Other Worlds – 2017
Show Title: Other Worlds
Saturday, April 8, 1:00 PM
Film, Beyonder III
Director: Pierre Feytis
Gog, an artist, hates cinema. One day, a neighbor – while vulgarly scratching his head – noticed a mysterious steel rod in Gog’s garden…
Spotlight on a Brick Wall
Director: Alee Peoples/Mike Stoltz
A performance film that navigates expectations of both the audience and the makers. A series of false starts. Dub treatment on the laugh track.
Director: Sarah Cockings/Harriet Fleuriot
The magician is a composed cartoon machine repeating tricks and equations. When products become prosthetics does the accessory take some emotional control?
See a Dog, Hear a Dog
Director: Jesse McLean
With YouTube dog videos, chatbot dialogue windows, and iTunes visualizer among other sources, this analytic tragicomedy of infinite human desire and finite technological capacity—considers the deficits and surpluses produced by attempts at communication among humans, animals, and machines; both directly and as mediated by one another.
Director: Yuri Muraoka
A self-portrait conducted in the filmmaker’s 7th year of treatment for schizophrenia.
Animals Under Anesthesia: Speculations on the Dream-life of Beasts
Director: Brian M. Cassidy/Melanie Shatzky
Explores the imaginary unconscious minds of animals. Images of sex, death, and the natural world are made manifest in the murky and disquieting dreams of a dog, cat, pig and rabbit.
Baba Dana Talks To The Wolves
Director: Ralitsa Doncheva
Portrait of an an 85 year-old Bulgarian woman who has chosen to spend her life in the mountains, away from people and cities.
If I Were Any Further Away I’d Be Closer to Home
Director: Rajee Samarasinghe
A silent poem reflecting on the filmmaker’s mother’s birth place and her first traces on Earth. A generational portrait of South Asian “makers” becomes a perceptual voyage into memory, experience, and touch.