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Wed, March 20, 7:15pm

Films in Competition 1

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)

Memorial Land, the most recent documentary by Bill Brown included with other experimental, documentary and animated films.

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Films Showing:

Pittsburgh 8/5/68

(Ted Kennedy, 2013) 2.5 min

IMAGE: Raid at Erectors Club (Pittsburgh 8/5/68). SOUND: “Turn Around, Look At Me” by The Vogues (Pittsburgh 6/15/1968). Pittsburgh 8/5/68 is part of a series of films based on the...

Postface

(Frédéric Moffet, 2011) 7 min

Postface takes a look back at the filmography of Montgomery Clift whose private life and career spiral downward after a 1956 car crash that left his face scarred and partially...

Girls Love Horses

(Jennifer Reeder, 2013) 8 min

In this impressionistic monodrama, told in Reeder’s terse and fragmented style, a businesswoman finds herself alone in a hotel room, bleeding from the head. The blow reminds her of a girlhood...

106 River Road

(Josh Weissbach, 2011) 6 min

106 River Road connects the recorded document to the generated artifact, which move together upon a two-way timeline between the literal and the abstract. -JW...

Life is an Opinion, Fire a Fact

(Karen Yasinsky, 2012) 10 min

Life is an Opinion, Fire a Fact is structured with narrative fragments, sequenced without transitions that would place them together in time or story. The point was to go from...

Artificial Persons

(Katherin McInnis, 2012) 5 min

In 1869, the Cardiff Giant was ‚ “discovered‚” in upstate New York.   The 10-foot tall man (and Barnum’s plaster copy) became one of the greatest hoaxes in US history.  At...

Incorporating Guilt Within An Autonomous Robot

(Steve Wetzel, 2012) 9 min

Part appropriated video and part observational documentary, Incorporating Guilt explores the performance of Americanism and violence. Framed by recent national developments in war technology and the mad plans and collaborations...

Hermeneutics

(Alexei Dmitriev, 2012) 3.5 min

Hermeneutics offers up found footage from WWII. Through careful editing the piece slides into a grey area of interpretation, asking us to test what we think of it without much...

Memorial Land

(Bill Brown, 2012) 29 min

In the decade since the events of 9/11/2001, the United States has been engaged in a national act of memorial making. Some of these 9/11 memorials are contested sites, where...