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Musical Shorts

Thursday, April 30 at 7pm

< 2015 Schedule of Films

This block of films truly sings featuring music videos, short films and short documentaries that concludes with Everyone Has a Place, a toe-tapping, hand-clapping, musical tapestry featuring Wynton Marsalis that will entertain, uplift and inspire.

Phantom Power

UK | Garth & Ginny Jones | 3:30

Sore from a recent break up, a man travels to a secluded clearing in the woods and opens portals to his past in order to reflect on his relationship.


Metube: August Sings

Austria | Daniel Moshel | 4:00

MeTube, a homage to thousands of ambitious YouTube users and video bloggers, gifted and less gifted self-promoters on the Internet, has attracted international attention.


Broken Down the Walls

USA | Blake Weaver and Nathan Felix | 5:14

Broken Down the Walls is the 3rd movement from a cinematic symphony, The Curse the Cross & the Lion, that was recorded by the grandest instrument, the orchestra, in music. To contrast its size in recording, visually it was filmed as a macro film.


THE CURSE AND THE SYMPHONY

USA | David Schulte | 19:24 

Former punk musician Nathan Felix eight-year spent eight years trying to break into the elite world of classical music despite having no formal musical training. Watch as director David Schulte chronicles Nathan’s attempt to get his symphony performed by a full orchestra for the first time.


Your Direction

USA | Lauren Brady | 4:42

Love, loss and lunch.


Talking to a Pretty Blond

USA | Scott Gordon Bleicher | 5:24

This is a character exploration, a trek to the depths of the self. A fascinating and private transformation, both physical and emotional, bookended by a bathroom mirror and a wholly different soul in contemplation, and to contemplate, on either end.


Turn Down for What

USA | DANIELS (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert)| 3:35

Music video by DJ Snake & Lil Jon performing Turn Down for What.


THE EVOLUTION OF A GEN-X MUSIC PURCHASER

USA | Jack Marchetti |7:30

Buying and listening to music has changed radically over the past twenty years. Record stores are disappearing and even physical media seems destined to obscurity. We’ll follow one character as significant moments in his life coincide with the march of technology.


THE FALLEN PHOENIX

USA |Gwen Barriac and Heather Larkin | 5:19 

An established composer struggles to write a masterpiece that pleases both himself and his sponsor. Ultimately, he realizes he has to choose between staying true to his art and pleasing those around him.


EVERYONE HAS A PLACE

USA | Dennis Scholl | 26:58 

Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration, composed by Wynton Marsalis, was performed by a unique pairing of the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra and choir Chorale Le Chateau. The result is a toe-tapping, hand-clapping, musical tapestry that will entertain, uplift, and inspire.

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