This sweet little DIY idea invites film lovers into the homes and onto the couches of other film lovers, to love films together. This year's fest—the first ever—features 200 short films (all less than five minutes) screening in private residences around town, each with its own dedicated genre. The movies play all day long, while moviegoers wander from house to house, chatting, snacking, making friends, getting in fistfights maybe, touching each other surreptitiously on the thigh maybe, and watching films. Awwww. (Miscellaneous couches, visit www.couchfestfilms.org for details. 11 am–7 pm.)

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