Shorts 4: Avant-Garde | Denver Film Society

Shorts 4: Avant-Garde

93 min

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Overview

Director Kelly Sears of Applied Pressure and Director Joshua Wilmott and producer Rachel Walker of Come On Mandy will be in attendance for screenings.

Films in Program...

Applied Pressure

Applied Pressure

Ease the pain of past physical and mental distress.

USA 2018 6 Min
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Born in the Maelstrom

Born in the Maelstrom

An impressionistic portrait of a young biracial woman named Rebecca as she struggles to find her identity in a world shaped by her black mother’s painful past.

Canada 2018 28 Min
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Come on Mandy

Come on Mandy

Mandy is a dog. Mandy won't come.

USA 2017 3 Min
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Down Escalation

Down Escalation

A caterpillar falls down and dissolves. As its flesh melts, it starts metamorphosing in the shell.

Japan 2018 7 Min
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Fainting Spells

Fainting Spells

Told through recollections of youth, learning, lore, and departure, this is an imagined myth for the Xawiska, or the Indian pipe plant, used by the Ho-Chunk to revive those who have fainted.

USA 2018 11 Min
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Fucked Like A Star

Fucked Like A Star

An experimental documentary, based on a paragraph in Toni Morrison's novel Tar Baby, about the meditative, mystical life of soldier ants.

USA 2018 8 Min
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Hi I Need To Be Loved

Hi I Need To Be Loved

Actors from Craigslist audition for a film by reading spam e-mails from a teleprompter. Three are cast: the dancer, the chef, and the milkmaid. Is this poetry or malware?

USA 2018 11 Min
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A Love Letter to the One I Made Up

A Love Letter to the One I Made Up

A lonely walk home is intertwined with an underwater fantasy.

Israel 2017 6 Min
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Our Song to War

Our Song to War

Crocodile men, a mystic river, some kids who like fishing, and a war share the same Colombian land: Bojaya. In this place, villagers have strange beliefs and celebrate the Novenario death ritual.

Belgium 2018 14 Min
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