Framework – Shorts 2021
Saturday, 10/23, 9:00 PM
Director: Luis Soares, Animation, Portugal, 7 mins.
A sad and restrained man lays on the bed in his empty room, hesitates, and ponders a hypotheses in a cycle.
24,483 Dreams of Death
Director: Chris Peters, Experimental, USA, 15 mins.
Can an A.I. be creative? An computer watched the Mario Bava classic “La Maschera del Demonio” for six straight days then it made its own disturbing movie.
Director: Shunsaku Hayashi & Geoff Marslett, Animation, Japan, USA, 4 mins.
“Alright, I can repeat this word for you any number of times to start over: Action.”
Rhythm as a Girl
Director: Sara Sowell, Experimental, USA, 12 mins.
An experimental essay film that challenges notions of hierarchy within visual, bodily, and spiritual systems used by painters Hilma af Klint and Mark Rothko.
Director: Chris Blue, Experimental, USA, 3 mins.
A meditation on the false promise of present day anti-racist initiatives. How can two “Night skaters” be seen if no one puts them on camera?
Director: Halina Kliem, Experimental, Germany, USA, 6 mins.
A Greek epic without spectacular sets or period costumes. A film about democracy, the importance of human connection, and the capability of change.
Infusion No. 1
Director: Lauren Henschel, Experimental, USA, 3 mins.
This film is hand-processed in my own bodily fluids and medications as a visible reflection of my internal struggle with an invisible disability.
How Much Longer (On Balloons)
Director: Matt Whitman, Experimental, USA, 2 mins.
A response and reaction to witnessing the dissemination of falsehoods in social media circles.
Chapter 2: A Wet Bio Coder
Director: Better Lovers & Hsin-Yu Chen, Experimental, USA, 8 mins.
A voice guides you across a field, under your fingertips and around your soft palate. You will be hypnotized. You will wander and trespass. With calibrated words and spinning objects you will hear what you want to hear, the flashing moments layering themselves seamlessly into consciousness. The wheel is humming gently.
Director: Carlos Nahuel Cerutti, Experimental, Argentina, USA, 2 mins.
A film about our relationship with what surrounds us and the danger of curiosity.
Director: Misti Boland & Jeremy Osbern, Experimental, USA, 4 mins.
In “Interruptus,” different image sequences or storylines are played out at the same time, but depending on when the audience chooses to blink, they will follow one series of events or another.
Curiosities from the Anthropocene
Director: John Knecht, Experimental, USA, 10 mins.
The state of the world in a post human late anthropogenic world.
Director: Keisha Martin, OBS, Experimental, USA, 2 mins.
You ever just fail to commit? Yeah me too.
Director: Tiz (Daniel Tysdal), Experimental, Canada, 8 mins.
Converted into luma waveforms, the original filmic images are rendered unrecognizable, their representational nature exchanged for a ghostly, mesmerizing shimmer.