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2020 SHORT BLOCKS


Block #4 (88 minutes)


1. Butterfly and Mouse

A short jazzy film about the fears that obstruct man's way to him-

        self and to others.

        Dir. Mira Yankova - Bulgaria 2019 (14 minutes)






2. Succor

A warm, familiar friend.

        Dir. Steven Lapcevic - USA 2020 (4 minutes)






3. Afsluitdijk

Afsluitdijk is a fictional film about the world’s longest causeway.

        Dir. Ewoudt Boonstra - Netherlands 2019 (3 min)






4. Foreign Exchange

A multitude of mini-universes collide in this tiny world built with

        money and sand.

        Dir. Corrie Francis Parks - USA 2019 (6 min)






5. The Discovery

An experimental film involving perspective, and the playfulness

        of light through water, glass, and the human eye.

        Dir. Joshua Wagner - USA 2019 (4 min)






6. Wild Eyes

A Journey into the dark world of the blind girl Kitana.

         Dir. Nina Prange - Germany 2019 (6 min)






7. Flora My Dear

FLORA MY DEAR follows a lesser known episode in photog-

        rapher Eadweard Muybridge’s life, where he shot his wife’s lover

        in a fit of jealousy.

        Dir. Dan Janos - USA 2019 (8 min)






8. Imagine None of This Is Real

A strange, melancholy travelogue through the post-human world.

        A record of the land and the resonance of it's history.

        Dir. Nicole Baker - USA 2020 (4 min)






9. The World’s Last House (16 min)

        An old man, answering people's letters and solving their problems

        at a far-off cottage for a long time, is facing the weirdest challenge

        of his life; an intrusive guest with three bullets in his gun...

        Dir. Amir Gholami - Iran 2019 (16 min)






10. The Bridge

A woman slips into Alzheimer’s disease and before sinking,

        she holds on to the memory of a missed appointment near

        a covered bridge.

        Dir. Catherine Fauteux - Canada 2020 (8 min)






11. Crowned and Conquering

Inspired by the philosophy of the occultist, ceremonial magician,

        and writer, Aleister Crowley.

          Dir. Zareh Tjeknavorian - USA 2019 (12 min)






12. Queen of Dots

The Queen of dots is also a queen of Instagram and Tumblr.

        Dir. Michael Lyons - Japan 2020 (2 min)






13. Prelude

Tortured found footage for a short piano piece by Galina Ustvolskaya.

        Dir. Rick Niebe - Italy 2019 (1 min)






14. The City Loves You

A slice of absurdist comedy and surreal

        commentary on the notion of place-making and place-of-pride

        marketing campaigns, filmed by friends one afternoon with

        pornographic pride in our own neighborhood.

          Dir. DT Kofoed - USA 2018 (3 min)



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2020 SHORT BLOCKS


Block #4 (88 minutes)


1. Butterfly and Mouse

A short jazzy film about the fears that obstruct man's way to himself and to others.

Dir. Mira Yankova - Bulgaria 2019 (14 minutes)


2. Succor

A warm, familiar friend.

Dir. Steven Lapcevic - USA 2020 (4 minutes)


3. Afsluitdijk

Afsluitdijk is a fictional film about the world’s longest causeway.

Dir. Ewoudt Boonstra - Netherlands 2019 (3 min)


4. Foreign Exchange

A multitude of mini-universes collide in this tiny world built with money and sand.

Dir. Corrie Francis Parks - USA 2019 (6 min)


5. The Discovery

An experimental film involving perspective, and the playfulness of light through water, glass, and the human eye.

Dir. Joshua Wagner - USA 2019 (4 min)


6. Wild Eyes

A Journey into the dark world of the blind girl Kitana.

Dir. Nina Prange - Germany 2019 (6 min)


7. Flora My Dear

FLORA MY DEAR follows a lesser known episode in photographer Eadweard Muybridge’s life, where he shot his wife’s lover in a fit of jealousy.

Dir. Dan Janos - USA 2019 (8 min)


8. Imagine None of This Is Real

A strange, melancholy travelogue through the post-human world.  A record of the land and the resonance of it's history.

Dir. Nicole Baker - USA 2020 (4 min)

9. The World’s Last House (16 min)


10. The Bridge

A woman slips into Alzheimer’s disease and before sinking, she holds on to the memory of a missed appointment near a covered bridge.

Dir. Catherine Fauteux - Canada 2020 (8 min)


11. Crowned and Conquering

Inspired by the philosophy of the occultist, ceremonial magician, and writer, Aleister Crowley.

Dir. Zareh Tjeknavorian - USA 2019 (12 min)


12. Queen of Dots

The Queen of dots is also a queen of Instagram and Tumblr.

Dir. Michael Lyons - Japan 2020 (2 min)


13. Prelude

Tortured found footage for a short piano piece by Galina Ustvolskaya.

Dir. Rick Niebe - Italy 2019 (1 min)


14. The City Loves You

A slice of absurdist comedy, a surreal commentary on Love Lansing and the notion of placemaking, and something quite fun to experience with an unsuspecting audience.

Dir. DT Kofoed - USA 2018 (3 min)