors are persuaded by a mysterious new friend to duke it out in the boxing ring in this offbeat, melodramatic, occasionally dark but never scary comedy.
Dir: Aaron Wertheimer
Prod: Min Soo Elle Kim, Rachel Whelan
Writer: Aaron Wertheimer
*Director/Starring Actor In Attendance*