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Sun, April 01, 1:00pm

Films in Competition 11

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)

George Kuchar’s 1966 classic Hold Me While I’m Naked with new narrative, documentary and experimental films by Bobby Abate, Dietmar Brehm, Kevin T. Allen, Josh Gibson, and Kevin Jerome Everson.

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Hold Me While I’m Naked

(George Kuchar, 1966) 15 min

"A very direct and subtle, very sad and funny look at nothing more or less than sexual frustration and aloneness. In its economy and cogency of imaging, HOLD ME surpasses...

The Evil Eyes

(Bobby Abate, 2011) 20 min

An homage to the death of the soap opera, The Evil Eyesis a 1960's era story of a grandmother faced with her mortality, a mother in mid-life crisis, and a...


(Dietmar Brehm, 2011) 8 min

A dark rose montage of image-things, their sequence and arrangement veiled by an untold story in the ghostly cast of white shadow and black candle flame. Wig-sporting skulls, wedding cake...

Joshua City

(Kevin T. Allen, 2011) 4 min

A cross-cultural camera roll of two desolate landscapes. One half shot in the Mojave Desert of Joshua Tree in California, the other half in the industrial ghost town of Industry...

Kudzu Vine

(Josh Gibson, Durham, NC, 2011) 20 min

Through images of kudzu-covered forms, photographed in black and white and radiating with the luminance of early cinema, this ode to the climbing, trailing, and coiling species Pueraria lobata evokes...


(Kevin Jerome Everson, Charlottesville, VA, 2011) 8 min

In Chevelle, Kevin Jerome Everson captures two workhorse GM cars at a moment of drastic transformation. A junkyard crusher puts metal to metal and smashes the cars into tidy rectangular shapes while the...