Category: Short

November 18, 2019 / Short

An all-star educational film about the positive side of hiring people with disabilities. A board sit and watch the film Michael Keaton’s character’s assembled to sell companies on hiring the handicapped, which takes “a different approach” by combining several approaches–most of them suggested by Hollywood personalities.

November 6, 2019 / Short
October 23, 2019 / Short

Life Times Nine is a Canadian short film produced by Insight Productions in conjunction with a group of nine students from Toronto, Ontario’s SEED Alternative School, the film’s concept was for each student to produce and direct their own short film on the concept of life.

October 19, 2019 / Short

Hiroshi Kobayashi is on the run, both away from the police who want him for the murder of his girlfriend Naomi, and towards the yakuza Kimura, from whom he wants to exact revenge for getting her hooked on drugs. The whole film is one long chase scene, shot in wild, semi-abstract patterns so that you’re never quite sure what you’re seeing.

October 9, 2019 / Experimental

During the ’50s Makavejev began making short films and documentaries in the Zagreb and Belgrade studios, as in Kino Klub Beograd, the center of avant-garde film and amateur activities during the ’60s in Serbia. The experimental and documentary impulse remains powerful in Makavejev’s work, as does the tendency to intercut undigested segments from other films into longer works. At the same time, those early works would be the first of many run-ins with the censors that would plague his career and, arguably, keep him from being recognized as a major postwar film artist.

October 9, 2019 / Short
September 12, 2019 / Documentary

Shot on 35mm, “Arabesques on the Pirosmani Theme” is an original view of the naive work of the Georgian painter Niko Pirosmanichvili, commonly called Pirosmani. By a series of short scenes, played and composed on his paintings, the Armenian director Sergei Paradjanov (originally: Sargis Hovsepi Paradjanian) glorifies the life and work of the most famous Georgian artist.

September 12, 2019 / Short

Lexie lives with his lively daughter, Laura, who now wants to learn to dance. He has just about managed as a one-parent family so far. The story of one man’s lonely life is transformed by the simple wisdom of his daughter.