2015 Competition Films

Below is a list of this year’s Competition Films.
To see the Full Festival schedule check it out here.

Need Tickets? Check out our ticket page.

Unless noted here, all events take place at
The Athena Cinema
20 S Court St, Athens, OH 45701
(740) 592-5106

We’ve noted below if the filmmaker will be in attendance.


Friday, April 3, 2015

5:15 PM    American Native, with The Vow

7:15 PM    Vince Giordano, preceded by Here’s That Second Chance You Hoped for Robert H. Goss

9:00 PM    Gendered Explorations


Saturday, April 4, 2015

10:00 AM   Cartoons for Kids

1:00 PM    Avant Garde Constructions

1:30 PM    Brotherly Love

3:00 PM    Sacred Ground, with Devil’s Work

3:15 PM    Death Delay Thy Sting

5:00 PM    Welcome to This House, with Poet Against Prejudice

5:15 PM    Teddy Boy, with Want It

5:15 PM    Tangled Technologies

9:30 PM    Comedy Night


Sunday April 5, 2015

1:00 PM    States of Grace, with For the Records, Goran, and the Art of Richard Thompson

1:15 PM    War Stories

1:30 PM    Just For the Fun of It

3:00 PM    Proud Citizen, with Le Refuge

3:15 PM    Queers in the Kingdom, with Penny

3:30 PM    Visions, Dreams and Nightmares

5:15 PM    A New (Old) Land

5:15 PM    Lost in the Bewilderness

7:15 PM    Coming of Age

9:15 PM    Cartoons for Adults


Monday April 6, 2015

1:00 PM    Neptune

1:15 PM    Lejos de la orilla, and In Between

1:30 PM    Living in America

3:00 PM    The Gospel According to Charlie, with I Thought I Told You to Shut Up, and Rudy’s Old Hat

3:15 PM    Crying Earth Rise Up, with Totes Land and Broken Landscape

3:30 PM    Men, Women, and Beasts

5:15 PM    Cincinnati Goddamn, with Breaking In

5:15 PM    Mothers & Daughters

9:45 PM    Experimental Dispatches


Tuesday April 7, 2015

1:00 PM    New World Orders

1:15 PM    Con dinero el Perro, with Rediscovering John Berryman

1:30 PM    Time, Space, Erosions

3:00 PM    Paul Sharits, with The Glass Record and Chronotopes II

3:15 PM    Rural Life *Filmmaker in Attendance

3:30 PM    Ghosts of Amistad, and The Sound Man

5:00 PM    Wildlike

5:15 PM    Short (Experimental) Documentaries

7:00 PM    A Father’s Love

7:30 PM    What Just Happened

9:00 PM    Gazelle – The Love Issue, with 20 Years of Joy, and Lady of the Night

9:15 PM    Experimental Landscapes


Wednesday April 8, 2015

1:00 PM    Sisters Doing it For Themselves: Six Inspirational Shorts

1:15 PM    Layers, Textures, Correspondences

1:30 PM    People Are The Sky, preceded by At Thirty, the Party Was Over

3:00 PM    Experimental Performances

3:15 PM    My Private Life, with The Album and Vaterland

3:30 PM    Beyond These Walls, with Fur Peace Ranch and One Among Birds

5:00 PM    Nocturne

5:15 PM    Caring for Others: Eight shorts about tending to your loved one

7:15 PM    Harvest

7:30 PM    The Evolution of Bert

9:30 PM    Modern Love: Ten shorts about love, love, and more love


Thursday, April 9, 2015

1:00 PM    Tell Me a Story- Six Great Short Narratives

1:15 PM    Family (Dys) function

1:30 PM    Nefertiti’s Daughters, with Listen

3:00 PM    Living Stateless, and Nuclear Empire

3:00 PM    Working for a Living

3:30 PM    Wander, Wonder, Wilderness, with Yangtze Drift and Sandy

5:00 PM    Movies About Movies

5:00 PM    Food For Thought: Three films about food as a source of sublime pleasure