2014 Short Films Program – Sunday (Recap)
SUNDAY / Aug 31:
3pm – 5pm (Recap of select short films from Fri & Sat)
@ Circle Cinema 10 S Lewis Ave
Recap of select short films from Fri & Sat
ZEAL FOR THE LAW – 2 mins
Director: Josh Mannis
HOMINID – 1:50 mins
Director: Mark Andrews
Animation based on a series of photo composites created from human and veterinary X-ray films.
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.
UNTITLED #5 – 2:32 mins
Director: Joe Andoe
A 1978 short film by internationally renowned Tulsa artist, Joe Andoe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MAN – 3 mins
Director: Steve Cutts
Man’s relationship with the natural world.
VISIONS OF TERROR – 4:55 mins
Director: Rodney Ascher
A young woman meets the ultimate terror, a supernatural reality-bending maniac with a very large collection of out of print VHS tapes.
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.
WE WILL LIVE AGAIN – 12 mins
Directors: Josh Koury & Myles Kane
Looks inside the unusual and extraordinary operations of the Cryonics Institute. The film follows Ben Best and Andy Zawacki, the caretakers of 99 deceased human bodies stored at below freezing temperatures in cryopreservation.
16BIT – “DINOSAURS” – 2 mins
Director: Kristofer Stroem
Animated, epileptic trip.
I SWEAR – 5 mins
Director: Mark Lester
Two friends make an extreme bet over a game of darts, which results in unintended consequences.
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.
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.
YE FU – 3:45 mins
Director: Di Fang
16mm on Video.
THE VIDEO DATING TAPE OF DESMONDO RAY, AGED 33 & – 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.
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.
DUCK SAUCE – “BIG BAD WOLF” – 3 mins
Director Keith Schofield
ALL’S FAIR – 12 mins
Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson
A young man, heartbroken when his girlfriend dumps him, hires a prostitute to recreate the mundane intimacies he used to take for granted.
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.
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.
DAYGLOW SUPERNOVEA (ORIGINAL) – 1 min
Portland-based, multidisciplinary artist, E*Rock’s animated video.
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.
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.
IS TROPICAL – “DANCING ANYMORE” – 5:24 mins
Every teenage boy’s fantasy.
After the shorts recap program, stick around for ALL NEW short films from 5:30pm – 7:30pm! View the program
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.
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