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  • Columbia College 1104 South Wabash Avenue Chicago, IL, 60605 United States (map)

The Most Important Thing (Chicago, 4 min)

While buying an engagement ring, a man’s marriage proposal ideas are criticized by the overly “helpful” jewelry store saleswomen, causing him to abruptly make a change of plans that could jeopardize his relationship. Starring SNL alum Julia Sweeney, this twisted love story takes a hammer to the commercialized ritual of proposal.

For fans of There’s Something About Mary and The Lobster

Shakespeare’s Pitch Meeting (United States, 5 min)

A boorish William Shakespeare finds his salacious story pitches met with resistance from a modern day Hollywood producer.

For fans of Shakespeare in Love and Midnight in Paris

Small & Unique (United States, 5 min)

An encounter at a park bench and a tussle over a party spread take unpredictable turns in these two delectably deadpan sketches.

For fans of Louie and Broad City

The Middle of Nowhere (United States, 20 min)

In a dinky town in the middle of nowhere, a downtrodden nerd hopelessly pines after his love, Rebecca. To earn her affection, he and his goofball friend set out to find riches buried by a local murderer. Unsurprisingly, chaos ensues in this quirky animated romp.

For fans of Beavis and Butt-Head and Bob’s Burgers

Under the Covers (United States, 5 Min)

Deeply confused when he wakes up one morning in bed with another man, Thomas begins a journey that finds him dealing with more questions than answers.

For fans of Doll and Em

Over the Hill (United States, 12 Min)

A middle-aged couple moves to the San Fernando Valley and discovers at a neighbor’s party that not everything there is as it seems.

For fans of Modern Family and The Comeback

Uber Ex (United States, 16 min)

Kate and David are out on what feels like a significant date early in their relationship, but when their Uber driver turns out to be Kate’s old flame, their bond is tested.

For fans of Master of None and Love


Later Event: November 11
Olympia (Chicago, 92 Min)