The Armoire

  • “The Armoire”

11-year-old Tony disappears during a game of hide-and-seek, and only by hypnosis can his playmate Aaron reveal what happened to him, in Jamie Travis’s 13-minute The Armoire.

It screens in the Chicago Short Film Brigade‘s “final shows for a long while.”

Also playing: Britta Johnson’s deserted island animation Crashing Waves, Ian Fischer’s drama Foet about a New York fad for contraband-skin purses, Keith Wilson’s documentary of the endangered shellfish, The Shrimp, David Magnier’s Irish animation Superstitious?, set in a pop-up book world, Rich Gurnsey’s cat adoption tale Welcome to Creepyville, Becky James’s “lyrical and monstrous meditation on when the mundane becomes gruesome” Bat & Hat, Al Jarnow‘s Sesame Street film Skeletons, and Ronnie Cramer’s morphing celebrity arrest photo sequence Mugs.

The Short Film Brigade Season Finale is Thursday at 8:30 p.m. and Sunday at 6 p.m. at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave. $8 includes caramel apples and popcorn.