THURSDAY, 17 APRIL 2014 • 6 PM
Welcome and Opening Remarks by Festival Director O.F. Makarah
Nature • Waterfall - Ann Kaneko • Graphics by Peter Bill. These two videos are part of the Out the Window bus project. 2 min loop •
Ultragirl/Vise - Alan Haley. Ultra Girl, with her super powers, teams up with crime fighter Vise. 1.5 min •
Butt Shakers • Last Gathering of the Sioux Nation • Alfred Hitchcock's Home Movies. From Amateur Night. 13 min •
Dwight Swanson, Center for Home Movies, joined other filmmakers and the audience for a Q&A and reception after the screenings.
Black Canary - Chris H. Lynn. This short experimental film blends the soothing voice of Una Lee reciting text by Peter Wullen in an ode to the passing of time and seasons. 1.5 min •
1501 Curson Ave - Imelda Sheen. A sunny afternoon art class yields surprises for the models and artists. 10 min •
Ask a Slave: Season 1 (webisodes 1, 2, and 3) – Azie Mira Dungey. This award-winning web series, created by and starring Azie Mira Dungey, uses the past in the present to give a satirical view of American history. 12 min.
Odd Shirttails of Cornell's Life - Caveh Zahedi. The filmmaker layers archival footage over a telephone conversation with a well known director to create a sad but funny film about looking into Joseph Cornell's career. 3 min.
Superman/Birds — Richard Schellenberg. The video involves a re-creation of a dream Schellenberg had as a young boy, coupled with other significant events later in his life. 3 min
Fly the Flag – Paul Shortt. This video is Shortt’s attempt to get the American flag to fly at full mast. 3 min
Phil Davis, Acting Director of Brentwood Arts Exchange, recommends these two award-winning shorts from the recent All Screened Video Fest.
Fire - Pat Doyen. Abstract imagery with distorted scanner dialogue about guns and gun violence slowly comes into focus to show fire ants swarming. 5 min.
The Land of Healthy Smiles - S. Torriano Berry. Children and grown-ups benefit from this animated short about dental care. 5 min.
The Qigong Series - Ann Kaneko. The Chinese practice of energy cultivation is demonstrated in these multilingual shorts. Suggested by Freewaves' Out the Window bus project. 5 min.
Count on Me Music Video - Montana Monardes. This lively interpretation of Bruno Mars’ hit song will leave you smiling. 3.5 min.
Fri, Apr 3. 7pm
Opening Remarks & Welcome
Conversations in the City (2008) 12 mins. by Christine Dehne
The New Land (2008) 4 mins. by Jason Kreiger
Sweet Dreams (2005) 20 mins. by Paul Awad & Kathryn O’Sullivan
Workout Fears (2008) 11 mins. by Gary Francis & Jason Nance
All Roads Lead Away (2008) 11 mins.
William R. Coughlan, Pam W. Couglan, Barry Lyga
The Revolution Will Be Televised (2008) 5 mins.
by Sharmaine Tramble
Flight Lessons (2008) 2 mins. by Neil Helm.
Bon Voyage (2008) 2 mins. by Allyssa Kaiser
3 Harmonies 6 mins. by Chris Lynn
Rivers of My Fathers (2009) 18 mins. by Faraday Okoro
Friend Zone (2008) 8 mins. by Patrick J. Thomas
A Special Gift (2009) 2 mins. by Will Hoag
On Homeostasis (2008) 10 mins. by Matt Boman
Sat, Apr 4. 2pm - Student Program
Kids on the Hill (Baltimore, MD)
Shape Your Destiny
Filmsters Academy (Annapolis, MD)
No Parking Anytime
Sympathy for the Devil
From Mister Geo’s GAVA/GATE Animation Class (Greenbelt, MD)
Eleanor Roosevelt H.S.
It's Your Choice
Savannah College of Art and Design (Georgia)
The Waiting Chairs
The Chained Elephant
Allyssa Kaiser (Perpich Arts High School)
Sat, Apr 4. 7pm
Trepan Hole (2008) 6 mins. by Andy Cahill
The Rings (2008) 5 mins. by Nequella Demery & Vincent Williams
On the Trail of Jack Thorp (2008) 30 mins. by Susan Gervasi
Reverie (2008) 7 mins. by Paula Wood
August (2008) 5 mins. by Chris Lynn
Trouble With Truth (2008) 9 mins. by Dewey Ortiz Jr.
The Garden (2009) 5 mins. by Jason Stefaniak
911 Has No Clothes (2008) 10 mins. by S. Torriano Berry
Bloom (2008) 15 mins. by David Norman
Window Pains (2008) 5 mins. by Paul Allen Tillery IV
april 3-4 rennie forum, prince george's community college