Chicagoland Shorts, Vol. 4

WHERE: The Play House
12657 Moran St, Detroit, MI 48212
WHEN: Tuesday, December 4, 2018, doors at 6:30, program starts at 7pm

 

Chicagoland Shorts, Vol 4: A showcase of Chicago’s new wave of independent cinema

Inspired by this community’s unparalleled diversity and artistic excellence, Full Spectrum Features has rated the best film work of women, people of color, and the LGBTQ+ community into Chicagoland Shorts, a traveling anthology and tribute to our city that has screened across Cook County and nationally from Seattle to New York. The artists in our collection are diverse, prolific, genre-bending, and quintessentially Chicago.

Lead Programmer: Raul Benitez; Curators: Lori Felker, Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, Sarah Rubin

 

Program (Total run time: 82 minutes)

Solar Pulse, Dena Springer, 2014, 3:11
Solar Pulse is an experimental film that abstracts images from real life with modular synthesizers.

4 Things to Remember, Hannah Kim, 2016, 8:59
An unreliable voice(s) travels through association and uncertainty, struggling to remember details of their childhood and events unfolding around them.

The Lingerie Show, Laura Harrison, 2015, 8:14
Drug-addict Lorraine and her boyfriend Caesar are having a nightmarish 24 hours until Lorraine calls up her sister, CiCi, for help.

The Magic Hedge, Frédéric Moffet, 2016, 8:59
The Magic Hedge explores a bird sanctuary located on a former Cold War Nike missile site on the north side of Chicago.

Veracity, Seith Mann, 2015, 19:20
A popular African American student, Olivia, is outed by her friends after she acts on feelings for a new girl at her high school.

On The Rink, Benjamin Buxton, 2017, 8:31
There’s nothing like a good skate.

And You the Bell, Elisabeth Hogeman, 2017, 9:00
A woman carries out elements of a daily routine, moving back and forth between habit, memory, and hallucination.

Every Ghost Has An Orchestra, Shayna Connelly, 2017, 7:10
Paranormal researcher and experimental composer Michael Esposito straddles the line between spiritual and material, asking the audience to reflect on our purpose, legacy and what our actions say about who we are.

Something to Move In, Latham Zearfoss, 2014, 4:31
This musical manifesto remixes late 1960s political dialogue with modern dance to resuscitate a bygone revolutionary thrust.

 

CONTENT WARNING:

Solar Pulse contains flashing bright lights.
The Lingerie Show contains strong language.
Veracity contains depiction of self-harm.
And You The Bell contains partial nudity.



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