While taking the moral high ground of turning the other cheek is a laudable goal, anyone who’s been grievously wronged knows that the siren call to vengeance can at times be all but impossible to resist. Presenting five shorts which embrace the law of retribution, today’s WeAreDN // Lockdown collection leans into our primal desire to even the score and claim an Eye for an Eye.

The Sermon by Dean Puckett

A young woman’s secret rocks an isolated church community in this folk horror tale. [Read the interview]

Cashmere by Floyd Russ

Set within an interlocking love triangle between a husband, his wife and her lover, Cashmere tells an iterative story of love, betrayal and revenge. [Read the interview]

Coyote by Lorenz Wunderle

A coyote loses his wife and children from an attack of wolfs. Anguished from human emotions he‘s trying to process the experience. Besides grief and delusion, evil takes up more and more space. [Read the interview]

Blood Orange by M.P. Wills

A blind man tormented by the mysterious disappearance of his guide dog, is one day visited by a sadistic childhood friend, igniting a disturbing journey of self-discovery. [Read the interview]

A Quiet Morning by Justin Suttles

A man grapples with the consequences of one terrible choice. [Read the interview]

If you enjoyed this week’s selection check out our other WeAreDN // Lockdown collections. We’ll be back next week with more themed shorts for your viewing pleasure. If you have a film you’d like us to consider for future WeAreDN // Lockdown programmes submit it here.

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