Now in our 5th year, join us for the 2016 KATRA FILM SERIES – SEASON PREMIERE EDITION on Saturday, February 6th 2016 in the heart of the Lower East Side at KATRA. A total of 10 shorts will compete for over $200 prizes courtesy of our partners and a chance to advance to the 2nd round.



LINEUP (not in order):

TRAILER: https://youtu.be/9S42TgrLehU
When an angry mob comes for Frankenstein’s Monster, Victor Frankenstein must find a way to get him off the hook.

EMPTY ROOMS – directed by Jim Chaliz
A naive young woman is forced to reckon with the mess her life has become.

SENSITIVE – directed by Cory Stonebrook
A comedic web series that follows Cory, a Midwestern born and bred guy navigating the needs and expectations of NYC women.

THE BEAR – directed by Avtandil Chachibaia
TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/137034501
A moral fable about a revenge-seeking bear who nobly forgives the humans for their wrongdoings.

LEAN ON HIM – directed by Patrice Bowman
TRAILER:: https://youtu.be/glq7XFrW6wg
A woman experiences a crisis of faith when her mother develops dementia.

BROKEN ANGELS – directed by Tony Clomax
In this hard-boiled mix of Neo Noir and Blaxploitation homage, Mob Associate Bobby Cheeks learns he is marked for death by capo Dominic Caligula.

FORTRESS – directed by Amir Arison
April and Kalev meet at an Italian restaurant after agreeing to go on their first on-line date. Is this unlikely match destined for disaster, or is something bigger at play?

IN PURSUIT OF A DREAM – directed by Brian Adam Dejesus
TRAILER: https://youtu.be/rfZHIzS4tR0
Inspired by true events, Story of pursuing your dreams while struggling to not conform or play by societies rules.

SEAMLESS LOVE – directed by Danielle Orbach
TRAILER:  https://youtu.be/VeLMrPOLrsU
A single dinner order leads to the downfall of one relationship and the possible beginnings of another.

CREEP – directed by So Young Yo
A young girl sneaks into her crush’s house only to discover his deep dark secret.

2016 Katra Film Series – Season Premiere
Saturday, Feb 6th – 5p-1030p
217 Bowery St. between Rivington & Prince St.
New York, NY 10002
$15 advance online ticket sales
$20 cash door only
(All tickets include Screenings, Q&A, after party)
Full dinner menu available

Do you have a short film, web series, short doc, music video you’d like to submit? We’re looking for short content of any genre/form no longer than 45 minutes in length. From NO BUDGET to BIG BUDGET. JUST WOW US! Visual art, experimental, animations are welcome! Submit via Film Freeway https://filmfreeway.com/festival/KatraFilmSeries