Reel Thoughts

Thursday, April 12, 1:15 PM

Framed
Director: Marco Jemolo
Animation
7 minutes
Italy

A noir exploring the sensitive subject of alienation in society.

Skin in the Game
Director: Ariana Gerstein
Experimental
5 minutes
USA

An exploration of the relationship between parts through an act of surgery on the body of film.

I, AN ACTOR
Director: Brian Zahm
Experimental
4 minutes
USA

An experimental mash-up constructed entirely of Ryan Czerwonko’s authentic audition tapes.

The Method
Director: Gregg Biermann
Experimental
4 minutes
USA

The Method refers both to the style of acting popularized by Marlon Brando’s performance in the film quoted here, and to the process that one clip containing the line “Hey Stella” is subjected to in this digital transformation.

Mascarpone
Director: Jonas Riemer
Narrative
14 minutes
Germany

Francis, the dreamy film projectionist, accidentally crashes into the limousine of gangster boss Mascarpone.

Modern Props
Director: Ruaidhri Ryan
Narrative
10 minutes
United Kingdom

Two actors shop for props to construct their characters’ reality.

Disco Obu
Director: Anand Kishore
Narrative
20 minutes
India

A journalist captures a day in the life of a former child actor turned auto rickshaw driver.

Camera Threat
Director: Bernd Lützeler
Narrative
30 minutes
India

Somewhere in the dreary nooks of Mumbai’s film industry, Camera Threat explores the ambivalent relationship this film city has with the moving image.

Posted in Competition 2018, Shorts