Momma, Don’t Go

A mother and daughter struggle to survive a deadly home invasion.

“This is an absolutely amazing short that features great performances and a lot of emotional depth without skimping on the horror elements.” – Morbidly Beautiful

“A great, self-contained short that hits all the right spots, Momma, Don’t Go is an example of a more complete short film experience.” – Horror Obsessive

“If you ever wanted to show somebody a short film to showcase efficiency and payoff within a very short amount of time, then look no further.” – Horror Facts

Press links:

Review at Ubiquitous Horror
Review at Bloody Disgusting
Review #1 at Nightmarish Conjurings (this review contains spoilers)
Review #2 at Nightmarish Conjurings
Review at Beats, Boxing and Mayhem
Review at Horror Obsessive (this review contains major spoilers)
Review at The Aisle Seat
Review at Morbidly Beautiful
Review at Horror Facts
Review at The Scariest Things
Interview at TerrorWeekend.com

Nominated – Best Recurring Nightmare – Nightmares Film Festival
Nominated – Best Horror Short – GenreBlast Film Festival
Nominated – Best Director – Houston Horror Film Festival
Nominated – Best Twist – Vancouver Horror Show

Official Selection:

Nightmares Film Festival – October 27, 2019 – Columbus, OH

PDXtreme Film Fest – December 7, 2019 – Vancouver, WA

Panic Fest – January 25, 2020 – Kansas City, MO

Cryptshow Festival – June 26, 2020 – July 31, 2020 – Barcelona, Spain (virtual)

Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival – August 29, 2020 – Amherst, NY

GenreBlast Film Festival – September 5, 2020 – Winchester, VA

Crypticon Seattle Horror Film Festival – September 19, 2020 – Seattle, WA (virtual)

Coney Island Film Festival – September 22-October 2, 2020 – Brooklyn, NY (virtual)

Santiago Horror Film Festival – September 30, 2020 – Santiago, Chile (virtual)

Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival – October 3, 2020 – Philadelphia, PA (virtual)

Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival – Oct. 9-15, 2020 – Silver Spring, MD (virtual)

Killer Valley Horror Film Festival – Oct. 9-Nov. 1, 2020 – Ashland, OR (virtual)

iHorror Film Festival – October 15-16, 2020 – Tampa, FL (virtual)

HorrOrigins Film Festival – October 17, 2020 – Atlanta, GA (virtual)

Atlanta Horror Film Festival – October 17, 2020 – Atlanta, GA

LUSCA Fantastic Film Fest – Oct. 23 (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) & Nov. 11, 2020 (Mayagüez, Puerto Rico)

Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival – Oct. 26, 2020 – Vancouver, Canada (virtual)

Northern Frights Festival – October 28, 2020 – North Bay, Ontario, Canada (virtual)

Frightening Ass Film Fest – October 30-31, 2020 – Chattanooga, TN (virtual)

HorrorHaus Film Festival – November 1, 2020 – Los Angeles, CA (virtual)

Panic Fest presents Tricks & Treats – November 1, 2020 – Kansas City, MO (virtual)

Anomaly – The Rochester Genre Film Festival – Nov. 12-15, 2020 – Rochester, NY (virtual)

Monster Fest – December 9, 2020 – Melbourne, Australia (screened in front of The Dark And The Wicked)

Be Afraid Horror Fest – December 23, 2020 – Gorizia, Italy (virtual)

Minimalen Short Film Festival – January 12-17, 2021 – Trondheim, Norway (virtual)

Grave Plot Film Fest – February 6, 2021 – Seattle, WA (virtual)

Milwaukee Twisted Dreams Film Festival – June 4-13th, 2021 – Milwaukee, WI (virtual)

SENE Film, Music and Arts Festival – June 18, 2021 – Providence, RI

Houston Horror Film Festival – June 26, 2021 – Houston, TX

Idaho Horror Film Festival – TBA 2021 – Boise, ID

Terror in the Bay Film Festival – TBA 2021 – Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Wreak Havoc Horror Film Festival – TBA 2021 – North Carolina

Starring:
Julia Tolchin
Leanne Watson
Melissa Sutkowski
Anthony Franqui

Written/Directed/Produced by Rafael De Leon Jr.
Cinematographer: Brendan Engle
Makeup FX: Anthony DiFolco
Sound Recordist: Raymond Rodriguez
Production Assistant: Joseph Rubino