Summer Shorts Series

Showing begins at 6 PM • Short films will play on repeat until 8 PM

 

Ready yourself for creatively-told stories, salty fingers, and bite-sized entertainment at the Indianapolis Art Center during our Summer Shorts Film Series! Shown throughout six evenings in the Indianapolis Art Center Frank M. Basile Auditorium, these shorts are FREE to attend and will be organized by weekly themes that reinforce our local film culture and touch on your favorite parts of life in Indy. Our June 20 and July 18 events will also function as a community event, offering art activities and refreshments (available for purchase) for all your family and friends while you check out Broad Ripple Art Walks! Experience unique storytelling while supporting local filmmakers, wandering our galleries with fresh art, and seeing thought-provoking films with a community of creatives. Mark your calendar for the following dates!

 

  • June 20: Films By Friends — Support local filmmakers, make a friendship bracelet with friends old and new, enjoy popcorn, beer and wine provided by Sun King Brewing and Mallow Run Winery. This evening is also the Broad Ripple Art Walk! Arrive early for a filmmaker meet & greet and art activities starting at 5 PM!

    CITZEN TEKLIT – 11 minutes

    Chatterbox – 16 minutes

    Little Warriors – 21 minutes

  • June 27: Foreign Films — We'll take you to another land as viewed from the lens of foreign filmmakers who have dazzled our senses through language barriers and our shared love of storytelling. 

    Le Ballon Rouge (The Red Balloon) – 34 minutes

    Nuit Et Brouillard (Night and Fog) – 33 minutes

  • July 11: Furry Films — Woof! A celebration of furry friends and our bonds with animals. Expect a tearjerker or two, and learning more about the secret lives these creatures inhabit.

    Boundin – 5 minutes

    A Dog’s Life – 33 minutes

    Feast – 6 minutes

  • July 18: Funky Films –  Enjoy popcorn, beer and wine provided by Sun King Brewing and Mallow Run Winery. This evening is also the Broad Ripple Art Walk! Arrive early for a filmmaker meet & greet and art activities starting at 5 PM! Plus, Citizens Energy Group will be onsite for their Dig Indy Art Project. Help us design and decorate a manhole cover, or virtually explore Indy's underground tunnels with VR goggles!

    Ballet Mecanique – 10 minutes

    Pull My Daisy – 26 minutes

    Un Chien Andalou 15 minutes

  • July 25: Family Friendly Films — Because no film series is complete without something the little ones can enjoy. More than that, this theme is an examination at our inner youth. Flashback to the Peter Pan-syndrome of early youth and enjoy an evening of heartfelt fun. 

    Geri’s Game – 5 minutes

    Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers – 30 minutes

    What’s Opera Doc? – 6 minutes

    Paperman – 6 minutes

  • August 1: Films Before They Were Famous — Nobody starts out with skyscraper-sized reputations. Lucas, Spielberg, DuVernay, Wachowskis, Nolan, Duplass: somewhere along they line they were ambitious storytellers with an old Super 8 camera and a dream. Come see some of these stories of transformation into film behemoths, then get started on those dreams of your own.

    Frankenweenie – 26 minutes

    Luxo Jr. – 2 minutes

    Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB – 15 minutes