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CineYouth Program

Late Night Thrills

 6 shorts | 58 minutes

Screenings & Events

Virtual Screening

Available to stream globally April 24 @ 12:00pm CT through April 30 @ 11:59pm CT for a 72-hour watch window.


Leave the natural world behind and enter a landscape of the supernatural, fantastical, thrilling, and chilling with these genre-bending spooky tales.

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


The Young Men’s Guide to Bloodsucking

Max Rhineer | Utah | Age 18

Gabriel Young, a teenager raised in a Mormon household, attempts to come to terms with his burgeoning Queerness and Vampyrism.


Bjorgvin Arnarson | Texas | Age 17

This work of horror-tinged docufiction presents footage and audio from the 1968 Yanaguana Tower of Americas tragedy to tell an alternate history of San Antonio.

The Tell-Tale Heart

Max Hendrickson | Ireland | Age 17

A stop motion re-telling of the classic Edgar Allen Poe short story, in which a man is driven to insanity by the presence of his older companion’s pale blue eye.

The Princess and The Pond

Deniz Akyurek, Mason Grammer | Massachusetts/Czech Republic | Age 20

After her prince is wounded in battle, a young princess is driven to desperate measures to save his life in this gothic fantasy romance.


Eva Ulreich | Virginia | Age 14

This moody and gripping work of animation follows a lost soul on the run from the Reaper.

There’s Something About Ryan

Jesse Padveen | Canada | Age 22

The strength of a family’s bonds are put to the test when their diabetic son is frightfully transformed.