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Etheria Film Festival 2021 to Stream Exclusively on Shudder

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 | Events

Etheria Film Night just announced the official 2021 lineup for the 2021 ETHERIA FILM FESTIVAL. The festival will start Friday, June 25 through Sunday, July 25. It will stream exclusively on Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streamer for horror, thrillers and the supernatural.

This year’s festival will showcase nine short films and honor The Walking Dead Showrunner and Executive Producer Angela Kang with the 2021 Etheria Inspiration Award. An award given annually to a person in the entertainment industry who has inspired women to pursue careers working in genre film and television. Gale Anne Hurd (Terminator) will present the Award to Kang at a ceremony included as part of the official ETHERIA 2021 festival stream.

The 2021 ETHERIA FILM FESTIVAL Short Film Lineup includes:

The Fourth Wall
Directed by Kelsey Bollig (11:30 min) (Horror) (Switzerland/France)
Chloé fights for her moment in the spotlight. How far will she go to upstage the annoying actors with whom she is forced to perform Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’?

Narrow
Directed by Anna Chazelle (10 min) (Sci-Fi/Horror) (USA)In a post-apocalyptic world where survival means never stepping off a thin narrow path, a lone woman must evade a creature that stalks her every move.

You Will Never Be Back
Directed by Mónica Mateo (13:30) (Sci-Fi/Horror) (Spain)
After Ana and David say goodbye like any other day, something extraordinary happens that alters reality.

Bootstrapped
Directed by Katy Erin (7:30 min) (Sci-Fi) (USA)
A physicist travels back in time to try to save her relationship – and in turn, the world.

Misfits
Directed by Ciani Rey Walker (18 min) (Thriller) (USA)
When they learn their friend has kidnapped a cop on the night of MLK Jr.’s assassination, two sisters and leaders of the Black Panther Party must set aside their differences to navigate one of the most turbulent nights in history.

The Gray
Directed by Myra Aquino (9:30 min) (Fantasy) (USA)
A former cop works in purgatory and processes people going to heaven and hell. One day, his 20-year-old son appears.

Polvotron 500
Directed by Silvia Conesa (11 min) (Sci-Fi) (Spain)
In the year 2065, a man enters an old holographic sex booth intending to take a nap, but he accidentally activates the sex hologram.

Eye Exam
Directed by Aislinn Clarke (2:30 min) (Horror) (U.K.)
A woman regrets attending a free eye exam when she begins to suspect that her optometrist has nefarious intentions.

Who Goes There
Directed by Astrid Thorvaldsen (23 min) (Horror/Western) (U.K.)
When a stranger appears on their prairie in 1880 Minnesota, Ingrid invites him in to heal her dying sister, but she doesn’t realize that a supernatural force is crossing her threshold.

Mark your calendars, the ETHERIA FILM FESTIVAL 2021 runs from June 25th to July 25th.

 

Harleigh Keriazes
Harleigh Keriazes is an editor and Intern at Rue Morgue. She is a current MA student in Ryerson's Literatures of Modernity program where she studies horror in the supernatural and fairy tales.