Bare it All

Show Title: Bare it All
Competition Shorts
Thursday, April 6, 9:15 PM

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The Talk: True Stories About the Birds and Bees
Director: Alain Delannoy
Animation
9 min
Canada

There are things in life you never forget. One of them, like it or not, is “The Talk”.

Music of Desire
Director: Kristin Reeves
Experimental
8 min
USA

Feel the sensation of being suspended between pleasure and a reverse soundtrack of desire. Uses real-time analog video processing tools and found 16mm educational films.

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Sweet Love
Director: Stephen Crompton
Documentary
20 min
USA

From the comfort of his Florida retirement community, producer Alvin Bojar recounts his brief foray into soft-core porn production in the early 1970s.

I Am Learning to Abandon the World
Director: A Moon
Experimental
10 min, Silent
USA

Tantalizing moments from vintage 16mm films are cut together with new intertitles creating an elusive anti-narrative of absence, self-loss, desire, and hidden threats.

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The Lingerie Show
Director: Laura Harrison
Animation
9 min
USA

A Drug-addict and her boyfriend Caesar are having a nightmarish 24 hours until Lorraine calls up her sister, CiCi, for help.

Blue Movie
Director: Michael Morris
Experimental
8 min
USA

A tribute to the late exotic dancer, Juanita “Candy Barr” Slusher. Footage from her stag-film “Smart Alec” is replaced with cyanotype chemistry creating a very “blue” image.

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Gunge Buddies
Director: Meredith Moore
Experimental/Documentary
13 min
USA

A group of friends get together for one of the most innocuously beautiful and messy fetishes around. Get ready to gunge!

Doll
Director: Cory Pratt
Narrative
20 min
USA

A smitten, timid janitor with a big secret struggles to connect with his coworker.

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