Postmortem

Show Title: Postmortem
Competition Shorts
Saturday, April 8, 7:30 PM

audition4death

Audition For Death
Director: Brian Zahm
Experimental
11 min
USA

Analyses the subject of death as portrayed on screen. Ten actors improvise performances sculpted into an energy narrative, exploring dying and grief in a world swallowed by darkness.

every_ghost

Every Ghost Has An Orchestra
Director: Shayna Connelly
Documentary
7 min
USA

The question of what happens after we die is a universal question that paranormal researcher and experimental composer Michael Esposito explores.

mad_ladders

Mad Ladders
Director: Michael Robinson
Experimental
10 min
USA

A modern prophet’s visions of mythical destruction and transformation are recounted across a turbulent geometric ceremony of rising curtains, swirling set pieces, and unveiled idols from music television’s past.

Return
Director: Priyanka Das
Narrative
15 min
USA

A daughter returns home for her mother’s funeral. She copes with loss and is expected to fulfill her social duty as a daughter as bureaucracy arises.

after-life

After Life
Director: Prisca Bouchet
Documentary
16 min
New Zealand

Inside the hidden world of a New Zealand funeral home.

219

219
Director: Ed Hancox
Documentary
17 min
USA

A chilling portrait of the inner workings of the death penalty in America, told by the man once known as “the face of executions”.

Posted in Competition 2017