Me, Myself and I

Show Title: Me, Myself and I
Competition Shorts
Friday, April 7, 3:15 PM

This Is Me
Director: Carrie Love
Experimental
3 min
USA

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? The hundreds of imperfections that make up who you are.

Historia Calamitatum (The Story of My Misfortunes), Part II: The Crying Game
Director: Roger Beebe
Experimental
21 min
USA

It’s all right to cry. Sometimes it’s better than all right.

mak

Mak
Director: Natalya Serebrennikova
Animation
4 min
USA

In a search for opium, big macs and cultural identity, a Russian-American teenager visits her hometown of St. Petersburg, Russia.

Some Dark Place

Some Dark Place
Director: Cecelia Condit
Experimental
5 min
USA

An exploration of the dislocations of identity and memory that aging forces upon us, without losing sight of life’s beauty.

empathy

Empathy Arousal
Director: Nicole Brending
Experimental
5 min
USA

A woman calls out for help while also recalling her life before pain, in this Beckett-esque meditation.

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The Bus Trip
Director: Sarah Gampel
Animation
14 min
Sweden

A young filmmaker hopes for political discussion and friendship, except the conversation stops each time she brings up the occupation of Palestine.

neighbors

The Neighbors
Director: Janelle VanderKelen
Experimental
12 min
USA

A diaristic exploration of intimacy forced through sonic bleed and the blurring of public/private boundaries.

Emma
Martin Edralin
Narrative
13 min
Canada

Emma, 14, has alopecia – a condition of rapid, unpredictable hair loss. Fighting a futile battle against her changing appearance, her only hope is acceptance.

45minutes

45 Minutes
Director: Nishat Hossain
Experimental
10 min
USA

The filmmaker instructs a man to stop her from leaving the film frame; their performance unravels gender, sexuality, and intimacy.

Posted in Competition 2017