TEST COMEDIES

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  • At Work

    A coffee shop employee and an art gallery assistant engage in a series of awkward exchanges. Hubert Adjei-Kontoh writes, directs and stars in “At Work,” a low-key comedy and character study on Ronald, a neurotic, socially uncomfortable over-thinker involved in a one-sided infatuation. After meeti...

  • Fairy Floss

    Housemates and friends, Jacob and Savanna, interview a bevy of outlandish characters for a room in their shared house. “Fairy Floss,” directed by Harry Quinlan, is an eight part Australian comedy series (presented here in one piece) which delves into a day long ordeal to find a new roommate. The ...

  • Nominated

    An actor is forced to take a Lyft to the Emmys and becomes embroiled in his driver's personal life. John de Menil writes and directs “Nominated,” a tumultuous comedy that targets the elevated manner which we treat celebrities, and throws one — a perfectly coiffed man in a tuxedo ready for a night...

  • Lifehack

    Eric's strategy for crossing the street raises some big questions for Megan about the future of their relationship. “Lifehack,” directed by Will Dennis, is a quick-hitter, one-shot comedy set on the streets of NYC (Soho, to be precise). The bickering couple heads to a wedding while quarreling on ...

  • Are They Smiling?

    A young woman decides to carry on the family tradition of attending the county fair, this time with her dead parents. Kate Jean Hollowell directs and stars in “Are They Smiling?” a comedy about an unusual grieving process: spending the day alone at a fair carrying the ashes of your dearly departe...

  • Lavender

    Patti and Tina are heading out for an idyllic day-trip but get sidetracked with lavender-based meditations. Ester Song Kim directs “Lavender,” a lighthearted ribbing of L.A. extreme wellness types, and a free-flowing character study about a fizzling friendship.