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Crazy Hat Fridays

A COVID-19 comedy that captures the relatable absurdities of lockdown life.


In Lorenzo Benitez’s short comedy drama, brilliantly brought to life by Zak Benedek as Frank, the film provides an insightful and humorous glimpse into one man’s lockdown experience during the COVID-19 pandemic. It artfully portrays the familiar activities that became the hallmark of this unique period, from home exercises and alternative activities to the increasing reliance on home deliveries.

The narrative takes an amusing turn when a Zoom call with a colleague sparks the idea of wearing crazy hats every Friday, prompting Frank to unleash his creativity with household items. The film cleverly navigates the fine line of dark humor, delivering laughs while maintaining a relatable tone.

Benedek’s performance is commendable, and the cinematography captures the essence of Frank’s lockdown routine with flair. As the storyline unfolds, one particular household item leads to a surprising twist, adding a layer of unexpected dark humor to the narrative.

‘Crazy Hat Fridays’ stands out as a delightful and relatable film, weaving comedy seamlessly into the everyday experiences of the pandemic. With great acting, effective cinematography, and a cleverly executed storyline, it offers an engaging and entertaining cinematic experience.

Crazy Hat Fridays Short Comedy Film


Runtime: 6 min
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