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"LeSeurdmin" Animated Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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"LeSeurdmin" is an Animated Comedy Feature Film, directed by Nicholas De Fina that will kick off the Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017. If you're a fan of cartoons for the adult audience, you are going to love this one. There are great laughs throughout, with creative personalities and situations. The trailer gives you a taste of what the film is about, but there is so much more. You have to be there to catch this one on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse - Mason Park at 2:30 PM. Tagline: "Peter LeSeurdmin has worked the same dead end job for years. After his girlfriend, Nicole, breaks up with him, he goes on full day bender and wakes the next day to find his life completely changed. Amidst trying to reclaim Nicole's heart, he must contend with his transformation into a half man, half lizard, as well as attacks from a mysterious barbecue enthusiast."

"Pajero (The Wanker)" Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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Another gut buster from Spain that had the Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 judges cracking up. A little bit on the "adult content" side, actors Javier Chueca and Juanan Bilbao really deliver in this film. The only way to sell an awkward situation like this, is for the actors to truly "buy in" and they did. "Pajero (The Wanker)" is a comedy short film that will screen during the Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 program starting at 2:30 PM on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park. Tagline: Juan has got a problem, or that is what he thinks.

"Mission Accomplished" Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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“Mission Accomplished” Directed by Claus Martin, is a great short film that shows how quickly incompetence can go wrong, and get the wrong people hurt (even killed!). Even the toughest of gangsters can be the funniest of people, under the right circumstances. With great twists, Claus Martin does an excellent job bringing this story together. Catch this movie at the Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017. Tagline: "Two gangsters have completed their job. Now they are waiting for their boss. Everything seems fine. But suddenly the corpse is gone…"

"Maria Fernanda in Time" Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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"Maria Fernanda in Time" is a fun comedy film from Spain, which has a long history of screening great films over the years in the Houston comedy Film Festival. You'll be laughing if you catch this film at Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017. Cast and Crew: Director Xavier Pijuan Executive Producer Carles Isern, Starring Mercè Carrió & Pere Costa, Cinematography by Nerea Masferrer, Production Designer Julia Cabeza, Production Manager Oriol Viver, Assistant Director Àlex Altés, Sound Mixer Jan Martínez. Visit the "Maria Fernanda in time" official website. Tagline: "An overprotective mother produces an accident with terrible consequences in the space-time continuum in the scientific laboratory where his son works."

"Instapocalypse" Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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Instapocalypse (A WALKING DEAD - INSTAGRAM Sketch) TRAILER from Martin Sofiedal on Vimeo.
"Instapocalypse" is a Microshort Comedy Film from Norway with stunning visuals and a great comedic pay-off. Director Martin Sofiedal captures the look and feel of popular horror film dramas  with an excellent cinematic look. You'll be laughing if you catch this film at Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017. Produced by Alexander Balchen, Starring Cecilie Svendsen, Patrick Finzi, Asborn Roen Halsten. Cinematography by Magnus Owe. Tagline: "Two friends find a working iPhone during the zombie apocalypse, but their longing to post pictures on Instagram soon turns them against each other."


"Uniforms" Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival 2017 Official Selection

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"Uniforms" is a fun film and unique concept. Scott Paterson and Adam Klassen deliver great dialogue with excellent comedic timing. You'll be laughing if you catch this film at Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017. Directed by Ross Vivian, Written and Produced by Emily Keller, Produced by Kate Green, Starring
 Scott Paterson
, Adam Klassen
, Stew McLean

, Teagan Mann

, Collin Morrison

. Featuring original music by Composer Parker Bossley. Tagline: "At a struggling nature reserve that can’t afford to exhibit real animals, two brothers make a living by disguising themselves as woodland creatures for nature enthusiasts. These ridiculous jobs make the brothers examine the life choices that would land them in such humiliating positions. For one brother, life is just something that happens but for the other, there might be hope to turn his life around."

"Radio Silence" Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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Max Allen stars in "Radio Silence."A Micro Short Comedy Film about a guy that loses his sanity on a long road trip without his radio. An excellent performance by Max with a nice twist at the end. Written and Directed by Anthony Guidubaldi & Keith Strausbaugh, You'll be laughing if you catch this film at Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017. Starring Max Allen, Leslie Gomez, Sean Clark, Maricela Gomez. Director of Photography Tim Harbour, Camera Operator Christopher Dunnam, Colorist Rob Sholty, Sound Design by John Lloyd, Credits by Gia Harbour. Tagline: "Max is driving home to meet his girlfriend's parents for the first time, but his radio dies 15 minutes into the long road trip. He slowly goes insane trying to entertain himself..."

"Smooth Talk" Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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"Smooth Talk" Directed by , is a great film that illustrates the absurdity of some song lyrics. Even in an imaginary world, the words just translate to the real world. Jamal Douglas and Angie Dick to a great job delivering this film. You'll be laughing if you catch this film at Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017.

"Philosurfers" Comedy Short Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017

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"Philosurfers" directed by Monk Hooper, Philosurfers is a dialogue driven film conversation between two surfers, philosophically explaining their love for Steve Harvey. This film is totally off-beat, quirky and has some good laughs between these two actors with distinct personalities. It's like Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure fused with the odd pointlessness of Beavis and Butthead. You gotta' see it to believe it. Don't miss this film as a part of a 4-hour independent film line-up on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason. Tagline: Philosurfers, Van & Milo, muse on the iconic Steve Harvey.

"Imaginary Friends" Comedy Short Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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Director Jason C. Brown brings a hilarious and well executed comedy film to the Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017. Starring Natalie Lynch and James Mathis III. Don't miss this film as a part of a 4-hour independent film line-up on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason. Tagline: "Imaginary Friends is a short film about a woman, her imaginary friend and the strained relationship between them. Jennifer (played by Natalie Lynch) is an impetuous young woman with a laundry list of petty problems in her life. Her issues are pretty ordinary. She dislikes her job, her relationship is on the rocks, oh, and she has an imaginary friend whom she has absolutely nothing in common with. Our film follows the unusual life of Toogie (played by James Mathis III), an imaginary friend assigned to Jennifer, as he struggles to deal with his imaginary friendship with Jennifer and his real friendship with other imaginary friends. Yeah... there are other imaginary frie…

"Dollar Kings" Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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Dollar King - 30 sec. Trailer from Dollar King (Short Film) on Vimeo.

Canadian films have a strong presence in the Spring 2017 Houston Comedy Film Festival. Don't miss this film as a part of a 4-hour independent film line-up on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason. The judges loved "Dollar Kings" because there are laughs throughout, fun acting, unpredictable moments. It's a fast paced, funny film. Kudos to Director Andrew Pollins for a job well done. Tagline: "Danny, Devin and Duke have planned the perfect crime: robbing the Dollar King on Halloween, its busiest night of the year. They’ve got pig masks to conceal their identities and squirt guns (spray-painted black) to inspire fear. There’s just one problem: these three losers are totally incompetent. As the heist goes horribly wrong around them, the boys are ultimately confronted with a choice: accept the status quo they’ve been stuck in since high school, or finally make a change.&q…

"Fratino": Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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Director Stanley Sievers returns to the Houston Comedy Film Festival with his latest film "Fratino" starring Diego Sanchez. This short comedy film, written by Diego Sanchez features a speech by a Latino Frat Boy that is an embarrassing comedic train wreck. Warning, if you speak Spanish, you will probably want to strangle this guy before the film is over. Catch this movie at the Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017. Tagline: Juan Hernandez, the president of the the newest all latino fraternity, gives an inspiring speech to the newest crop of pledges for Phi Iota Alpha.

"Woman of my Dreams" Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival 2017 Official Selection

Directed by Javier San Román, starring Marian Aguilera & Rodrigo Sáenz de Heredia, Cinematography by Sergio Acero, Sound Editor Armand Ciudad, Hair Stylist Ana Romero. Catch this movie at the Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017. Tagline: "Ruben explains Almudena about his very active dreams last night. Almudena doesn´t like it. She wants to be the woman in his dreams." Visit the official website for the film "Woman of my Dreams."

"Kara" Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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"Kara" is a comedy film from the United Kingdom in the micro short category starring Daniel Blacker, Philip Kingsley-Elton and Laurence Inman. Director Paul Griffin did a great job of illustrating an awkward conversation between two men that seems to get stranger by the minute. In four minutes, Paul manages to capture the essence of dry "British Humor" that is lively enough to impress the HCFF 2017 Judges, which are mostly American. Catch this movie at the Houston Comedy Film Festival: Spring 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park on Saturday April 8th, 2017. Tagline: "Dan arranges to meet Tony in a local pub. He wants to explain to Tony that he has discovered that Tony's new girlfriend, Kara, does work in TV but he "accidentally" discovered that she works on a late night phone in adult channel called Babe-Lair. Tony is miffed that Dan hasn't responded to his earlier message which was merely a simple act of "Braining" whi…

"You're Alive" Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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"You're Alive" is a comedy short film that will screen during the Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 program starting at 2:30 PM on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park. More information about this film is coming soon. Tagline: "A man is reunited with his lost love."

"Growing Apart" Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

More information about this film will be available soon. "Growing Apart" is a comedy short film that will screen during the Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 program starting at 2:30 PM on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park. Tagline: "A couple in crisis tries to save their relationship by planting a garden."

"Andy's Venture" Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

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"Andy's Venture" directed by Pirie Martin is a great situational comedy from Australia with great dialogue and a hilarious twist at the end. Don't miss this film as a part of a 4-hour independent film line-up on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason. Tagline: "Andy, a stoner and wannabe tough-guy, calls upon his old friend Pete to help him with what he ambiguously calls ‘a new venture’. Pete naively arrives without question but it soon becomes obvious that Andy is dragging him into serious trouble. Gradually the full extent of the situation reveals itself, and hilarity ensues as the two hapless characters struggle to devise a plan to un-stick themselves from a particularly sticky situation."

"Art Sale" Comedy Film: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

More information about this film will be available soon. "Art Sale" is a comedy short film that will screen during the Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 program starting at 2:30 PM on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park. Tagline: "A comedy based on two millennial art school dropouts who are trying to figure out life in the city of Atlanta."

"Normal Behavior" Stand-up Comedy: Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 Official Selection

The judges loved this Stand-Up Comedy Performance by Samuel J. Comroe. Joke after joke, this one will have you laughing until the end. More information about this film will be available soon. "Growing Apart" is a comedy short film that will screen during the Houston Comedy Film Festival Spring 2017 program starting at 2:30 PM on Saturday April 8th, 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Mason Park.Tagline: "Samuel J. Comroe, a Los Angeles native and New York City transplant, is a stand-up comedian who performs at over 100 clubs and colleges annually. He made his TV debut on TBS’ Conan and has appeared on BET’s Real Husband's of Hollywood with Kevin Hart. He is the winner of Ricky Gervais’ Comedy Competition, The San Francisco Comedy Competition, and has over 20,000 subscribers on his Youtube channel. His comedy is made up of the trials and tribulations of living with Tourette Syndrome since being diagnosed at age six and observational material based on his life exper…