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CineYouth Program

You Havin’ a Laugh?

 6 shorts | 53 minutes

Screenings & Events

Virtual Screening

Available to stream globally April 25 @ 12:00pm CT through May 1 @ 11:59pm CT for a 72-hour watch window.


Come get a bellyful of laughs (perhaps some turkey, chips, and hotdogs, too) in these quirky and all around hysterical shorts.

Please note: Films in this program contain themes or language that may not be suitable for all ages.


индейка (Turkey)

Theo Baldwin Edwards | Louisiana | Age 16

Dressed as a turkey, an earnest young man goes door-to-door fundraising for his church’s Thanksgiving Hurrah. Things take a turn when he meets a mysterious Russian bodybuilder fanatic.

I Thought Everyone Loved Chaos!

Kevaughn Reid | Florida | Age 19

A behind-the-scenes look at the lovable (if slightly dysfunctional) Fillmore High’s theater class, as they rehearse for a show that they never got to put on.

Divination Dave

Georgia Madden | United Kingdom | Age 19

Dave, a crisp-loving couch potato, finds himself on a journey of accidental enlightenment when his favorite flavor of salty crisps runs out and he seeks answers from a mysterious crystal.

It Only Hurts When I Laugh

Ahmed & Armaan Sultan | Chicago | Age 22

When a regular at his hot dog joint signs him up for a stand-up gig, Isaac, a shy twentysomething, realizes he may have what it takes to kill in comedy — literally!

Two Beers

Zach Robinson | Montana | Age 21

Lifelong friends Graham and Adrian have secret feelings for each other, which are brought boiling to the surface when they become trapped in a room with a bomb.


Brendan Lee Hickey | Washington | Age 20

Uneasily teetering on the precipice of adulthood, aloof burnout Steve and his buddies embark on a zany quest to find a lost tamagotchi from his childhood.


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