2014 Short Films Program – Saturday
SATURDAY / Aug 30:
8pm – 10pm (Short Films)
@ Circle Cinema 10 S Lewis Ave
YE FU – 3:45 mins
Director: Di Fang
16mm on Video.
PERFECT HAIR FOREVER – “SAD & BLUE” – 1:22 min
Made entirely of found GIFs. Inspired by teen romance, suburban boredom and notions of American adolescence a la The Baby-Sitter’s Club.
THE VIDEO DATING TAPE OF DESMONDO RAY, AGED 33 & 3/4 – 3:10 mins
Director: Steve Baker
His name is Desmondo Ray. He enjoys peeing in the rain, altering offensive graffiti, and listening to sad music while having happy thoughts… This is his video dating tape.
FRAMEWORK – 2 mins
Director: Josh Mannis
PROFESSIONal – 7:30 mins
Director: Skylar Nielsen
Metal-fabricator Neil Youngberg never planned on taking over his grandfather’s business and is now faced with passing on his legacy.
DYE – “FANTASY” – 3:25 mins
Director: Jeremie Perin
A group of high school kids are ready for teenage mischief. They break into the local swimming pool intending a session of nightswimming, in an awkward climate of romance and apprehension.
VERBATIM: WHAT IS A PHOTOCOPIER? – 6 mins
Director: Brett Weiner
In this dramatization of transcripts from a legal deposition, a lawyer becomes embroiled in an absurd argument about the definition of a photocopier.
DINNER WITH HOLLY – 10:30 mins
Directors: Josh Crockett & Daniel Sinclair
A young couple has a big plan to spice up their love life when their friend, Holly, comes over for dinner.
BLUE LIGHT SPECIAL – 35 seconds
Director: Jeremy Lamberton
Truck stop bean bopper.
ENDTRIP – 4:45 mins
Directors: Koen de Mol, Olivier Ballast, Rick Franssen
A breathtaking trip through the bizarre and fantastical unconsciousness of a drug overdosed girl.
BLACK BIKE WEEK – 8 mins
Director: Sean Dunne
Rolling through “Black Bike Week” in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
DAYGLOW SUPERNOVEA (ORIGINAL) – 1 min
Portland-based, multidisciplinary artist, E*Rock’s animated video.
CRUISING ELECTRIC / ’80 – 1:15 min
Director: Brumby Boylston
The marketing department green-lights a red-light tie-in. Sixty lost seconds of modern movie merchandising.
LARRY CLARK’S “TULSA” – 9 mins
Director: James Payne
Documents a guerilla installation of photographs from Larry Clark’s 1971 book, “Tulsa”, within an abandoned ballroom on the north side of Tulsa. The story of Larry Clark and his notorious photography book is told by Lee Roy Chapman on a driving tour around Tulsa.
TIM AND SUSAN HAVE MATCHING HANDGUNS – 1:20 min
Director: Joe Callander
Love is swapping clips with your spouse in the middle of a Three-Gun Problem.
UNTITLED – 9 mins
Director: Todd Lincoln
World premiere. Shot entirely in Tulsa.
LIGHT – 1:15 min
Director: David Parker
Bleeding, crying lights metaphorically parallel the way in which we invisibly squander our natural resources without much thought.
MIAMI 1996 – 8:35 mins
Director: Nick Corirossi
Found footage from a 1996 Miami booty party gone horribly wrong.
RI$E OF OVERLORD$ – 3:15 mins
Corporate computer art gone haywire.
ALORS TU M’AIMES? – 4:20 mins
Director: Ingrid Berthon-Moine
This video highlights the pain of womens’ beauty regime. It questions the panoptic mechanism and the processes of ‘maintenance’ which women are accustomed to.
LIFE’S A BITCH – 5 mins
Director: Francois Jaros
Love. Grief. Shock. Denial. Sleeplessness. Bubble bath. Mucus. Masturbation. Pop tart. Pigeons. Toothpaste. Hospital. F__k. Bye. Hair. Sports. Chicken. Bootie. Kids. Rejection. Squirrels. Cries. Awkward–95 scenes, five minutes: life’s a bitch.
UNTITLED #5 – 2:32 mins
Director: Joe Andoe
A 1978 short film by internationally renowned Tulsa artist, Joe Andoe.
BONE – 1:50 mins
Director: Jeremy Lamberton
A video made from a section of horse bone.
ELEFANTE – 8 mins
Director: Pablo Larcuen
Manuel is stuck in a monotonous job, has only one friend that he cannot stand and his family despises him. Everything will change when the doctor diagnoses him with a rare disease – Manuel is going to turn into an elephant.
WE WANDER – 3:35 mins
A bunch of animals hide in the darkness of the night, motivated by their very own instinct, not feeling menaced by anything or anyone. But a light disturbs their peaceful rest, they feel troubled when their land is invaded and everything becomes unexpected.
IS TROPICAL – “DANCING ANYMORE” – 5:24 mins
Every teenage boy’s fantasy.
After the films, join us at the Soundpony (409 N Main St) for a FREE (21+) AFTERPARTY
featuring live music from Lizard Police
, Bug Chaser
, Barry Johnston
, DJ Sweet Baby Jaysus
, and DJ Save the Tiger.
WARNING!!! THE FILMS SHOWN ARE UNCENSORED AND UNCOMPROMISING DUE TO THE ARTISTS’ VISION. SOME MATERIAL MAY BE INAPPROPRIATE FOR YOUNGER VIEWERS. HECK, SOME MATERIAL MAY BE INAPPROPRIATE FOR OLDER VIEWERS. TULSA OVERGROUND AND THE FLY LOFT ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEMORALIZING OF ANY INDIVIDUAL.
YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED…