Saturday, April 29, 2017
Uptown Cinema 2
ADULT: $12 | YOUTH: $11 | GROUP: $10
Some of the world's best inventions - segways, bolo ties, bacon-wrapped hot dogs - were the result of years of creative experimentation. Similarly, the films in this screening utilize unique techniques never before seen on the big screen that one day may revolutionize the world of cinema. Let's get funky!
Nick LeDonne - 23
Based on Nick LeDonne's personal struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts, personified by a dark luring fog and a loving mother, after a near-attempted suicide in November 2014.
Kora Vanderlip - 19
Drowning in the depths, a man sinks in the crushing blue of the ocean. The broken pieces of his psyche lie shattered in his inner world, but though the darkness is surrounding, there is still light to be found somewhere, somehow.
Oscar - 20, Giulio Angeli - 21, Andri Peetso - 23, Ömür Sönmez - 18
How war turns men into animals, in the context of one of the most pointless wars of all time: The Vietnam War.
Max Wilde - 22, Donald Richard Monroe - 22, Tori Lancaster - 22, Zelda Vyssotsky - 22
Henrietta gives Beth her first stick-n-poke tattoo on a little red planet full of puppet animals and a bird dragon.
Sonja Berta - 24
After her birth into Cyberspace, Repetra starts to grow within her absurd reality, not knowing where she came from or who to be. Sensing her purpose, she sets out to bear the child of her love with the Internet in order to transcend the binary system.
Emma Penaz Eisner - 14
Up is down, and inside turns out: who are these men that embody and fuel our collective existential upheaval? This experimental work intermixes original cinematography and archival film along with contemporary found footage.
Rachel McGill - 17, Rebekah Bustos - 17
Set in an Irish psychiatric hospital in the 1940's, Eva, a young girl pushed to the brink of madness, lets us step into her world and experience the anxieties, hallucinations, and depressions of her everyday life.
Brad Sydorick - 23, Angelo Re - 23, Patrick Stanny - 24
"What is a man, if his chief good and market of his time is but to sleep and feed" - Hamlet. A western experimental short film.
Devin John - 23
We examine a young girls body to discover that even though she looks like most other girls she has marks that are individual to her and embed a story into her skin.