Dramatic Shorts

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Dramatic Shorts

Sunday, May 3 at 2pm

< 2015 Schedule of Films

Short films, animation, and music videos that have a flair for the dramatic. The musical scores in this block will lift you up, pull on your heart strings, and leave you with a melody in your mind.

MAYBE

UK | John Grey | 3:17 

Lost in his thoughts, a man is joined at the bus stop by a young woman. As his imagination runs wild, he can’t help but wonder: maybe she’s the girl of his dreams…


CINDERELLA, A SHADOW BALLET

USA/Germany | Lotte Reiniger and Carla Patullo | 14:06 

Singer/composer White Widow (Carla Patullo) writes a dazzling new score for her new version of pioneering German animator Lotte Reiniger’s 1922 silent shadow ballet Aschenputtel. In her version, each character is a different shadow aspect of one unified figure.


Bread and Butter

UK | Freya Billington |4:24

Bread and Butter, an experimental musical that gives voice to the unspoken dreams and desires we have to keep the lid on in the workplace…


THE RAVEN COMES ALIVE

USA | Kayla Briet | 5:42 

An original, alt-pop musical adaptation of “The Raven” by legendary American Gothic poet, Edgar Allan Poe.


FIREFLY

USA | Micah Austin and Amelia Austin 

Sophie is unable to cope with the sudden loss of her mother and latches onto the memories she has, leaving her brother, Owen, alone to help her.


THE EMOTIONAL DIMENSIONS OF THE JAMES RIVER

USA | Michelle Marquez | 3:09 

Michelle Marquez, a fifteen-year-old scientist and artist, conceptualized, produced and directed this short experimental film in which she aims to challenge the traditional separation between Science and Art. Her three-year journey in research has revealed the deeply rooted biological connection that the human brain forms with complex images, sounds, and music. 


THE LITTLE DEPUTY

Canada | Trevor Anderson |9:00 

Trevor tries to have his photo taken with his father.


SELLING ROSARIO

USA | Michael Winokur and Iana Simeonov | 16:07 

A family of migrant workers send their 12-year-old daughter and her outlaw cousin into the night on the promise of a stranger.


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