“It Comes at Night” arrives in theaters this week. To tide yourself over as you await Trey Edward Shults’ new thriller, Le CiNéMa Club is streaming “Krisha,” the award-winning short on which Shults’ debut feature was based. Interested parties can watch it on lecinemaclub.com, so long as they make haste — it’s only available until next Saturday.
Like the feature, “Krisha” stars Shults’ aunt in the title role alongside several other family members as well as the writer/director himself. It won the Special Jury Award at South by Southwest in 2014, where the feature went on to win both the Grand Jury Award and Audience Award a year later.
“I can remember where my head was at and how I was trying to find my voice,” Shults says in a statement. “Having now finished two feature films and writing a new one, I can see a natural progression or evolution that started with this short film. I’m very happy to be sharing it.”
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Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo and Riley Keough star in “It Comes at Night.” A24 — who also distributed “Krisha” — will release it in theaters this Friday, June 9th.