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The Etheria Film Festival’s 2021 Lineup Will Stream Exclusively on Shudder [Trailer]

Announced today, this year’s Etheria Film Festival (www.etheriafilmnight.com) lineup will stream exclusively on Shudder, beginning Friday, June 25 and running through July 25!

“This year’s Festival, the world’s most respected annual showcase of horror, science fiction, fantasy, action and thriller films directed by women, will feature nine short films and honor The Walking Dead Showrunner and Executive Producer Angela Kang with the 2021 Etheria Inspiration Award, given annually to a person in the entertainment industry who has inspired women to pursue careers working in genre film and television. Producer Gale Anne Hurd (Terminator) will present the Award to Kang with the ceremony included as part of the official Etheria 2021 content streaming on Shudder,” the press release details.

The 2021 Etheria Film Festival Short Film Lineup includes…


THE FOURTH WALL

Directed by Kelsey Bollig (11:30 min) (Horror) (Switzerland/France)

Chloé fights for her moment in the spotlight. How far will she go to upstage the annoying actors with whom she is forced to perform Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’?


NARROW

Directed by Anna Chazelle (10 min) (Sci-Fi/Horror) (USA)

In a post-apocalyptic world where survival means never stepping off a thin narrow path, a lone woman must evade a creature that stalks her every move.


YOU WILL NEVER BE BACK

Directed by Mónica Mateo (13:30) (Sci-Fi/Horror) (Spain)

After Ana and David say goodbye like any other day, something extraordinary happens that alters reality.


BOOTSTRAPPED

Directed by Katy Erin (7:30 min) (Sci-Fi) (USA)

A physicist travels back in time to try to save her relationship – and in turn, the world.


MISFITS

Directed by Ciani Rey Walker (18 min) (Thriller) (USA)

When they learn their friend has kidnapped a cop on the night of MLK Jr.’s assassination, two sisters and leaders of the Black Panther Party must set aside their differences to navigate one of the most turbulent nights in history.


THE GRAY

Directed by Myra Aquino (9:30 min) (Fantasy) (USA)

A former cop works in purgatory and processes people going to heaven and hell. One day, his 20-year-old son appears.


POLVOTRON 500

Directed by Silvia Conesa (11 min) (Sci-Fi) (Spain)

In the year 2065, a man enters an old holographic sex booth intending to take a nap, but he accidentally activates the sex hologram.


EYE EXAM

Directed by Aislinn Clarke (2:30 min) (Horror) (U.K.)

A woman regrets attending a free eye exam when she begins to suspect that her optometrist has nefarious intentions.


WHO GOES THERE

Directed by Astrid Thorvaldsen (23 min) (Horror/Western) (U.K.)

When a stranger appears on their prairie in 1880 Minnesota, Ingrid invites him in to heal her dying sister, but she doesn’t realize that a supernatural force is crossing her threshold.


Preview this year’s lineup with the official teaser trailer below.