• After Dark

    Directed by Minka Bleakley
    USA | 11 minutes | World Premiere | Nights to Remember

When 17-year-old Ronnie is kicked out of her mother’s Queens apartment, she exhausts her contact list in search of somewhere to crash. With only a few bad friends to turn to, and her local bodega man out of town, Ronnie ends up on a journey throughout New York City in search of a bed.

In competition for Best Student U.S. Short.


Nights to Remember

History is made at night in this series of nocturnal tales, as a roofless New York teenager searches for a place to sleep and a pizza delivery driver in Haifa burns the midnight oil.

Tuesday, June 22 2:30 PM PT

film details

Director: Minka Bleakley
Producers: Christina Wood
Screenwriter: Minka Bleakley
Cinematographers: Charlotte Dupré
Editor: Minka Bleakley, Brusi Olason
Music: Matthew Norman
Cast: Pauline Chalamet, McKinley Belcher III, Declan Eells
Country: USA
Language: in English
Year: 2020
Running Time: 11 minutes
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Contact Email: minka.bleakley@gmail.com
Website: https://www.minkableakley.com/

2021 ShortFest Archive