The Past Inside the Present

Sick ’n’ Wrong 2016 — NSFW

A haunting introspection on nostalgia and the empty comfort of routine, James Siewert’s “The Past Inside the Present” provided a welcome gravitas to the inaugural Sick ’n’ Wrong.

God Sent Bees to Filter the Undead through an Open Wound

Sick ’n’ Wrong 2016 — SFW

A gorgeous and profoundly sensory animation, Simon Davies’s “God Sent Bees to Filter the Undead through an Open Wound” is particularly traumatizing for compulsive bug-bite scratchers (like myself). Plus, the title is just a ton of fun to say.

Rat Pack Rat

NSFW

“Rat Pack Rat” was written and directed by Todd Rohal, who also created “M.O.P.Z.” and “Uncle Kent 2.” Todd graciously agreed to act as a judge of the inaugural Sick ’n’ Wrong Film Festival in 2016, a gig with a terrible spiritual toll and absolutely no compensation. Thanks, Todd!