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Thirsty Nomad Brewing
4402 Stuart Andrew Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28217
Queen City Cinephiles gathers 1-2 times per month presenting a curated series of independent film viewings at venues in the local Charlotte community.
In the month of September, this lineup will show short films that will have you in suspense! Thirsty Nomad hosts us every month on the 2nd Tuesday, has craft beer on tap, soft pretzels, and various nearby eateries available for delivery.
Admission is $5
Admission + Soft Pretzel & Pimento Cheese is $10
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Synopsis: A taxi driver drives through the night in the city searching for customers and ends up carrying a mysterious passenger on a journey to blind attraction.
Director: Luis Moura Leal
Film Location: Portugal
Run time: 9:41
Title: The Shavetail
Synopsis: Igor is the lieutenant of homicide. He goes to his the first task, which involved a serial killer. Everyone thinks that Igor is not ready for this job, but he wants at any cost to prove otherwise.
Director: Kirill Zharovsky
Film Location: Russian Federation
Run time: 14:30
Title: Falling on Deaf Ears
Synopsis: During the dictatorship in the 70s, in a silent neighborhood, Carlos and Ernesto listen to a football match on the radio. They decide to take the half time to get back to their work.
Director: Gabriel Mayer, Flavio Costa
Film Location: Brazil
Run time: 7:56
Title: The Long Wet Grass
Synopsis: As dawn breaks over a remote lakeside in the West of Ireland, a car comes to a halt and a man all in black exits. He opens the boot (trunk) and we find there a terrified, barefoot woman. As he leads her to the edge of the lake they start to argue and we discover that they have been there before as children. We learn that under his harsh rules she has committed a crime worthy of execution, but she defends herself, her humanity, and challenges his fanaticism. As the missed chances of their past come to light we watch to see if she can convince him to let her go. With haunting original music by Academy Award Winner Markéta Irglová. THE LONG WET GRASS, a short film starring Anna and Paul Nugent, directed by Justin Davey with DP Lakshika Serasinhe, based on The McGowan Trilogy by Séamus Scanlon.
Director: Justin Davey
Film Location: Ireland
Run time: 14:11
Title: Cain’s Shadow
Synopsis: November 5th, 2025, Western metropolis. Young inspector Abel is grappling with the umpteenth disappearance: Angela, a 9-year-old girl, of whom there has been no news for two days. For more than ten years there have been many disappearances of children. Numbers assume alarming proportions; the police are indicted. Ada is a young woman of thirty whose daughter was kidnapped some years before. From that day on she has led a personal investigation searching for the truth. Eddi, a transsexual in his sixties, is the host of a late night radio program. Together with Agnes, he founded an association that through various propaganda activities, including the radio, struggles to find the truth. On the night of November 5th the stories of these characters will be inexorably intertwined, leading us to a bitter and shocking discovery.
Director: Antonio de Palo
Film Location: Italy
Run time: 29:20