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Sun, April 01, 11:00am

Films in Competition 10

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)

New experimental films from David Gatten, Samantha Rebello, Takashi Makino and J Mabe. Program includes the rarely seen 16mm film Porch Glider(1970, 25 min) by James Herbert.

Films Showing:

To Quit, To Quiet

(JB Mabe, Chicago, IL, 2011) 4 min

A christmastime film in my grandparent's living room. "But to the end of time certain places of the world remain defined for him as the place where those sensations were;...

Porch Glider

(James Herbert, 1970) 25 min

Porch Glider is James Herbert's rarely seen masterpiece, one of over a dozen films by Herbert screened at AAFF from the late 1960s to the mid 1970s. The film is...

Forms Are Not Self-Subsistent Substances

(Samantha Rebello, 2010) 23 min

Flesh, blood, milk and meat are the subject of a film which tries to get inside “substance” via medieval imagery. An attempt to explore “what things are” through juxtaposing bestiary...


(Takashi Makino, 2011) 20 min

North American premiere of Makino's most recent work with a score by Jim O'Rourke. The film recently was given the Tiger Award for Short Film, IFF Rotterdam. The images reach...