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Sat, March 31, 12:30pm

Films in Competition 6

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

New experimental and documentary films from Canada, Romania, Germany and Singapore.

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Films Showing:


(Arthur Lipsett, 1964) 10 min

This short film from Arthur Lipsett is an abstract succession of unrelated views of the passing crowd. A commentary on a machine-dominated society, it is often cited as an influence...

Forest Walk

(Mike Hoolboom, 2011) 8 min

This brief black and white sojourn finds a father and son wandering, midway upon the journey of their lives, as the saying goes. Vincent Grenier adds slow motion heat to...

Quest (Cautare)

(Ionut Piturescu, Bucharest, Romania, 2010) 30 min

Two persons, a carriage and a horse. Nobody knows who they really are. Few wonder. Less care. Where are they going? Towards what? Joy, torment and undefinable music. Vulnerable, yet...


(Dani Leventhal, Brooklyn, NY, 2011) 7 min

Opening with jarring violence, Dani Leventhal’s Tin Pressed, proceeds to negotiate a balancing act between the bewildering tonal variances of daily life—with all of its unnamable and enchantingly fragmented specifics—and...

Berlin Tiger 13h00-16h30

(Shiloh Cinquemani, Berlin, Germany, 2012) 3 min

A tiger in captivity. ...

The Impossibility of Knowing

(Tan Pin Pin, Singapore, 2010) 12 min

The Impossibility of Knowing was borne out of the humble realisation that there is no way one can know everything significant about Singapore. The documentary visits and films locations where...


(Jesse McLean, Chicago, IL, 2011) 12 min

In the collage video Remote, dream logic invokes a presence that drifts through physical and temporal barriers. There is a presence lingering in the dark woods, just under the surface...