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Bad Dads – no, like, BAD.

I don’t know how many of you regularly hit film festivals, especially the shorts programs, but they’re usually set up like this: one or two deeply depressing “socially conscious” films, a palate cleanser of a comedy, a thinky/humorous short or two, then the deeply sexy and/or disturbing shorts to round things out. This is pretty much how they’re set up anywhere in the country, unless it’s at a women’s film festival, in which case they’re all about women being abused sexually and/or lesbians that kill themselves because they’re lesbians. Good times!

I usually hang on through the depressing set, hoping the pay off of the comedy shorts will be huge. At the Dallas International Film Festival, the pay off was just that. Continue reading