Reality doesn’t happen by itself. Terry Lothian works tirelessly to maintain the background details that we all take for granted. But with his department feeling the pinch of austerity cutbacks, it’s not just the fabric of reality that’s starting to unravel.
In the vertical skeleton of an aborted and abandoned megalopolis, a man stands on the edge of the void. The only escape from this forsaken place is through the depths of the unknown… The main motivation behind this short film is to create a movie that has a strong visual[…]
In one continuous shot, a man has a public meltdown in the middle of a residential cul-de-sac. What unfolds is a constantly shifting scenario in which community’s cultish public shaming is taken to extreme heights. From the conceptualized mind of Paul Trillo, we get a quasi-impossible – one continuous shot[…]
A couple on a first date argues about astrology. This Always Happens is quite a particular film by Alexander Christenson which spawns an astrological debate through the mundane acts of a first date. Things get a little feisty as egoistic personal opinions get in the way. Like many artists, Alexander[…]
Moving portrait of a competitive pole dancer. While Francesco continuously keeps impressing us with his stylish film – see previous features ‘I Killer’(Top 10 2013), ‘The Shift’ and ‘Lovely Monster’ – he moves towards a visual documenting portrait in Spin Dreams. The story takes on a dramatic storytelling approach which[…]
Oberon Zell-Ravenheart, known simply as “OZ”, is a self-described wizard who created a life for himself that is truly stranger than fiction. His tale conjures stories of unicorns, mermaids, a serial killer and the most cryptic magic of all, love.
A troubled teenage boy, growing up in a dreamless wilderness and isolated from those around him, is stripped of his dignity as his father abandons him for the outside world which he is trying to retreat from.
Sugarless Tea takes viewers on a journey to India and Queens, NY, in a tale of separated brothers, chance meetings and identity. Sugarless Tea features watercolors paintings filmed using a stop motion technique that evokes travelogues and bedtime stories, and highlights the process of painting itself.
Chasing The Wind is a short documentary that tells the story of champion windsurfer Jesper Vesterstrom and his internal struggle following his father’s diagnosis of ALS. Grappling with his father’s fate, his instincts led him to the open water where he learned to harness the elements and his emotions in[…]
A young man’s encounter with a motorcycle-riding caretaker launches him on a hallucinatory, spiritual journey through the backlands of America.