SUNDAY EVENING Session doors 4:00pm show 4:30pm
PROGRAM TOTAL 1:31:03
Filmmaking is magic! Come devour these charming, underutilized techniques of the filmmaking arsenal as Magic Explained inspires and sparks creativity.
Shot on VHS and, as far as this committee can tell, shot in 1997; Cult Film is one man’s exit tape that documents everything leading up to the recycling of the world. Filmmaker Alastair Cummings explores themes of blind confidence, child-like innocence, friendship, and fear of the unknown.
Knock, Knock, Knock
Republic of Korea & United States
Examining issues of fear exaggerated by isolation; Choi vividly demonstrates our nature to create reality and live inside it. Knock, Knock, Knock beautifully and frightfully depicts loneliness as one girl discovers her reason to finally go outside.
Aline Flores, Anna Armengol, Daniela Trinidad
Barcelona, Spain & Mexico City, Mexico
This documentary by Aline Flores follows the raw and honest perspective of Christian and his alter ego Putahontas. A mystic by day and drag queen by night, Christian speaks about life and the “blending of situations” that have created their personalities.
High Point Summer
Seattle, WA, USA
High Point Summer presents us with rare images documented during the turn of the millennium in the gang-stricken area of High Point, Seattle. Joseph Mills, the coordinator of Southeast Asian Young Men's Group compiled segments from the video diary of Cambodian refugee Sopheak. Surrounded with friends and family, Sopheak explores the meaning of thug life.
Sunday Night Session Doors 6PM Show 6:45pm
PROGRAM TOTAL 1:27:29
Ashland, OR, USA
We would never have predicted a parallel between PTSD and The Oregon Beach Bill of 1967, but filmmaker Paul Kirby takes us down an unforgettable path of what many take for granted. It’s an honor to have Kirby paddle us through our modern mental care system and teach us what works for him.
We share ourselves with you
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Peruse forgotten objects alongside mind-altering whispers and an onslaught of clinks, creaks, and chimes while contemplating the meaning of possessions, and the relationship an old couple has with their collection as it is dismantled before their eyes.
L'EAU EST LA VIE (WATER IS LIFE): FROM STANDING ROCK TO THE SWAMP
Water is Life follows Cherri Foytlin, an indigenous woman, as she soldiers against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. A voracious protector and a righteous fighter, Cherri takes us on a tour of the truth behind the oil industry's shameful and unrelenting unaccountability. For more information visit http://lelvcamp.org/
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Maybe Carol Needs to Cry
Chicago, IL, USA
An experimental film by way of editing and cinematography, and a narrative by way of story - Maybe Carol Needs to Cry is a uniquely colorful, rare joy. Mark Levine creates an empathic work that has the audience walking in the shoes of every character the camera touches, all while stylistically keeping us hypnotized. Follow Carol as her world crumbles in the face of honesty and she opens up to a world of secrets.