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Monday Night Shorts at The Joint: Red Octopus Presents Funny Suckers Comedy Shorts

  • The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse 301 Main Street North Little Rock, AR, 72114 United States (map)

Prepare yourself for a night of laughter as you watch some of the funniest films from around the world. These comedy short films come in doses of humor in all styles & budgets. If a film is funny, then we will screen it!

Red Octopus Theater Company,. founded in 1991, is one of the oldest sketch comedy troupes in the nation. Throughout the year they produce live shows featuring original material written by Red Octopus members. Find them online at www.redoctopustheater.com.

Red Octopus Presents Funny Suckers Comedy Shorts is part of the FSLR Short Film Series, a film series dedicated to the love of short films!

On July 25th, the Funny Suckers lineup features 17 short films from around the world! Purchase your advanced ticket today! (Any remaining tickets will be sold at the door on a first come first serve basis.)

Doors at The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse open at 6:30 pm, screening starts at 7:30 pm.
Tickets are $8.  Purchase in advance on Eventbrite or at the door on July 25.

A BUMPY RIDE, DIRECTED BY CHANG SHU
Country: United States
A small girl tries to get onto a roller coaster with a height requirement.

A PIECE OF THE PIE, DIRECTED BY LUKE GRANDMONT
Country: Canada
While hiding behind enemy lines, three soldiers share what they are most excited to do once the war is over.

ARACHNO! , DIRECTED BY ALEX MANGEN
Country: United States
Tired?  Overweight?  You're probably eating spiders!  Order ArachNO! today.

B., DIRECTED BY KAI STÄNICKE
Country: Germany
The true story of „B.“: Torn between a cold relationship with K. and her feelings for another woman, shy and insecure B. is heading for a disaster. For too long she has suppressed her desire and lived a lie. But is it really too late for B. to follow her heart?

BACONHORN, DIRECTED BY OLIVER MARSDEN
Country: Australia
BaconHorn has hired Clancy to help him beat up Reggie. The neighbourhood bully, it's 1984.

BOY TOYS, DIRECTED BY TREVOR KRISTJANSON
Country: Canada
Two beautiful but vein men must survive and escape their cheerful hell as they are tormented by their ever-present overlord.

DIRTY WORK, DIRECTED BY DÁNIEL FÜZES
Country: Hungary
Bar owner Józsi is in an unpleasant situation. Somebody caused a problem and now he needs a cleanup. Unfortunately, when he turns to his former prison mate and silent partner Badger for help, the two men have a misunderstanding. Badger sends a hitman to do the „dirty work”, while Józsi is expecting a plumber…

GOING PUBLIC, DIRECTED BY ROBERT REDFERN
Country: Australia
‘Open Doors’ support group founder Mark Calista lifts the lid on shy bowel syndrome by offering sufferers relief with his controversial, new treatment program.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KEVIN, DIRECTED BY JOHN PSATHAS
Country: United States
At 15, Kevin risks it all for a shot at greatness.

METUBE 2 - AUGUST SINGS CARMINA BURANA, DIRECTED BY DANIEL MOSHEL
Country: Austria
After Elfie and her nerdy son August successfully proved themselves on their home webcam in MeTube 1, the odd pair venture onto the street to present the biggest, boldest, and sexiest operatic flash mob the internet has ever witnessed!

PAPER THIN, DIRECTED BY JEFF PARKER
Country: Canada
While preparing for his thesis defense on Sherlock Holmes, Miles overhears a mysterious exchange happening in the apartment next door, forcing him to choose whether he wants to write about a detective, or be one himself.

RACHEL'S MADCAP THEATER, DIRECTED BY JOEY LAURA
Country: United States
'Rachel's Madcap Theater' is an original story about eccentric puppeteer Rachel and her family of puppets. When Rachel's obnoxious boyfriend Cal crosses the line, the puppets plan a comical mutiny, and things get 'explosive.'

RUTH'S GREAT ESCAPE, DIRECTED BY THOMAS BANGERT
Country: United States
Her quiet nursing home has turned into a prison: 85-year-old Ruth needs to break out. She has the perfect plan - but will she be able to outsmart her nemesis, senior citizen Makowski?

SRY BSY, DIRECTED BY VERENA WESTPHAL
Country: Germany
Sry bsy - no time for nothing. Not even for spelling in full the words “sorry” and “busy”... This digital 2D animation is about obsessions, compulsions and the pressure of keeping up with the challenges of modern working life. By combining a dark sense of humor with absurd elements, sry bsy is amusing and disturbing at the same time.

THINK TWICE, DIRECTED BY ELIAZ RODRIGUEZ
Country: United States
Will Tess' "double vision" be the end of Tony or will he save the day by proving his identity? 

VEGAN SMART WATCH, DIRECTED BY NATE SAMANNS
Country: United States
An insulting smart watch begins to haunt a guy after one day of use.

WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED, DIRECTED BY YVONNE LABARGE
Country: United States
Sandra uses food to express her emotions, for better or for worse.  Will her husband become a victim to food, or will he drown in deliciousness?